Recipes From Today’s Show: Freezer Friendly Cannelloni

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Meals that can go from the freezer straight into the oven are a huge bonus for busy people. Cannelloni Crepes Braised String Beans and Chickpeas Grapefruit-Thyme Cocktail Get the recipes from the 11:30 a.m. ET show: Brunch Do Ahead Watch ”Mad Hungry with Lucinda Scala Quinn” Mondays at 11:00 a.m. ET/10:00 a.m. CT, Tuesdays through… View Article

Tailgating Faves

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As you may or may not know I am not a football fan but that doesn’t mean the Quinn boys don’t love their football. I’ve just been alerted by my husband, Richie, that there’s some big games this weekend– and what’s a good game without some awesome grub? Click below for the gallery and recipe… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Holiday Cocktail Party

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TODAY on MHTV: Keep a holiday party simple by serving informal versions of normally fancy dishes. Dijon baby lamp chops and mini Asian crab cakes make the perfect finger foods. Have your guests wash down these easy-to-prepare apps with lemon drop-champagne punch. More from the show. Get the recipes from this episode: Dijon Baby Lamb… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Fuss-Free Party

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Today on MHTV: Having a party doesn’t have to mean long-to-prepare, high-mainetence food; today I’m making recipes that are all “fuss free”.  Finger foods like Lemon-Parsley Gougeres and Bacon-Wrapped Dates are easy to pick up and prepare while my Green Apple Martinis and Blood Orange Punch can be prepped ahead of the party. The star… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Vegetarian Italian Dinner

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TODAY on MHTV: I came home to find some beautiful fresh eggplants on the counter, so those are going into one of my recent inventions — eggplant Parm stacks. Think of it as deconstructed eggplant Parmesan, ready in half the time with twice the flavor. I’m rounding out my Italian vegetarian dinner with ricotta bruschetta,… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Quick Dinner for Two

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  TODAY on MHTV: I love making this chicken piccata dinner when my husband and I have the place to ourselves. Mascarpone in the mashed potatoes and crispy prosciutto on the string beans make the meal extra special, and the simple preparations leave time for us to enjoy each other’s company, and our favorite cocktail,… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Favorite Italian Recipes

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TODAY on MHTV @ 11:30 am ET: Growing up, my Italian family cooked a lot. There’s so many dishes I love, but I have a few that are hands-down my favorites. Linguine with clams, garlic, and chile is pretty close to the top of the list, then fish fillets with rosemary and olives aren’t far… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Summer Classics

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TODAY on MHTV: Summertime is all about fresh ingredients, especially fresh seafood and this time I’m going to put my own twist on everything. My inside-out lobster roll is bun-less and I’ve got toasted Brioche croutons on the side instead. Steamed clams and corn cook in a white wine broth, and a dessert of berries… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Father’s Day Dinner

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TODAY on MHTV: Father’s day dinner is one meal where we give my husband, Richie, whatever he wants. And he always wants meat, meat, and more meat! Calder and I are grilling juicy steak and veggie kebabs and topping them with a fresh and simple chimichurri sauce.  Then, I’m making a Michelada beer cocktail (beer,… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Karaoke Night

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TODAY on MHTV: If there’s one thing I love, it’s a party with karaoke. Since I’ve got a big crowd coming over, I’m making a quick and easy spread of delish finger foods starting with caramelized onion and bacon dip; I like to serve it with fresh veggies and chips. Then fried coconut shrimp come… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Al Fresco Dinner

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TODAY on MHTV: Summer is a great time to eat outdoors—between the gorgeous weather and the amazing produce, a meal outside is the perfect way to enjoy the season. My brined and fried chicken is super flavorful and can be eaten out on the patio or packed up for a picnic and served cold. It… View Article
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EASY PARTY DRINK: GIN AND TONIC

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Lucinda’s sharing her recipe for one of her favorite summer cocktails; gin and tonic with a club soda twist. Watch the latest “How-to with LSQ” to see Lucinda mix up a cold glass of G&T, plus learn a few great tips for making dynamite drinks:
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Easy Weeknight Entertaining

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TODAY on MHTV: If you’ve got a party falling somewhere between Monday and Friday, don’t go crazy trying to pull it together. All you need is a few easy, make-ahead appetizers and you’re set. Gravlax—wild salmon cured in a fennel-infused mix—can be made up to a day or two in advance. Then I’m making shrimp… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Dinner for Two

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TODAY on MHTV: It’s just me and the hubs tonight—no kids—and I want to make something nice for the two of us, but also keep it quick and simple. Chicken piccata is a delicious quick-cook main course flavored with lemon and white wine; it tastes great with sides of creamy mascarpone mashed potatoes and steamed… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Improvising in the Kitchen

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TODAY on MHTV: Don’t let it get you down if you feel like there’s nothing in the house—this is the best time to experiment with new recipes. Penne is mixed with a rich sauce of sautéed cabbage, bacon and currants and a savory twist on couers a la crème using 3 cheeses is served with… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Freezer Friendly Cannelloni

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TODAY on MHTV: Meals that can go from the freezer straight into the oven are a huge bonus for busy people. I’m using my light “man crepes” recipe instead of pasta in this dish and filling it with ricotta and Parmesan cheeses; it’ll bake until it’s golden, bubbly and irresistible. A simple but satisfying side… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Summer-Inspired Menu

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TODAY on MHTV: The weather in NY is getting warmer and I can’t wait for summer, so I decided to make a light, healthy meal to welcome the season. Chicken paillards (thin slices of chicken breast) are topped with crispy lettuce, beans and a salty/savory pan sauce. For dessert, I’m making a yogurt-based cake flavored… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: All About Pork

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TODAY on MHTV: It’s no secret the Quinns love pork. I mean, really, really, love pork so I’m always trying to put a new spin on it. My friend Matt Rahnik is here today to show me how to make his amazing green chili and tomatillo pork stew. It’s got some spice from the chili… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Happy Accidents

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TODAY on MHTV: Just when you think you’ve got leftovers and random ingredients that you can’t figure out what to do with, stop and think again—there’s always a way to use something. Extra spaghetti and tomato sauce makes an awesome snack when you fry it; serve it with the crunchy bottom-side up and a sprinkle… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Beef Patties

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TODAY on MHTV: One of the best ways to save time during the week is having something you can just throw right in the oven from the freezer, but it’s even better if it’s homemade. Jamaican-style beef patties with curry-seasoned dough and a spicy ground beef filling can be made in advance and stored in… View Article