Recipes from Today’s Show: Fuss Free Entertaining

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Today on MHTV: Repeat this over and over — “entertaining doesn’t have to be stressful”. I love throwing an impromptu cocktail party or dinner to bring friends together and I promise it doesn’t need to be hard to put together. Today’s menu is all about easy hor d’ouevres that are so good, no one will… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Seafood Paella Dinner

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TODAY on MHTV: One of the best things you can do if you’re having company is focus on one really awesome dish, and it’s even better if you can make it all in the same pan. Seafood paella is one of those dishes and in my version I use fresh clams, halibut and spicy Portuguese… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Simple Entertaining

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TODAY on MHTV: Whenever someone asks for an entertaining idea that’s simple, sophisticated, and budget-friendly, I usually think mussels. My brother David is here and we’re baking the dark-blue mollusks inside a parchment pocket with white wine and a tomato-parsley sauce. Eggplant dip with warm flatbread and crisp veggies is a no-fail appetizer, and fresh… View Article

Kentucky Derby & Cinco De Mayo Recipes

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It’s a big food party weekend with BOTH the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo landing on the same day! Looking for grub to get down with? Look no further, we’ve got you covered for whatever you feel like celebrating, or maybe, a mix of both. For the Derby: Southern Cooking Show with Spearmint Juleps,… View Article

Recipe’s From Today’s Show: Easy Exotic Entertaining

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Today on MHTV: Exotic doesn’t have to mean scary; this bold and brightly-flavored Asian-inspired menu is all about making exotic easy.  Seared sirloin sits on a bed of scallions and arugula with my Thai Beef salad while my Clams with Lemongrass and Chilies make a great, quick app. For a balance of hot and sweet,… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Cocktail Party

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Today on MHTV:  Today I’ve got my cousin Paul in the kitchen with me to help me get ready to put on a stylish and fun cocktail party. Sangria is a great serve-yourself party drink that’s great if you don’t want to get stuck behind a bar. Ours is made with Rose wine, brandy, fresh… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Classic Pot Roast

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TODAY on MHTV: I’m marinating inexpensive top round in garlic and soy sauce and braising it in stout beer for a big, classic pot roast dinner. All the late-summer fruit is starting to show up at the farmer’s market, and I’m celebrating with a no-fuss pear crisp that’s gooey on the inside and crunchy on… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Elegant Weeknight Meal

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TODAY on MHTV: My easy yet elegant vinegar-glossed chicken is great for entertaining guests or a weeknight family dinner and is always a big hit. I use a marinade of red-wine vinegar, rosemary, and garlic to add flavor and create a beautiful gloss on the meat, and then serve the chicken with a side of… View Article

ONE-POT PAELLA FOR ENTERTAINING

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Another Mad Hungry recipe–not an any night meal for me but still–so easy and slightly special for an easy entertaining option. Just get some fresh seafood and the rest requires fairly basic ingredients. A large salad, some bread and wine is all you need for a really great feed.