St. Patrick’s Day Menus

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With St. Patrick’s Day on Sunday, there seems to be two camps of people: Corned Beef and Cabbage folks and the non-Corned Beef folks. Luckily, We’ve got menus for both parties. Check out our two menus below to celebrate! (Un)Corned Beef Menu: All the flavor of homemade corned beef but without the 3 days of… 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, a refreshing negroni. More from the show…. View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Shepherd’s Pie

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In the winter months, I can’t think of anything more satisfying than a big helping of Shepherd’s Pie.  Recently, after reading it’s the favorite of a famous rock n’ roller, I got inspired to amp up this dish.  So, in my new version, I’m layering ground lamb with onions, peas and some decadent mashed potatoes…. View Article

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: Fried Chicken

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TODAY on MHTV: All the Quinn boys are here and we’re making not one, but two kinds of fried chicken. My favorite version, Miss Lamie’s Jamaican fried chicken has an unusual method but is so delish, and, classic Southern-style chicken goes more traditional with a buttermilk/hot sauce marinade. On the side, I’m cooking up fresh… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Italian Comfort Food

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TODAY on MHTV: My hubs, Ritchie, is the expert meatloaf-maker in our family, and when we make Italian-style meatloaf (polpette), we like to serve it with chunky ricotta mashed potatoes and steamed spinach. For an easy dessert, I’m making my Aunt Lina’s taralli cookies; they’re made with marsala wine and have a sweet, lemony glaze…. View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Italian Comfort Food

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TODAY on MHTV: Thanksgiving was great but it’s time for a break from the turkey. I’m making some of my favorite comfort foods including polpette (Italian meatloaf), a simple and healthy side of steamed spinach and chunky mashed potatoes mixed with ricotta cheese for extra flavor. My great Aunt Carolina’s wine taralli cookies get a… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Italian Comfort Food

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TODAY on MHTV: Comfort food comes in many forms and these recipes are staples in my family. I like to serve tender Italian meatloaf, polpette, with buttery, ricotta mashed potatoes and a healthy side of steamed spinach. Traditionally savory Italian cookies, taralli, are sweetened up with Marsala wine and a lemon icing glaze thanks to… View Article