Recipes from Today’s Show: New Orleans Menu

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TODAY on MHTV: The food of New Orleans is a mouthwatering mix of Cajun, Creole, and Southern flavors that I crave. Lucky for me, my brother Jim lives in Louisiana and shared his recipe for his Big Easy-style barbecued shrimp. I’m pairing it with peppery string beans and my three-spice bloody Mary, made with pepper vodka, that packs its… 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: New Orleans Menu

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  TODAY on MHTV: The food of New Orleans is a mouthwatering mix of Cajun, Creole, and Southern flavors that I crave. Lucky for me, my brother Jim lives in Louisiana and shared his recipe for his Big Easy-style barbecued shrimp. I’m pairing it with peppery string beans and my three-spice bloody Mary, made with… 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: 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: New Orleans Menu

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TODAY on MHTV: There’s nothing like the food you’ll find in New Orleans with its mix of Cajun, Creole and Southern flavors. My brother Jim lives in Louisiana and he’s nailed how to make the best “barbecued” shrimp, a staple in that part of the country. On the side, string beans tossed with 3 kinds… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Jerk Chicken

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TODAY on MHTV: It’s no secret that I LOVE Jamaican food, especially the classics, like jerk chicken. A garlic and scallion marinade really helps to boost the flavor and an extra helping of spicy jerk sauce doesn’t hurt either. To soak up some of that heat, I’m making festival; a lightly fried sweet cornmeal bread… View Article

DUCK BREAST PLUS GRAPE JELLY

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Being that the grape jelly was foremost on my mind as I wondered through the local farmers market up at Columbia University on Sunday, I was drawn in the by the duck salesman selling all manner of duck parts from naturally raised and handled ducks including the gorgeous breast which also happened to be very… View Article