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Thursday, February 18th 2016

Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes - Home & Family

Wolfgang Puck is in the kitchen showing off how to make this rich and velvety dessert

Wolfgang Puck’s Molten Lava Cakes
Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck is in the Home & Family kitchen creating a chocolate masterpiece! An important tip for this recipe is to always melt your chocolate over boiling water so that it is smooth and velvety. Wolfgang describes his time at his cooking school “Ma Maison” - a period when he was very quiet! With time he overcame his shyness, and was happy to be able to teach people how to cook. The famous chef and author talks about his new online cooking school where budding chefs can learn cooking techniques, and get helpful tips and recipes. Wolfgang caters the annual Governor’s Ball which immediately follows the Oscars award show. It takes a team of 800 people to pull it off! Wolfgang credits his mother as his first inspiration in terms of wanting to become a chef.

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Get more details about the online cooking school at: WolfgangPuckCookingSchool.com

Find out more about Chef Wolfgang Puck at his website

Orly Shani’s DIY Kimono Robe - Home & Family

Orly shares an elegant DIY that requires just a few simple steps!

Orly Shani’s DIY Kimono Robe
Orly joins the show to share a simple and comfortable DIY that you can make at home. This elegant robe is typically made of lace with wide square-paneled sleeves that was originally worn as a formal garment in Japan. Orly was inspired to make this when she found abeautiful fabric at a downtown market in Los Angeles. Orly shows off the steps, and reveals that this type of robe can cost $100-$300 but Orly’s version can cost as little as $30!

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Check out other DIYs from Orly on Twitter @OrlyShani

Trending Red Carpet Nails
Nail experts Katie Cazorla and Stephanie Lavery visit Home & Family to talk about the latest in nail trends. They report that shaped nails are the new trend and can be seen recently on many celebrities. Meghan Trainor had almond shaped nails with glitter nail polish, and Adel wore a solid dark nail polish with a stiletto shaped nail. Some beauty salons carry kits you can purchase to replicate this new look.

Find out more about this trend at nailitmag.com and thepaintednail.com

Cesar and Andre Millan Interview - Home & Family

Father and son share helpful information about dog training

Interview with Cesar and Andre Millan
Cesar Millan, host of Nat Geo Wild’s “Cesar 911” and Andre Millan, host of “Pet Talk” join Mark and Cristina to talk about their work with animals. The famous dog trainer shares a clip from an upcoming episode, in which he works with a “Red Zone” dog. Cesar explains that dealing with dogs calmly is key- acting loudly and quickly creates a state of excitement for dogs. He says that repetitions are so important. Andre describes growing up with his father Cesar, and Cesar remarks on how proud he is of his son’s decision to become a dog trainer. Finally Cesar offers advice to Cristina who owns a Chihuahua dog, Axel who gets aggressive with other dogs. He advises her to stay calm when responding to the situation, and prevent Axel from getting excited.

“Cesar 911” premieres Friday February 19th at 9/8c on Nat Geo Wild, and
“Pet Talk” premieres right after at 10/9c.

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The Science of Wool - Home & Family

Dan and Debbie team up to showcase different kinds of wool and several fashionable looks!

Science and Fashion of Wool
Dan Kohler and Debbie Matenopoulos team up to talk about the wonders of wool! Wool is an ideal fabric for fine weaving because it traps air which creates heat.Alpaca comes from the Alpaca sheep and is light and durable. Cashmere comes from the undercoat of Cashmere goats and is soft and warm. Merino comes from Merino sheep and wicks away water, and is burn and odor resistant. Debbie shows off two looks on Katie and Matt Rogers.

Get the looks:

Katie’s cashmere sweater available at ClubMonaco.com for $298

Merino activewear can be found at your local outdoor stores.

Get more information from Dan at RenegadeKitchen.com and follow Debbie on Twitter at @IamDebbieM

Harlem Globetrotters
The Harlem Globetrotters are celebrating the 90th anniversary with a world tour!
TNT Maddox, Scooter Christensen and Buckets Blakes all visit with Mark and Cristina and talk about their experiences. Fashion designer Angela Simmons created a Globetrotters inspired fashion line for New York fashion week. The team will wear retro inspired white jerseys on the 90th Anniversary World Tour.

Find out more about the team and the world tour at HarlemGlobetrotters.com

Hollywood Steals
Sadie Newton is back with a bevy of fashion and lifestyle products every Thursday on Hollywood Steals!

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Preventing Lead Poisoning - Home & Family

Dr. JJ gives an overview of lead in the environment, and how to minimize its impact on our children

Preventing Lead Poisoning in Children
Board Certified Pediatrician Dr. JJ Levenstein joins Mark and Cristina to point out ways that lead can affect children and how to prevent poisoning by lead. Lead is a powerful neurotoxin and even small amounts can cause serious health problems. In older homes, lead-based paint and contaminated dust are the most hazardous lead sources for children. Caregivers should regularly wash hands and toys as dust and outdoor soil commonly have detectable lead. Dr. JJ advises to make sure children do not have access to peeling paint or chewable surfaces painted with lead-based paint. Another preventive measure is to regularly wet-mop floors and wet-wipe window components.

For more information about lead poisoning, please visit Dr JJ’s website at www.callingdoctorjj.com

or visit her Facebook page at facebook.com/callingdoctorjj