Today on Home & Family Friday, August 9th, 2013
From Arrested Development, Jessica Walter
From the critically acclaimed comedy series “Arrested Development,” actress Jessica Walter joins the show! Today, Jessica talks about the long awaited return of "Arrested Development" and even brought along a hilarious sneak peek of the new season. And, Jessica also offers her heartfelt congratulations to Mark, Cristina, and the entire "Home & Family" team for their Daytime Emmy nomination!
The latest episodes of "Arrested Development" are now available on Netflix!
The Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea
Today Mark & Cristina welcome the groundbreaking, all-female, Grammy Award-winning band, The Mariachi Divas. Founded by trumpet player Cindy Shea, The Mariachi Divas are putting a beautiful new face to the traditionally male dominated world of mariachi music. Today the ladies get us into the Cinco de Mayo spirit by performing one of their hit songs, "Yo Me Muero Donde Quiera."
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Owner of Guelaguetza, Bricia Lopez
Bricia Lopez, co-owner of Guelaguetza restaurant, takes over the Home & Family kitchen today. As Bricia explains, the Oaxaca region is known not only for their traditional mole sauce, but also for their use of of an unusual ingredient - grasshoppers! High in protein, grasshoppers add a unique crunch to the classic strawberry salad recipe Bricia shares today.
For more on the authentic Oaxacan cuisine at Guelaguetza restaurant, visit ilovemole.com.
And Bricia will be cooking today's salad at the California Strawberry Festival,
Drab to Fab Linens with Ken Wingard
DIY expert Ken Wingard is back with another shabby/chic craft project! Today Ken shows how to create hand painted custom linens for almost nothing! Plus, Ken has some great tricks to will help you repurpose just about any fabric or paint to get the look you're going for!
Licensed Psychologist & Asst. Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Dr. Stephanie Marcy
Dr. Stephanie Marcy, a licensed psychologist and assistant professor of clinical pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, joins us to share information about arguing in front of your children and how to read the signs that your child is being affected by it. While occasional fighting is bound to happen in any relationship, these fights don't have to scare or scar your children. Today, Dr. Marcy discusses some simple rules to ensure that your children are not put in harms way and learn to understand the normal disagreements that accompany any relationship.
Get more parenting advice from Dr. Stephanie Marcy at
Today Mark jumps into the garage to show how to transform an average desk into a distinctive-looking steam trunk desk. Mark's simple craft is great way to get a turn of the century inspired piece of furniture for a fraction of the cost in stores. Plus, Mark shows how you can create the steam trunck desk without using any heavy tools!
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Cristina's DIY Picture Frames
Today, with some help from our friends at Hallmark Gold Crown Stores, Cristina shows how to creatively express how much the ones in your life mean to you. Just in time for Mother’s Day, Hallmark Cards has come out with Pics ‘n’ Props; a creative photo kit that turns an ordinary picture or photo session into an amazingly creative photo shoot! And, just in time for Mother's Day & Father's Day, Pics 'n' Props are available at your local Hallmark Gold Crown Store!
Cinco de Mayo is this weekend and to help you get into the spirit, Crisinta shares her recipe for Chipotle Chili Carnitas! This recipe is one of Cristina's favorites and the carnitas are filled with a succulent braised pork roast. This recipe is a sure way to add some flair to your Cinco de Mayo fiesta!
Get more great recipes from Cristina at cristinaferrarecooks.com.