Today on Home & Family Monday, March 24th, 2014
James Maslow & Peta Murgatroyd
"Dancing with the Stars" competitors James Maslow and Peta Murgatroyd address rumors claiming they're also a couple off the dance floor. One thing is for sure: after swapping partners for one week, the two are committed to returning one another for the remainder of the season. The Big Time Rush singer and pro dancer give us a special sneak peek at the salsa they'll perform on Monday night and even invite Mark, Cristina, Debbie, and Ken in on the action.
"Dancing with the Stars" airs Mondays at 8/7c on ABC.
Here's how to VOTE for James & Peta each week… There are three ways to vote: By phone at 1-800-868-3402 (1-800-VOTE-4-02), ABC.com, or on Facebook apps.facebook.com/votedwts. Voting by phone begins during the show on Mondays and is open until 60 minutes after the conclusion of the show in your local time zone. Online voting (ABC.com & Facebook) opens each Monday when the show begins at 8PM ET (5PM PT) and stays open for 24 hours, until 8PM ET (5pm PT) on Tuesday.
Robert & Cortney Novogratz
Design experts Robert and Cortney Novogratz give us inspiration to introduce color to our patio for the spring and summer seasons. With the addition of colorful pillows and mix and match patterns, you can bring the inside outdoors. The husband and wife duo also show how great vintage pieces complement new items. As the parents of seven children, they have a lot of experience with outdoor entertaining. The Novogratz's collection is available now at macys.com. Learn more at thenovogratz.com.
Fabio Viviani Cooks Grilled Salmon Steak
Fabio Viviani is on a roll in the kitchen with another great recipe. Today, he grills a salmon steak with caramelized brussel sprouts, micro greens, and whole grain mustard vinaigrette. The chef explains how this cut of fish differs from a filet. Fabio teaches us how to avoid making your kitchen smell like sulfur by cooking brussel sprouts fast and at a hot temperature. Then, he makes a green salad to accompany the meal.
Fabio's new cookbook, "Fabio's Italian Kitchen," is available at www.amazon.com. For more information on the chef and to subscribe to his newsletter, "Fabio's Kitchen Academy," go to www.fabioviviani.com.
DIY Gilded Barware with Jessie Jane
Jessie Jane continues on with her gold phase. Today, she teaches us how to make gold-dipped bar glasses using liquid leaf. Hollywood glam is in for spring, so get with the style by adding metallic accessories to your decor. Jessie also shares three tips for updating your living space for the new season: 1. Start with clean, classic pieces. 2. Find pieces you love. 3. Don't sacrifice comfort.
Shop for new furniture at La-Z-Boy.com.
Window Art Photos with Ken Wingard
Ken Wingard creates window art using beautiful landscape photography. He explains how to print enlarged photos on a transparent sticker or vinyl decal that can be adhered to a window pane. Then, he takes us through the mounting process and how to get rid of air bubbles.
Cristina Cooks Easter Ham
Cristina teaches us her technique for scoring ham and why it's best to cut against the grain. She also makes a special paste with mustard and brown sugar that she massages into the ham. Cristina adds madeira wine to the bottom of the pan and pours more over the top when serving. On the side, Cristina adds flaky biscuits.
Mark's DIY Picture Frame Makeup Vanity
Instead of having your cosmetics and toiletries tossed messily in a junk drawer or basket, Mark has a great project to get organized. He builds a shelving unit inside the confines of a repurposed picture frame. This is perfect to display colorful nail polish bottles and so much more.
Come on down! Former "The Price is Right" employee Karen Wohlnuth was nominated to receive today's makeover by her son Jacob. Struggling to cope with the loss of her husband, Karen has renewed confidence to meet a new man. To help her maintain her glowing look, Karen is going home with a basketful of products and this great figure-flattering dress. Plus, Karen will spare no time in debuting her new self. She and her son are in for another special treat by dining out tonight at the exclusive LA restaurant RivaBella. Meet the beauty squad:
Galina Sobolev, clothing designer, singledress.com
Brett Freedman, makeup artist, brettfreedman.com
Chris Rios, hairstylist, @chrisriosbeauty
Debbie Matenopoulos, TV host and personality, @iamdebbiem. Her new cookbook, "It's All Greek To Me," is available here.
Dinner for two is provided by RivaBella.
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