Today on Home & Family Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
Happy Birthday Cristina!
We are excited to celebrate Cristina's birthday today. Mark makes her a very special pop tart pasta dish. Then, her friends and family surprise her by popping in to shower the birthday girl with balloons, hugs, and kisses. Please join us in wishing Cristina very happy birthday!
Cesar Millan, star and executive producer of "Cesar 911," gives us a course in dog training 101. His new show was born after getting calls of desperation from neighbors blowing the whistle on unruly dogs posing a threat to the safety of their communities. He discusses common mistakes dog owners make and how they can take leadership as the authorative figure to correct barking and biting behaviors. Alyssa and Lauren Dong and their dog Misty, who are featured on "Cesar 911," also join us with their success story. Later, Cesar returns to answer questions posed by our family members.
"Cesar 911" premieres Friday, March 7 at 9/8c on Nat Geo Wild.
Baked Coconut Shrimp with Apricot Sauce
Debi Mitchell Skypes in from Texas to take Cristina and her daughter through the process of making baked coconut shrimp with apricot sauce. The recipe, which is featured in "Taste of Home," puts a healthy twist on this typically fried dish. Debi also shares the ingredients behind her yummy cornbread.
"Taste of Home" is the #1 food and entertaining magazine in the world, with 3.2 million readers. Each year, "Taste of Home" receives more than 11,000 ideas and recipe submissions from real home cooks across the country. Just under 2,000 recipes are tested and then featured in "Taste of Home" magazines, cookbooks, and on
Basic First Aid for Parents with Richard Pass
Richard Pass, RN is here with essential first aid basics every parent or caretaker should know. The founder of Save a Little Life explains how to minimize a child's risk of choking. In the event a child does begin to choke, Richard discusses what symptoms to look for and demonstrates Heilmich maneuver and CPR techniques approriate for infants and older children. Plus, he explains important recent changes in CPR methods.
Learn more at savealittlelife.com.
DIY Chocolate Legos with Jessie Jane
LEGOs are the building blocks to a childhood of fun. Jessie Jane shows us how to create our very own edible LEGOs by melting chocolate into a candy mold. She also demonstrates how to get all of the bubbles out in order to achieve the perfect LEGO block.
Actor Eric Petersen discusses his character's dynamic with Kirstie Alley on the sitcom "Kirstie." He also talks about some funny experiences rubbing elbows with big celebrities. And, Eric tells us about the lengthy process of getting into his Shrek costume and makeup when he played the loveable ogre on Broadway. Plus, he shares photos of his family and tells the story of first learning he'd be a dad.
"Kirstie" airs Wednesdays at 10:30/9:30c on TV Land.
Paint Sheens with Tanya Memme
Tanya Memme goes over different paint sheens and finishes, ranging from gloss to semi to flat. She also discusses the durability of clay paint for specific uses. Tanya suggests investing in a good paint brush to get your desired effect.
Hot To Make Dry Shampoo with Sophie Uliano
Sophie Uliano discusses the benefits of using dry shampoo in between showers to soak up excess oil and add volume. She mixes together her own recipe for dry shampoo and stores it in a spice bottle. Sophie suggests applying it near the root on your scalp before bedtime, so you can wake up with fresh, non-greasy hair in the morning.
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