Today on Home & Family Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
Actor Miguel Ferrer tells us about all the fun he's having breaking the rules as Owen Granger on "NCIS: Los Angeles." He even loves to push his physical limits to do as much of his own stunt work as he's permitted. Miguel also shares memories of starring in "RoboCop" and being born to Hollywood royalty. His parents are the legendary Jose Ferrer and Rosemary Clooney. He recalls spending time as a child at his grandmother's farm house in Kentucky with none other than cousin George Clooney!
"NCIS: Los Angeles" airs Tuesdays at 9/8c on CBS.
Judge Cristina Perez
Lawyer and author Judge Cristina Perez explains how she went from Spanish language legal analyst to getting scouted to appear on a televised court show. After spending five and half years at Telemundo, she crossed over to the English market where she continues to provide viewers with a combination of entertainment and real life cases. Judge Cristina also finds this as a great outlet to educate Americans on the law and teach them to be accountable for their own actions. This career path should come as no surprise to anyone who knew Judge Cristina as a little girl. She tells us about the earliest indication she'd one day sit on the bench. Later, she weighs in on dilemmas submitted to the "Home & Family" Facebook page. Visit cristinaperez.tv. "Justice For All with Cristina Perez" airs on Entertainment Studios HD Network. Check your local listings for air dates.
Cristina Cooks Vegetarian Egg Strata
Danna Rogers from Westport, CT joins us via Skype with her recipe she submitted to "Taste of Home" magazine. Urged by her kids to enter the recipe contest, Danna was taken by surprise to be chosen for publication. She guides Cristina through the steps of her vegetarian egg strata dish. This meal traditionally calls for sausage or chicken sausage, but Danna modified it with veggies and goat cheese to accomodate vegetarian guests.
"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 tasteofhome.com.
Actor Andre Hall was originally working towards a degree in biology before making the life altering decision to drop out of college to pursue his love of acting. Much to his parents' initial dismay of his risky move, Andre's earned their support as star of "Love Thy Neighbor." He tells us what it's like working with Tyler Perry and how the sitcom makes light of some serious, real life issues. "Love Thy Neighbor" airs Wednesdays at 9/8c on OWN.
Universal Orlando Resort Summer Vacation
Universal Orlando Resort is a great vacation destination where you can ride the movies. It attracts families from around the globe, including Mark's. He shares personal photos of his sons as young boys at the theme park. Enter for a chance to win Hallmark Channel's Ultimate Family Destination Sweepstakes>> From April 15-30, go to hallmarkchannel.com/universal and enter for a chance to win a three-night trip for eight to Universal Orlando Resort. The prize includes roundtrip airfare, a stay at Universal's New Cabana Bay Beach Resort, admission to both theme parks, tickets to Blue Man Group, and admission to Wet n' Wild. Find out everything the park has to offer at www.universalorlando.com.
Superfoods that Cleanse with Rainbeau Mars
Health advocate Rainbeau Mars promises that a bathing suit-ready body is within reach by following the program outlined in her book, "The 21 Day Superstar Cleanse," which will help to create a pattern in your eating habits. Reboot and rejuvenate your system with superfoods. Deep tissue massage a kale salad to meet your suggested daily green intake quota. She also blends a superfruit smoothie featuring a colorful assortment of fruits that benefit your skin, heart, and so much more. Later, she shares a special pudding recipe. Check our Facebook page for a bonus message from Rainbeau.
Learn more from Rainbeau Mars at 21daysuperstarcleanse.com.
Easter Bunny Door with Tanya Memme
Tanya Memme creates a welcoming portal for the Easter bunny to enter your yard from his rabbit hole. First, she cuts out a foam core door and paints it to create a faux wood effect. Then, she adds the hardware, such as a knob and hinges. Last, Tanya attaches the door to a tree trunk.
All materials are available at Michaels.
Easter 911 with Ken Wingard & Jessie Jane
If you're caught in a last minute Easter emergency, Ken Wingard and Jessie Jane are here to rescue you from your holiday crisis. They have great ways to whip together a great Easter party on a whim. Leave crayons out to keep kids occupied coloring during your meal on this paper table runner. And, fill mason jars with M&Ms, chocolate, bunnies, and Peeps to go along with the spring theme. Then, Ken and Jessie head into the kitchen to cook a frittata consisting of eggs, cheese, and all your leftovers. Later, they mix vodka infused with jelly beans. Finally, the duo completes the tablescape with a bunch of carrots in a glass vase.
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