Today on Home & Family Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
Marilu Henner discusses her extraordinary memory and teaches us a technique to get a restful night's sleep. The actress also talks about playing a villainous monster-in-law in the new Hallmark Channel Original Movie "June in January." But, she certainly doesn't draw inspiration from real life. Marilu is on excellent terms with her own mother-in-law, who joins us in the audience today. Plus, Marilu gives us details on a special supplement to help boost your memory capacity.
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Known as the "bionic chef," Eduardo Garcia recounts his harrowing tale of sustaining an injury while hiking that left him an amputee. But, losing his left arm certainly has not slowed him down in the kitchen. He discusses how he's adapted to using a prosthetic arm and hand. Today, Eduardo makes a sushi grade picante salmon tataki salad with a spicy kick.
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"Hardcore Pawn" Stars Les Gold & Family
Les Gold has literally turned gold into cash. Along with his family, Les explains how starring in the reality series "Hardcore Pawn" has changed America's view on pawn shops. Les, Ashley, and Seth also tell us how they were approached to film the show and their comfort level of exposing their family dynamic. Then, the Golds appraise items for us and share negotiating advice.
"Hardcore Pawn" airs Tuesdays at 10/9c on truTV.
Jessie Jane's DIY Tie-Dye Baby Blankets
According to Jessie Jane, pastel colors for babies is so over. Now, it's all about bright tie-dyes! She takes a plain white muslin blanket and turns it into a trendy swaddler with some rubberbands, bleach, and dye. Brighten up your baby's day, the "Home & Family" way!
Cardiologist Dr. Karol Watson
UCLA cardiologist Dr. Karol Watson, MD sheds light on the correlation between heart attacks and the winter season. She explains the risk factors you should be aware of and how warning signs vary in men versus women. Dr. Watson describes why changing circadian rhythyms affect heart health. Plus, she gives tips to protect yourself while shoveling snow.
Dr. Karol Watson's credentials are: Professor of Medicine/Cardiology (UCLA) Co-director, UCLA Program in Preventive Cardiology Director, UCLA Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Health Program
Cristina Cooks Easy Chicken Tamale Pie
"Taste of Home" editor in chief Catherine Cassidy once again dials in via Skype to join Cristina in the kitchen. Today, she guides Cristina through the chicken tamale pie recipe submitted by Corpus Christi, TX resident Peter Halferty. The meal calls for patience, as it cooks over an extended period of time in a slow cooker. Fill it up with chili if you'd like and put the cornbread right on top. Plus, Cristina mixes and blends a refreshing margherita to sip on.
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Valentine's Day Lawn Art with Shirley Bovshow
The green grass is getting a little red this Valentine's Day. Shirley Bovshow adorns the "Home & Family" front lawn with hearts to celebrate the holiday of love. Using a stencil and a spray paint can that allows you to spray inverted, she first sprays the shape with a white base coat and later sprays it a vibrant red.
Hallmark Valentine's Day Gifts
Still racking your brain for the perfect Valentine's Day gift? Look no further! Hallmark Gold Crown Stores have a large selection of musical stuffed animals, books, and more for the special someone who has captured your heart. Plus, Mark conducts a fun multiple-choice Valentine's Day trivia quiz with the family.
Magic Message Reveal Heart, $16.95
Heart's a Hoppin' Frog and Cupig, $29.95 or $15.95 each with the purchase of three cards Cupig's Shuffle Book, $9.95 The Runaway Heart Book, $9.95 Get more great recipes and crafts by visiting us on Pinterest at pinterest.com/homeandfamilytv and follow "Home & Family" on Twitter @homeandfamilytv and Facebook. Plus, check out our YouTube channel for backstage videos.