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Today on Home & Family Wednesday, March 5th, 2014


Hayley Orrantia
Actress Hayley Orrantia tells us about the fun she's having as the oldest sibling on "The Goldbergs" and how she's learning all about the '80s. Plus, Hayley describes her transition from "The X Factor" contestant to sitcom star.
"The Goldbergs" airs Thursdays at 9/8c on ABC.

Follow Hayley on Twitter @hayleyorrantia.

Cristina Cooks Caribbean Pot Roast

Cristina follows the instructions of Jenn Tidwell, who joins us via Skype, to make the recipe creator's slow-cooked Caribbean pot roast and lemon-butter brussels sprouts from "Taste of Home."

Cristina Cooks Pot Roast
Travel through your tastebuds to the Caribbean! Jenn Tidwell from Fair Oaks, CA Skypes in to transport us to the tropical locale with her recipe for a tender slow-cooked Caribbean pot roast. She also teaches Cristina her method of making lemon-butter brussels sprouts.

"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.


Peter Greenberg from "Israel: The Royal Tour"

Travel Detective Peter Greenberg invites us on a journey through Israel led by the ultimate local tour guide, Prime Minister Netanyahu! Peter shares stories of the adventures they went on together while filming "Israel: The Royal Tour." Plus, he also quells nerves about safety in Israel and describes the happening nightlife in Tel Aviv. "Israel: The Royal Tour" premieres March 6 on many TV stations throughout the United States. Check your local listings.

Experience Peter Greenberg's many adventures at petergreenberg.com and follow him on Twitter @PeterSGreenberg.

Kaitlyn Farrington

Golden girl Kaitlyn Farrington tells us about landing on top of the podium at the Olympics in Sochi for her stellar snowboarding performance.

Kaitlyn Farrington
Olympic champion snowboarder Kaitlyn Farrington tells us about winning gold in Sochi. Skiing since age three and snowboarding since 11, Kaitlyn expresses gratitude to her parents for support. She even reveals that fellow Olympic snowboarder Kelly Clark convinced her to stick to the sport after considering quitting in 2010. Since returning from Russia, Kaitlyn has been enjoying meeting celebrities at the Oscars and Daytona 500.
Follow Kaitlyn on Twitter @KaitlynFarr.


DIY Zip-Back Shirts with Jessie Jane

By popular request, Jessie Jane teaches us how to insert a zipper into the back of a shirt. She explains what fabrics work best and tells us what to look for when shopping for a zipper. Unzip the instructions>>

For more with Jessie Jane, visit lilyshop.com and Facebook.


Dad's Role in the Family with Richard Greenberg

Richard Greenberg, author of "Raising Children That Other People Like to Be Around," and "Home & Family" executive producer Woody Fraser discuss the integral role fathers play in child rearing. Richard touches on common issues that cause many dads to be absentee parents. The discuss ways both parents can work together to raise their family. Learn more at commonsensedad.com. "Raising Children That Other People Like to Be Around" is available at amazon.com.

Debbie Matenopoulos Cooks Greek Dishes

Debbie Matenopoulos shares a collection of century-old family recipes from her debut cookbook

Debbie Matenopoulos Cooks
Opa! For her debut cookbook, "It's All Greek to Me," Debbie Matenopoulos collected family recipes dating back more than 100 years. Today, she cooks Moussaka, a traditional pot pie dish with eggplant. She also shares the recipes for an organic Horta with Latholemono Dressing (dandelion greens salad with lemon-olive oil) and a classic walnut cake called Karithopita.
Find the recipes here>>

Email IAmDebbieM@gmail.com to get 13 digital recipes for free.

Follow TV host and personality Debbie Matenopoulos on Twitter @IAmDebbieM. Her first cookbook, "It's All Greek to Me" will be available in stores on April 28.


De-Mystifying Wrenches with Tanya Memme

Talk about putting a wrench in your plans! Tanya Memme teaches us everthing there is to know about the different kids of wrenches. Learn all about assembling furniture with an Allen wrench and the purpose for vice grips and the pipe wrench. Get complete details>>

Tweet DIY and home repair expert Tanya Memme @Tanya_Memme. Also, visit her on Facebook and check out TanyaMemme.com.

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