Today on Home & Family
Friday, October 4th, 2013
Chef Fabio Viviani Cooks Drunken Spaghetti & Bruschetta with Eggplant, Beans, and Pancetta
Don't let good red wine go to waste. Chef Fabio Viviani and Mark empty the bottle into a boiling pot of pasta to add color and flavor to the noodles. Kenny Rogers and Cristina even pitch in to help make bruschetta with egglant, beans, and pancetta.
Uncork the recipe here>>
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.
Country music legend Kenny Rogers tells us all about how his longtime friendship with Dolly Parton inspired their new duet, "You Can't Make Old Friends." The singer explains how he was given complete creative freedom on his latest album and he discusses his upcoming induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Plus, Kenny evokes memories and breaks down the lyrics behind some of his greatest hits. Superfan Debbie Matenopoulos can barely contain her excitement as she meets her musical idol!
For more with Kenny, visit kennyrogers.com and pick up a copy of his album, "You Can't Make Old Friends," on October 8.
Upgrades that Devalue Your Home
Debbie Matenopoulos warns homeowners about certain upgrades that may decrease the resale value of their house. She explains why certain color schemes and water features, such as pools and ponds, can deter potential buyers. Also, make sure to get permits and don't attempt to do it yourself. The Carey Bros. weigh in with their expert opinions as well.
1. Bright colors: A turn off
2. Water features are expensive
3. Hire a professional
4. Curb appeal is key
5. Be ready to convert back
6. NEVER remove a bathroom
You can follow Debbie on Twitter @iamdebbiem.
"Home & Family" Bathroom Makeover with the Carey Bros.
The Carey Bros. will be with us all season long to completely renovate the "Home & Family" bathroom. Today, Mark and Cristina negotiate on the features they'd like and the dynamic duo of contractors reveal blueprints. They discuss planning, hiring a contractor, budgeting, and the permitting process. The Carey Bros. are also excited to announce a lucky "Home & Family" viewer will win a dream bathroom makeover! Stay tuned for contest entry details.
Check out James and Morris Carey's radio show, "On The House with The Carey Brothers," at www.onthehouse.com.
Todd Tucker's Halloween Face Makeup
Things are getting spooky at "Home & Family!" Celebrity special effects makeup artist Todd Tucker takes face painting to a whole new level. He talks about characters he's created for film and TV. Plus, he shows us simple face paint techniques you can do at home this Halloween to create a ventriloquist puppet, third eye, Frankenstein monster, and more.
Todd's step-by-step process>>
For more with Todd, Illusion Industries President, visit www.illusionindustries.com.
Ombre Pumpkins with Jessie Jane
Last season, we brought you hairstyles and manicures showcasing the ombre effect. Now, Jessie Jane is here with the dark-to-light color gradation trend on pumpkins. She shows us how to spray paint and glitterize pumpkins, perfect for displaying on your porch or windowsill this Halloween.
Get Jessie's ombre pumpkin instructions here>>
For more with Jessie Jane, visit lilyshop.com.
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