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Friday, December 22nd, 2017

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Mom's Baby Back Rib Sliders - Home & Family

Mom’s Baby Back Rib Sliders

Chef Jake Smollett is back in the Home & Family kitchen and today he is making baby back rib sliders the way his mom taught him. His secret is to cook the ribs on low for 6-7 hours overnight and then spread the meat on baked sourdough bread. He uses the sweet and tangy flavor of apple cider vinegar and red onion pickles as his marinade for the meat as an added touch.

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DIY Christmas Phone Cases - Home & Family

DIY Christmas Phone Cases

Orly Shani is getting into the holiday spirit by making phone cases and designing them with a Christmas theme. All you really need is a clear phone case, puffy paint, an E-6000, teardrop-shaped crystals and pliers. She advises you to use a variety of puffy paint colors for the “lights” and let the project dry completely before putting it on your phone.

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Linda Stirling

Acclaimed violinist Linda Stirling takes to the Home & Family stage to perform “Warmer in the Winter” for the audience.

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Happy the Dog Visits - Home & Family

Happy the Dog

Larissa Wohl is joined by CEO of Ronald McDonald House, Vince Bryson and Melissa Dominguez, who is accompanied by her son who recently battled cancer, Vincent. They talk about the benefits of therapy dogs interactions during cancer treatments and introduce Home & Family to Hallmark Channel’s Happy the Dog, who visited Vincent in the hospital. Vince explains that Ronald McDonald House has always aimed to create a “home away from home” for those in treatment for cancer.

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Lemon and Thyme Cornish Game Hens - Home & Family

Lemon & Thyme Cornish Game Hens

Chef and owner of “The Delicious Cook,” Ronnie Woo is in the kitchen cooking a holiday feast of lemon and thyme cornish game hens using the method of spatchcocking. He explains that spatchcocking is the best way to get the hens to cook evenly and results in a crispier skin and juicer meat. When done, let the hens rest for 15 minutes before serving.

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DIY Elf Gift Boxes

Ken Wingard is showing you a creative way to wrap your presents this year by making elf gift boxes using an ice cream box, felt, scissors, hot glue, faux white fur and ribbon. Still looking for fun gift ideas to stuff your elf boxes? Visit your local Gold Crown store and get inspired.

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Last-Minute Holiday Looks

Lawrence Zarian is helping you out in the wardrobe department by giving you some last-minute last minute holiday looks.

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DIY Bottle Cap Snowmen

Actress Renee Lawless of OWN’s “The Haves and the Have Nots” is back and today she is making festive DIY bottle cap snowmen using clear water bottle caps. She also shares photos from her own family’s Christmas celebrations.

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DIY Wall Tree

Paige Hemmis is showing you how easy it is to make your own Christmas tree without having to physically go out and buy one. Today, she is making a tree using birch wood branches, a drill, eye hook, twine and floral wire. You can use a flat star or angel as your tree topper, since the tree is going on your wall. A battery pack will help lighten the tree when you are done.

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