Friday, May 25th, 2018

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DIY Vintage Trunk Side Tables - Home & Family

DIY Vintage Trunk Side Tables

Orly Shani is celebrating this Sunday’s upcoming new episode of Hallmark Channel’s Original Series, “Good Witch,” by making side tables out of a vintage trunk. Depending on the material of the trunk, use a metal or wood blade for cutting. In the end you can get two end tables and even a coffee table out of your trunk.

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Strawberry Shortcake

Author of “Half Baked Harvest Cookbook,” Tieghan Gerard is in the kitchen today making strawberry shortcake with homemade buttermilk biscuits. For even more flavor, she recommends using salted butter as one of your ingredients. Before getting started, she talks about her Olympian brother Red Gerard, who won the Gold Medal for Snowboarding at this year’s Olympics in South Korea.

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Avocados 101

Shirley Bovshow is breaking down the facts about avocados. She says you can test if an avocado is ripe or not by pulling off the stem. If you plan on growing your own avocado tree, have patience. It will take 3-5 years for good fruit to grow.

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Jessica Lu

Actress Jessica Lu talks about her upcoming series premiere of “Reverie” which you can watch May 30th at 10/9c on NBC. In the series, her character creates a program to bridge people together using virtual reality. She shares her own experience with virtual reality, most recently at Disneyland.

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Summer BBQ Fashions

Lawrence Zarian is bringing you the latest in fashion to wear at your next summer BBQ. All looks are courtesy of Marshalls.

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Veal Breast Braciole - Home & Family

Veal Breast Braciole in Sunday Gravy

Chef and owner of Cosa Buona & Alimento restaurants, Zack Pollack is making a mouth-watering veal breast braciole in Sunday gravy. He explains that braciole is a rolled beef or veal with cheese, greens, and breadcrumbs and braised and browned in tomato sauce. Before getting started, make sure you pound the veal until it is 1” or less thick.

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Jennifer Bartels

Actress Jennifer Bartels sits down with Mark and Debbie to talk about her series, “American Woman,” which premieres Thursday, June 7th at 10/9c on Paramount Network. The series also stars Alicia Silverstone and Mena Suvari and is set in the 1970’s during the rise of feminism.

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DIY Outdoor Trashcans

Paige Hemmis showing you how to make your very own outdoor trashcans, perfect for your summer BBQs. Make sure you choose the right wood stain that matches your outdoor decor. To make the trashcans weatherproof, make sure you coat them with polyurethane.

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Pedigree Foundation

Executive director of the Pedigree Foundation, Debra Fair, visits Home & Family to discuss the foundation’s mission. The Pedigree Foundation helps millions of dogs find loving homes. She also provides you adoption tips for those looking to rescue a dog. Debra, Paige and Shirley each share stories of how rescue dogs changed their lives.

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How to Use Everyday Items Correctly

Mark is breaking down how to use common everyday items correctly. This includes a staple remover which can also be used to add a key to a keyring. Also, you can use the hole in the middle of a spoon to help measure one serving of pasta.