Blueberry Angel Food Dream
Author of “The Vintage Baker,” Jessie Sheehan is back in the kitchen and today she is making a blueberry angel food dream cake. When making the angel food cake, add the ingredients slowly so the cake is extra fluffy, while folding them in gently in the bowl. If you do not have an angel food pan, you can use a loaf pan, instead. She also talks about her cookbook, which she describes as a modern twist to vintage recipes.
DIY Botanical Nightlights
Shirley Bovshow is making her own nightlight and showing you how you can, too. She introduces you to a variety of nightlights she made, using all re-purposed materials like old frames, silk flowers, moss and LED lights. You can get as creative as you want with these nightlights. For safety, it is very important to use nightlight LED lights, so they do not get too hot overnight.
Fireplace Makeover: Renovation Fever
Ken Wingard is teaming up with Home Deport associate Robert Flores to help you find the perfect fireplace for your home. They introduce you to three dramatically different fireplaces, courtesy of Home Depot. If you are not in the market for a new fireplace, you can retile the one you currently have for a completely different look.
Actor Diedrich Bader visits Home & Family to talk about his ABC comedy, “American Housewife,” which you can watch on Tuesdays at 8/7c. He talks about how he is currently living his best life with a great marriage, while acting on a great show with three talented actresses. He loves the messaging of “American Housewife,” because it displays a positive image of married life. He also shares his own parenting style, keeping his real life teenagers off of social media.
Chef Lydia Shire is making a mouthwatering asparagus sformato and pairing it with a homemade watercress salad. Before getting started, she explains that sformato is a savory Italian custard baked in molds. She describes the colorful dish as spring on a plate. The secret to the extra-rich flavor is replacing milk with heavy cream. For a kick, she adds a pinch of red pepper flakes. When done making the sformato, she pairs it with smoked bacon and asparagus.
Easy Fried Rice
Celebrity chef Daniel Green is introducing you to a fried rice recipe that anybody can make at home! This is a great dish to use your leftover vegetables like onions, peas and broccoli. When it comes to the eggs, slow cook them until they are fully scrambled. If you do not want to add shrimp to the rice, you can always use chicken or tofu, but if you want to get creative, he suggests turkey or salmon. As for the rice, the chef likes using jasmine rice, but says you can easily use brown or sushi rice.
Actor Noah Weisberg sits down with Cameron and Debbie to talk about his starring role in the national touring company of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” He was a huge fan of the original movie, but he decided not to model his acting after Gene Wilder’s performance, because he wanted to make the role his own. This is not the first time he performed in this musical, when Noah was 12, he played Grandpa Joe in his community theater version.
DIY Menu Boards
Maria Provenzano is showing you how to make your own daily menu boards that would be the perfect addition for your kitchen. Before getting started, she says she found her chalkboards at her local craft store. For the frames, she recommends using pine wood because it is inexpensive and easy to stain. When done making your menu boards, hang them on your wall using a french cleat.
Author of “Women with Money,” Jean Chatzky sits down with the women of Home & Family to discuss saving for college and retirement. The financial expert breaks down the differences between men and women when it comes to spending and saving money. She says women set more financial goals, but they should start thinking about investments as a way to make more money. Her book has a simple three-step plan to help women with moving their money forward.