Upgrade Your Summer Salads
Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster of “America’s Test Kitchen” are in Home & Family’s kitchen showing you how to upgrade an ordinary summer salad. Before getting started, they talk about their new cookbook, “Spiced,” which is dedicated to teaching readers how spices can enhance any meal. Today they are taking a chicken salad and adding macadamia nuts, pickled fennel and watercress. They also show you a variety of ways to make roasted chickpeas to add to the salad!
DIY Adirondack Inspired Photo Frames
Ken Wingard is celebrating summer with this fun DIY, adirondack chair frames. The best part about these frames is that the photos can easily be changed and you can make the frames in any size. All you really need is wood, hot glue and frame-worthy photos! To save money, cut the wood yourself using a utility knife and a ruler to make sure your cut is straight.
Carrie Ann Inaba
Host of “The Talk” and judge from “Dancing with the Stars,” Carrie Ann Inaba sits down with Cameron and Debbie to open up about her career. She shares what it was like experiencing the moment when Julie Chen announced Carrie would be her replacement on the “The Talk.” Finally, Carrie talks about the importance of understanding Iron Deficiency Anemia and telling users they can find out more at GetIronInformed.com.
DIY No Sew Kimonos
Orly Shani is joined by her mom, Desiree to make glamorous no sew kimonos. Before getting started, Orly shares how it was her mother who inspired her to get into DIY fashion. Even though you are using fabric glue with this DIY, it is still importance to remember seam allowance. Remember, if you are adding a belt to your kimono, make sure it is wider, so the material overlaps.
Author of “Sick of Me: From Transparency to Transformation,” Whitney Capps visits Home & Family to talk about her new book. She describes that this book for everybody, no matter what your faith or creed is. She hopes that readers will learn how to stop being stuck in the transparency trap and start embracing the transformation. She encourages people to celebrate life changes because that is a way to better ourselves.
Blackberry and Pecan Tamale
Chef Pati Jinich of PBS’s “Pati’s Mexican Table,” is in the kitchen making a sweet blackberry and pecan tamale. The best part about the tamale recipe is that the options are endless for fillings, you can make them either sweet or savory. An added tip is to soak your corn husks in hot water first so they become more pliable. You will know the tamales are ready when the husks peel off.
Actor Reno Wilson sits down with Home & Family to talk about his new movie, “Bolden,” which is currently playing in theaters. He also brings a clip from the movie for the audience to enjoy. In the film, Reno plays iconic jazz musician Louis Armstrong!
Starting Your Own Garden
Shirley Bovshow is teaming up with Deborah Hughes to introduce you to ways to start your own garden. Deborah shares her story of growing up on a farm, then moving to Atlanta and learning how to start a community garden. Today, the ladies are demonstrating how you can turn a cardboard box and soil into a herb garden. While working in the community garden outside, they recommend wearing The Sol Survivor Shirt, which offers UPF 50 sun protection, courtesy of Duluth Clothing. Duluth Clothing is also super light, breathable and movable. It also provides you with zippers.