Ed Begley Interview

Actor Ed Begley visits Mark and Cristina and is joined by his wife, actress Rachelle Carson. Together, the two just built a new “green” home and explain how implementing little steps in going green can save money and improve energy efficiency. Aside from working on the house, Ed can also be seen in the Starz series, “Blunt Talk,” where he plays the role of Teddy.

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Lillie’s Q Shrimp and Grits

Executive Chef of Lillie’s Q, Charlie McKenna is in the kitchen cooking up some old fashioned Shrimp and Grits. He offers up a tip when cooking grits and that is to keep the grits moving to avoid them clumping together. He also pairs his dish with several options of his sauces from his personal BBQ Sauce and Rub selection. The dish is a huge hit and the none of the guests can pick out which sauce is their favorite because they are all so good!

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Ken Wingard’s Grim Reaper

Ken Wingard is back to put some finishing touches on the house just in time for Halloween. Ken encourages viewers at home to give this project a few days to dry before finalizing it and make sure you use waterproof products if you live in an area prone to wet weather. This entire DIY will only cost you $60!

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Wedding Trends

Style expert Anya Sarre is back to talk about all the latest wedding trends. Cristina points out that more and more celebrities are getting married on weekdays and Anya confirms that is a new trend and a great way for people on a budget to save money. Intimate locations are another way to save money. Finally, she says that the color white is slowly fading from wedding dresses and off-white colors are making a comeback. Finally, Anya brings out the latest issue of “Inside Weddings” where Mark’s photography is featured.
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Beth Grant Interview

Actress Beth Grant sits down with Mark and Cristina to discuss her latest series on Hulu, “The Mindy Project.” Beth acknowledges that she has one of those faces that everybody recognizes, but nobody seems to place the name! She is thankful every day for being a character actress. Beth has been seen in “Rain Man,” “No Country for Old Men” and “Rango.” Beth recounts a trip to Big Sur, where she meditated, found inspiration and re-discovered her passion for her career.
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Cristina Cooks!

Cristina is back in the kitchen and making her famous Pumpkin and Sausage Sage Risotto, perfect for this time of year. Cristina enjoys using pumpkin because it is a great source of fiber, vitamins A and C. She also adds the tip to fry the sausage until it is no longer pink. For the final touch, she serves the dish in a small, hollowed out pumpkin.

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Extreme Pumpkin Carving!

Professional pumpkin carver Joseph Yakovetic is getting ready for Halloween by demonstrating his amazing carving skills. You can also see Joseph’s work on Food Network’s “Halloween Wars” every Sunday at 9/8c. Joseph shows Home & Family how easy it is to carve out a skull in a pumpkin, then he gets extreme and shows off a pumpkin he modeled after Cristina’s face!

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DIY Tea Stained Table

Paige Hemmis is in the garage showing you how to make a Tea Stained Table using materials purchased at your local hardware store. An added tip from Paige is to use wool and vinegar to make an acidic mixture to give the wood a weathered look.

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Ask Kym Douglas

Kym Douglas is back to answer some of our Facebook viewer questions!

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