Ryan Paevey Visits
Actor Ryan Paevey visits Home & Family to talk about his Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original Movie, “Hope at Christmas,” which premieres Tuesday, November 20th at 9/8c. He also demonstrates his cooking skills by helping Debbie prepare a buche de noel with boxed cake. It is important to use a sponge cake because it will be easy to roll-up without breaking. Once you are done rolling the cake, fill it with homemade filling and strawberry jam.
Seasonal Fire Starters
Shirley Bovshow is getting ready for the colder weather by showing you how to make your own fire starter kit out of natural materials like bark, empty nut shells, empty pods, leaves and acorns. When you use wax, it acts as an enhancer and helps slow down the burning process.
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Valorie Kondos Field
Author Valorie Kondos Field sits down with Cameron and Debbie to discuss her book, “Life is Short: Don’t Wait to Dance.” The 7-time NCAA championship UCLA coach also discusses how she trains athletes to find their authentic self. She describes stories about her friendship with the iconic late coach John Wooden and shares how he inspired her coaching style.
DIY Cookie Tin Christmas Cake
Maria Provenzano is making a DIY cookie tin Christmas cake that is perfect to take to your next holiday party. If you are placing treats inside the tin, make sure to avoid sealing the lid with paint. You can find your embellishments at the local craft store and just attach them to the tins using hot glue.
Crumbs & Whiskers Cat Cafe
Larissa Wohl is joined by the owner of Crumbs & Whiskers Cat Cafe Kanchan Singh to talk about what inspired her to open a cat cafe in the first place. She started a KickStarter campaign and raised $36,000 to open up her cafe. Since opening the cafe’s doors in 2018, they have resulted in over 300 successful adoptions.
Slow Cooked Chicken with Crisp Corn Crust
Chef Yotam Ottolenghi of “Ottolenghi Simple” is making a delicious slow cooked and pairing it with a homemade crisp corn crust. He uses chicken thighs for this dish because they are the most flavorful and the texture is just right for this dish. When done, you can pair the chicken with pasta or rice.
Cheryl Burke and Juan Pablo Di Pace
Actor Juan Pablo Di Pace is joined by two-time “Dancing with the Stars” winner Cheryl Burke to talk about the show. Juan Pablo also discusses what it was like when one of the judges compared him to Gene Kelly! The comment resulted in Gene’s widow contacting him and complimenting him on his dance skills. Meanwhile, Cheryl shares what it is like getting ready for her upcoming wedding to Matthew Lawrence.
French Toast Casserole
Mary Beth Albright of The Washington Post is in the kitchen making a delicious breakfast treat of french toast casserole with a homemade cherry compote. She recommends adding a pinch of salt to the dish because it brings a sweet and savory flavor to the casserole. If you don’t have time in the morning, feel free to put it together the day before and place it in the refrigerator.
Lawrence Zarian is introducing you to a variety of ways to wear sequins this holiday season.
LOOK #1: KAYLEY
I.N.C SEQUIN MOCK-NECK SLEEVELESS TOP, MACY’S $79.50
UNCONSTRUCTED BLAZER, TOPSHOP $50
CELEBRITY PINK HIGH RISE SKINNY JEANS, MACY’S $44
LOOK #2: DEIDRE
SEQUIN MINI SKIRT, EXPRESS $69.90
COWL NECK CABLE KNIT SWEATER IN OATMEAL, EXPRESS $69.90
LOOK #3 LISA
PREMIER AMOUR ¾ SLEEVE OMBRE SEQUIN DRESS, MACY’S $90