Cuban Shepherd's Pie - Home & Family

Food Fighters

Chef Manouschka Guerrier is in the Home & Family kitchen cooking up her Cuban Shepherd's Cupcakes. The chef from NBC’s “Food Fighters” uses turkey fat for the pie over beef fat, cutting the fat percentage down dramatically. You can also make these into single servings by using muffin tins.
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Do It Yourself Road Trip Travel Tray - Home & Family

DIY Road Trip Travel Tray

Tanya Memme creates a road trip travel tray for kids and the only materials she uses are a magnetic baking sheet, chalk paint and magnetized repurposed old toys. The tray is a great way to keep the kids occupied on long road trips.

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Mark's Underwater Photography Tips Part 2 - Home & Family

Mark’s Underwater Photography Tips Part 2

Mark Steines is back with some more tips for shooting photos underwater with a smart phone. The avid photographer talks about the importance of waterproof cases when shooting underwater. Once again, Mark advises renting lighting equipment for your photographs and getting insurance on your phone against water damage.

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Mike Castle Interview

Mike Castle sits down with Mark and Cristina to talk about his TBS comedy “Clipped.” The actor is from Chicago and in a small world coincidence, he was grew-up in the same neighborhood as his co-star George Wendt. In preparation for the role, Mike actually went to barber school to learn to cut hair, like his character! After his interview, Mike plays a trivia game of “Name that Hairstyle.”
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The Science of Soap - Home & Family

The Science of Soap

Dan Kohler is back to talk about the science of soap! The two main ingredients are oil and lye. If you ever spill lye on yourself while making soap, spray vinegar on your skin and do not add water to the contact area. When making soap at home, all you need is water, lye (sodium hydroxide) and olive oil. Remember to work in a well-ventilated area and let the soap set for 24 hours in mold before cutting or using it.

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Back-to-School Fashion

Lawrence Zarian and Debbie Matenopoulos team up to talk about latest in back to school fashion. From elementary school to the latest in high school looks, this fashionable duo will keep your kids in style!

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Back-of-Couch Table

Paige Hemmis shows you how easy it is repurpose bannister spindles and turn them into the perfect back of the couch table. If you have specific measurements, don’t be afraid to go to the hardware store and ask them to cut the wood down for you. Paige recommends using pine wood because it is light and easy to work with.

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Hollywood Steals

Sandie Newton is back with a whole new list of Hollywood Steals that you are not going to want to miss!

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Treating and Preventing Athlete’s Foot

Matt Iseman is here to talk about Athlete’s Foot, which is a fungal infection that usually begins in between toes. For treatment, you can purchase over-the-counter topical anti-fungals. If the infection still doesn’t go away, you may need to invest in prescription medication. To prevent Athlete’s Foot, keep feet clean and dry and wear shoes that allow feet to breathe and use talcum on feet.

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