Brooke D’Orsay and Daniel Lissing Interview
Actors Brooke D’Orsay and Daniel Lissing stop by Home & Family to talk about their new Hallmark Channel Original Movie, “Christmas in Love,” which premieres November 11th at 8/7c. Brooke shares a sweet story of how Daniel got so hooked on working with pies that he bought the whole crew their own to take home! Meanwhile, Daniel shares what it is like celebrating the holidays in Australia, during their summertime months.
Chef and host of Food Network’s “Girl Meets Farm,” Molly Yeh is in the kitchen making one of her favorite breakfast dishes, kale shakshuka. She explains she uses kale in the wintertime because it is so hearty and healthy. Keep adding kale to the pan as it will shrink from cooking in the olive oil. If you do not want to use kale, you can always substitute in spinach, chards or collard greens.
How to Throw a Great Holiday Party
Maria Provenzano is giving you some tips on how to throw the ultimate holiday party for your family and friends. Before getting your party started, cue your SiriusXM channel to Hallmark Channel Radio, to get the holiday tunes going. Maria is also making her own festive DIY photo op background using presents and embellishments. She then sets up her own gingerbread decorating station for party goers.
Podcaster and motivation speaker Jamie Ivey sits down with Cameron and Debbie to talk about her book, “If You Only Knew.” In the book, Jamie shares the good, the bad and the ugly from her youth and describes what it was like coming back to her faith in her 20’s. She also opens up about the start of her career as an on-air DJ, from winning a contest and then becoming a podcaster.
Georgia-Style Brunswick Stew
Author of “Southern Soups & Stews,” Nancie McDermott is in the kitchen today making a hearty dish of Georgia-style Brunswick stew with pork, ground beef and ground turkey. She explains that a Brunswick stew is a traditional stew that is cooked low and slow and feeds a giant group. Because this is a Georgia-style stew, it is faster to make and won’t take overnight. Nancie reveals that she loves her recipes to have a story attached to them.
Actor Sean Faris stops by to talk about his new Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Movie, “A Veteran’s Christmas,” which premieres November 11th at 9/8c. He even brings an emotional clip from the movie for the audience to enjoy. Sean is joined by real life veteran Technical Sergeant, Dustin Cain and his wife, Stephanie. Debbie surprises Dustin that through the work with Pups4Patriots, he will be reunited with his own military dog, Bakk.
Must-Haves for the Shopaholic
With Christmas shopping season underway, Kym Douglas is bringing you a list of products that shopaholics will love!
Pecan Praline Cheesecake
Cookbook author and recipe developer Sheri Castle is making a delicious dessert in the kitchen, pecan praline cheesecake with homemade shortbread cookie crust. The best part about this recipe is that you can make it using a multi-cooker. When you take the cake out of the multi-cooker, let it cool down before spreading on sour cream and dark brown sugar. She also discusses her other recipes that you can find in her cookbook, “Instantly Southern: 85 Southern Favorites for Your Pressure Cooker, Multicooker, and Instant Pot ®."
Dani and Dannah Lane
Viral YouTube sensations, sisters Dani and Dannah Lane sit down with Debbie and Cameron to talk about their hit video, “Call Jesus,” which has had 1.8 million views! They hope the message from the video is that Jesus will always be there for you, no matter what you are going through, in good times and bad. They share that the videos all come from the heart and discuss future projects, like books and a Christmas album!
DIY Ornament Topiaries
Paige Hemmis is taking foam balls and turning them into festive outdoor ornament topiaries. When attaching the ramekins to the top of the ornaments, use a glue gun on low so it won’t melt the styrofoam. For her finishing touch, she takes hat boxes and turns them into little drummer boy drums.