Today on Home & Family: Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
"Legends" actress and professional cookbook author Ali Larter dishes about consciously preparing healthy meals for her expanding family and her partnership with Dole Garden Soup. The second time mommy-to-be discusses her pregnancy and preparing her 3-year-old for a younger sibling. Plus, we even spoil her with an ice cream sundae to satisfy her cravings.
"Legends" airs Wednesdays at 9/8c on TNT.
Chef Marcus Samuelsson
Chef Marcus Samuelsson shares convenient ways to whip up meals by maximizing the use of leftovers. Using scraps of chicken, he makes a healthy and delicious salad. Adopted from Ethiopia, Marcus credits his Swedish grandma for his culinary skills. He now proudly owns 15 restaurants worldwide and dedicates a lot of his time in the kitchen of his Harlem eatery Red Rooster. Plus, learn about the kids cooking competition he's involved in and leave room for dessert because you won't want to miss out on Marcus' oatmeal cherry cookies.
Marcus is part of the Uncle Ben's Beginners contest where kids and parents can submit videos of themselves cooking together to inspire healthy family eating and win prizes. Enter at bensbeginnerscontest.com.
Hair Loss & Balding with Kym Douglas & Matt Rogers
Things are getting hairy over here at "Home & Family," or rather lack there of. Matt Rogers gets candid about his very personal struggle with balding at the age of 22. As an "American Idol" contestant, he grew very self-conscious of his thinning and disappearing hairline. Thanks to the Bosley hair restoration grafts, Matt is grateful for his regained confidence in his appearance. For viewers who cannot afford to invest in expensive transplants, Kym Douglas has more affordable solutions. Find out how you can stimulate hair growth with a spray or Jojoba Oil. Or, learn to embrace baldness like some big name celebrities, such as Bruce Willis.
Adonia Hair Awake is available at www.hairawake.com.
Bumble & BUmble Hair Powder is sold for $14.99 at bumbleandbumble.com.
Check out TV personality and country singer Matt Rogers at mattrogersusa.com.
Make Extra Cash for Christmas with Jeanette Pavini
Emmy Award winning consumer reporter Jeanette Pavini officially joins the family today as another new member for season three of "Home & Family!" It's never too early to start setting money aside for holiday shopping. With just three months to go until Christmas, Jeanette introduces us to several moonlighting jobs to get our hands on some extra cash. Learn about getting paid for your opinion in focus groups, tutoring students via the internet, and pet sitting.
Sign up for a focus group at mysteryshop.org and quirks.com/tv.
Actress Heather McComb speaks about the honor and privilege of working with Liev Schreiber and Dash Mihok on the hit show "Ray Donovan." Find out how she handled her emotions at the first table read amongst such star power. Mum's the word as she's careful not to spill any spoilers on the top-secret storyline. Then, Heather spreads exciting engagement news and introduces us to her fiance. The couple share their romantic propsal story with us.
Watch the season finale of "Ray Donovan" on September 28 at 9/8c on Showtime.
Cristina Cooks Crispy Wonton Cups Filled with Asian Beef
Great to serve as a holiday appetizer, Cristina cooks her recipe for crispy wonton cups filled with Asian beef. She explains that fish sauce is just one of many ingredients used in Asian cooking for flavoring. Cristina then suggests pairing the dish with an Asian Pear-adise Cocktail.
Credit Card Hacking with Gregory Evans
Hacker extraordinaire Gregory Evans used to be the mastermind behind hacking schemes. Now, he's putting his knowledge to good use to help consumers protect their confidential credit card information. Learn all about how vulnerable your ATM is and how skimmers are used to record credit card digits. Find out why writing an old fashioned check is a big no-no. To play it safe, Gregory recommends making purchases with pre-paid credit cards. He also gives us an overview of the new security measures featured in the iPhone 6.
Check out former hacker and cyber security hacker Gregory Evans' website at gregorydevans.com.
Indoor Drive-In Movie Theater with Tanya Memme
The popcorn's popped and it's just about showtime! Park your car in the "Home & Family" drive-in movie theater. In part two of her project, today Tanya Memme takes us through the steps of building the screen with PVC pipe. Then, she projects the film on a white King size sheet sewn in half to create a large pillowcase.
Check out momtrepreneur Tanya Memme and all things lifestyle on her website TanyaMemme.com. Follow her crafty adventures on Twitter @Tanya_Memme and take a look at more DIY fun on Facebook.com/TanyaMemme.
DIY Autumn Wreath with Shirley Bovshow
Autumn has fallen upon us, so Shirley Bovshow is here to make a seasonal DIY wreath. Dissecting a corn stalk, she let's no part go to waste. Watch as she tears apart the stalk and ties together a beautiful wreath.
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