Danica McKellar and Brennan Elliott
Actress Danica McKellar and actor Brennan Elliott visit Home & Family to talk about their new Hallmark Movies & Mysteries movie, “Christmas at Grand Valley,” which premieres Friday, December 21st at 9/8c. The two also discuss their favorite holiday memories.
Crepe Cake with Peanut Butter, Nutella, Whipped Cream and Hazelnuts
Executive chef from The Peninsula Beverly Hills, David Codney is in the kitchen making a mouth-watering dessert, a crepe cake with peanut butter, Nutella, whipped cream and hazelnuts. When done stacking the crepes, he tops them with powdered sugar.
DIY Santa Photo Display
Ken Wingard is making a DIY wall photo display using plywood, wooden frames and wooden poles. You want to use two inch and one inch blocks to create the 3D look for the photo frames. When arranging the photos, Ken recommends placing them in chronological order. Hang this DIY on the wall using a french cleat.
Grounds & Hounds
Larissa Wohl is joined by the founder of Grounds & Hounds, Jordan Karcher, to talk about his coffee company, which donates money and toys to animal shelters. 100% of proceeds from Grounds & Hounds’ Rescue Roast goes to selected rescue shelters each month. Jordan has also started a toy donation program, where he is about to deliver over 2,000 toys to animal shelters.
Beef Wellington with Arugula Pesto and Creamy Horseradish Sauce
Author of “Let’s Stay In,” Ashley Rodriguez is in the kitchen making the ultimate holiday feast, beef wellington with arugula pesto and creamy horseradish sauce. She encourages you to not be intimidated by this dish because there are so many ways to prepare it ahead of time. She recommends seasoning the meat two days in advance to make it more flavorful.
Danica McKellar and Dan Lauria
Actress Danica McKellar and actor Dan Lauria sit down with Cameron and Debbie to talk about their new Hallmark Movies & Mysteries movie, “Christmas at Grand Valley,” which premieres Friday, December 21st at 9/8c. The two also starred together in the TV series, "Wonder Years," 25 years ago.
DIY Drink Stirrers
Orly Shani is getting you ready for your holiday party by showing you how to make your own festive drink stirrers. Use hot glue to attach the toppers to the stirrer itself. You can re-use the stirrers by just hand washing them when you are done. She also takes a punch bowl and shows you how to paint it to make it look like a glittery ornament.
Mathison Sugar Cookies
Cameron is in the kitchen and joined by his daughter Leila. Together, they are making their family-favorite treat, sugar cookies. The key is to chill the dough for three to four hours before baking. One extra tip is to wait for the cookies to be cooled completely before adding the frosting.
Gifts for Gardeners
Shirley Bovshow is giving you some gift suggestions for the gardener in your life.
1. Hanging Water Garden - $9 and up
2. Stack!t Herb Drying Rack - $49.95
3. Essex Teuter Trellis - $74.95
Country singer Lucas Hoge performs his song, “Hey Christmas,” for the audience.