Fried Chicken and Waffles with Homemade Sriracha
Husband and wife Jet and Ali Tila are in the kitchen making the ultimate sweet and salty breakfast with a spicy kick! Today they are preparing fried chicken and waffles with homemade sriracha. To get the perfect fried chicken, marinate it overnight with seasoned salt and buttermilk, for the ultimate flavor. When you are done with blending the sriracha, place it in a mason jar for two days, allowing to ferment. After two days, puree the sriracha and strain it. If you are a serious heat seeker, he suggests you to add Thai peppers to the sriracha. The two also talk about their new cookbook, “101 Epic Dishes.”
Ali Fedotowsky-Manno is turning soap making into a fun activity with this DIY. These soapsicles are a great way to get the kids excited for taking baths. It is very important to use soap coloring for this DIY and not food coloring because food coloring stains skin and your bathtub. When it comes to scents, she recommends lavender because it is good for your skin and helps calm you before bedtime.
Your Mom Cares
Sharon Feldstein and Patsy Noah sit down with Home & Family to talk about the Your Mom Cares campaign. The longtime friends share a passion for helping children, which is what inspired them to launch Your Mom Cares. This includes bringing forward conversations about mental health issues in young children. They also talk about their relationships with their children. Sharon's son is actor Jonah Hill and Patsy's son is singer Adam Levine.
Kym Douglas is introducing you to ways to discover new books for summertime reading! This includes Little Fun Club, which is a children’s book subscription box, which selects books based on your children’s taste. There is also the GoodReads App, where you can keep track of your books and discover new books to read. Finally, she shows you new audiobooks available from Hallmark Publishing.
Host of “Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin,” Jeff Corwin sits down with Home & Family to talk about his 30 year career in wildlife conservation. He shares his gateway moment of finding a garter snake as a child and tracking the snake’s journey through his backyard for two years, which is what drove his fascination with animals. He also brings a clip from his show, where he went to Sri Lanka to visit elephants. You can watch Jeff each week on his ABC series, “Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin.”
Mother’s Day Gifts
Maria Provenzano is introducing you to some of her favorite Mother’s Day gift ideas with the help of Hallmark Gold Crown Stores. She also shows you how to make your own painting pillows, which you can get the kids involved in helping out on!
Rustic Beef and Polenta Casserole
Author of “Cook Once, Eat All Week,” Cassy Joy Garcia is in the kitchen making a hearty rustic beef and polenta casserole. Before getting started, she talks about her cookbook, which is perfect for those who want to meal prep, but feel they do not have the time. The beef she uses for the casserole is a chuck roast, which is affordable, but packed with flavor. To liven up the polenta, she adds butter and a little olive oil to it. For the casserole, she layers the polenta, sautéed kale and beef that has been soaked in a red wine sauce and serves it up!
102-year-old Rosalee Glass is joined by her daughter, author and filmmaker Lillian to talk about their new film, “Reinventing Rosalee,” currently available on Digital HD and DVD. In the film, Rosalee shares her story of going through a depression in her 80’s and then deciding to change her attitude, taking boxing lessons and enrolling in acting classes. They even bring a trailer from the film, featuring the years leading up to Rosalee’s 100th birthday! The mother and daughter hope that viewers will take away the message that bad times are not forever.
DIY Repurposed Tea Tins
Actress Renee Lawless is back and today she is showing you how to repurpose tea tins. This DIY is so simple that you can do it home and even get your children involved with helping! First thing you have to do is scrub the sticker labels off your tea tin with soap and hot water. After that, decorate the tins to your liking using chalk paint to create the perfect container to store your office supplies, scissors and even jewelry. Don’t forget to catch Renee in Tyler Perry’s “The Haves and the Have Nots,” every Tuesday at 9/8c on OWN.
Sun/Heat Protection for Pets
With summertime right around the corner, Larissa Wohl is introducing you to her favorite products to help shield pets from the direct sun and heat.
My Dog Nose It! Sun balm mydognoseit.com
Derby Hydro Cooling Jacket, DerbyOriginals.com
Crate Cooling Fan, Amazon.com
Cool Pup Freeze Toy, Amazon.com
Adoption Ever After
NAME: DOG - Shamir
LOCATION: South Bend, IN
RESCUE: Homeward Bound Animal Welfare Group
NAME: Kiki Ann
LOCATION: St. Louis, MO
RESCUE: Gateway Pet Guardians