White Chocolate Coconut Cake
Pastry chef Valerie Gordon returns to the kitchen to bake a white chocolate coconut cake with homemade buttercream frosting. You can make the buttercream frosting up to two weeks in advance as long as it is stored properly. When done, press coconut onto the sides of the cake and sprinkle some more on top for a finishing touch.
Get more from Valerie at ValerieConfections.com
DIY Evergreen Christmas Gifts
Orly Shani is showing you how to make your own Christmas hedge gifts using a fruit box, artificial turf, hot glue gun, garden shears, permanent marker and ribbon. Since this hedge box will be placed outdoors, make sure the box you are using is waterproof. The size of the box will determine the thickness of the ribbon that you use.
“America’s Got Talent” star Angelica Hale gets into the Christmas spirit by singing “All I Want for Christmas" is You for the audience.
Lauren Paul and Molly Thompson sit down with Mark and Debbie talk about their Kind Campaign, which hosts kind assemblies nation-wide to educate girls and how they can stop bullying. They also provide tips on how to talk to your children at home about bullying. They also are currently selling “You can sit with us” t-shirts benefitting their organization.
Get more information at the KindCampaign.com
Roasted Dungeness Crab
Iron Chef Cat Cora is back in the Home & Family kitchen and today she is making a delicious crab buon natale, perfect for the holidays. When it comes to the crabs, look for the ones that are active or cooked, ready-to-eat crab that is frozen. She also pairs it with a homemade tomalley sauce. The tomalley is an organ found in shellfish that is often used for its flavor.
Isaac, Taylor and Zac Hansen of the group “Hansen” visit Home & Family to talk about their iconic career and the release of their greatest hits album, “Middle of Everywhere.” They also open up about their Christmas album, “Finally, It’s Christmas.”
Holiday Saving Apps
Matt Iseman is breaking down the best apps you should check out in order to save money this holiday season. This includes one that pays you to shop and another that provides you coupon codes while shopping.
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Decorating with a Theme
Ken Wingard teams up with Big Lots to give you some helpful decorating tips for the holidays. From “Merry Metallics” to “Christmas in the City,” Ken has you covered when it comes to decorating themes.
Ali Fedotowsky Manno is making a plush kid-friendly DIY caterpillar that can also serve as a tool to teach your child to count. When done making the caterpillar, use the leftover felt scraps to make the face on the toy. Just remember to not machine wash the caterpillar when done.