I’m like a magpie sometimes, my eyes caught on anything bright and shiny. A candied apple will always turn my head and this Fall I’m making batch after batch to serve guests at my home (who doesn’t squeal in delight at the shiny shell?).
Summer is hot dog season and I love an adventurous relish! This topping is inspired by Georgia's most famous fruit; it's a little sweet and a little spicy! Make a double batch of the relish and save it in your fridge to top grilled fish, slather on sandwiches, or stir into cream cheese for a thrilling dip!
Looking for a new way to amp up your whipped cream? Beat in some mascarpone cheese and caramel. You'll never look back. I serve these with my red velvet chocolate cookies, dip or schmear, just start eating!
If you're a fan of Hallmark Channel's Home & Family show you'll recognize this recipe from one of Ali Fedotowsky-Manno's segments. I love writing recipes for television, but sometimes we don't get to show all of the steps involved!
My dear friend Debbie swears by warm rice pudding, but I'll never agree. For me, rice pudding is best served straight from the fridge. I want it cold. I want it thick. I want it creamy.
The Super Bowl may be over, but you can always chow down on good snacks. Get into this savory version of puppy chow!
Prepare for the North American solar eclipse of 2017! This is going to be a major event and we wanted to make sure you understood the science behind it!
Caramel is one of those confections that so confounds chemists we haven't yet found enough names for the compounds found in it! But did you know that sugar doesn't have to melt in order to caramelize? Try making dry caramel sugar at home and revolutionize your baking.
Though it may sound dull, the science behind organizing your fridge could save you money! Are you constantly throwing things out because they're going bad? Well, if you know where each food should be properly stored inside your fridge, you might be able to cut down on that waste!
Cornbread has two distinct camps: Northern and Southern. But do you know how the two styles came to be? It all comes down to technology that was developed around the industrial revolution!
When it comes to the most basic ingredient in our baking arsenal, there are a lot of options at the store! Here's a quick breakdown on the difference between AP flour, bread flour, and pastry flour.
Invisible ink sounds like something that only spies get to play with, but at Home & Family we're going to let you in on the secrets! Using nothing more than common household items, we'll teach you how to write secret messages at home.
Blowing bubbles is a joy for young and old, but wouldn't it be better if we could get them to last longer? And don't you always want to blow the biggest bubbles possible? Well, here's the scientific breakdown on the perfect formula for enormous bubbles.
Ice cream is everyone's favorite treat in the summer, but it takes so much planning to make at home! But, with a few scientific tricks you can make it in just a few minutes. Check out this cool contraption made out of marble and dry ice!
Confused about the difference between cold brew and iced coffee? Here's the complete breakdown and my favorite recipe for perfect cold brew at home.
Everyone at H&F seems to think I'm inordinately picky! Well, in this segment we really dive into my particularities. Three cheers to being weird!
Confused about plastic? Worried about wood? Beguiled by glass? Here's everything you need to know about cutting boards in your kitchen.
Another round of trivia questions with the family members!
Do aluminum pans cause alzheimers? Is teflon safe to use? I teamed up with Doctor JJ to discuss the science and health issues surrounding some of our most common pots and pans.
Why does bread go stale? What's happening inside the crust to make it stiff and dry? How can we delay the onset of staleness? Here's the scientific breakdown on why things go stale!