Fox 4 LIVE at 8:40am October 27th

me and fox crew

Join me this morning as I cook live on Fox 4 Good Day at about 8:40 am.

I will be preparing a fantastic fall feast perfect for the chilly days ahead and for the little goblins BEFORE you send them out for trick or treating.

Check out my new page, Kitchen Essentials to be sure your kitchen is well stocked for holiday cooking!

Chicken and Lentil Soup

1 quart chicken stock

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 medium onion diced

3 ribs celery finely chopped

1 cup carrots chopped

1 clove garlic pressed

2 chicken breasts cooked and diced

1 cup red or orange lentils

1 15 ounce can diced tomatoes

1 bay leaf

Salt and pepper


¼ cup Parmesan cheese

In a stock pot, set to medium heat, cook onion in olive oil for about 5 minutes. Add remaining vegetables and continue to cook for about 4 minutes.  Add chicken stock and bring to a simmer.  Add remaining ingredients and simmer for about 15 minutes until lentils are tender.  Serve with a dusting of Parmesan cheese.

Harvest Cornbread

1 ½ cups yellow corn meal

½ cup flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

½ cup sugar

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

¼ cup butter melted and cooled

1 ½ cups milk

2 eggs

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

1 cup fresh or frozen corn

1 red bell pepper finely diced

1 jalapeno seeded and chopped

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.  Combine dry ingredients in a bowl and whisk together.  Add wet ingredients and mix until combined.  Add cheese and vegetables and toss.  Pour batter into a greased 9-10 inch round baking dish, bake for 5 minutes, turn heat down to 375 and continue baking for 15-20 minutes until cornbread is firm and beginning to brown.

Candy Corn Bark

12 ounce package white chocolate chips

1 cup candy corn

1 cup crushed pretzel sticks

Melt white chocolate in microwave in 30 second intervals stirring each time.  When chocolate is melted, pour it out onto a sheet of parchment or waxed paper and spread it into a thin sheet suing a knife.  Sprinkle top of chocolate with candy corn and pretzels, press candies into chocolate with palm of hand.  Once chocolate is set break into pieces.

About Lorie Fangio

I am a lifestyle advisor with a passion for connecting families Around the Table for mealtime. We are becoming a society that doesn’t even speak to each other, texting and internet relationships are the norm and it is impacting our culture. I believe the human connection as we know it, is in danger. Finding time to spend together as a family unit can be difficult especially with dual family careers and children that are often hyper scheduled. My mission is to inspire families, with a no nonsense approach to real food. Gathering Around the Table is key to the foundation of familial relationships. Sitting down to a meal is much more than breaking bread, it is a bonding ritual for families that actually protects our kids from all the dangerous stuff in the world. With tips and techniques we can all get our families Around the Table!
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2 Responses to Fox 4 LIVE at 8:40am October 27th

  1. Anonymous says:

    I can’t wait to try out these recipes. They look amazing!

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