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Home-Style Family Cooking

Airing Thu, 2012-04-12

Get comforting family recipes for savory buttermilk-cheese waffles and classic tomato soup from chef Linton Hopkins of Restaurant Eugene in Atlanta. Then, brush up on your spring-cleaning techniques as Martha and Kevin Sharkey, editorial director of decorating, test our audience's homekeeping skills in a fun bed-making competition. Plus, how to properly fold a towel.

Media Home-Style Family Cooking Show Family Cooking Discover how to make satisfying, kid-friendly recipes for <a href="http://www.marthastewart.com/900049/savory-cheese-waffles">cheese waffles</a> and <a href="http://www.marthastewart.com/900050/tomato-soup">tomato soup</a>. Plus, the best techniques for <a href="http://www.marthastewart.com/how-to/how-to-make-a-bed">making beds</a> and <a href="http://www.marthastewart.com/264209/fold-a-towel">folding towels</a>.
Featured in Teaser Savory Cheese Waffles
Featured in Teaser Tomato Soup
Featured in Teaser Cultured-Cream Butter

GUEST: Linton Hopkin, chef of Restaurant Eugene

Featured in Teaser Lemon Verbena Martini
Featured in Teaser Fold a Towel

Make a Bed

Expert Bed-Making Tips

1. Place your top sheet facedown, so that the right side is visible when folded over the top blanket.
2. Fold the end of the sheet at the foot of the bed firmly under the mattress and tuck the bottom edges in to make hospital corners.
3. Leave the sheet sides near to the pillows untucked, so you can get in and out of bed with ease.

Try: Martha Stewart Collection at Macy's Ginger Jars, Heirloom Peony, and Trousseau Chinoiserie bedding sets.

GUESTS: Kevin Sharkey, executive editorial director of decorating, warm-up artiste Joey Kola, and audience members Erin Hughes, Tanea Bakare, Mary Stark, and Monica Stark.

Themed Herb-Garden Ideas

• Sal's Herb Garden: Cilantro, Dill, Nasturtium, Chervil, Red Sorrel, Mesclun mix
• Martha's Cocktail Garden: Coriander, Sweet Woodruff, Lemon Verbena, Caraway, Mint
• New Species to Try: Aussie Sweetie Basil, Barbecue Rosemary, Hot and Spicy Oregano
GUEST: Sal Gilbertie, owner of Gilbertie's Herb Gardens

Featured Resources

GIVEAWAYS:
Oster Flip waffle maker, available at Target
"Herb Gardening from the Group Up," by Sal Gilbertie
Martha Stewart Collection at Macy's hand towels

SHOP: Lehman's Grooved Butter Paddles

ITEMS ON SET:
Herb garden planter from eartheasy.com
Le Pen markers from Uchida of America Corporation

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