My husband Peter and I have had so much fun being guests on Valerie Bertinelli’s cooking show, “Valerie’s Home Cooking”. She and her husband Tom are great friends (and neighbors) so we’ve had the privilege of filming several episodes this past year. The show currently airs on Saturday mornings (here in L.A.) on the Food Network.
The holiday “Ho! Ho! Ho! Company’s Coming” episode premiered this morning and it was such a hoot to relive the day. Val’s mom and dad (both hilarious) flew in for the shoot, which included friends Lisa and Dave Dinsmore.
For this holiday segment, Val made lasagna with a deliciously rich béchamel sauce, baked sausage balls, salad and really pretty Neapolitan cookies. Tom is in charge of cocktails and we toasted the holidays with his berry kir royales.
My favorite bite of the night was Val’s scrumptious SAUSAGE BALLS. I love anything spicy and she totally kicked up this updated version. Check out her easy recipe here.
Short intro video clip on my instagram here.
THANK YOU for the wonderful hair styling Kim Urgel!
And Joe, you rule.
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