The Martha Stewart Show - Season 2008



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  • Body and Soul Show
    Body and Soul Show
    Episode 0609
    Dr. Brent Ridge discusses the benefits of a good night's sleep. Special thanks to Tempur-Pedic. Dr. Yvonne Sanders-Butler talks about her sugar-free school, Browns Mill Elementary School. She also shares two recipes from her cookbook, "Healthy Kids, Smart Kids": Chicken Salad Surprise and Baked Chicken. Alanna Fincke, the editor in chief of Body+Soul, shares facts about grapefruit and a recipe for Grapefruit Tea. Special thanks to Florida grapefruit growers for giving our studio audience a ruby red grapefruit. Terri Trespicio, senior editor at Body+Soul also joins Martha to discuss the benefits of forgiveness. Trainer Mary Tedesco demonstrates her Fat-Blasting Workout. The heart rate monitor can be purchased at Special thanks to Gym Source for providing the equipment. Dr. Richard Carmona, the 17th surgeon general of the United States, discusses how to achieve optimal health. Dr. Carmona is currently the vice chairman of Canyon Ranch. Special thanks to Canyon Ranch Lenox for giving our studio audience a three-night stay.moreless
  • The Male Italian Chef Show
    Chris Bianco is an Italian boy from the Bronx who has made quite the splash in Phoenix with his delicious pizzas and rustic Italian cuisine. He is the chef and proprietor of acclaimed Pizzeria Bianco, as well as Bar Bianco next door and Pane Bianco, which serves four kinds of sandwiches a day on hot rolls baked in a wood-burning oven. He was awarded the James Beard Award for "Best Chef Southwest" in 2003, making him the only pizzaiolo to win the best regional chef designation of the James Beard Foundation. Today, Chris joins Martha to prepare Lemon Focaccia and Baby Fennel and Red Grapefruit Salad. Born and raised in Seven Hills, Ohio, chef Andrew Carmellini graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and by age 20 he was at work on the line at San Domenico, the haute Italian restaurant on Central Park South in Manhattan. Andrew was later recruited for the top toque position at the new Cafe Boulud, where he won a James Beard Award for Rising Star Chef of the Year and was named to Food and Wine magazine's 10 Best New Chefs roster. Now head chef at A Voce, Andrew makes seasonal Italian cookery that is at once stylish and earthy, carefully crafted and intensely flavorful. Today, Andrew joins Martha to prepare Steamed Black Bass with Sicilian-Style Pesto and Spinach with Crispy Chickpeas.moreless
  • The Chef Pasta Show
    The Chef Pasta Show
    Episode 0605
    Acclaimed chef Mario Batali prepares Spaghetti with Green Olive Sauce. An apprenticeship with London's legendary chef Marco Pierre White and three years of intense culinary training in the small Northern Italian village of Borgo Capanne gave Mario the essential skills he needed to begin work on his own Italian restaurants. He has since created a thriving restaurant empire, which include Babbo Ristorante e Enoteca and Del Posto with his partner, Joe Bastianich. Recently, Mario teamed up with to provide the latest in environmentally friendly food options, insight, and tips. Lidia Bastianich began her career at Walken's Bakery in Queens, New York. At the age of 24, she and her husband opened their first restaurant, Buonavia. In 1981, Lidia and her husband moved to Manhattan and opened up Felidia. Since then, she has opened several acclaimed restaurants, such as Esca, Becco, Lidia's Kansas City, Lidia's Pittsburgh, and Del Posto. Today, she prepares a delicious dish: Fettuccini with Swordfish.moreless
  • The Latin Food Show
    The Latin Food Show
    Episode 0604
    Chef Carmen Gonzalez of New York City's Lucy of Gramercy joins Martha today to share her savory recipe for Plantain-Stuffed Pork Loin and sweet recipe for Coconut Tembleque with Mango-Kumquat Relish. Maricel Presilla is a culinary historian and author specializing in the cuisine of Latin America and Spain. Maricel is the president of Gran Cacao Company, a Latin American food research and marketing company that specializes in the sale of premium cacao beans from Latin America. She is also the co-owner and chef of Zafra, an eight-year-old pan-Latin restaurant in Hoboken, New Jersey. Four years ago, she opened Cucharamama, a South American restaurant, also in Hoboken. Both of Maricel's restaurants have menus that reflect her travels and experiences, bringing together her love for Latin America and Spain. They have both received a rating of Excellent from the New York Times. In 2007, Maricel was nominated for Best Chef for the Mid-Atlantic Region by the James Beard Foundation. Today, she joins Martha to make Slab Bacon in Hot-Pepper-and-Brown-Loaf-Sugar Adobo. Special thanks to Maricel for providing our studio audience with a gift bag containing dried peppers, brown loaf sugar, and a jar of guava preserves.moreless
  • The Breakfast Show
    The Breakfast Show
    Episode 0603
    Josh Eden, chef and partner of New York City's Soho restaurant Shorty's.32, stops by to share one of his favorite breakfast recipes -- classic Eggs Benedict. Chefs Lee Hanson and Riad Nasr of New York City's famed restaurants Balthazar and Pastis join Martha in the kitchen to make two breakfast favorites: Buckwheat Crepes with Eggs, Ham, and Gruyere and Balthazar Brioche French Toast. Neil Kleinberg of New York City go-to breakfast spots Clinton Street Baking Company and Community Food and Juice joins Martha in the kitchen to whip up his flaky Clinton Street Baking Company Biscuits. Ti Adelaide Martin and Lally Brennan are in from New Orleans to share with Martha two classic cocktails from their restaurants, the iconic Commander's Palace and Cafe Adelaide and the Swizzle Stick Bar. Try a delicious Brandy Milk Punch or the timeless Brandy Alexander from their new book, "In the Land of Cocktails: Recipes and Adventures from the Cocktail Chicks," at your next big breakfast. Special thanks to Ti Adelaide Martin and Lally Brennan for giving their cocktail-recipe book to the entire audience.moreless
  • Female Italian Chef Day
    Lidia Bastianich began her career at Walken's Bakery in Queens, New York. At the age of 24, she and her husband decided to open their first restaurant, Buonavia, meaning "on the good road." They hired the best Italian-American chef they could find and Lidia began to work as his sous-chef, learning everything she could while still making her traditional dishes. In 1981, Lidia and her husband moved to Manhattan and opened up Felidia. Since then, she has opened several acclaimed restaurants, such as Esca, Becco, Lidia's Kansas City, Lidia's Pittsburgh, and Del Posto. Today, she joins Martha to make Sausage with Fennel and Olives and to chat about her new cookbook, "Lidia's Italy." Gina DePalma, the pastry chef and co-owner, with Mario Batali, of Babbo, demonstrates her recipe for Gubana, an authentic Italian celebration cake filled with fruits, nuts, and spices. This delicious recipe is from her new cookbook, "Dolce Italiano: Desserts from the Babbo Kitchen," which was given to our studio audience. Odette Fada, executive chef of San Domenico restaurant in Manhattan, shares her secret recipe for the traditional Italian dish Raviolo with Egg Yolk and Truffle Butter.moreless
  • Stamped Crafts
    Stamped Crafts
    Episode 0530
    "Pickle guy" Rick Field of Rick's Picks began making pickles for fun in 1997 in his Brooklyn, New York, apartment. It started out of nostalgia for making and eating pickled "cukes" and dilly beans as a child; Rick started pickling with his parents in Vermont in the 1970s. It was just a matter of time before he realized there was no reason he couldn't do it in New York. All he really needed was a stove and a pot. Today, he joins Martha to make his award-winning Phat Beets -- a way to enjoy the beets from your summer garden all year. For more information on the pickles used for the phat beets and pickle relish, visit Stamp Crafts with Hannah Milman and Deb Jones: Hannah Milman is the editorial director of crafts for Martha Stewart Living. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Hannah has worked at the magazine since its second issue. She has set the standard for crafts stories, often reinterpreting art and giving the stories her own unique touch. The coauthor of "Great American Wreaths: The Best of Martha Stewart Living," Hannah also hosts "The Craft Studio" on Sirius Radio's channel 112. Today, Hannah joins Martha to make beautiful stamped crafts. Also, learn a great tip from our staff makeup artist, Deb Jones, who shares a unique technique for designing cards and stationery with makeup. To purchase the white sticky notes pads, visit Martha Stewart Crafts: For stamping supplies featured in the stamp-craft segment, visit Michaels. For more than 200 years, Nantucket, Massachusetts, has been producing the finest handwoven baskets. It is a unique craft -- only in Nantucket can you find a real lightship basket. Special thanks to Michael Kane and Diana Kim England Goldsmiths for sharing their beautiful crafts.moreless
  • Brad Garrett
    Brad Garrett
    Episode 0529
    Today, Emmy Award-winning actor Brad Garrett chats with Martha about his sitcom, "'Til Death," and makes Lamb Tagine with Prunes. Brad got his start performing stand-up in Los Angeles comedy clubs, and his first appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" at age 23 made him one of the youngest comedians ever to perform on the program. Best known for his role as Ray Romano's big brother Robert for nine seasons on the hit series "Everybody Loves Raymond," he now stars in "'Til Death," a more acerbic take on the married-life sitcom. Brad stars as a put-upon high-school teacher whose longtime marriage is called into sharp contrast by a pair of newlyweds who move next door.moreless
  • America Cooks
    America Cooks
    Episode 0528
    Martha answers audience questions on baking, gardening, and housewares. Carol Ford and Karen Hasse of Cranberry Island Kitchen started baking homemade desserts about 20 years ago in a little cottage nestled on the coast of Maine. Today, they join Martha to make their classic Whoopie Pies to kick off the new America Cooks series.moreless
  • Donny Deutsch
    Donny Deutsch
    Episode 0527
    As chairman of Deutsch Inc., Donny Deutsch implemented his "leaner, meaner, faster, smarter" philosophy to transform a small advertising shop into one of the nation's top 10 agencies. The $2.8 billion full-service agency has provided clients with strategic marketing programs that are intrusive, effective, and talked about. Clients include GM, Johnson & Johnson, DirecTV, Novartis Worldwide, and IKEA. A graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, Donny now serves on two prestigious boards: Penn's School of Social Work's executive committee and the Michael J. Fox Parkinson's Foundation's board of directors. Today, he joins Martha to chat about his show, "The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch," his new book, "Often Wrong, Never In Doubt: Unleash the Business Rebel Within," and to make Indian-Spiced Chicken with Raita. Raita is a yogurt accompaniment made with Dannon's Yogurt. Special thanks to Dannon for giving our studio audience its new Light and Fit yogurt.moreless
  • Artisanal Crafts and Foods
    Although the family had been involved in making extracts for three generations previously, Charles H. Baldwin and his father, H.M. Baldwin, officially established the company Charles H. Baldwin and Sons in 1888. Charles Baldwin peddled his extracts all over the Northeast while his wife stayed home and raised the family, tended the farm, and packed up the orders to ship to her husband for distribution. The current owner, Earl B. Moffatt, is the great-grandson of the founder. For thousands of years, baskets served as indispensable objects in many cultures. Although modern society is less dependent on them, our long connection seems to have left an archetypal imprint, a symbol of elemental simplicity. Their inclusion in our homes can soften the edges of our often hectic daily lives. Today, we visit Newt Washburn, a fourth-generation New Hampshire basket maker, to learn the basics of the craft.moreless
  • Memorial Day Show
    Memorial Day Show
    Episode 0523
    Get ready for the holiday weekend with three wonderful recipes, perfect for Memorial Day entertaining: Berry Spritzer, Fried Chicken, and Blueberry Crumble Pie. Martha gives a lesson in flag folding. Special thanks to Ten Speed Press for giving everyone in our studio audience a copy of Kit Hinrich's book, "Long May She Wave." Special thanks to Annin & Co., the world's oldest and largest flag manufacturer, for supplying the flags used on the show and giving everyone in our studio audience a porch flag kit, parade flag, and flag etiquette book. Marc Morrone adopted his first pet, a parakeet named Jinxie, when he was 4. By the time he was 18, his collection of pets had outgrown his parents' house. So in 1978, Marc and his business partner, Nick Guerra, opened Parrots of the World, a pet shop specializing in birds, ferrets, and unusual pets. Today, Marc talks about some all-American dogs. Learn more about Marc's radio show at
  • The Kids Show
    The Kids Show
    Episode 0522
    Martha dedicates a show to all things kids! First, Martha makes Homemade Baby Food for producer Judy Morris's son Jimmy. Next, Martha whips up a batch of delicious Orange Pancakes sure to become a brunch favorite in your home. Then, Martha and her 8-year-old friend Ethan make a slime kit -- it's a Gross Thing your kids will definitely want to get their hands on. Special thanks to American Science and Surplus for donating the medical and science supplies. Plus, Martha shows you how to make play dough and an artwork tote bag. Special thanks to for providing the canvas bags used in this craft. And animal expert Marc Morrone introduces you to the animal menagerie of Nick Jacinto, aka "Mini-Marc."moreless
  • The Small Plates Show
    The Small Plates Show
    Episode 0521
    Martha invites some of her favorite chefs to share their best small plate and salad recipes. But first, Martha shows you how easy it can be to put together a beautiful display of cheeses and other prepared foods. For more information on the mustard oil used in this segment, visit Emeril Lagasse spiced things up in the kitchen with his delicious Shrimp and Avocado Salad with New Orleans-Style Remoulade Sauce and Baby Greens. For more information on the Emeril Lagasse Foundation, visit Elizabeth Falkner, owner of Orson and Citizen Cupcake, shares her mouthwatering recipe for Seared Scallops with Bacon, Tomato, and Avocado Puree, a distinctive small plate that will be a sure crowd-pleaser. Laurent Tourondel shows you how to prepare a refreshing Heirloom Tomato and Watermelon Salad that's perfect for hot summer days. See more of his wonderful recipes in his cookbook, "Bistro Laurent Tourondel: New American Bistro Cooking"; for more information on his BLT restaurants, visit
  • Simple Suppers
    Simple Suppers
    Episode 0520
    Some of Martha's favorite chefs share delicious recipes for Simple Suppers. Mario Batali prepares Pizza Margherita, a dish from his cookbook, "Italian Grill." David Pasternack of Esca makes Brodetta; for more of his recipes, check out "The Young Man and the Sea." Harold Dieterle of Perilla shares his recipe for Red Snapper with Baby Bok Choy. Mark Strausman makes Linguini from his cookbook, "Two Meatballs in the Italian Kitchen." Emeril Lagasse, whose Emeril Lagasse Foundation supports developmental and educational opportunities for children within communities where his restaurants operate, prepares Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Fresh Fruit Salsa. Joey Campanaro from the Little Owl demonstrates how to make a Perfectly Roasted Chicken. And, John Barricelli, owner of the Sono Baking Company and Cafe and host of "Everyday Baking from Everyday Food," prepares mouthwatering Pasta Lazio.moreless
  • The Everyday Food Show
    The Everyday Food Show
    Episode 0519
    Lucinda Scala Quinn presently oversees the food group, which contributes to MSLO's media and merchandising business segments. She is also a cohost of "Everyday Food" on PBS. Lucinda has two wonderful cookbooks -- "Lucinda's Rustic Italian Kitchen" and "Authentic Jamaican Cooking" -- which are filled with wonderful recipes, such as her Lemon-Parsley Pork Chops recipe. Sandy Gluck is the food editor for Everyday Food and Body+Soul magazines and teaches Martha Stewart Living Radio listeners simple, fast meals -- such as Pineapple-Glazed Chicken and Chicken Salad with Lemon-Yogurt Dressing -- every week on "The Everyday Food Hour." As a cohost of the PBS cooking series "Everyday Food," Margot shares easy recipes such as Potato-and-Onion Frittata. Margot is also the owner of Margot Cafe and Wine Bar.moreless
  • Chef Lachlan Patterson
    Chef Lachlan Patterson
    Episode 0516
    Chef Lachlan Patterson of Frasca Food and Wine in Boulder, Colorado, joins Martha to make his savory Rabbit Agnolotti with Rosemary and Chicken Brodo, a perfect spring dish. Shellie Goldstein and Dr. Charles Kim discuss the benefits of acupuncture treatment. Shellie is one of the industry's most knowledgeable and highly respected wellness and skin-care experts, and has been with Eva Scrivo Salon for more than three years. Dr. Charles Kim is a double board-certified specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation and in pain medicine. At the world-renowned Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, he is the director of medical acupuncture in the department of anesthesiology, and is an avid practitioner, teacher, lecturer, and researcher in the fusion approach of combining the best of Eastern and Western medicine. To find a licensed practitioner in your area, visit For more information on integrative medicine, visit
  • Martha in the Bahamas
    Martha in the Bahamas
    Episode 0515
    Martha heads to the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas, where she swims with dolphins in Dolphin Cay, explores incredible natural habitats, and eats fantastic local cuisine. She also shares recipes for Goldie's Conch Salad, from the Goldie's Conch Stand, and Grouper, Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp, and Mango and Feta Salad, from Cafe Martinique. Read more about Martha's trip to the Bahamas, including her visit to Holey Farm, on the Martha Blog. You can also view her personal photos taken on her trip. Our set is decorated with orange bird of paradise (Strelitzia reginae), croton mammey (Codiaeum variegatum), red sister (Cordyline terminalis), kentia palms (Howea forsteriana), variegated ginger (Alpinia zerumbet), bromeliad portea jungles, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, and Schefflera actinophylla "Amate." Special thanks to tropical-plant shippers Foliage Xpress for providing these beautiful flowers. The flower guide Martha referenced at the end of today's show, "Tropical & Garden Flower Identification" by Graeme Teague, is available at
  • Teacher Appreciation Day
    MIT physics professor Walter Lewin is here to chat with Martha about teaching and demonstrate two physics experiments. Professor Lewin, who is 72 years old, has become a web superstar; you can find his lectures on iTunes U, MIT Open Courseware, Google, and YouTube. Teach for America, founded in 1990 by Wendy Kopp, is an organization that recruits high-achieving recent college graduates of all academic majors to commit to teaching for two years in public schools. The goal of Teach for America is to eliminate educational inequity by enlisting our nation's most promising future leaders and placing them in schools where poverty is high and in areas where education is subpar. More than 17,000 people have joined the Teach for America corps since 1990. Members have been placed in more than 1,000 schools in 26 regions nationwide. Special thanks to Jason Kamras for sharing this helpful information.moreless
  • Joan Rivers and Mark Bittman
    The hilarious Joan Rivers joins Martha to chat about her walk for breast cancer on the Great Wall of China with Olivia Newton John. For more information on the walk for breast cancer, visit Olivia's new album, "A Celebration in Song," will also contribute to the fundraising. For more information on Joan's jewelry line, visit Cookbook author and New York Times food columnist Mark Bittman is in the studio to share two recipes from his new award-winning book, "How to Cook Everything Vegetarian": Shaved Artichoke Salad and Tomato Cobbler. Special thanks to Wiley for giving copies of Mark's cookbook to our studio audience. Sarah Carey from "Everyday Food" joins Martha to make Arugula with Roasted Salmon and New Potatoes. Special thanks to Kraft for giving their new Tuscan House Italian and Classic Caesar dressings to our studio audience. Martha is launching our first online summer workshop -- beginning May 19, 2008 -- to teach you everything you need to know to throw the ultimate summer party. Visit for the ultimate in summer recipes, crafts, decorations, and more.moreless
  • Chef Scott Peacock
    Chef Scott Peacock
    Episode 0512
    Award-winning chef Scott Peacock from Watershed Restaurant in Decatur, Georgia, joins Martha to share his great-grandmother's recipe for Chicken and Dumplings. Martha is joined by 3M's technical director, Mark Sorlien, to discuss 3M products, which amounts to more than 55,000 items. Special thanks to 3M for giving our studio audience the Nail Saver sponges and the Fur Fighter hair-remover starter kit. To learn more about Martha's tour of the 3M facility, visit Martha's blog. Wildlife expert Julie Scardina joins Martha to chat about Aquatica, the newest addition to Anheuser-Busch theme parks, which include SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, and Discovery Cove. Aquatica has water rides and animal-education programs, and Julie brought five animals from the South Seas region of the park to the studio. Special thanks to Aquatica and SeaWorld for giving everyone in our studio audience a pair of tickets to both theme parks. Martha discusses how succulents are beautiful plants to showcase, especially if you live in an area with temperature fluctuations. Special thanks to Fiskars for supplying our viewer mail participant with gardening tools.moreless
  • The Mother's Day Show
    The Mother's Day Show
    Episode 0509
    The talented Melissa Errico joins Martha to bake a Meyer Lemon Coffee Cake and perform "Hushabye," a song from her new album, "Lullabies and Wildflowers," which was given to our studio audience. A Yale graduate who studied acting at Oxford, Melissa has starred on Broadway in numerous plays, including "My Fair Lady," "High Society," and "Dracula." Martha Stewart Living technology editor Suzanne Kantra shares the top high-tech gifts for Mom. Special thanks to Pure Digital for giving Flip Video Camcorders to our studio audience. Award-winning pastry chef Jacques Torres joins Martha to make a beautiful Chocolate Clutch. For more information, on Jacques' chocolates, visit
  • The Nurses Show
    The Nurses Show
    Episode 0508
    It's National Nurses Week, and Martha is celebrating with an audience full of fantastic caregivers! First, Johnson & Johnson nurse Kathy Fallon shares some valuable tips for getting the most out of your medical appointments. Next, Martha pays tribute to five very special nurses who helped a family in need -- it's a truly touching story that you won't want to miss. Then, find out the 10 household items everyone should have on hand in case of an emergency. And, Martha shows you how to make a homemade heating pad perfect for soothing any aches and pains. Plus, a nurse's schedule can be erratic with long hours and little time to eat well, so Martha is making a delicious Simple Supper of pork chops and rhubarb compote that's perfect for the family on the go.moreless
  • Chef Virginia Willis and Community Gardens
    Today, southern chef Virginia Willis joins Martha in the kitchen to make mouthwatering angel food cake, a classic recipe from her new cookbook, "Bon Appetit, Y'all." Then, Martha Stewart Living editorial director of decorating Kevin Sharkey stops by to show us how to choose the perfect arrangement for Mother's Day based on your mom's unique personality. And, find out how volunteers from Martha Stewart Living revived a New York City neighborhood by putting together a beautiful community garden. Plus, gardening editor Tony Bielaczyk is sharing the tips you need to know to start a community garden in your town.moreless
  • Actress Glenn Close and Spring Gardens
    Tune in today for a special encore appearance of actress Glenn Close ("Damages"), who is here with her husband, David Shaw, to give you an inside look at their wonderful website,, the go-to online community for dog lovers. Then, Martha shows you how to make a beautiful and practical gift for Mother's Day that can be enjoyed all summer long: an herb garden kit. Plus, Landcraft Environments nursery owner Dennis Schrader gives us a tour of his private landscape, filled with beautiful tropicals, annuals, and perennials, and shares some secrets for planning a successful spring garden that you won't want to miss.moreless
  •'s Jeff Bezos and Designer Jeffrey Banks
    Today, Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of, is here with his company's latest innovation, which will transform the way we read: the Kindle. Then, it is said that tartan plaid is the world's most popular patterned fabric, and fashion designer Jeffrey Banks is joining Martha for a look at some of the extensive tartan collection featured in his new book, "Tartan: Romancing the Plaid," and to craft a classic plaid-covered footstool. Plus, Martha takes you inside the studio of artist Diana Levinson for a look at how her amazing abstract pieces come to life. And, today marks the start of our second annual "Dreamers Into Doers" contest for women who have transformed their hobbies into successful careers, just as Martha did -- if you've turned your passion into your profession, tune in to see how you can win!moreless
  • Crossword Puzzles and Derby Pie
    Today, New York Times crossword puzzle editor Will Shortz is chatting with Martha about how he devises his popular puzzle clues, and sharing some valuable tips for filling in those little white boxes. Then, brothers Brad and John Hennegan join Martha to chat about their Kentucky Derby documentary, "The First Saturday in May," and to make delicious derby pie, a classic recipe perfect for entertaining during the big race. And Martha shows you how to give an old card table a new look. Plus, find out how well our popular warm-up artist Joey Kola really knows Martha when he tries to complete a one-of-a-kind crossword puzzle.moreless
  • Emeril Lagasse and Magnolias
    Today, celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse is back in the kitchen with Martha, and he's cooking up an amazing dish that you won't want to miss. Then, get a behind-the-scenes look at how the amazing customized hats and bridal headpieces of Suzanne Couture Millinery are made when Martha takes you inside this innovative design studio. Plus, plant expert Patrick Cullina of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden returns for a lesson on fragrant magnolia trees.moreless
  • Mario Batali and Actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley
    Today, acclaimed chef Mario Batali returns to grill some savory Italian treats: focaccina bread with roasted garlic, grilled clams in cartoccio, and fresh robiola cheese wrapped in delicious mortadella. Plus, actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley ("According to Jim") is in the crafts room, and Martha is showing her how to create a children's growth chart -- it's a charming keepsake that every parent will want to make.moreless
  • Actor Christopher Gorham
    Today, actor Christopher Gorham ("Ugly Betty") joins Martha in the kitchen to prepare a delicious spring chicken dish with morel mushrooms and asparagus that is sure to become an instant favorite in your home. Then, Martha shows you how to make a charming faux-porcelain bird-branch pin, a sweet gift that is perfect Mother's Day. Plus, go behind the scenes at New York City's Metropolitan Opera, one of the largest opera houses in the world, for a peek at how the intricate costumes, amazing wigs, and inventive scenery come together.moreless
  • The Garden Show
    The Garden Show
    Episode 0428
    Join Martha for an hour featuring some of our favorite gardens! First, Martha takes you to the classical Chinese garden of Vancouver's Dr. Sun Yat Sen for a look at the breathtaking harmony of architecture and plants. Next, we visit Florida's Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, filled with an extensive collection of rare tropical plants. Then, Martha's friend Nancy Heckler shows us how she transformed her Washington State property into a dream landscape. Plus, learn how native New Yorker Eli Zabar turned his city rooftop into a lush vegetable patch. And, if you love the relaxing atmosphere of water but don't live near the coast, Martha has the perfect answer -- a beautiful backyard oasis, inspired by the naturally tranquil atmosphere of the Bronx's garden at Wave Hill.moreless
  • Weekend Entertaining Ideas
    With spring in full bloom, it's the season for entertaining -- and Martha has everything you need to make your next gathering a success. Tune in today as our weekend entertaining series continues with a petit croque monsieur and a delicious cocktail recipe sure to impress your guests. Then, New York City designer Quentin Webb joins Martha in the crafts room to make knitwits: charming and practical stuffed animals made of mismatched socks that every young child will love. Plus, Dr. Brent Ridge is back with a natural way to make soap, and he's brought along some four-legged friends to help that you won't want to miss.moreless
  • Take Your Child to Work Day and Margot Olshan
    It's Take Your Sons and Daughters to Work Day, and Martha has an hour full of kid-friendly crafts and recipes that you won't want to miss. First, Martha shows you an inventive way to store all the supplies your little artist needs in a beautiful and functional artist's organizer. Then, chef Jim Botsacos and his daughter Sofia are preparing a delicious dish that you and your kids won't want to miss. Plus, "Everyday Food" cohost Margot Olshan is cooking up a spicy pork stew with Martha, and Martha gives you a peek at Margot's charming new Connecticut cafe.moreless
  • Chef Yasuhiro Honma and Peony Arrangements
    If you love Japanese food, Martha has a special treat for you! Award-winning chef Yasuhiro Honma of New York City's En Japanese Brasserie is here with two contemporary Asian recipes using heart-healthy tofu that you won't want to miss. Then, good lighting is an essential element to decorating your home, and Martha Stewart Living editorial director of decorating Kevin Sharkey is back with some beautiful new lamps inspired by Martha's personal collection. Plus, Martha shows you the lush peonies -- from bright pink to pure white -- that thrive in her beautiful Bedford garden. And Manhattan florist Emily Weaver demonstrates how to turn those beautiful peony blooms into a distinctive arrangement -- it's the perfect way to bring a bit of spring into your home.moreless
  • Actress Jamie Pressly
    Actress Jamie Pressly
    Episode 0422
    It's Earth Day, and actress Jamie Pressly ("My Name Is Earl") is with Martha in the crafts room to share some eco-friendly tips from the Earth Day Network charity and to make printed grocery totes that will have you saying "no thanks" to plastic bags. Then, find out the truth about the water you drink when award-winning journalist Simran Sethi, host of Sundance Channel's "The Green," joins Martha with some fascinating facts about the Earth's water supply. And learn how you can save water and energy with an amazingly practical new washing machine. Plus, Martha gives you a look at the latest addition to her Bedford farm -- a new greenhouse where crops can be grown all winter longmoreless
  • The Animal Show
    The Animal Show
    Episode 0421
    If you're an animal lover, this is the show for you -- join Martha for an hour full of animals, kids, and some of our favorite pet experts! First, dog behaviorist Kathy Santo is back to teach two canine-loving kids how to work an agility course, an exciting physical and mental activity for dogs and children alike. Then, animal ambassador Julie Scardina returns to introduce some amazing exotic animals from around the world. Plus, our Sirius Radio Pet Show experts are in the studio, and they're tackling some of the most commonly asked questions about household pets. And if you're looking for a low-maintenance family pet, fish are the perfect answer -- pet keeper Marc Morrone is here to show you how to set up a fish tank.moreless
  • Weekend Entertaining
    Weekend Entertaining
    Episode 0418
    Are you looking for a fantastic new dish to serve at your next dinner party? Tune in today when Martha shares a mouthwatering new recipe perfect for your next gathering -- and be sure to watch next Friday when Martha shares another great weekend entertaining idea. Then, children's book author Jon Scieszka ("The True Story of the Three Little Pigs") shares some valuable tips for getting children to read. And Sig and Edgar Hansen of the popular Discovery Channel series "The Deadliest Catch" join Martha with the inside scoop on what it really takes to catch Alaskan king crab. Plus, Martha's personal chef, Pierre Schaedelin, shows you how to turn those delicious king crabs into a refreshing salad with celeriac and apple remoulde.moreless
  • Passover Dinner with Joan Rivers
    Join us today to get ready for your Passover dinner! First, Martha and the hilarious Joan Rivers show you how to turn traditional matzo, a Passover staple, into a sweet treat by coating it with chocolate, nuts, and dried fruit. Then, "The Food Maven" Arthur Schwartz, former restaurant critic and executive food editor of the New York Daily News, joins Martha in the kitchen to make two Passover classics sure to please the whole family: delicious pot-roasted brisket and mouthwatering apple cake. Plus, Martha shares an eco-friendly Good Thing.moreless
  • Chef Ron Suhanosky and Florist Michael George
    If you're a lover of delicious cheeses, we have a treat for you. Today, popular chef Ron Suhanosky of Manhattan's Sfoglia restaurant is back in the kitchen with Martha to prepare savory goat cheese to use in a mouthwatering meal that you won't want to miss. Then, crafter Ashley Steele is here with her easy-to-make designer baby blocks, a beautiful and functional gift that any new parent will love to receive. And renowned New York City florist Michael George returns to create a stunning calla lily arrangement, a perfect way to decorate your home for spring. Plus, Martha shows you how to make a deliciously simple, organic meal of purple rice and chicken Colombo that the whole family will enjoy.moreless
  • Eco-Friendly Gardens with Barbara Damrosch
    Organic gardening expert Barbara Damrosch (Four Seasons Farm) is back in the potting shed with Martha to chat about how building a garden can save energy, and how energy-saving equipment can help your garden become more eco-friendly. Then, have you ever wondered where your tax dollars end up? It's tax-day, and Jess Bachman, creator of "Death and Taxes," is here to explain exactly where all those dollars go. Plus, Elizabeth Vargas ("20/20") is cooking up a delicious recipe with Martha that you won't want to miss.moreless
  • Children's Pettiskirts
    Children's Pettiskirts
    Episode 0414
    When it comes to a quick-and-easy family-friendly dinner, who doesn't look forward to taco night? Learn how to create your own Mexican feast of carnitas with two different kinds of salsa when the editorial director of food and entertaining at Martha Stewart Living, Lucinda Scala Quinn, returns to make a delicious Simple Supper with Martha. Then, Kandi Lightner of Kaiya Eve Couture joins Martha in the crafts room to sew her signature pettiskirt, an absolutely adorable skirt made out of satin charmeuse that every little girl will want to wear. Plus, beauty expert Eva Scrivo is back with some valuable tips for making your makeup tools last longer.moreless
  • Actress Eva Amurri
    Actress Eva Amurri
    Episode 0411
    Popular chef John Barricelli of "Everyday Baking from Everyday Food" is back in the kitchen with Martha with a simple-to-make recipe sure to please the whole family. Then, Martha is showing you how to use beautiful spring violas in a one-of-a-kind centerpiece made of old galvanized buckets and trays. Plus, actress Eva Amurri ("Saved!") is in the crafts room with Martha to chat about her involvement with the United Nations HERO campaign -- it's a great cause you'll definitely want to hear about.moreless
  • Rose Gardens
    Rose Gardens
    Episode 0410
    Tune in today to learn a unique new recipe when chef John Fraser of New York's Dovetail restaurant joins Martha in the kitchen. Then, Michael Marriot from award-winning English rose breeder David Austin Roses is here with everything you need to know to plant hardy, healthy, and fragrant roses in your garden.moreless
  • Cokie Roberts and Secrets for Living Longer
    Do you want to feel better, look younger, and live the longest, best life you can? Find out how to turn back your biological clock by changing your lifestyle when Dan Buettner, explorer, author, and founder of, joins Martha to share the secrets of the world's longest-living cultures. Then, Martha gives you a look at the stunning blooms of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, signaling the lovely beginning of spring in Washington, D.C. And, plant expert Patrick Cullina of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is here with tips for bringing the beauty of cherry blossoms into your own backyard. Plus, best-selling author and political commentator Cokie Roberts is baking and chatting with Martha about the amazing influential women of early America -- it's a show you won't want to miss.moreless
  • Crafting with Rosie O'Donnell
    Are you looking for some fun and inventive projects to do with kids? Learn two delightful crafts perfect for adults and children to do together -- painted sneakers and a magical bean mosaic -- when the hilarious Rosie O'Donnell returns with ideas from her new book, "Crafty U." Then, from onions to broccoli to beans, Martha's showing you the best ways to sprout seeds. Plus, get a lesson in vegetable garden maintenance.moreless
  • Actress Helen Mirren
    Actress Helen Mirren
    Episode 0407
    Have you ever wondered what the life of an Academy Award-winning actress is like? Today, the amazing Helen Mirren chats with Martha about her highly anticipated memoir, "In the Frame," and shares her love of gardening by taking a look at some beautiful geraniums. Then, Animal Planet's Jeff Corwin is here with some amazing tropical animals. Plus, it's the beginning of wedding season, and editor Darcy Miller is back with the latest trends in everything a bride will want for her big day -- from the rings to the reception. And, Martha shares a wonderful way to organize those wedding pictures with personalized photo books -- whether you're planning a wedding or just know someone who is, you won't want to miss this.moreless
  • Pudding-Filled Cupcakes And Fragrant Plants
    It's the final day of Cupcake Week, and Martha has one last treat for you: Ellen Sternau and Beth Pilar of Manhattan's How Sweet It Is bakery are back with their amazing recipe for Mexican chocolate-pudding-filled cupcakes, the perfect combination of tender cake, light filling, and airy buttercream. Next, Dylan Lauren, owner of New York City's premier candy store, Dylan's Candy Bar, shows you how to make an adorable candy wreath that's perfect for any kid's birthday party. Then, plant expert Byron Martin returns with some fragrant tropical plants that you can grow indoors. Plus, Martha shows you how to make a muscari centerpiece perfect for your spring table. And, it's your last chance to enter our first-ever Cutest Cupcake Photo Contest -- don't forget to submit a picture of your one-of-a-kind creation.moreless
  • Marshmallowy Cupcakes
    Marshmallowy Cupcakes
    Episode 0403
    Cupcake Week continues when Martha is joined by Jennifer Shea of Seattle's Trophy Cupcakes to bake one of her delicious signature treats: chocolate graham cracker cupcakes with toasted marshmallows, an indulgent recipe sure to satisfy even the most demanding sweet tooth. Then, popular chef Emeril Lagasse is back, and he's making grilled fish tacos with Martha. Plus, cupcake blogger Angie Dudley (Bakerella) shares her unique recipe for delicious candy-covered cupcake pops sure to become a favorite in your house.moreless
  • Lemon Cupcakes
    Lemon Cupcakes
    Episode 0402
    Amy Berman of the popular Vanilla Bake Shop in Santa Monica, California, joins Martha to bake delicious Meyer lemon raspberry cupcakes. Martha shows us her shade garden and offers some gardening tips for creating a special spot in your yard.
  • April Fools' Day with Seth Meyers
    It's April Fools' Day, and the hilarious Seth Meyers ("Saturday Night Live") is joining Martha in the kitchen to make a rhubarb fool, a delicious treat the whole family will love. Then, crafter Diane Phillips of San Jose's DK Designs shows you how to make stunning flowers out of lightweight clay, a one-of-a-kind way to decorate your home for spring. And, Tim O'Brien, vice president of publishing and communications for Ripley's Believe It or Not, is here with some amazing art that fools the eye. Plus, Cupcake Week continues with Karen Tack, author of "Hello, Cupcake," and some wonderfully whimsical cupcakes that may just make an April fool out of you!moreless
  • Cupcake Week Begins
    Cupcake Week Begins
    Episode 0331
    Tune in for Cupcake Week and learn a new, delicious recipe every day from some of the best bakeries in the country each day! First, Martha is kicking off the festivities with her favorite recipe for a coconut cupcake piled high with fluffy frosting and fresh coconut. Then, learn how to choose the right jeans for your body type when Scott Morrison, the designer and founder of fashion phenomenon Earnest Sewn Jeans, shares some valuable tips for finding the perfect pair to fit your frame. Plus, plant expert Bill Cullina of the New England Wild Flower Society shows you how to add to the beauty of your garden with vibrant mosses and ornamental ferns. And, be sure to enter our first-ever Cutest Cupcake Photo Contest -- your picture just might end up on the show.moreless
  • The French Chef Show
    The French Chef Show
    Episode 0328
    If you love French food, Martha has the show for you! Join us for an hour full of mouthwatering meals prepared by three of New York's top French chefs. First, the talented Eric Ripert of New York City's internationally acclaimed Le Bernardin restaurant returns with a recipe for braised halibut and peas a la francaise that's perfect for your next special dinner. Then, Jean-Georges Vongerichten heats up the kitchen with a French twist on a classic dish -- roasted chicken -- that will have everyone asking for seconds. And Daniel Boulud of Cafe Boulud shows you how to make a heart-healthy salmon dish the whole family will love.moreless
  • Elle MacPherson
    Elle MacPherson
    Episode 0327
    The stunning Elle Macpherson joins Martha in the crafts room to make a one-of-a-kind piece of pearl jewelry that's perfect for spring, and gives you a peek at some of the beautiful intimate apparel she's designed. Then, Patrick O'Connell from the charming Inn at Little Washington joins Martha in the kitchen with an award for being one of America's true culinary pioneers -- it's a special presentation you won't want to miss. Plus, Martha takes you to central Pennsylvania for a look at how the distinctive pottery of traditional artisans Mark and Hyunh Mai Fitzgerald is made.moreless
  • Donny Deutsch
    Donny Deutsch
    Episode 0326
    Are you tired of making the same old thing for dinner night after night? Learn how to make a light and fit Indian-inspired meal of chicken with yogurt raita when advertising executive and television host Donny Deutsch joins Martha with the inside scoop on his popular CNBC show, "The Big Idea." Then, dog painting authority William Secord of Manhattan's William Secord Gallery joins Martha for a look at some classic dog and animal paintings -- and shockingly realistic reproductions -- that you'll definitely want to see. Plus, Martha shows you a Good Thing for your spring garden: seed-starting blocks.moreless
  • Producers' Pick
    Producers' Pick
    Episode 0325
    Tune in today for a special hour full of our producers' favorite crafts, recipes, and funny moments from the show! First, Lenore Welby looks back on her winter wedding. Next, learn how to add a shelf to an ordinary changing table when Martha joins Judy Morris for some reminiscing about the day she became a mother. Then, Lisa Wagner shares her family recipe for a sponge cake with a special surprise that will have you in stitches. Plus, Barbara Fight invites you to take a look at some April Fools' Day segments that really reveal Martha's funny side. And, our producers reveal some things you might be surprised to learn about Martha -- 10 fascinating facts you won't want to miss.moreless
  • Everyday Food's Emma Feigenbaum
    Are you looking for a quick and easy recipe to make for dinner tonight? Learn how to prepare crispy pork chops with peppers and creamy corn when Emma Feigenbaum, the newest member of our Everyday Food family, joins Martha in the kitchen for this family-friendly meal. Then, beauty expert Eva Scrivo is back with the foods you should be eating for healthy and glowing skin. Plus, veterinarian Dr. Marty Becker returns with some simple tips for giving your pets medication, and he's sharing the can't-miss list of household products you should always keep handy in case of a pet emergency.moreless
  • The Easter Show
    The Easter Show
    Episode 0321
    Martha shares classic Easter recipes and crafts from shows past, including her mother's recipe for Hot Cross Buns, a traditional symbol of Good Friday, and Babka, a sweet Polish coffee cake. "Everyday Baking" host John Barricelli shares his grandfather's recipe for a savory Neapolitan Easter Pie. Martha shows you a simple and inventive way to decorate eggs with lacy patterns, and crafts an adorable egg basket, the perfect Easter party favor.moreless
  • Martha's 500th Show
    Martha's 500th Show
    Episode 0320
    Martha kicks off our 500th episode with the hilarious Conan O'Brien, who glitters sticker eggs for Easter.
  • Actress Lucy Liu
    Actress Lucy Liu
    Episode 0319
    Actress Lucy Liu chats with Martha about her involvement with the Tap Project, which helps UNICEF provide safe drinking water for children around the world.
  • Actor Nathan Lane
    Actor Nathan Lane
    Episode 0318
    Nathan Lane, chocolate bunny craft, chef Brad Farmerie, Moroccan braised lamb shanks, bird's nest centerpiece, pastel dinnerware.
  • St. Patrick's Day Show with Glenn Close
    It's Saint Patrick's Day and Martha is celebrating with an hour full of Irish-inspired drinks, desserts, and dishes you won't want to miss! First, Jameson ambassador Claire Tolan has traveled all the way from Dublin to share two fantastic whiskey cocktail recipes perfect for festive Saint Patrick's Day parties. Then, the incredibly talented actress Glenn Close ("Damages") is here with her husband, David Shaw, to give you an inside look at their wonderful website,, the go-to online community for dog lovers. Plus, Irish chef Catherine Leyden shows you how to make a delicious fruit crumble, the perfect Saint Patrick's Day dessert. And, Moira Gavin joins Martha with some of the finest Waterford Irish crystal.moreless
  • Designer Narciso Rodriguez
    Today, Martha has a special treat for you: Acclaimed designer Narciso Rodriguez is here for a fabulous fashion show featuring sleek and modern clothing from his latest collection. Then, author Patsy Pittman Light joins Martha to chat about her book, "Capturing Nature," featuring the imaginative faux bois sculptures by Mexican-born artisan Dionicio Rodríguez. And, chef Jimmy Bradley of New York City restauarant the Red Cat shows you how to make a mouthwatering halibut dish with grapefruit. Plus, it's the final day of Cookie Week, and Martha is sharing a recipe for a traditional northern Italian polenta cookie that you'll definitely want to make.moreless
  • Chef La La
    Chef La La
    Episode 0313
    Chef Laura Diaz Brown, known to her fans as Chef La La, joins Martha to prepare one of her signature dishes combining healthy eating with traditional Latin cuisine -- it's a one-of-a-kind meal your whole family will love. Then, Cookie Week continues when Martha shows you how to make brown butter toffee blondies, the perfect after-dinner indulgence.moreless
  • Author Michael Pollan And Crafter Emily Martin
    Join Martha as she kicks off Cookie Week with a delicious recipe for lime meltaways, a sweet, powdered-sugar-covered treat your whole family will love! Then, Emily Martin, the No. 1 seller from online crafts store Etsy, shows you how to make a one-of-a-kind doll sure to charm children and adults alike. Plus, author Michael Pollan ("An Eater's Manifesto: In Defense of Food") joins Martha to chat about the importance of naturally nutritious foods, and to prepare a delicious salmon dish perfect for the healthy eater.moreless
  • Chef Harlold Dieterle
    Chef Harlold Dieterle
    Episode 0310
    Chef Harold Dieterle from Perilla in New York City joins Martha in the kitchen to make his best-selling Spicy Duck Meatballs with Mint Cavatelli.
  • Handbag Day
    Handbag Day
    Episode 0305
    Handbag day; handbag fashion show; heirloom fruit and vegetable expert Amy Goldman; fried green tomatoes, Jennifer Koppelman-Hutt and Alexis Stewart
  • Marc Morrone and Baking Recipes
    Martha takes a look at the acrobatics of a surfing dog competition.
  • Artisanal Crafts and Foods
    Take a break from the technologically fast-paced world we live in and spend an hour discovering fantastic artisanal crafts and foods with Martha! First, Martha takes you to Ithaca, New York, for a peek at the intricate, traditional baskets woven by Jonathan Kline. Next, artist Angela Adams shares the inspiration behind her exquisite, hand-crafted rugs. Then, learn how a tree gets from the forest to your hardwood floors when Martha gives you a look at the inner workings of Carlisle Restoration Lumber. Plus, Martha takes you on a visit to a Vermont farm to learn all about the age-old art of maple sugaring.moreless
  • The Leap Year Show
    The Leap Year Show
    Episode 0229
    Join Martha for a special presentation that can only happen once every four years: the Leap Year Show! Our audience full of people born on this special day is ready to join in the fun. First, Martha takes you behind the scenes at the amazing La Grenouille restaurant for a look at the elegant cuisine and stunning flowers for which the iconic New York eatery is known. Then, wildlife expert David Mizejewski returns with some fascinating leaping frogs you'll definitely want to see. Plus, Rob Kalin, founder of, the online home for everything handmade, is here with the site's top-selling crafts. And, Martha shares a leap year Good Thing.moreless
  • Christina Ricci
    Christina Ricci
    Episode 0228
    Are you looking for a unique way to bring the beauty of flowers into your home? Learn a new technique for making waxed flowers when the charming actress Christina Ricci joins Martha in the crafts room with the inside scoop on her new movie, "Penelope." Then, Martha chats with British author Ben Schott about his almanac, "Schott's Miscellany 2008," an entertaining collection of this year's fascinating facts and whimsical stories. Plus, Australian chef Curtis Stone returns with an indulgent chocolate dessert sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.moreless
  • Maura Tierney
    Maura Tierney
    Episode 0227
    Actress Maura Tierney ("ER") is here to chat with Martha about her hilarious new film, "Semi-Pro," and to prepare a fantastic seafood chowder you won't want to miss. Then, Peter Glassman, owner of the oldest independent children's book store in the country, shares a selection of beautiful books designed to inspire children's imaginations and creativity. Plus, get ready to add some bright blooms to your garden when horticulturalist Vincent Simeone stops by with everything you need to know about camellias, a lovely -- and hardy -- flowering shrub perfect for gardens in late winter and spring.moreless
  • Chef Mikey Price and Appliqued Onesies
    Are you looking for a way to incorporate more heart-healthy fish into your diet? Learn how to make a mouthwatering grilled whole snapper when chef Mikey Price of New York's popular Market Table restaurant joins Martha in the kitchen. Then, crafter Christy Hodgson (BellaBlu Designs) is here to show you how to make distinctive dog appliqued onesies, the perfect baby gift for any animal lover. It's National Pet Dental Month, and animal expert Marc Morrone is back with some important information on caring for your pets' teeth. Plus, young entrepreneurs Leah Post and Brandon Weimer of Brandini Toffee share their signature candy recipe with Martha -- it's a homemade sweet treat you'll definitely want to try for yourself.moreless
  • Homemade Knitwear Day
    Homemade Knitwear Day
    Episode 0225
    It's Homemade Knitwear Day, and our audience of knitters has brought their favorite creations! First, learn how to make adorable animals from simple pairs of socks and gloves when craft expert and editor Meg Leder joins Martha in the studio. Then, blogger Lauren Ulm (VeganYumYum) is here with a fun technique for making adorable knitted items using marzipan, a one-of-a-kind topping for cakes. And, actress Audra McDonald ("Private Practice") stops by to chat with Martha about her new movie, "A Raisin in the Sun," and to prepare a delicious Simple Supper of lemon-roasted chicken. Plus, Martha shows you how to make a unique and stylish bangle bracelet with leftover yarn. Whether you're one of the 53 million knitters and crocheters in the United States, or simply someone who appreciates homemade crafts, this is the show for you.moreless
  • The Male Italian Chef Show
    Do you love Italian food? If so, this is the show for you. Join Martha for a special hour of delicious dishes prepared by some amazing Italian chefs. First, Chris Bianco (Pizzeria Bianco) prepares mouthwatering lemon focaccia, a classic Italian bread. Then, Andrew Carmellini of New York City's A Voce returns to prepare steamed black bass with pesto, an authentic Sicilian dish the whole family will enjoy. Plus, Sardinian chef Efisio Farris shares two fantastic pasta recipes: fregula with asparagus and gorgonzola and pasta with ricotta and bottarga caviar.moreless
  • Brooke Shields
    Brooke Shields
    Episode 0221
    Today, the stunning Brooke Shields is here to chat with Martha about her new show, "Lipstick Jungle," and to prepare a delicious risotto. Then, designer Robert Rodriguez joins Martha for a fabulous fashion show featuring stunning pieces from his spring and fall collections. Plus, it's been 30 days since we launched our revolutionary Body Soul Challenge, and Dr. Brent Ridge, Body Soul editor Alanna Fincke, and trainer Mary Tedesco are back for a look at the stunning results -- it's a show you won't want to miss.moreless
  • Kitchen Gadget Day
    Kitchen Gadget Day
    Episode 0219
    It's Kitchen Gadget Day, and everyone in our audience has brought his or her favorite culinary tools to share! First, Martha and chef Michael Roux show you how to make savory cherry tomato tarts you'll want to try tonight. Then, actress S. Epatha Merkerson chats with Martha about her new Broadway show "Come Back, Little Sheba" and crafts distinctive woolen beret perfect for keeping warm and fashionable this winter. Plus, Martha reveals the newest kitchen gadgets she can't live without, including strainers and salad spinners.moreless
  • The Latin Food Show
    The Latin Food Show
    Episode 0218
    Tune in today for an hour full of popular Latin American recipes from some of the country's most respected Latina chefs. First, Michelle Bernstein of Michy's Miami and MB in Cancun joins Martha in the kitchen with her signature recipe for a simple yet satisfying seafood bouillabaisse. Then, chef, restaurateur, and culinary historian Maricel Presilla shows you how to make perfectly seasoned bacon and flavorful red-cabbage reslish sure to have your mouth watering. Plus, Carmen Gonzalez fro Manhattan's Lucy of Gramercy is here with a modern twist on some Puerto Rico's most popular ingredients: pork and plantains. And, Martha and Carmen show you how to make a delicious coconut milk pudding dessert, the perfect finale to any Latin American Feast.moreless
  • Kathleen Turner
    Kathleen Turner
    Episode 0215
    Romance Week draws to a close as the iconic Kathleen Turner joins Martha in the kitchen to chat about her thoughtful memoir, "Send Yourself Roses," and to make turkey meatloaf, a heart-smart and flavorful take on a classic family favorite. Plus, rug expert Arash Yaraghi is here to explain how rugs are made and to offer valuable tips for prolonging their life span. And, Martha takes you to her Bedford home for a look at her charming donkeys.moreless
  • Valentine's Day Show
    Valentine's Day Show
    Episode 0214
    Join Martha for an hour of Valentine's Day recipes, crafts, and conversations that you and our audience of couples who met online will adore. First, dating and relationship expert Matt Titus is here with some must have tips for meeting that special someone on the internet. Then, chef Gregory Brainin joins Martha to prepare a romantic dinner for two. Plus, collector Charles Phoenix is back with a slide show of Valentine's Day from decades past. And, Jeremy Meltzer from Australia's Yellongbo Gold is here with a lesson on olive oil.moreless
  • Abigail Breslin and Valentine's Day Desserts
    The charming Abigail Breslin is here to chat with Martha about her new heartwarming film, "Definitely Maybe" and to craft a lovely valentine card with secret messages. Then, get an early taste of spring when Martha shows you how to make a contemporary pussy willow arrangement. Plus, learn how to make a spectacular Valentine's Day dessert when renowned pastry chef Michael Laiskonis of New York City's internationally acclaimed Le Bernardin joins Martha to prepare a decadent dish using mouthwatering Italian chocolate. It's sure to satisfy your sweetheart's sweet tooth. And popular Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show host David Frei returns with this year's Best-in-Show Winner.moreless
  • Designer Bryan Bradley and Strawberry Cupcakes
    Romance Week kicks into full gear when pastry chef Candace Nelson, owner of Sprinkles Cupcakes in Beverly Hills, California, share her recipe for a sweet Valentine's Day treat. Strawberry cupcakes, perfect for loved ones of all ages. Then, Designer Bryan Bradley (Tuleh) joins Martha for a peek at some of the fall fashions already heating up the runway. Plus, Martha shows you how to make a romantic Valentine's Day card and reveals the winner of the Blog idea Bake-Off. Tune to see if the ideas you voted for is the big winner!moreless
  • The Breakfast Show
    The Breakfast Show
    Episode 0211
    Martha Kicks off Romance Week with today's Breakfast Show, full of recipe that your sweetheart and our pajama-claud audience will love. First, New Orleans restaurateurs Ti Adelaide Martin and Lally Brennan (Commander's Palace) prepare brandy milk punch and a brandy alexander, two indulgent cocktails perfect for a special breakfast. Then, Riad Nasr and Lee Hanson, cochefs of the star-studded Manhattan eatery Balthazar, return to show you how to make brioche French toast, the ultimate breakfast in bed for Valentine's Day. Plus chef Josh Eden of New York City restaurant Shorty's.32 reveals his recipe for classic eggs benedict. And, chef Neil Kleinberg of the Clinton Street Baking Company teaches you his signature recipe for perfect buttermilk biscuits. Don't miss this fun hour full of delicious ways to rise and shine.moreless
  • Raquel Welch and Valentine's Day Treats
    The Ironic Raquel Welch makes her first visit to our show to chat with Martha about her latest sitcom, "Welcome to the Captain." Then, Animal Planet's Eugene Cussons ("Escape to Chimp Island") is here with some fascinating facts about rehabilitated African chimps. Plus, chef John Barricelli returns to the show to make two heart-shaped desserts perfect for Valentine's Day: strawberry parfaits and napoleons.moreless
  • The Dog Show
    The Dog Show
    Episode 0207
    It's our third annual dog show, and our audience of four-legged friends is eager to join in the fun! First, the lovely Kate Walsh (Private Practice) is here to talk about ways you can help shelter dogs, and craft a collapsible dog bowl that is perfect for the traveling pet owner. Then, Martha Stewart Living technology editor Suzanne Kantra returns to the show with some amazing high-tech gadgets that will help you keep you and your puppy healthy throughout the year. Plus, Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show host David Frei stops by with some award-winning furry friends you'll definitely want to see. And learn how to determine your dog's heritage with simple DNA test when Dr. Marty Becker shares some interesting information on canine genetics. Also, today is the last day to choose for your favorite big idea.moreless
  • Actor Freddie Highmore and Pop-Up Valentines
    Today, the talented Freddie Highmore joins Martha in the kitchen with the inside scoop on bringing the popular children's fantasy epic "The Spiderwick Chronicles" to life on the big screen, and to make a tasty treat you won't want to miss. Then, Martha shows you a one-of-a-kind way to give holiday best wishes -- and some candy -- to friends by crafting charming felt fortune cookies. Plus, popular authors and pop-up artists Matthew Reinhardt and Robert Sabuda return to the show; Matthew demonstrates how to make a unique pop-up Valentine's Day card, and Robert shares a collection of stunning vintage valentines sure to delight adults and children alike.moreless
  • Valentine's Day Ideas
    Valentine's Day Ideas
    Episode 0205
    First, New York City floral designer Oscar Mora returns to the show to share techniques for making beautiful valentine arrangements and demonstrate ways to decorate vases using simple leaves. Then, San Francisco chocolatier Chuck Siegel (Charles Chocolates) joins Martha in the kitchen to prepare his recipe for gourmet chocolate truffles, a truly sweet Valentine's Day gift. And, Martha shows you how to beautifully embellish a charming heart-shaped box, the perfect gift packaging for any sweet valentine treat. Plus, learn how to turn one innovative bridesmaid dress into 12 ready-to-wear looks -- designer Ariane Goldman is here to show you how.moreless
  • Actor Jeffrey Tambor
    Actor Jeffrey Tambor
    Episode 0204
    The hilarious Jeffrey Tambor ("Arrested Development") joins Martha in the potting shed with a sneak peak at the premier of his new sitcom, "Welcome to the Captain," and to make beautiful terrariums, a perfect way to bring the outside indoors during the winter months. Then, Martha and in-house crafter Kristin St. Clair show you a modern take on a one-of-a-kind calendar that you can use year after year. Plus, learn how to prepare delicious and healthy Swiss chard when Martha reveals the latest environmentally friendly addition to her cookware line.moreless
  • Minestrone Soup and Valentine's Cards
    Are you looking for something simple and warming to serve your family on a winter evening? Learn how to make a nutritious and delicious minestrone soup, when Lucinda Scala Quinn, director of food and entertaining at Martha Stewart Living, returns to the show with some healthy eating advice. Plus, designer Oak Atkinson joins Martha in the crafts room to make sweet and clever Valentine's Day cards.moreless
  • Allergen-Free Treats and Winter Beauty Secrets
    If you're one of the millions of people in the United States with food allergies, you won't want to miss today's show. Lori Sandler, from the milk-egg, tree-nut and peanut-free bakery Divvies, and her son Benjamin join Martha to share their recipe for chocolate cupcakes with vanilla frosting. Then beauty expert Eva Scrivo is back to show you how to keep your skin and hair soft and hydrated during winter months. Plus, Martha takes you to Seattle's Pike Place Market for a look at how award-winning Breecher's cheese is made. And Breecher's founder Kurt Dammeier is in our studio to teach you the secret to making the world's best mac and cheese -- it's a new on a family favorite you'll definitely want to try.moreless
  • Senator Bill Bradley and Monster Mittens
    Former senator and best-selling author Bill Bradley joins Martha with the inside scoop on his latest book, "The New American Story". Then Martha shows you how to turn a pair of fleece mittens into an adorable, warm fire breathing dragon. It's kid friendly Good Thing perfect for adults and children to do together. And chef Jonathan Waxman of New York's Barbuto restaurant shares his recipe for mouthwatering roast chicken you'll want to serve your family this weekend.moreless
  • Chef Shannon Bennet and Pegboard Organizers
    Australian chef Shannon Bennet Returns to prepare mouthwatering roasted chicken with Martha.
  • Katherine Heigl
    Katherine Heigl
    Episode 0124
    Today, Katherine Heigl joins Martha to chat about her latest film, "27 Dresses," and make Tomato Soup with Herbed Goat Cheese Spread.
  • Body and Soul Show, 2
    Body and Soul Show, 2
    Episode 0123
    Today, they join Martha to share a core body workout, tech gadgets for your health, and Body+Soul Challenge starting points.
  • Chef Kevin Stanton
    Chef Kevin Stanton
    Episode 0122
    Martha shows you how to make kefir with berries, a healthy drink perfect for starting the day. Martha and chef Kevin Stanton prepare delicious tea-poached salmon.
  • The Chef Pasta Show
    The Chef Pasta Show
    Episode 0121
    Today's Guests: Chef Mario Batali, Chef Lidia Bastianich, Chef Ron Suhanosky, Chef Sal Scognamillo
  • The Weddings Show
    The Weddings Show
    Episode 0118
    Today, the designers join Martha for a stunning weddings fashion show featuring bridal gowns and bridesmaid dresses that can be found at
  • Catherine Bell
    Catherine Bell
    Episode 0117
    Today, Catherine joins Martha to chat about her new Hallmark movie, "The Good Witch," and learn how to dye T-shirts and pillowcases.
  • John Leguizamo
    John Leguizamo
    Episode 0116
    Today, he joins Martha to demonstrate the steps to painting a room and to chat about two of his newest projects: "The Happening" and "Righteous Kill." John is also a part of Vaseline's "Skin Is Amazing" campaign, which is appearing in February and March issues of Allure, Glamour, Vogue, and Self.moreless
  • Chef Fabio Trabocchi
    Chef Fabio Trabocchi
    Episode 0115
    Today, chef Fabio Trabocchi of New York's Fiamma restaurant (206 Spring Street, New York, NY, 10012) joins Martha to make Le Marche Lasagne from his "Cucina of Le Marche" cookbook.
  • Body and Soul Show
    Body and Soul Show
    Episode 0114
    Martha chats with Body Soul magazine's editor in chief, Alanna Fincke, and prepares warm grapefruit tea.
  • The Everyday Food Show
    The Everyday Food Show
    Episode 0111
    Today, the editors of Everyday Food join Martha for an hour of simple and healthy recipes. Deputy food editor Allie Lewis Clapp shares a recipe for pureed vegetable soups (beet, broccoli, butternut squash, and mushroom.) Associate food editor Emma Feigenbaum makes Soy-Glazed Salmon Steaks with Sesame Green Beans. Deputy food editor Sarah Carey prepares Quinoa Muffins. Lucinda Scala Quinn, director of food and entertaining for Martha Stewart Living, shares recipes for Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Turkey Meatballs and Mini Barbecue Meatball Sliders. And "Everyday Food" television cohost Margot Olshan teaches audience member Peyton Grubbs how to make Asian Steak Salad with Cucumber and Napa Cabbage.moreless
  • Actress Nikki Blonsky
    Actress Nikki Blonsky
    Episode 0110
    Today, Nikki joins Martha to chat about her new movie, "Queen Sized," premiering Saturday, January 12, on Lifetime, and craft Diamond Dog Necklaces. The rhinestone trim and dangles used for the necklaces are available on
  • Cooking with Kids
    Cooking with Kids
    Episode 0108
    Baker's Dozen Eggs, Cherry Scones, Recycled Notebooks, Suet Bird Feeders, Winter Bird Feeding
  • Chef John Barricelli
    Chef John Barricelli
    Episode 0107
    Freezing Pies 101, Pissaladiere, Pineapple Shake, Cranberry Smoothie, Pineapple-Mint Water, Abdominal Workout
  • Top Chef Host Tom Colicchio
    Paper Cup Flowers, Braised Monkfish with Wild Mushrooms and Cipollini Onions, Devil's Food Cake, Chocolate Frosting
  • Kim Raver and Baby Day
    Kim Raver and Baby Day
    Episode 0103
    Baby Day: Kim Raver, mommy must-haves; Sweet-Potato ladies; potato printed T-Shirts
  • Female Italian Chef Day
    Martha kicks off Female Italian Chef Day with Odette Fada, who prepares delicious raviolo with egg yolk and truffle butter. Part 1.
  • Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton
    Episode 0101
    Today President Clinton is here to talk with Martha about his new book, "Giving." He will also talk about everyday products we can use that are not only environmentally friendly, but also cost-efficient.