Better Homes and Gardens on Channel 7 – Johanna meets music icon Harry Connick Jr, to talk about his career, working on Idol and as a special treat, Harry shows Johanna how to cook some classic southern food, while his daughters Charlotte and Georgia judge their dad’s creations.
JOHANNA – HARRY CONNICK JR
He’s been selling records for over 30 years, starred in movies and TV shows and is now a judge on Australian Idol. Tonight, Johanna meets music icon Harry Connick Jr, to talk about his career, working on Idol and as a special treat, Harry shows Johanna how to cook some classic southern food, while his daughters Charlotte and Georgia judge their dad’s creations.
ADAM – TWO SHEDS WORKSHOP
Adam heads to Bega on the south coast of NSW to meet a lady who has a passion for building and carpentry. But over and above that she has an enthusiasm for teaching and passing on the skills she has learnt. After the courses started with the local women in the community, they became so popular kids started learning too. The classes help the participants build confidence to shape their own environment. And despite being a carpenter himself, Adam might just learn a thing or two as well.
FAST ED – ONE POT – STICKY CHINESE SALMON
There’s on an old saying “it’s easier to catch flies with honey than vinegar”. And this proves true when trying to get kids to eat… anything healthy. So rather than force them, Ed’s going to entice them with a sticky Chinese glaze. In this recipe, Ed’s drizzling a honey glaze over salmon, but it could work with any protein. So, have a go and see if you can catch more flies.
FAST ED – ONE POT – STEAMED PBJ CHEESECAKE
Peanut butter and jam are synonymous with sandwiches, but they’re even yummier flavours when put into a cheesecake. It starts with a chocolate mud cake and peanut butter base, topped with raspberry jam, cheesecake and then whipped cream and fresh raspberries. This just might be your new favourite dessert!
CHARLIE – A ROYAL AFFAIR – KING’S PARK BOTANICAL GARDEN WALKAROUND
Charlie is back in Western Australia and there’s one place he just had to visit, Kings Park in Perth. Overlooking the city and the Swan River, the park is known for its endemic plant collection. A chat with the Senior Plant Breeder reveals beautiful natives and ideas for how to grow them in your garden. Whether it’s the Kings Park federation Flame, voted Australia’s best kangaroo paw, or the Kings Park Grevilleas, it might time for you to check out this amazing park.
MELISSA – FAST-TRACKED FLOWER PRESSING
Don’t you wish you could easily hold onto your garden’s flowers all year round? Melissa will show you how with a modern twist to the traditional practice of flower pressing. In the past, you waited for the hard-cover book to squash the flower suitably over a matter of months,
but Melissa’s method cuts the process down to a matter of minutes. Now, all you need is a kitchen appliance we’ve all got at home.
JULIET – BLAND TO BEAUTIFUL AND BEYOND
Green is the most soothing colour for the eye, so it’s perfect for transforming a tired and bland bedroom into a relaxing sleep space experience. Taking cues from the room’s existing features, Juliet bases the colour-scheme on colours already present in the stained-glass windows. While painting a room is a great way to bring out its character, styling the room’s furniture is just as important. With Juliet’s tips, you too can take your bedroom from bland to beautiful and beyond.
DR HARRY – SHEEP HERDING FOR CITY DOGS
Working dog breeds are right at home in rural Australia, rounding up sheep and cattle, but when they find themselves as pets in suburban backyards, they can become a handful without the right training, exercise or mental stimulation. On the Sunshine Coast hinterland, Dr Harry meets a man who trains city slicker working dogs to tap into the herding instincts they were born with. But this training doesn’t just benefit the dogs, it also helps strengthen the bond with their owners.
Better Homes and Gardens – Friday 17 March, 2023 at 7pm across Channel 7 / 7two and 7plus
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