lasagna love Apr 6

Spreading Love, One Lasagna At a Time

What’s your go-to comfort food? Something cheesy, warm and delicious? One mom is offering a lot of comfort with her project “Lasagna Love.” It started as an idea to provide warm meals to a few famili...

  • easy recipes Nov 16, 2020

    4 Creative, Fun School Lunch Ideas Your Kids Will Love — Using What You Already Have At Home

    Tired of hearing, “Are we having that again, Mom?” With every snack and meal coming out of your kitchen these days, it’s easy to get in a rut. Cookbook author Catherine McCord opens her kitchen to Maria Sansone and shares easy, healthy, and delicious school snack (and lunch) ideas your kids will love.

  • behind the scenes Nov 2, 2020

    A Day in the Life of a 2020 TV Host

    Ever wonder what it’s like to be a TV host in 2020? No crews or glam squads. And home life crashes into work life. It takes a lot of effort and a little magic to bring you stories from home. Maria Sansone shows you what it’s like for a day in her life… her whole life.

  • the hub today Feb 24

    Hate the Cold? 5 Tips to Crush Your Outdoor Winter Workout

    Does the cold weather and snowy streets keep you from crushing outdoor workouts in the winter? Well, not anymore! Marathon sports running Expert Rebecca Tadema-Wielandt shares 5 ways to stay safe and warm this winter.

  • Giving Back Dec 22, 2020

    6 Ways to Give Back on a Budget

    ‘Tis the season to give back. We know the pandemic has left a lot of people with tighter budgets and fewer in-person volunteer opportunities. Here are 6 ways you can give back in a meaningful way.

  • Nov 30, 2020

    Hub Cooking Club: Strawberry Spaghetti

    Strawberries with spaghetti? That’s right! The Hub Today’s Anna Rossi heads into the kitchen with Chef Ronsky to cook up a delicious strawberry spaghetti dish in today’s Hub Cooking Club.

  • pumpkin decorating Nov 2, 2020

    How to Turn Pumpkins Into Gorgeous Thanksgiving Centerpieces

    Love pumpkins but hate carving them? Here are some last minute, and less messy, decorating ideas that will help you turn your pumpkins into centerpiece masterpieces.

  • toys that teach Oct 15, 2020

    5 Toys That Teach

    From oldies but goodies like Speak & Spell to high-tech newcomers that will show kids the science of 3D printing, we’ve got the list on toys that teach.

  • the hub today Oct 6, 2020

    Figuring Out The The Perfect At-Home Fitness Solution During The Pandemic

    With cooler weather on the way, many people will dust off their indoor workout routines. 
    Two local guys recognized that many people are looking for guidance when it comes to working out at home.
    So, they created Boston’s first virtual-only fitness studio: HUSTL’D Studio.

  • smile masks Oct 2, 2020

    How a Local Company Pivoted During The Pandemic To Make People Smile

    Needham-based company Rafi Nova pivoted from selling backpacks to making millions of masks when the pandemic hit. Today, they are giving back to communities across the country, and their inspiring story spans the globe. [Sponsored]

  • LGBTQ Oct 1, 2020

    Local Mom Writes Children's Story Inspired by Transgender Son

    Books can be such a helpful tool when it comes to teaching kids about identity, empathy and acceptance, especially when they are diverse and representative. When a local mom couldn’t find a book that represented the journey of her transgender son, she decided to write one herself.  Enter, Eli’s New Clothes....
  • the hub today Sep 15, 2020

    What's ‘Shining' at Franklin Park Zoo

    We are headed into Fall and things still look a little different. The Franklin Park Zoo is bringing a sense of normalcy and fun to your evenings with their newest project Boston Lights. Boston Lights is new lantern experience at the Franklin Park Zoo based in the traditional Chinese craft.  Hundreds of lanterns are combined to create beautiful...
  • social media Sep 11, 2020

    What's Really Behind That Picture-Perfect Photo?

    If it seems like everyone in your feed has picture-perfect family photos, Meredith Masony, author and founder of the “That’s Inappropriate” Blog, explains why the 475 other shots in the photos folder are the ones that record real life.

  • the hub today Sep 9, 2020

    Why Shannon Mulaire Ran the Virtual Boston Marathon

    NBC10’s Shannon Mulaire laced up and ran the 26.2 miles from Hopkinton to Boston for this year’s virtual Boston Marathon. Why she did it… and who she ran for.

  • the hub today Sep 2, 2020

    Which Rosé Is Right for You?

    Rosé is a popular summer sip, but how much do you really know? TJ Douglas, Owner of The Urban Grape in Boston’s South End, explains that it’s very versatile and can really fit any palette. First of all, it’s not from a specific grape or region, it’s simply a very light red wine, from anywhere. Many people think that...

  • Falmouth Road Race Aug 21, 2020

    We Challenged Falmouth Road Race Runners to a Scavenger Hunt. Here's What Happened

    The Falmouth Road Race: At Home Edition kicks off this weekend. Runners from all over New England are preparing to hit the pavement in their own neighborhoods, including the elite runners. Runners have until August 29 to run or walk a total of seven miles. Gearing up for this year’s race are four Falmouth favorites: Molly Seidel, Diane Nukuri...
  • maria sansone Aug 21, 2020

    The Things We Didn't Know We Needed, and Now Can't Live Without

    Chances are you’ve made a few (or several) purchases in the last couple of months, or at least found something around the house and given it new life, right? The Hub Today team shares what they’re been loving in quarantine!  First, Anna Rossi loves to start her day is with a dalgona coffee, especially with two little ones at home!...
  • body image Aug 14, 2020

    Loving Body After Baby

    American Idol alum Kim Caldwell-Harvey stops by #Mom2Mom to talk postpartum-body love, keeping the romance alive in quarantine, American Idol and more!

  • the hub today Aug 6, 2020

    Escape the Chaos and Create an At-Home Oasis

    Designer and Artist Justina Blakeney shares her tips to bring the outside in to create your very own at-home oasis.

  • the hub today Aug 5, 2020

    Want to Play Bartender at Home? Here's What You Need to Know

    With a few less happy hours at the bars and more cocktails on your couch, it may be time to elevate your at-home bar program. It’s simpler than you may think. Karen Taylor Quinn, Co-Founder of I’d Rather Be Meryl, shares her best tips to getting started. First, get your 6 essential ingredients: whiskey, an interesting but not expensive...
  • the hub today Aug 5, 2020

    Want to Get Creative in Your Backyard? Try These Fun, Easy Ideas

    Many backyards are getting more use this year. They are a place for kids to run around, adults to grill, soak in the sun, workout, take video calls…you name it! When you’re running out of ideas and want to get creative, listen up! Maria Sansone has some great ideas to give it new life and make some memories. First,...

  • the hub today Jun 26, 2020

    How to Video Conference Like a Pro

    First, know your area! Find a quiet space with a simple background, strong WiFi connection and away from family and distractions. Next, pants are a good idea. We’re all for “business on top, party on the bottom,” but the party should at least be leggings or sweatpants! Third, do a quick mirror check before logging in. You don&#821...
  • the hub today Jun 12, 2020

    Exploring Littleton…Virtually

    Hannah Donnelly takes us on a virtual visit to Littleton, MA to learn how the community has come together during a time of isolation. The community has come together to support one another, support others and moving forward. Alicia Day – Parks, Recreation & Community Education Director — explains how quick they were able to develop ...
  • the hub today Jun 12, 2020

    Summer Workout Ideas in Boston

    Together we are getting fit to support our frontline workers this week at NBC10 Boston and NECN. Hannah Donnelly catches up with local fitness favorites helping us stay active. For indoor cycling and HIIT lovers, B/SPOKE Studios is offering several at-home classes, on demand and live. The lifestyle brand has three studios — Boston, Wellesley ...
  • food Feb 23, 2020

    Wild West Pop-Up Arrives in Back Bay

    Grab your Western hat and boots and walk like a cowboy to Berkeley Street. Precinct Kitchen + Bar’s outdoor patio is decorated with wooden barrels of aging bourbon, wagons and hay galore.  Enjoy themed music, photo opportunities and menu items including Cowboy Charcuterie featuring Assorted Beef Jerky, Dried Fruits and Nuts and the Cowboy T-B...
  • the hub today Feb 18, 2020

    Hub Cooking Club: Harissa Swordfish

    Oyster Bar’s Executive Chef John Ross shows Anna Rossi how to cook up a delicious swordfish dish with a North African flavor staple: harissa.

  • the hub today Feb 3, 2020

    Super Bowl Snack MVP

    Game Day Buffalo Chicken Dip  By: Grill 23 Executive Chef Peter Agostinelli  Ingredients: 1 each Whole Chicken  1 pound Cream Cheese  1 Cup Buffalo Sauce  1 Cup Blue Cheese Dressing  1 1/4 Cup Blue Cheese Crumbles  1 1/4 Cup Shredded Cheddar  1 Cup Chopped Celery 1/2 Cup Chopped Bacon  1/4 Cup Chopped Gr...
  • super bowl party Jan 29, 2020

    The Goods: Buy Your Super Bowl Party Essentials

    The beauty of the Super Bowl is that it doesn’t matter whether you’re rooting for the Chiefs or the 49ers or a team that is long gone (hi Giants!) — no matter what, you can throw a killer party. But that takes more than wings, nachos and your beverage of choice. Here are a few hand-picked items that will...

  • the hub today Jan 25, 2020

    Fostering Healthy Eating Habits

    Curry Chicken Ingredients: 1 Rotissiere Chicken, picked 36 oz Yellow Curry Sauce (Trader Joe’s brand) 3 Cups Whole Grain Rice, cooked Condiments: cucumber, hard boiled egg, tomato, green onion, toasted coconut, roasted peanuts, apple, mango chutney Preparation: Combine chicken and curry sauce in a slow cooker and simmer on low heat for 1.5-2 ...
  • Boston Jan 17, 2020

    Hub Cooking Club: Beef Bourguignon

    Anna Rossi is cooking up a classic hearty Beef Bourguignon with Executive Chef Justin Winters from Stephanie’s on Newbury.

  • Boston Jan 6, 2020

    Hub Cooking Club: Bananas Foster

    Banana Fosters French ToastBy: Executive Chef Nicholas Calias, Rochambeau Ingredients: 4 Slices of Brioche 4 Eggs (1 each) 2 Tbsp Milk 2 oz White Sugar 1 Tsp Vanilla 8 Bananas (2 each) 4 oz Butter Cubed (plus 1 Tbsp) 2 oz Brown Sugar 2 oz Dark Rum French Toast: In one bowl mix together the egg, white sugar, milk and…

  • Jul 19, 2019

    Hub Cooking Club: Eggplant Wrapped Striped Bass

    The Hub Today’s Anna Rossi cooks up a yummy Eggplant Wrapped Striped Bass dish with Clark Showroom’s Executive Chef John Craig in today’s Hub Cooking Club.  Eggplant Wrapped Striped Bass By: Clarke Showrooms Executive Chef John Craig  Ingredients: – 4, 6 oz Portions Of Striped Bass – 3 Japanese Eggplant &#821...
  • Jul 15, 2019

    Hub Cooking Club: Swordfish Jicama Tacos

    The Hub Today’s Anna Rossi cooks up flavorful Swordfish Jicama Tacos with fellow MasterChef Alejandra Schrader in today’s Hub Cooking Club.  Swordfish Jicama Tacos By: Alejandra Schrader Ingredients: Guasacaca Sauce 2 haas avocados, seeded, peeled, and cubed 1 small jalapeño, seeded and roughly chopped 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantr...
  • Jun 24, 2019

    Hub Cooking Club: Bean, Fennel & Watermelon Radish Tartine

    Fava Bean, Roasted Fennel & Watermelon Radish Tartine By: Chef Arthur Davtain, French Press  Ingredients 1 loaf Pain de Campagne (French Sourdough), sliced 3 lbs fresh fava Beans cooked, divided 1/2 cup vegetable stock 1 small shallot, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 small heads fennel 1 teaspoon rosemary, finely chopped 1 teaspoon thyme,...
  • Jun 14, 2019

    Hub Cooking Club: Al Fresco Ziti Bake

    The Hub Today’s Anna Rossi cooks up a delicious week day meal — Al Fresco Chicken Sausage Ziti Bake — with Blogger Jessica Morrison.  Al Fresco Chicken Sausage Ziti Bake  by: Jessica Morrison Ingredients: 1 lb of dry ziti 1 Pkg of Al Fresco Sweet Italian Chicken Sausage 8 oz of shredded Italian six-cheese blend 1/2 Cup o...
  • May 17, 2019

    Hub Cooking Club: Chicken Apple Sausage Flatbread

    The Hub Today’s Anna Rossi cooks up a delicious Al Fresco Chicken Apple Sausage Flatbread with blogger Jessica Morrison of This Real Mom. Chicken Apple Sausage Flatbread Ingredients 2 prepared flatbreads 4 links of Al Fresco Chicken Apple Sausage Olive oil cooking spray 1 cup of shredded asiago cheese 1/2 cup of shredded parmesan cheese 1 cup...
  • May 3, 2019

    Hub Cooking Club: One Pan Wonder

    The Hub Today’s Anna Rossi is cooking up a one pan wonder with Events Expert Christine DiCarlo.  One Pan Honey Lemon Chicken  Ingredients Olive oil cooking spray 4 Chicken breasts, boneless and skinless Salt, to season 1/3 cup lemon juice, freshly squeezed 1/4 cup honey 1 Tablespoon low sodium soy sauce (optional for added flavour) ...
  • Apr 19, 2019

    Hub Cooking Club: Rosemary Lemon Chicken Nuggets

    The Hub Today’s Anna Rossi learns a simple chicken nugget recipe from designer Kathy Marshall.  Lemon Chicken Nuggets Ingredients:  Vegetable oil, for frying Salt: 1 (6-inch) sprig fresh rosemary 1/4 cup kosher salt Zest of 1/2 large lemon Chicken: 1 pound chicken tenders, cut into 2-inch pieces 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2 tablesp...
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