TODAY | April 04, 2014
>>> you know jackie collin is the best-selling author of steamy novels but now she's taking her talents into the kitchen.
>> multitalented. the lucky santangelo cookbook is inspired by her beloved character and full of recipes as delicious as her plot lines.
>> want to have a drink?
>> i have a little scene here. want a drink, only if you feel like making one of your famous bring brazilian drinks. if i do, what do i get in return? and that brings me to the pumpkin pie .
>> the pumpkin pie . of course.
>> that's what i was thinking.
>> i call this cookbook a decadent and delicious. not one of those healthy ones. put these ingredients, if you would like to help kathie lee , eggs and then we -- and then we add the water. and then we add the sugar.
>> the sugar.
>> light brown sugar .
>> it isn't coagulated.
>> well, these things happen. we're going to, like --
>> salt or --
>> that's a pinch of salt , yes.
>> a pinch of salt .
>> doesn't feel like salt.
>> then it is the baking soda .
>> you see?
>> i'm telling you. what about the butter?
>> put the butter in. all the butter goes in. when it is melted, this goes into that, which -- that's the milk.
>> we'll add the butter and the eggs and everything.
>> what about -- anything with this?
>> add that.
>> a pinch of it.
>> a pinch.
>> that's baking soda . that's flour. that's baking soda .
>> doesn't feel like it.
>> and that is --
>> i don't know what it is. i just dumped it all in.
>> how does hoda know what it feels like? that's funny.
>> and then -- dumping this in here.
>> yes. dump it.
>> let's say you did.
>> it is not melted enough.
>> it does smell good, though.
>> it smells good, huh? ? then wh .
>> then what happens here?
>> you dumb. into the pie dish.
>> yes. it looks like that. move on to the chocolate.
>> do i put this on here?
>> why don't you do that? you're good at smoothing -- no, you're not.
>> you can't lift it up.
>> we have -- you do that one there.
>> that pie crust is beautiful.
>> well --
>> what with the chocolate?
>> the chocolate, you just add this to that. and it is really fantastic. it is just melted chocolate --
>> look what is happening here.
>> and sugar and milk and a little better and a pinch of baking soda in.
>> and what am i making?
>> decadent and delicious.
>> what am i --
>> now you're making sharp chocolate molten little pies.
>> is that good?
>> and then you kind of, you know, you --
>> this is what you were showing. you flip it --
>> can you flip it for me. no, no, no. put it down and tap it. yes.
>> you do it. you do it. you do it.
>> and --
>> i'm just going to eat it out of the -- okay.
>> oh, my gosh.
>> here's one done.
>> this is it.
>> you can find all these recipe on klgandhoda.com.
>> and they're fattening, but they're great.
>> next week, greg kinnear and kristin chenoweth .