"Right now things are going well," McDermott, 46, tells Us Weekly
. "I have several exciting projects in the works. Our show Dean and Tori's Backyard Bash
just re-aired to great ratings, I'll be the new host of Chopped Canada
and I have my first cookbook coming out -- The Gourmet Dad
, in the spring ... Tori's book (Spelling It Like It Is
) just launched this week and things are good."