Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Food Network's March 2017 Programming Highlights

Here are some of the highlights of the Food Network programming scheduled to air on the channel in March:
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  • The season finale of Worst Cooks in America on Sunday, March 5th at 9pm with the winner getting $25,000
  • The Kids Baking Championship Finale on March 6th where the winner will take home $25,000.
  • A Chopped Junior: Make Me a Judge tournament where the kid winners win $10,000 and get to judge Chopped judges Amanda Freitag, Alex Guarnaschelli, Marcus Samuelsson and Chris Santos as they compete for charity.
  • A Chopped: Star Power Tournament which has 16 celebrity contestants over five episodes. The categories are web stars, star athletes, funny actors, and famous faces of film. There are no names listed yet and the winners will compete against each other in the finale. 
  • Guy’s Grocery Games: Supermarket Masters Tournament where 16 previous winners return to compete again. 
  • New primetime episodes of Chopped, Cake Wars, Cake Wars: Champs, Diners, Drive Ins and Dives, Bakers vs. Fakers, Beat Bobby Flay, Cooks vs. Cons, and Spring Baking Championship. 
  • New daytime episodes of The Kitchen, The Pioneer Woman, Trisha’s Southern Kitchen and Valerie’s Home Cooking
The full press release with air dates and episode descriptions is below:


Plus: Turn Up the Heat with All- New Tournaments Chopped Junior: Make Me a Judge, Chopped: Star Power Tournament and Guy’s Grocery Games: Supermarket Masters Tournament is Your Guide to the New Season with Recipes, Shopping Tips and More

Food Network turns up the heat this March with all-new tournaments, returning favorites and the culminations of the fiercest culinary showdowns. First, Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray crown the best of the worst on the finale of Worst Cooks in America Sunday, March 5th at 9pm. Following at 10pm, it is winner against winner in a new episode of Cake Wars: Champs when previous Cake Wars winners are pitted against each other bringing the talent to a whole new level. Next, don’t miss the epic finale of Kids Baking Championship on Monday, March 6th at 8pm when one talented kid baker will be named the winner. Then, it’s big dreams in small packages on the all-new tournament Chopped Junior: Make Me a Judge on Wednesday, March 8th at 8pm when the junior chefs will compete for the chance to do something no junior chef has done before – sit at the judges’ table when Chopped judges Amanda Freitag, Alex Guarnaschelli, Marcus Samuelsson and Chris Santos compete for charity in the tournament finale. Next, Guy Fieri is inviting 16 of the greatest GGG competitors of all time to compete in Guy’s Grocery Games: Supermarket Masters Tournament on Sunday, March 12th at 8pm, all leading to the big finale with the biggest shopping spree in GGG history – $25,000! Following at 9pm, it’s the premiere of an all-new season of Spring Baking Championship with some of the best bakers yet, ready to take the spring by storm with host Jesse Palmer and judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale. Then, the stars align on the premiere of Chopped: Star Power Tournament bringing together the biggest stars from the web, television, sports and comedy for this epic battle beginning on Tuesday, March 28th at 10pm. Also in primetime, don’t miss premieres of Bakers vs. Fakers, Beat Bobby Flay, Chopped, Chopped Junior, Cooks vs. Cons, Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives and Guy’s Grocery Games. In daytime, catch all-new episodes of The Kitchen, The Pioneer Woman, Trisha’s Southern Kitchen and Valerie’s Home Cooking. is taking on spring with recipe ideas, entertaining guides, smart shopping tips and of course, St. Patrick’s Day fun! Join the Food Network conversation on Facebook and Twitter.


Bakers vs. Fakers

Premiering Wednesday, March 1st at 10pm – “Lemon Bar Brawl”
Contestants turn lemons into lemon bars, and host Buddy Valastro and judges Nancy Fuller and Zac Young get a caffeinated kick as the surprise ingredient of coffee is steeped into the lemony treats. The next round is full of twists, as pretzels challenge the bakers and fakers to avoid getting too salty.

Premiering Wednesday, March 8th at 10pm – “Doughnut Dilemma”
Pro and amateur bakers face a deep-fried dilemma, as the mighty doughnut must be rolled up with the crunchy surprise ingredient of potato chips. Host Buddy Valastro and judges Damiano Carrara and Zac Young get cultured in round two, as yogurt must be smoothed into the winning dessert.

Premiering Wednesday, March 15th at 10pm – “Marshmallow Meltdown” – SEASON FINALE!
Good ideas pop up as a cheesecake battle challenges bakers and fakers to augment their desserts with the surprise ingredient of popcorn. Then, host Buddy Valastro and judges Alex Guarnaschelli and Daphne Oz must find a winner when marshmallows create sticky situations for the remaining bakers.

Online, relive the baking fails, see epic reveals and get tips to up your baking game. Join the conversation using #BakersvsFakers.

Beat Bobby Flay

Premiering Thursday, March 2nd at 10pm – “Steak Me Home Tonight”
Comedian Chris D’Elia and the notoriously tough-to-please Anne Burrell try to wipe the smile off Bobby Flay’s face, as Jersey girl gone Cali, Trish Tracey, and rocker turned chef, Daniel Cox square off for the chance to school Bobby at his own game.

Premiering Thursday, March 9th at 10pm – “Sweet But Sour”
It’s all about dessert as competing Chicago pastry chefs Kym DeLost and Chris Teixeira put their friendship in the blast chiller and see who can satisfy The Kitchen’s Sunny Anderson and Katie Lee. Who will earn a shot at sweet victory over Bobby Flay?

Premiering Thursday, March 16th at 10pm – “Thrown from the Throne”
Chopped judge Amanda Freitag and walking culinary encyclopedia Simon Majumdar hope they are a winning combination, as Virginia-bred chef Ian Boden matches up with up-and-coming New York City chef Danielle Duran in hopes of slaying Bobby Flay.

Premiering Thursday, March 23rd at 10pm – “I Thought We Were Friends!”
Two of Bobby Flay’s closest friends, Chopped judge Scott Conant and Food Network Star’s Giada De Laurentiis, become his sworn enemies as they pick the chef to take him down. The Big Apple’s Ian Alvarez and Seattle’s Vuong Loc battle it out to see who has the chops to put an end to Bobby’s winning streak.

Premiering Thursday, March 30th at 10pm – “Both Sides of the Coin”
Worst Cooks in America’s Anne Burrell and Chopped’s Alex Guarnaschelli hope that they’ve got all their Bobby Flay-beating bases covered, as they bring in fine-dining steakhouse chef Admir Alibasic and Asian street food master Jason Tom to throw Bobby off his game.

Online, find out what it takes to beat Bobbywhen Food Network chefs reveal the skills and tactics needed to defeat him. Check out behind-the-scenes photos and videos, relive highlights, tour the set and much more. Join the conversation with #BeatBobbyFlay.

Cake Wars

Premiering Monday, March 20th at 8pm – “Saban’s Power Rangers”
Four master bakers need to power up for the baking showdown of their lives, as they create jaw-dropping cakes inspired by the film Saban’s Power Rangers. Only one will win their way to a party celebrating the movie and take home $10,000. The Yellow Ranger herself, singer and actress Becky G., serves as guest judge along with host Jonathan Bennett and judges Richard Ruskell and Waylynn Lucas.

Online, check out the images and recipes of the winning cake artists’ magical creations, hilarious behind-the-scenes videos of Jonathan and the judges on set and more. Plus, weigh in on your favorites on Twitter using #CakeWars.

Cake Wars: Champs
After many Cake Wars clashes, only the best bakers have been left standing. Now, these champions are facing off in Cake Wars: Champs, the ultimate baking battle, pitting winner against winner and pushing them to their cake limit. The bakers will create the most impressive cakes of their lives, turning out stunning designs and fantastic flavors. In each episode, the winner’s cake will be featured at a major party, including celebrations for Pokemon and Marvel’s Avengers, and they’ll go home with $10,000 and the ultimate bragging rights!

Premiering Sunday, March 5th at 10pm – “Champs: LEGO”
Four champions return to build the most amazing cakes in honor of the most iconic toys of all time, LEGO! Judges Richard Ruskell and Waylynn Lucas, and LEGO guest judge Amanda Santoro join host Jonathan Bennett to decide which contestant will reign supreme to have their cake as the centerpiece of the party, and take home $10,000.

Premiering Sunday, March 19th at 10pm – “Champs: Pokemon”
Pikachu and the rest of the Pokémon inspire one of the most intense baking battles of all time. Jonathan Bennett hosts as four champion bakers compete for judges Richard Ruskell, Waylynn Lucas and guest judge Elvin Gee, Pokémon Marketing Manager. Only one baker will display their cake at a party celebrating for the brand, and will take home $10,000.

Premiering Sunday, March 26th at 10pm – “Champs: Disney Princesses”
Jonathan Bennett hosts this adventure for the ages with Cinderella, Ariel, Princess Jasmine, and many more, as four champion bakers battle to have their amazing cake creation as the centerpiece of a party celebrating Disney’s Princesses. Four champions go to battle for host Jonathan Bennett and judges Richard Ruskell, Waylynn Lucas and Disney Visual Artist, Brittney Lee, but only one will remain undefeated and take home $10,000.

Online, see the winning masterpieces as the best cake artists compete against each other. Plus, meet the contestants and watch behind-the-scenes videos. Do you agree with the judges? Tell us using #CakeWars.


Premiering Tuesday, March 7th at 10pm – “Something Dumpling”
Dumplings are the theme for this competition, as the chefs are instructed to make stuffed morsels of dough inspired by any part of the world. A flavorful pork product and a Japanese condiment make up part of the first mystery basket, and nerves and timing take a toll. Meat-and-potato dumpling entrées are in order for round two, and the two chefs left to cook dessert dumplings must marry some spicy chips with a tropical fruit.
Host: Ted Allen Judges: Aarón Sánchez, Chris Santos, Geoffrey Zakarian

Premiering Tuesday, March 14th at 10pm – “Latin Cuisine Dream”
The baskets are packed with favorite foods from Latin America, and the chefs bring pride of their native countries to every plate. In the first round, the competitors get a soup and a dough to show off their appetizer-making skills. A yummy cookie and a can of beans are part of the puzzle in the entrée round. Then, will the final two chefs feel the love for the passion fruit in the dessert basket?
Host: Ted Allen Judges: Chris Santos, James Tahhan, Geoffrey Zakarian

Premiering Tuesday, March 21st at 10pm – “Best Laid Pans”
A big setback leaves one chef unsure whether her sausage and okra appetizer will come together on time and as planned. Savory pie and a fresh Italian cheese meet on the chefs’ entrée plates. Then, peppers and pears pair up in an exciting dessert round.
Host: Ted Allen Judges: Maneet Chauhan, Marcus Samuelsson, Geoffrey Zakarian

Online, check out photo and video highlights and compete like a Chopped champion for a chance to win prizes. Get culinary inspiration from the Chopped experts and learn the tricks contestants have successfully deployed to transform exotic ingredients, international spices and even wintry leftovers into winning dishes. Join the action with #Chopped.

Chopped Junior

Premiering Wednesday, March 1st at 8pm – “Turn Up the Beet”
A new group of kid competitors bond over their love of music and food as they prepare dishes for the judges. First, they find themselves working with beets and octopus in block form in the appetizer round. A salmon-like fish filet in the entrée round presents challenges, then the finalists must figure out how to work edible piano keys into their desserts.
Host: Ted Allen Judges: Valerie Bertinelli, Misty Copeland, Chris Santos

Online, super fans can find a huge treat with entertaining behind-the-scenes footage of the talented kid chefs and all their antics in between takes. Additionally, hear from the amazing panel of judges in interviews captured on set and upgrade your brown-bag lunch with ideas captured from the competition. Join the conversation on Twitter using #ChoppedJunior.

Chopped Junior: Make Me a Judge – Premiering Wednesday, March 8th at 8pm – TOURNAMENT PREMIERE!
Talented junior chefs from across the country compete for a chance to sit behind the judges’ table and give the Chopped judges a taste of their own medicine, in the first-ever Chopped Junior: Make Me a Judge tournament. In the three preliminary-themed heats, the twelve junior chefs compete to create unique and delectable dishes over three rounds – appetizer, entrée, and dessert – as they are judged by a rotating panel of Chopped judges. The winner of each episode receives $10,000 and advances to the finale where they join host Ted Allen at the judges’ table and get to decide the fates of Chopped stars Amanda Freitag, Alex Guarnaschelli, Marcus Samuelsson and Chris Santos, as these world-class chefs serve up their dishes to earn the approval of the junior chefs for bragging rights and $25,000 for the winner’s charity of choice.

Premiering Wednesday, March 8th at 8pm – “Make Me a Judge: Episode 1”
In the first competition, a burger theme shapes what the kid must cook. In the appetizer round, they must use an unusual popsicle and a small egg delicacy. The entrée round delivers straight forward burger meat but with a sweet oniony condiment. The remaining junior chefs must figure out how to make burger-inspired desserts using a cured meat ingredient and fresh fruit.
Host: Ted Allen Judges: Amanda Freitag, Alex Guarnaschelli, Marc Murphy

Premiering Wednesday, March 15th at 8pm – “Make Me a Judge: Episode 2”
The excitement continues as four eager young cooks compete for a chance to become a judge in the finale. This competition is all about BBQ, and the group has to work with a different BBQ sauce in each round. In the appetizer basket, the junior chefs must transform cookies and a slimy vegetable into delicious starters. A pork product must be paired with fresh greens in the entrée course. Then the finalists struggle to place cheese in their desserts!
Host: Ted Allen Judges: Maneet Chauhan, Alex Guarnaschelli, Chris Santos

Premiering Wednesday, March 22nd at 8pm – “Make Me a Judge: Episode 3”
The third and final seat at the judges’ table is up for grabs! Four precocious junior chefs tackle the mystery baskets with a baking theme in effect. The appetizer basket reveals a South American sausage and a baked cheesy treat. The young cooks are surprised to find their protein in whole-animal form in the entrée round, and the finalists must transform a tart berry and colorful cookie dough into delicious desserts.
Host: Ted Allen Judges: Scott Conant, Amanda Freitag, Alex Guarnaschelli

Premiering Wednesday, March 29th at 8pm ET/PT – “Make Me a Judge: Finale” – TOURNAMENT FINALE!
Three Chopped Junior champions are taking a seat at the chopping block, as four regular Chopped judges compete for $25,000 for charity. The chefs are cooking with some of the same ingredients that the junior chefs used but with a few shocking twists, starting with cured fish roe in the appetizer basket. The entrée basket contains some familiar BBQ ingredients, and the chefs must also incorporate an elaborate gelatin creation. The dessert basket turns into an ice cream show down, and the remaining two chefs must cook with ears!
Host: Ted Allen Competitors: Amanda Freitag, Alex Guarnaschelli, Marcus Samuelsson, Chris Santos

Online, watch to see which contestants will get the chance to judge the Chopped judges. Plus, browse photo highlights and weigh in using #ChoppedJunior

Chopped: Star Power Tournament – Premiering Tuesday, March 28th at 10pm – TOURNAMENT PREMIERE!
Chopped brings you a magnificent, five-part, star-studded tournament event, where celebrities who are famous in different fields take over the kitchen for a shot at scoring $50,000 for charity. In the first competition, web stars who shine online for millions of followers will shine on TV as they battle to see who can crack the code of the baskets. In the second prelim, star athletes fight it out with a fire usually reserved for their respective sports. Four funny actors engage in a rowdy display of cooking improv in the third competition, then famous faces of film and TV light up the last preliminary competition before an exhilarating grand finale!

Premiering Tuesday, March 28th at 10pm – “Star Power: Web Stars!”
In the first competition, web stars who shine online for millions of followers will shine on TV, as they compete to see who can crack the code of the baskets. In the appetizer round, the Internet phenoms seek to dazzle the judges with their blood sausage appetizers. Dealing with duck could be the biggest obstacle in the entrée round. And a Japanese frozen dessert and an instant breakfast food challenge two web stars in the dessert round.
Host: Ted Allen Judges: Scott Conant, Amanda Freitag, Geoffrey Zakarian

Online, follow the star-studded contestants, browse photo galleries and watch video extras at. Did the judges make the right choice? Tell us using #Chopped.

Cooks vs. Cons – Premiering Wednesday, March 22nd at 9pm – SEASON PREMIERE!
Geoffrey Zakarian hosts the next generation of cooking competition, a battle which asks the ultimate question: could a talented home cook beat a pro, or does a true professional have skills that no amateur could match? With a level playing field, and no one knowing which cook is which, only a blind taste test will prove who has the best dish. If the professional is victorious, they’ll take home $10,000, but if an amateur can beat the odds and take down the pro, they’ll walk away with $15,000!

Online, after incognito home cooks battle undercover culinary pros, fans can catch highlights and quizzes to find out if you could pose as a pro chef. Join the conversation with #CooksVsCons.

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

Premiering Friday, March 17th at 9pm – “Kickin’ It in Cancun”
This trip, Guy Fieri is heading south of the border to dig into Cancun, Mexico cuisine, like an authentic, family-owned spot where grandma’s cooking up real-deal rellenos and killer chicharron gorditas. Then, he stops at an underground locals’ joint pairing urban art with dishes like off-the-hook pork and seared tuna. Plus, get an inside look at Guy’s Playa del Carmen restaurant, serving up everything from nachos and tacos to ceviche.

Premiering Friday, March 24th at 9pm – “Not Your Typical Joints”
This trip, Guy Fieri is going off the beaten path to check out some funky finds. In Charlotte, North Carolina, he stop at an eatery tucked inside a beer store slinging crazy waffle creations. In Houston, Texas, he visits a not-your-everyday fusion joint mashing up killer barbecue with sushi. And in Cancun, Mexico, there’s a beachy spot surprising guests with nurse shark pescadillas and a unique Mayan fresh-fish specialty.

Online, go behind-the-scenes with Guy, check out full recipes and scan the best diners, drive-ins and dives across the country. Hop along for the ride on Twitter with #DDD.

Guy’s Grocery Games

Premiering Sunday, March 5th at 8pm – “Funny Food”
Standup comics, Bert Kreischer, Loni Love and Tammy Pescatelli, team up with Food Network all-star mentors, Eric Greenspan, Beau MacMillan and Damaris Phillips in hilarious grocery games to earn money for charity. First, the comedians must make a late night dinner using only the ingredients they can fit in a very small shopping bag. Next, the comedians are given a list of funny-sounding foods to turn into an impressive dinner for their agent. You won’t believe which comic gets the last laugh!
Host: Guy Fieri Judges: Troy Johnson, Aarti Sequeira, Justin Warner

Online, fans can relive the top moments of the tournament, test their supermarket trivia smarts, collect shopping and cooking tips from the judges, and much more. Join the conversation on Twitter using #GroceryGames.

Guy’s Grocery Games: Supermarket Masters Tournament- Premiering Sunday, March 12th at 8pm – TOURNAMENT PREMIERE!
Almost 500 chefs have competed in Flavortown Market, but only an elite group has mastered Guy Fieri’s games and tasted victory. Now, Guy is inviting 16 of the greatest GGG winners back to the store to compete in an epic five-week Supermarket Masters Tournament. The winner of each semifinal will win an automatic $10,000 and a spot in the big finale, where they’ll then compete for a shot at the biggest final shopping spree in GGG history — for up to $25,000!

Premiering Sunday, March 12th at 8pm – “Supermarket Masters Tournament: Part 1”
Sixteen chefs who have mastered and won Guy’s Grocery Games are back to compete in an epic five-week event: the Supermarket Masters Tournament. Four amazing GGG winners kick things off by making an upscale dinner that turns into an uphill battle when they discover the ingredients have to start with the same letter. Next, making a tricked-out pizza turns even trickier when Guy Fieri gives them a $12 budget. Then, the final two chefs have to serve up Asian takeout that includes high-priced and low-priced items chosen by a wheel of chance.
Host: Guy Fieri Judges: Troy Johnson, Marc Murphy, Aarti Sequeira

Premiering Sunday, March 19th at 8pm – “Supermarket Masters Tournament: Part 2”
The Supermarket Masters Tournament continues as four more GGG winners compete for a guaranteed $10,000 and a shot at winning up to $25,000 more in the finale. First, the chefs have to serve up a plate of hometown comfort with only five pounds of ingredients. Next, the chefs make an elevated burger featuring strange sample table items. Then, the remaining two chefs must serve up a Mexican fiesta after shopping only in the aisles chosen in a game of bowling.
Host: Guy Fieri Judges: Troy Johnson, Marc Murphy, Aarti Sequeira

Premiering Sunday, March 26th at 8pm – “Supermarket Masters Tournament: Part 3”
Four more GGG winners are ready to master the store in part three of the Supermarket Masters Tournament. First, they must make a steakhouse dinner, even though the meat and seafood sections of the market are unexpectedly closed. Next, they must make an upscale lunch that is almost upended by the budget and restrictions dictated by the Food Pyramid. Then, the chefs create very different winner’s dinners when one chef shops the odd aisles and the other the even aisles. Finally, for the first time in GGG history, Guy Fieri calls a fourth round, making the last chefs whip up their best breakfast in only 15 minutes.
Host: Guy Fieri Judges: Troy Johnson, Marc Murphy, Aarti Sequeira

Online, get the inside scoop on the competition, go behind the scenes, take quizzes and watch video highlights. Plus, join the conversation using #GroceryGames.

Kids Baking Championship

Premiering Monday, March 6th at 8pm – “Superhero Grand Finale” – SEASON FINALE!
For the finale, the last three kid bakers are given five hours to create an original superhero cake and describe their superhero’s powers to hosts Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman during tasting. Who will win this last challenge and fly off with $25,000?

Online, go behind the scenes with judges Duff and Valerie and learn more about the talented kids competing for $10,000. Plus, browse photo galleries and watch video highlights from the show. Join the conversation using #KidsBakingChampionship.

Spring Baking Championship – Premiering Sunday, March 12th at 9pm & 10pm – SEASON PREMIERE!
It’s time for the country’s top bakers to take on springtime treats as nine bakers enter the kitchen to show off their superb baking skills! From Easter treats and sweet vacation desserts to Memorial Day delights, there’s a ton of spring baking to do. To survive the challenges from week to week, the bakers must prove their abilities in front of judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale. Hosted by Jesse Palmer, this baking championship is the most delicious way to kick off spring!

Premiering Sunday, March 12th at 9pm – “Easter Treats”
Nine of the best bakers in America embrace the spirit of the spring baking season by creating Easter egg desserts and bunny cakes, presenting their final creations to host Jesse Palmer and judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale.

Premiering Sunday, March 12th at 10pm – “Sweet Vacations”
For the eight remaining bakers, spring vacations inspire tropical desserts and destination doughnuts based on locations such as a poolside resort, a spring cruise and a Vegas getaway. Host Jesse Palmer and judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale pick the winner and one baker is sent home.

Premiering Sunday, March 19th at 9pm – “Derby Desserts”
Big colorful hats, stunning racehorses, roses and bourbon! The seven remaining bakers celebrate the Kentucky Derby with their takes on mint julep desserts and cookie garlands, joined by host Jesse Palmer and judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale.

Premiering Sunday, March 26th at 9pm – “Springtime Remodeling”
When the weather gets nice, it’s time for some remodeling! The six remaining bakers attempt to lighten up a dense, dark brownie and give a classic Napoleon a springtime twist for host Jesse Palmer and judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale.

Online, find highlights, recipes, behind-the-scenes photos and more. Plus, meet the contestants, watch video highlights and test your baking knowledge. Like what you see? Weigh in with #SpringBakingChampionship

Worst Cooks in America

Premiering Sunday, March 5th at 9pm – “A Fine Finale” – SEASON FINALE!
The final two recruits face their final challenge: prepare a three-course, restaurant quality meal for a panel of experts including Tino Feliciano, Jesse Palmer and Claudia Sandoval. Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray help coach their recruits, but ultimately this is their final chance to show how much they have improved since week one. The culinary experts pick a winner based on a blind tasting and the winning recruit walks away with $25,000.

Online, get more of the culinary boot camp and browse photo highlights, watch funny videos and catch behind-the-scenes moments. Plus, hear from mentors Anne and Rachael and the kitchen-challenged recruits. Who’s your best of the worst? Use #WorstCooks to weigh in.


The Kitchen – Premiering Saturdays at 11am
Spend a fun and food-filled morning in The Kitchen with hosts Sunny Anderson, Katie Lee, Jeff Mauro, Marcela Valladolid and Geoffrey Zakarian. These five talented food experts will bring fun conversation and delicious recipes into your kitchen every week. From simple supper ideas to the latest food trends, they will cover all things fun in food. Pull up a stool at the counter and join them in The Kitchen.

Premiering Saturday, March 4th at 11am – “Winter Weekend Warrior”
Become a weeknight warrior and conquer a week of meals with help from The Kitchen! Jeff Mauro shares his one-pan plan with a Pierogi Reuben Skillet Dish, while Sunny Anderson shares her Honey Chipotle Bean Burritos and Katie Lee makes a time-saving Lasagna Soup. Then, learn the best way to buy pre-prepped ingredients to save time and money for a Spicy Chicken Stir Fry and finish the week with some easy dessert ideas and two-ingredient cocktails.

Online, access all of the co-hosts’ cooking short-cuts, recipes and tips. Whether you need menu inspiration for an upcoming party or want to remake the ingredients already stowed in your pantry, has you covered. Also, bookmark new recipes and advice, browse behind-the-scenes photos, take audience polls and much more. Join the conversation in #TheKitchen.

The Pioneer Woman

Premiering Saturday, March 4th at 10am – “Lunches to Go”
It’s a tale of three lunches, all ready to go! For lunch number one, Ree Drummond makes Beef Noodle Salad Bowls with Peanut Sauce. Lunch two is a Cowboy Bento Box, packed with Chicken Wings in Homemade BBQ Sauce, Creamy Lemon Basil Potato Salad, and Apple and Celery Slaw. Lastly, lunch number three is a Kale Pasta Mason Jar Salad, the perfect portable meal.

Premiering Saturday, March 11th at 10am – “Dinner’s All Done”
Ree Drummond’s driving to town, but dinner’s all ready to go when she gets home! There’s a great Shepherd’s Pie made from a hearty Beef Stew with Beer and Paprika, covered in a thick layer of Horseradish Mashed Potatoes. To serve on the side, there’s a kit for Roasted Carrots with Vinaigrette, and for dessert, a stunning Raspberry Cream Pie.

Online, find all of Ree’s recipes, watch exclusive video tours of the Drummond ranch and town, peek inside her kitchen and watch full episodes. Join the conversation with #PioneerWoman.

Trisha’s Southern Kitchen

Premiering Saturday, March 18th at 10:30am – “Coffee Talk”
Trisha Yearwood’s social media crew is in the kitchen! After filming Trisha’s online streaming show, Coffee Talk, the gang hangs around to enjoy each other’s company, great food, and of course, coffee! Today’s menu includes Mexican Iced Coffee, Quick Roasted Chicken with Garlicky Herb Sauce, Cheesy Hasselback Potatoes and a Ginger Peach Crumble with Buttered Pecan Topping.

Premiering Saturday, March 25th at 10:30am – “Eggs All Day”
Trisha Yearwood’s sister, Beth, is thinking about owning her own chicken coop, so the Yearwood sisters head to their friend’s farm to learn the basics! They return with more eggs than they can handle, so they decide to make an egg-centric menu consisting of Avocado Toast with Creamy Soft Scrambled Eggs, Deviled Egg Salad Club Sandwiches, Sweet Potato Asparagus Hash with Fried Eggs, and Chocolate Souffles with Triple Raspberry Sauce.

Online, find all Trisha’s southern-style recipes, watch highlights from the show, tour her Nashville kitchen and go behind the scenes. Join the conversation on Twitter using #SouthernKitchen.

Valerie’s Home Cooking – Premiering Saturday, February 25th at 12pm

Premiering Saturday, March 4th at 12pm – “Wine Club Party”
Valerie Bertinelli’s dear friends, the Dinsmores, have a party twice a year for their wine club. Valerie has offered to cook for the party, knowing one of the guests is lactose-intolerant. Her menu features Steak Towers, Polenta Crackers with Roasted Wild Mushrooms, Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Green Onions and Romesco Sauce, and White Pepper Cherry Cookies.

Premiering Saturday, March 11th at 12pm – “My Kind of Town: Chicago”
One of Valerie Bertinelli’s good friends is a recent Chicago transplant, living in Los Angeles but always extolling the virtues of his hometown eats. She invites him and another recent transplant over for a taste of their hometown, including Deep Dish Sausage Pizza, Cheese and Caramel Popcorn, an Italian Pizzeria Salad and Chocolate Hazelnut Pull-Apart Bread.

Premiering Saturday, March 18th at 12pm – “Homemade Happy Hour”
Who doesn’t love meeting friends for an after-work drink and some yummy bites to share? Valerie Bertinelli invites her glam squad for happy hour, but doesn’t wait for the end of a tough workweek on the Valerie’s Home Cooking set to start the party! She whips up Turkey Cranberry Sliders, Roaster Cauliflower Popcorn with Chili Lime Seasoning, Jalapeno Fries with Roasted Garlic Ranch Dipping Sauce and a Key Lime Pie Martini.

Premiering Saturday, March 25th at 12pm – “Valerie Cooks So-Cal Style”
Valerie Bertinelli and her longtime babysitter and friend, Elia, cook So-Cal style Mexican recipes, just like they did when her son Wolfie was a little boy. They make Chicken Enchiladas with Classic Sauce, a Casa Vega-style Tostada Salad, Roasted Salsa, Refried Beans and Smoky Margaritas with Mezcal.

Online, get new recipes, see photos and watch behind-the-scenes videos. Join the conversation using #HomeCooking


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Spring vegetables are finally in season! Cook with peas, asparagus, spring onions, strawberries, rhubarb, broccoli and carrots with fresh-produce focused recipes from Food Network chefs.

Food Network Essentials
Whether you’re a novice or seasoned cook, keep’s staple recipes and tips in your arsenal. These video tips are essential how-to’s as well as useful dinner-planning advice! Galleries include:

11 Unexpected Uses for a Sheet Pan
10 Last-Minute Sides
12 Decades of Iconic Dishes

Smart Shopping
With a little bit of planning, the supermarket doesn’t have to be such a daunting place! will help you plan out all your meals so you can shop smarter with our favorite recipes using ingredients from the freezer section, produce, meats/dairy aisles and more.

St. Patrick’s Day
Celebrate St. Patty’s Day by serving classic Irish dishes and drinks, as well as a few new favorites, such as Ina Garten’s Irish Soda Bread, Sandra Lee’s Slow-Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage and Melissa d’Arabian’s Shepherd’s Pie. Also check out festive treats like Green Velvet Cupcakes, Shamrock Cake and Green Milkshakes – for grownups and kids! Additional galleries include:

How to Make Real Irish Coffee
How to Make a Stunning Rainbow Cake with Gold Ombre Layers

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