Saturday, March 3, 2018

Food Network's March 2018 Programming Highlights

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Here are some of the highlights of the Food Network programming scheduled to air on the channel in March:
  • The season finale of Worst Cooks in America on March 11th with the winner taking home $25,000. 
  • The season premiere of Spring Baking Championship on Monday, March 12th.
  • The season finale of Kids Baking Championship on Monday, March 5th with the winner getting $25,000.
  • A Guy’s Grocery Games: DDD All-Star Tournament starting on Sunday, March 18th.
  • New primetime episodes of Beat Bobby Flay, Chopped, Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, Guy’s Grocery Games and Ridiculous Cakes.
  • A new season of Barefoot Contessa called Cook Like a Pro starting Sunday March 11th
  • New daytime episodes of  Giada Entertains, The Kitchen, The Pioneer Woman, Trisha’s Southern Kitchen and Valerie’s Home Cooking.

A press release with episode descriptions and air dates is below:



Plus: Triple D Meets Triple G in the All-New Guy’s Grocery Games: DDD All-Star Tournament is Serving Up Delicious Dishes for Meat Lovers with Digital Series Katie Lee Eats Meat, In Sweats

NEW YORK – February 9, 2018 – Food Network heads into spring with full force this March with all-new tournaments, season premieres and exciting finales of your favorite shows. First, Duff Goldman and Valerie Bertinelli crown the best young baker on the season finale of Kids Baking Championship on Monday, March 5th at 9pm. Then, Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence task their recruits with one final challenge to help them determine the best of the worst on the season finale of Worst Cooks in America on Sunday, March 11 at 9pm. Next, Ali Khan is joined by judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale for the seasonal baking competition that puts the best bakers in the country to the test on the premiere of Spring Baking Championship on Monday, March 12th at 9pm. Guy Fieri then brings his favorite Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives chefs who have previously competed in Grocery Games back to Flavortown for a four-part tournament on Guy’s Grocery Games: DDD All-Star Tournament beginning on Sunday, March 18th at 9pm. Also in primetime, catch premieres of Beat Bobby Flay, Chopped, Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, Guy’s Grocery Games and Ridiculous Cakes. In daytime, Ina Garten returns with an all-new season of Barefoot Contessa: Cook Like a Pro, where she shares her secrets to success in the kitchen, on Sunday, March 11th at 12pm. Also in daytime, tune in to all new episodes of Giada Entertains, The Kitchen, The Pioneer Woman, Trisha’s Southern Kitchen and Valerie’s Home Cooking. Plus, rolls out new series with recipes that will put takeout to shame, up your kitchen game and satisfy your meat cravings. Join the Food Network conversation on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat Discover.


Beat Bobby Flay

Premiering Thursday, March 1st at 10pm – “Stuffed and Fried”
The arena is electric when The Kitchen’s Katie Lee and Jet Tila arrive to take down Bobby Flay. They’re bringing in two incredible chefs to get the job done: restaurateur Crista Luedtke and the fashionable Alan Vargas!

Premiering Thursday, March 8th at 10pm – “At It Again”
Chopped comes a knockin’ at Bobby Flay’s door when host Ted Allen and resident judge Marc Murphy come to town. They’re bringing Chopped Champions Seis Kamimura and Demetrio Zavala for another shot at beating Bobby.

Premiering Thursday, March 15th at 10pm – “Surf’s Up”
The arena gets some love when Worst Cooks in America’s Anne Burrell and comedian Loni Love arrive to get their dear friend Bobby Flay beat. They’re bringing Philly’s finest Paras Shah and Hawaiian chef Sheldon Simeon to do the dirty work.

Premiering Thursday, March 22nd at 10pm – “Revenge Is Best Served Bold”
Bobby Flay’s former co-worker Leia Gaccione and Asian food? expert Tony Nguyen are back for more, returning to the arena for a second chance to take Bobby down. Chopped’s Scott Conant and internet superstar Laura Vitale will choose who gets a shot at redemption.

Premiering Thursday, March 29th at 10pm – “Ladies Don’t Play”
It’s ladies’ night in the arena when Indian food specialist Aarthi Sampath takes on the Windy City’s Zoe Schor in a battle for the ages. TV host Daphne Oz and Los Angeles chef Michael Voltaggio will taste and pick a winner to take on Bobby Flay.

Online, find out what it takes to Beat Bobby Flay, where Food Network’s own chefs reveal the skills and tactics needed to defeat Bobby. You can also check out behind-the-scenes photos and videos, relive highlights, tour the set and much more. Join the conversation with #BeatBobbyFlay.


Premiering Tuesday, March 6th at 10pm – “Dim Sum Yum”
Pop goes the basket as the chefs must make bubblegum-flavored candy balance with hot and sour soup in their appetizer plates. Classic Cantonese dim sum is a yummy surprise in basket two. Then, the competitors who make it to the dessert round wind up working with something out-of-the-ordinary in a can plus a pink paste.
Host: Ted Allen Judges: Scott Conant, Chris Santos, Marc Murphy

Premiering Tuesday, March 13th at 10pm – “Luck of the Irish”
The chefs have the good fortune to get treats from Ireland in every round, beginning with an iconic stout in the appetizer basket. One chef doesn’t hide their distaste for a certain Irish delicacy in the entrée round. Finally, the two remaining chefs hustle to make plates with a favorite Irish ice cream treat and some booze for the third round.
Host: Ted Allen Judges: Scott Conant, Amanda Freitag, Stuart O’Keeffe

Premiering Tuesday, March 20th at 10pm – “Pork on the Brain”
Everyone goes hog wild in the Chopped Kitchen as the chefs take on a pork-themed competition. The first basket threatens to contain too much of a good thing, and a beautiful cut of heritage-breed pork is juxtaposed with a questionable canned product in the entrée round, sending the chefs in some creative directions with their dishes. While they would have welcomed bacon in round three, the finalists must make use of more unusual porky items in their desserts.
Host: Ted Allen Judges: Amanda Freitag, Chris Santos, Adam Sobel

Premiering Tuesday, March 27th at 10pm – “Fat Chance”
The appetizer round prompts a couple of critical questions — namely, what in the world is a narutomaki, and what are you supposed to do with it? The judges are astonished when one of the chefs takes an extremely unusual approach with the fish from the entrée basket that also includes caul fat. Finally, the last two chefs attempt to make scrumptious dishes in the dessert round with Swedish syrup and a classic cookie.
Host: Ted Allen Judges: Scott Conant, Amanda Freitag, Chris Santos

Online, go behind the scenes of Chopped. Discover photo and video highlights, relive top moments, and get inspired by mystery basket ingredients. Tell us what you would do with the basket ingredients using #Chopped.

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

Premiering Friday, March 2nd at 9pm – “Rollin’ In The Dough”
On this trip, Guy Fieri is digging into dishes featuring some dynamite dough. In Mesa, Arizona, there is a legit Hawaiian joint serving island specialties, including a meaty bun, and in Tucson, Arizona, he stops at a place cooking up a big-time saucy sandwich and spinach dip calzone. Plus, in Miami, Guy checks out a funky shop making sweet artisan doughnuts and turning their pastries into savory sandwiches.

Premiering Friday, March 9th at 9pm – “International Intrigue”
Guy Fieri is crisscrossing the nation to grab some international grub. In Dallas, there’s a funky Thai joint serving up noodles, curry and green papaya salad. In Miami, he stops at a Latin place dealing in empanadas and a unique plantain sandwich. Plus, in Tucson, Arizona, there’s a killer spot dishing out real-deal Ethiopian favorites.

Premiering Friday, March 16th at 9pm – “West Coast Cookin'”
On this trip, Guy Fieri is sticking to the West Coast and making all kinds of funky stops. From northern to southern Cali, he’s diggin’ into a mouth-watering variety of killer cuisine that’s sure to please any palate.

Premiering Friday, March 30th at 9pm – “Lights-Out Latin”
This trip, Guy Fieri is diving into all kinds of amazing Latin specialties. In Miami, Florida, there’s a husband-and-wife team dishing out primo Peruvian sandwiches. In Wilmington, North Carolina, he visits a funky joint cooking up the flavors of Panama. And in Tucson, Arizona, he visits a funky fresh spin on tacos and carne asada.

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 4th at 8pm – “Judge vs. Judge”
Flavortown judges go head-to-head in three one-on-one battles. First, new school meets old school as Food Network Star Justin Warner faces off against celebrity chef Rocco DiSpirito. In round two, grilled cheese master Eric Greenspan goes up against Chef Aaron May. Finally, Triple-D chef Carl Ruiz and restauranteur Antonia Lofaso show off their regional cooking chops in a final round that must be seen to be believed.
Host: Guy Fieri Judges: Damaris Phillips, Aarti Sequeira, Jonathan Waxman

Premiering Wednesday, March 7th at 9pm – “Bacon to the Max”
Four bacon-ators throw down in Flavortown for a shot at $20,000. First, Guy Fieri asks the chefs to create an over-the-top bacon dish but throws them a curveball while they’re shopping. Next, Guy asks for some gourmet “swine” dining but only gives the chefs a bare-bones budget. Finally, the two remaining chefs must transform the ingredients from a bacon and egg sandwich into a high-end dinner.
Host: Guy Fieri Judges: Beau MacMillan, Damaris Phillips, Jet Tila

Premiering Sunday, March 11th at 8pm – “Sandwich Showdown”
Guy Fieri has invited four top sandwich makers to Flavortown to see who can deliver under the pressure. First, Guy tasks the chefs with making their signature sandwich using only six pounds of ingredients. Next, Guy asks them to make an outside-the-box sandwich using some twisted bread and cheese substitutes that force the judges to make a tough decision. The surprise ending will go down as a first in GGG history!
Host: Guy Fieri Judges: Zane Caplansky, Rocco DiSpirito, Damaris Phillips

Premiering Wednesday, March 14th at 9pm – “Cheesiest”
Guy Fieri is playing his cheesiest games and telling his cheesiest jokes, so four cheese experts start out by creating their signature cheese dish with a wild card decided by the luck of the draw. Then, the chefs are asked to make a cheesy international dish using nine ingredients or less. Finally, Guy has the chefs transform jalapeno poppers into a high-end cheesy dinner, and the winner gets a chance at $20,000.
Host: Guy Fieri Judges: Rocco DiSpirito, Damaris Phillips, Justin Warner

Premiering Sunday, March 18th at 8pm – “Flavortown Honors Firefighters”
Four firefighter chefs put their culinary chops to the test in a night of competitive camaraderie. First, Guy Fieri closes and opens aisles at random while the chefs try to make their Firehouse Favorite. In the second round, Guy asks the chefs to make a 5-alarm spicy dish with an ingredient chosen by one of his toughest games. Only one firefighter will walk out of Flavortown with the prize money and bragging rights.
Host: Guy Fieri Judges: Eddie Jackson, Catherine McCord, Justin Warner

Premiering Wednesday, March 21st at 9pm – “Pizza Play-Offs”
Four pie-pros compete in two plus-sized rounds of mouth-watering pizzas. First, Guy Fieri challenges the chefs to make not one, but two pizzas using only what they can fit into an empty pizza box. Then, he doubles down again by asking them to make a sweet pizza and a savory one, both featuring a very special ingredient. The chef who has the best slice will go on to shop for a chance at $20,000.
Host: Guy Fieri Judges: Rocco DiSpirito, Tony Gemignani, Antonia Lofaso

Premiering Wednesday, March 28th at 9pm – “April Fool’s Games”
Guy Fieri pulls the biggest prank in GGG history when he fools three judges into competing in a knee-slapping, action-packed, two-game contest. To challenge the chefs, Guy brings out his most devious game yet — the Guy Face Wheel. Then he throws down a challenge that leaves the judges terrified. In the end, only one judge-turned-surprise-competitor will win Guy’s April Fools’ Games and take home the winnings.
Host: Guy Fieri Judges: Troy Johnson, Damaris Phillips, Aarti Sequeira

Online, learn more about your favorite judges, see photo highlights and test your knowledge of Flavortown Market. Tell us which games are your favorite using #GroceryGames.

Guy’s Grocery Games

DDD All-Star Tournament – Premiering Sunday, March 18th at 9pm – TOURNAMENT PREMIERE!
Guy Fieri is bringing back the best chefs from Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, who have also rocked Guy’s Grocery Games, to compete in an epic four-episode tournament. In each round, four DDD/GGG veterans will go head-to-head to win $10,000, no shopping spree required. The three chefs who come out on top will compete for the title of Triple D Tournament Champion in an out-of-bounds tournament finale, with the winner getting an automatic $20,000. It’s a nail-biting finale you won’t want to miss!

Premiering Sunday, March 18th at 9pm – “DDD All-Star Tournament Part 1”
Guy Fieri’s favorite chefs from Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives who have also rocked Guy’s Grocery Games are back in Flavortown to compete in an epic four-episode tournament. He’ll put their shopping and cooking skills to the test in his hardest games to see who is a Triple D, Triple G, Triple Threat. Do they have the speed to deliver food in 15 minutes? Can they shop on an extreme budget? Finally, can they mash up comfort favorites in a winning dish? Find out who will go on to the finale and earn the title of DDD All-Star Tournament Champ.

Premiering Sunday, March 25th at 9pm – “DDD All-Star Tournament Part 2”
Guy Fieri’s favorite chefs from Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives return to Flavortown for the second time to compete in an epic four-part tournament. He’s putting their shopping and cooking skills to the test in his toughest games to see who is a Triple D, Triple G, Triple Threat. First they have to make their best street food on a tight budget, and then it’s literally a roll of the dice to see what ingredients the chefs must use in their deluxe dish. Finally, they attempt to mash up comfort favorites in a winning dish for the chance to move on to the finale and earn the title of DDD All-Star Tournament Champion.

Online, find more on Guy and the Triple D contestants. Get the inside scoop on the competition, go behind the scenes, take quizzes and collect cooking tips. Plus, join the conversation using #GroceryGames.

Kids Baking Championship

Premiering Monday, March 5th at 9pm – “Cover Story Cakes” – SEASON FINALE!
In the finale challenge, Duff Goldman and Valerie Bertinelli task the remaining three bakers to create a birthday cake in celebration of Food Network Magazine’s 10th birthday. The winner will go home with $25,000 and the title of Kids Baking Champion!

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 videos inspired by the show. Join the conversation using #KidsBakingChampionship.

Ridiculous Cakes – Premiering Mondays at 10pm
Talented cake artists design wildly imaginative cakes like a 500-pound replica of planet Earth, an illuminated chandelier cake that hangs upside down and a Fraggle Rock cake for Jim Henson Studios. The blood, sweat and tears that go into these mind-boggling creations will be on full display as different cake stories unfold across America.

Online, see how these awesome confections come to life. Share your craziest cake creations using #RidiculousCakes.

Spring Baking Championship

Premiering Monday, March 12th at 9pm – SEASON PREMIERE!
Vibrant colors, fresh fruits and bright flavors are on display as 10 of the best bakers in the country vie for the title of Spring Baking Champion and the $50,000 prize. Host Ali Khan and judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale keep the critiques and fun flowing as the competitors show off their skills with springtime treats.

Premiering Monday, March 12th at 9pm – “Spring Colorburst”
Ten of the best spring bakers enter the Spring Baking Championship. On the season kick-off, they are tested in a pre-heat challenge that celebrates the bountiful fruits and bright colors of the season by making fruit-forward tie-dye mini cheesecakes. Then, in the main-heat the theme intensifies with color-gradient naked ombre cakes incorporating fresh herbs. One baker will be sent home

Premiering Monday, March 19th at 9pm – “Blooming Delicious”
The bakers must create cupcake flower arrangements and amp up the flower power with flower essences. One baker will win a special advantage in the main-heat, where they must create mirror-glazed gazing balls and plate them in an edible garden. One baker will be eliminated.

Premiering Monday, March 26th at 9pm – “A Perfect Spring Day”
On a perfect spring day springtime mini pies are the ideal dish for an outdoor gathering. In this pre-heat, the eight remaining bakers work in teams to create their mini pies. Next, in the main-heat, they must make picnic basket desserts utilizing three items from a picnic basket, but they may not make the same thing as their picnic partner.

Online, find highlights, recipes, behind-the-scenes photos and more visit. 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 4th at 9pm – “Flair Flair Everywhere”
The final four recruits learn the art of showing off as they compete to represent Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence in the finale. First, they learn some fancy bartending tricks and must make happy hour cocktails and bar snacks for Anne and Tyler. For the main dish challenge, Anne and Tyler have invited some very special guests to boot camp – the recruits’ loved ones. The recruits are tasked with cooking a dish and performing a flashy tableside demonstration for their guests. After, Anne and Tyler decide which recruits will represent them in next week’s finale for a chance to win $25,000.

Premiering Sunday, March 11th at 9pm – “The Final Countdown” – SEASON FINALE!
The final two recruits face off in the ultimate challenge: cooking a three-course, restaurant quality meal for a panel of culinary experts. Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence coach their recruits from the sidelines, but it all comes down to the skills that the recruits have learned over the past ten weeks. Judges Paulette Goto, Jordan Andino and Michael Chernow taste the recruits’ dishes in a blind taste test and determine the winner of the $25,000 prize.

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


Barefoot Contessa: Cook Like a Pro – Premiering Sunday, March 11th at 12pm – SEASON PREMIERE!

Premiering Sunday, March 11th at 12pm – “Cook Like a Pro: Bread Winners”
Ina Garten is turning her attention to all kinds of bread and dishes that feature it. She starts with the most delicious quick bread you’ll ever bake, foolproof Irish Guinness Brown Bread. Breadcrumbs take the spotlight in her luxurious Fish and Lobster Cakes, and her Camembert and Prosciutto Tartines are open-faced sandwiches with the volume turned up. There’s even bread in Ina’s layered dessert, Peach and Berry Summer Pudding. Legendary chef Wolfgang Puck shows how to turn two humble slices of walnut bread into the ultimate Lobster Club Sandwich.

Premiering Sunday, March 18th at 12pm – “Cook Like a Pro: Make-Ahead Breakfast”
For Ina Garten, a no-fuss, make-ahead breakfast is the best way to start the day. Her Raspberry Baked French Toast is perfect for welcoming company, and her Mini Italian Frittatas only need to be warmed up before serving. Ina shares her secrets to moist Blueberry Bran Muffins, whips up a batch of Orange Marmalade Butter and lays out an impressive Breakfast Smoked Salmon Platter with a pitcher of Virgin Marys. Deliciously light Fresh Fruit with Honey Vanilla Yogurt completes the make-ahead breakfast lineup.

Premiering Sunday, March 25th at 12pm – “Cook Like a Pro: No Sides Required”
Ina Garten is serving up filling meals with absolutely no side dishes required. She starts with Lamb Shanks and Orzo, a one-pot meal worthy of any dinner party. She reveals the trick to foolproof dough for stunning Smoked Salmon Pizzas and makes Roast Chicken Cobb Salad, an easy and elegant mashup that’s perfect for casual entertaining. Finally, she prepares Baked Polenta with Mushrooms and Blue Cheese for a comforting dinner.

Online, get Ina’s top recipes and essential cooking tips. Share photos of your best kitchen creations inspired by Ina using #BarefootContessa.

Giada Entertains

Premiering Sunday, March 4th at 11am – “Jade’s Painting Party”
Giada De Laurentiis and her daughter, Jade, invite Jade’s friends over for a paint and tie-dye party. The menu gets an artistic touch with Bacon and Jam Sandwiches, Lemon Speckled Green Bean Salad and Rainbow Sodas.

Premiering Sunday, March 11th at 11am – “Panini Party”
Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over for a casual get-together while she tests various panino recipes and combinations for her new restaurant, Pronto, in Las Vegas. Her friends sample her menu, which includes a France Meets Italy Panini, a Chicken and Pepperonata Panini, a Royal Beef Tenderloin Panini, a Strawberries and Cream Panini and, to wash it all down, Aperol Spritz cocktails. Then each guest takes a turn at making her own custom panini.

Premiering Sunday, March 18th at 11am – “’70s Throwback Party”
Giada De Laurentiis hosts a groovy ’70s bash, with guests donning their best throwback outfits. Giada puts a modern spin of some of the decade’s most popular foods, including Waldorf Panzanella, Sweet and Sour Shish Kabobs, Italian Helper and Giada Wallbangers.

Premiering Sunday, March 25th at 11am – “Giada’s Italian Easter Party”
Giada De Laurentiis hosts a big Italian family Easter celebration, complete with giant chocolate eggs filled with candy. Her table is filled with traditional dishes, including Simple Spring Salad, Pesto and Prosciutto Asparagus, Sweet and Smokey Lamb Ribs and Baked Mushroom Rigatoni with Kale Gremolata.

Online, Giada shares tips and recipes for planning the perfect party for family and friends anytime of the year. Swap ideas using #GiadaEntertains.

The Kitchen

Premiering Saturday, March 3rd at 11am – “13×9 and Feelin’ Fine”
The Kitchen is sharing great recipes to warm up winter nights, like Sunny Anderson’s Beef Wellington Casserole and Geoffrey Zakarian’s Baked Sweet Potato and Carrot Gratin. Classics get a twist in Jeff Mauro’s Lemon Chicken and Orzo Casserole and Katie Lee’s Spicy Thai Red Curry Chicken Casserole, and Valerie Bertinelli joins the gang to make her Strawberry Lemon Love Cake. Learn tips for freezer organization and get kitchen renovation ideas in a special Kitchen Helpline with Chef Scott Conant and designer Shea McGee. Katie takes over cocktail duties and shares her Mudslide Jelly Shot Casserole.

Premiering Saturday, March 10th at 11am – “Family Night In”
The Kitchen is spending a night in, and the menu is full of family favorites. Jeff Mauro kicks things off with a crispy Detroit-Style Pepperoni Pizza, and everyone shares simple snack ideas with only one, two or three ingredients. Cookbook author Siri Daly joins the fun with a tray of her Greek Nachos, and Katie Lee serves up a bite-sized treat, Ice Cream Sundae Bon Bons. The hosts open the Kitchen Helpline with Scott Conant tackling questions about cooking family-friendly sides, and Geoffrey Zakarian tops off the evening with two twists on a Shirley Temple: a Dirty Shirley cocktail and a Don’t Call It Shirley mocktail.

Premiering Saturday, March 17th at 11am – “Weeknight Wonders”
The Kitchen is sharing shortcuts to stress-free weeknight meals, starting with Katie Lee’s One Pot Beef Bourguignon. Jeff Mauro makes a quick and easy Eggplant Parm Cheat Sheet, and Geoffrey Zakarian serves up a showstopping Savory Galette. Cookbook author Elizabeth Heiskell wows with her one-dish dessert, Chocolate Cobbler with Cherry Ice Cream. Scott Conant joins the hosts as they return to culinary basics to answer some frequently asked Kitchen Helpline questions, and then Geoffrey makes a cocktail that will last all week, a big-batch Boulevardier.

Online, access all 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 3rd at 10am – “Ask Me Anything!”
It’s question time on the ranch and Ree Drummond is covering topics ranging from recipes and romance to fashion and ranch favorites. Her answers include 3 Meat, 3 Bean, 3 Chili Chili, Shrimp Mango Lettuce Cups and the first thing she ever cooked for Ladd — Linguine with Clam Sauce. She also shares a great idea for canapes with her Melon Feta Bites.

Premiering Saturday, March 17th at 10am – “Kansas Cookin'”
Ladd’s going ranching in Kansas, so Ree Drummond plans ahead with Awesome Breakfast Burritos packed with an all-in-one spicy meat-and-egg scramble for him to share with the cowboys. While he’s busy across the state line, she’s cooking up delicious Braised Brisket and Vegetables, Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes and decadent Chocolate Slab Ice Cream Sandwiches for a family dinner later in the day.

Premiering Saturday, March 24th at 10am – “Easy Entertaining”
Ree Drummond is hosting a cooking and eating get-together with her Oklahoma City Thunder gal friends. They’re teaming up to cook a great spring menu of White Spinach Artichoke Lasagna with a Butternut and Kale Salad — two easy dishes perfect for effortless entertaining. Afterward, they’re sipping Thunder Margaritas in the team colors and wrapping up the party with self-assembly Boozy Berries and Cream.

Online, find all 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 3rd at 10:30am – “Opry Goes Pink”
Trisha Yearwood sings with the legendary Brenda Lee for a breast cancer benefit at the Grand Ole Opry. The special night inspires Trisha to cook up her favorite hometown recipes including Sweet and Spicy Glazed Sweet Potatoes, Stovetop Smoked Baby Back Ribs with Maple BBQ Sauce, Peach and Brown Butter Skillet Pie and Boozy Brown Butter Milkshakes. Later, she reminisces about the performance and her favorite moments at the iconic Opry over the years.

Premiering Saturday, March 10th at 10:30am – “Nashville Food Project”
Trisha Yearwood and her sister, Beth, decide to put together a meal for the Nashville Food Project, a local organization that brings communities together to help alleviate hunger. They spend the afternoon testing recipes until they’re happy with the menu. Then they help prep a large community dinner of Spring Garden Pasta Salad, Braised Pork and Veggie Pockets, Golden Beet and Citrus Salad and Fruity Crumble Bars for dessert.

Premiering Saturday, March 17th at 10:30am – “Sharpen Up!”
Home cooks who learned from their parents, Trisha Yearwood and her sister, Beth, have always wanted to step up their knife game. They decide to meet up with a local chef for help honing their knife skills. Then they go back to Trisha’s kitchen and use their improved technique to make Caramelized Onions and Goat Cheese Tartlets, Glazed Zucchini and Carrots, Crispy Skin Salmon with Minced Herb Butter and, for dessert, Honey Buttermilk Pavlova.

Premiering Saturday, March 24 at 10:30am – “Springtime in Nashville”
Spring has sprung in Nashville, so Trisha Yearwood heads to Amelia’s Flower Truck to buy fresh flowers to celebrate the season. Then she heads home to prepare a spring feast for her friends that features some of the fresh produce available in the South at this time of year. They sit down to a lovely outdoor meal that includes Farro with Vidalia Onion and Asparagus, Spring Veggies with Sweet Pea Aioli, Roasted Lemon Chicken with Spring Onion Chimichurri and, for dessert, Strawberry Rhubarb Crostata.

Premiering Saturday, March 31st at 10:30am – “Tour Wrap Up”
After more than three years on the road, Trisha Yearwood is wrapping up her tour with her husband, Garth Brooks. To show her appreciation for their years of hard work, Trisha invites her tour mates over for a thank you meal that includes Very Berry Iced Tea, Country Turnip Greens, Fried Green Tomatoes, Loaded Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Easy Beef Brisket. After such a delicious meal, an impromptu concert is definitely a possibility.

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, March 17th at 12pm – “Hot in Cleveland Reunion”
Two years after Valerie Bertinelli’s show Hot in Cleveland wrapped, she’s planning an all-out party to bring the old gang back together for a reunion. Joining in the fun are various crew members from behind the camera as well as Valerie’s costar, Jane Leeves. On the menu are Avocado and Labne Toast with Crispy Cauliflower, Apricot BBQ Sauce and Grilled Chicken Thighs, Sheet Pan Scalloped Potatoes and, for dessert, a special Chocolate Mint Love Cake with Mint Chocolate Ganache.

Premiering Saturday, March 24th at 12pm – “Say Hello to the Flavors of Spring”
A longing for spring inspires Valerie Bertinelli to add some fresh flavors to her cooking, and she prepares a meal of spring delights for her husband, Tom, and their friends, comedic actress Melissa Peterman and her husband, actor John Brady. Valerie’s springtime menu features Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin, Char-Seared Broccolini with Olive Oil Cured Breadcrumbs and Grilled New Potatoes with Tarragon Butter. Her Rhubarb Jam Bars make the perfect sweet and tart dessert when paired with a Rhubarb Spritz.

Premiering Saturday, March 31st at 12pm – “Brining the Outdoors In”
Valerie Bertinelli enjoyed many pop-up camper vacations as a kid, sandwiched in between her brothers, and now it’s her nephew Enzo’s turn to experience camping the Bertinelli way! Valerie is bringing the best of the outdoors inside for a festive picnic without bugs, and she’s joined by Enzo and her brothers, Patrick and David. On the picnic table are BBQ Ribs, Spicy Corn and Arugula Salad, Tater Tot Nachos and, for dessert, a Peanut Butter S’mores Ice Cream Pie and Cinnamon Hot Chocolate.

Online, follow the newest season. Plus, get the recipes and watch video highlights. Share your favorite dishes using #HomeCooking.

Spring Weekend – Premiering Saturday, March 24th 7am-1pm & Sunday, March 25th 7am-2pm
From Spring Lamb to an Easter Ham, join Food Network for a Spring Feast of fresh recipes for the season. Premiering episodes include:

Premiering Saturday, March 24th at 10am – The Pioneer Woman – “Easy Entertaining”
Premiering Saturday, March 24th at 10:30am – Trisha’s Southern Kitchen – “Springtime in Nashville”
Premiering Saturday, March 24th at 11am – The Kitchen
Premiering Saturday, March 24th at 12pm – Valerie’s Home Cooking – “Say Hello the Flavors of Spring”
Premiering Sunday, March 25th at 11am – Giada Entertains – “Giada’s Italian Easter Party”
Premiering Sunday, March 25th at 12pm – Barefoot Contessa – “Cook Like a Pro: No Sides Required”


Better Than Takeout
YouTube star Sara Lynn, aka The Domestic Geek, knows the struggle to eat well is real. Sara shares her tips for cooking real food without breaking the bank or spending hours in the kitchen. With a combination of meal-prep tips, supermarket shortcuts and simple recipes, Sara proves that eating well is super easy, and delicious, too.

Cutting Edge
What does the future of food look like? From the latest innovations in home gadgetry to the labs that are redefining protein, Feast of Fiction stars Jimmy and Ashley explore what the next generation’s kitchens will hold.

Katie Lee Eats Meat, in Sweats
Nothing is better than the #MeatSweats and Katie Lee knows all about it! From dining out to cooking in, Katie shows off how to enjoy the best of the meat.

St. Patrick’s Day
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by serving classic Irish dishes and drinks, as well as a few new favorites, such as Irish Soda Bread, Slow-Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage and Shepherd’s Pie. Also includes festive treats like green velvet cupcakes, a shamrock cake and green milkshakes for grownups and kids.

Everything Spring

Spring Weeknight Dinners: Find our best recipes for quick and easy weeknight meals, made with favorite spring ingredients like asparagus, artichokes and carrots, paired with mealtime staples like chicken, shrimp, salmon and pasta.
Spring Entertaining Guide: In-season entertaining is easy with these company-worthy spring recipes. Serve easy spring pasta dishes (like pasta primavera), simple side dishes (like roasted asparagus) and bright spring desserts (like rhubarb crisp).
Spring Produce Guide: 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.

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