What to Watch: The Kitchen's Comfort Food Feast and a Food Truckapalooza on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This weekend on Food Network, get cozy with great comfort food recipes. And don’t miss the one-hour-special of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives at 9|8c.
By: Rosanna Talarico

This weekend on Food Network, stay in and get cozy with great comfort food recipes. On Saturday morning, join Ree Drummond as she cooks her family’s favorite dishes. Then, it’s a comfort food feast on The Kitchen as the cast shows off their wild comfort food mash-ups. On Sunday, Giada De Laurentiis has you covered with recipes and ideas for your late-night cravings. Next, Guy Fieri is whipping up a Southwestern meal with his special guest, Joey Fatone. Then, watch Nancy Fuller incorporate beer into her cooking and baking on Farmhouse Rules.

Also, on Sunday night, root for your favorite chefs as they fight for the prize on Guy’s Grocery Games and Cutthroat Kitchen. And don’t miss the one-hour-special of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives at 9|8c as Guy Fieri shares the top food spots on wheels.

While the family's stacking hay, Ree's stocking up the freezer with her family's favorite dishes, including a big pan of Chicken Enchiladas, his-and-hers Pizza Pockets and three-cheese Stuffed Shells with tomato sauce. Then a healthy, delicious snack — Purple Smoothie Pops.

Saturday 10a|9c

Settle in and get cozy, because it's comfort food all day on The Kitchen. Geoffrey Zakarian starts off the show with a delicious Sunday supper of Spaghetti and Meatballs. The gang shows us how to maximize our microwave's potential with some wow-worthy tips. It's chocolate heaven with Marcela's sweet retreat: the ultimate brownie. And Sunny and Katie top it all off with their amazing brownie sundaes. Chef Amanda Freitag joins us with her mouthwatering patty melt. Our hosts create crazy comfort food mash-ups. GZ toasts New York with his throwback cocktail, and the gang tries some yummy new snacks.

Saturday 11a|10c

It's midnight, you're starving and you feel like some good old-fashioned comfort food. Giada De Laurentiis raids her fridge and whips up some of her favorite late-night munchies, including Mortadella Bites, an Italian Monte Cristo, Pretzel-Crusted Chicken Fingers With Curry Ketchup and a Chocolate Cherry Ice Cream Float.

Sunday 10:30a|9:30c

Guy is cooking up food and fun with his doppelganger, Joey Fatone! The jokester pals cook, rap and reminisce as they prepare a grilled Southwest Lobster Roll and crispy Yucca Fries with Southwest Fry Seasoning.

Sunday 11a|10c

Nancy is using local hops in her meal today, when she stops by her friends' brewery to pick up all different kinds of beer for cooking and baking. Then, she invites the brewers back to the farm for a comforting dinner that's out of this world. On the menu are Beer-Braised Beef Stew, Ale and Cheddar Biscuits, Kale Salad with Amber Ale Vinaigrette and Fudge Cake with Stout Glaze.

Sunday 12:30|11:30c

Chefs begin by making a barbecue blowout that won't blow their budget! Next, will Guy's eclectic Grocery List put a damper on a date-night ham dinner? Then, the final two try to make their best dish using items from only one aisle. The winner makes a mad dash for up to $20,000 in cash in the Triple G Shopping Spree.

Sunday 8|7c

Ever notice how some of the best food can be found on four wheels? In this one-hour special, Guy's pulling up to some of the tastiest food trucks on DDD. From burgers in Key West, Fla., to chilaquiles in California, tacos in Hawaii to fresh catches in Canada, these mobile kitchens are running the gamut of on-the-go grub. So get in line for some out-of-bounds alfresco favorites.

Sunday 9|8c

As they make gnocchi, one chef has to wear a potato masher on their hand. Then someone cooks drunken noodles on a keg of fire. Finally, someone has to make thumbprint cookies without the use of their thumbs.

Sunday 10|9c
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