What to Watch: A St. Patrick's Day Celebration and Battle of the Mentors on All-Star Academy

Start the weekend with a St. Patrick’s Day celebration and don't miss all the competition on Sunday starting at 8|7c.
By: Rosanna Talarico

Kick off the weekend with a St. Patrick’s Day celebration this Saturday morning on The Kitchen. Join the hosts as they make a corned beef and cabbage dish with a twist and shake up a must-make St. Paddy’s Day cocktail. On Sunday, learn ways to incorporate preserved fruits and veggies into your cooking on Farmhouse Rules. Nancy Fuller is cooking up a ham steak with apple mustard chutney, shredded beet and carrot salad, a scalloped vegetable casserole, honey ginger lemonade and butterscotch pudding with chocolate ganache for dessert.

Tune in Sunday evening for the competition and thrills beginning with an episode of Guy’s Grocery Games at 8|7c. Watch as four exceptional James Beard-nominated chefs compete for $20,000 in the Triple G Shopping Spree. Then, on All-Star Academy, you don’t want to miss the battle of the mentors as they cook to win for an advantage in the competition. Finally, Alton Brown has sabotages that put three chefs’ skills to the test on Cutthroat Kitchen.

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a twist on the classic Irish dish corned beef and cabbage, two easy meals using the pantry staple the potato, tipsy treats with a secret ingredient and Geoffrey Zakarian's must-make St. Paddy's Day cocktail. Plus, catch the latest Tool Takedown challenge and easy ideas to make lunch at the office more exciting.

Saturday 11a|10c

Nancy Fuller has all kinds of ideas for the fruits and vegetables she's stored and preserved in her root cellar. On the menu: Ham Steak with Apple Mustard Chutney, Shredded Beet and Carrot Salad, Scalloped Vegetable Casserole, Honey Ginger Lemonade and for dessert, Butterscotch Pudding with Chocolate Ganache.

Sunday 12:30|11:30c

Four James Beard-nominated chefs use their exceptional culinary skills to make an hors d'oeuvre featuring instant ramen noodles. Then, these high-end chefs have to make a five-star seafood dinner with a ridiculously low budget. The finalists learn that creating a dish featuring one ingredient, prepared two different ways, using items from three aisles, is not as easy as 1, 2, 3. The winner is awarded up to $20,000 in the Triple G Shopping Spree.

Sunday 8|7c

For the first time ever, best friends Bobby Flay and Michael Symon try to take each other's teams down when all the mentors battle head-to-head for a crucial advantage. Special guest judge Elizabeth Falkner gets in on the action, determining which home cook is sent home.

Sunday 9|8c

Three chefs have to make a tuna melt with a glob of melted tools. Another chef has to cook Salisbury steak while standing on a "high stakes" platform above the kitchen. Finally, a chef has a tea party while trying to make scones.

Sunday 10|9c
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