What to Watch: A Sweet Start with The Pioneer Woman and Cooking Tips and Tricks from the Cast of The Kitchen

Don't miss great recipes, tips and tricks this weekend on Food Network.
By: Rosanna Talarico

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Don't miss great recipes, tips and tricks this weekend on Food Network. Tune in Saturday morning for a sweet start on The Pioneer Woman as Ree Drummond shares quick and easy desserts the whole family will enjoy. Next, on The Kitchen, the cast has a lineup of pantry staple recipes, freezer fixes, and unique ways to use your kitchen leftovers. On Sunday, join Nancy Fuller and her bowling team for a pre-tournament brunch of Cream Cheese-Stuffed French Toast, Sausage and Bacon Hash, Berry Granola Parfait and a special punch.

On Sunday night, sit back and enjoy three hours of competition filled with new obstacles and challenges on Guy’s Grocery Games, All-Star Academy and Cutthroat Kitchen starting at 8|7c.

Ree's sharing four delicious done-in-a-flash desserts, from a great White Chocolate Pudding that's a huge family favorite, to a fast and fabulous Raspberry Fool (pictured above) that's light, creamy and perfect for company. She's breaking out quick Dessert Panini, a gooey, chocolatey kid pleaser, then whipping up Caramel Apple Sauce to make a sundae that everyone loves.

Saturday 10a|9c

Defrost your shrimp for Sunny Anderson's latest freezer fix, shrimp and grits. Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos from Cooking Channel's Extra Virgin make the perfect pantry pasta. Three recipes to make the most of a pantry staple, condensed milk and unexpected ways to make use of your kitchen scraps. What to and what not to throw out in your refrigerator, plus Geoffrey Zakarian shares his special pickleback cocktail.

Saturday 11a|10c

Nancy and her ladies' bowling team made it into the finals! Before the big tournament, Nancy invites the team over for a good luck brunch of Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast, Sausage and Bacon Hash, Berry Granola Parfait and Bowlerinas Punch.

Sunday 12:30|11:30c

Things start off on a high note when four chefs, including a ukulele instructor, must make a meatloaf without any of the usual ingredients. Next, how do you make an appetizer with less-than-appetizing items from a sample table? Finally, the chef that makes the most daring dish after a two-minute dash for groceries gets to go on a Shopping Spree worth up to $20,000.

Sunday 8|7c

For the first time the mentors join forces to achieve victory: Bobby, Alex, Curtis and Michael become two super teams, to make the most spectacular three-course steak dinner with their home cooks. The losing team goes from friends to instant enemies as they cook off against each other in the elimination round, judged by Chopped judge Amanda Freitag and Chef John Li.

Sunday 9|8c

While making Eggs Benedict, one chef has to harvest their eggs from a chicken coop. Then, two chefs have to make British pub food while in a double decker bus. Finally, one chef has to mix everything for sandwich cookies in milk bottles.

Sunday 10|9c
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