What to Watch: It’s Turkey Time on Food Network

Don't miss all-new Thanksgiving-themed shows this month on Food Network, including new recipes and hacks for turkey day.
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With plenty of time left to prepare for your holiday festivities, you can watch your favorite Food Network chefs reveal their best ideas during all-new Thanksgiving-themed episodes. Get ready for a brand-new spread of indulgent recipes, timesaving tips and creative hacks to make this year’s feast easier and more delicious than ever.

The Kitchen, The Pioneer Woman, Valerie’s Home Cooking, Brunch at Bobby’s and Southern at Heart are all proving that Thanksgiving can be reinvented every year with new recipes. Guy Fieri is doing double duty with two new turkey-themed episodes of Guy’s Big Bite, while Bobby Flay joins Ina Garten for A Barefoot Thanksgiving in the barn with a dazzling spread and foolproof strategies for the busy day.

If you’re in the competitive spirit, Guy’s Grocery Games, Cutthroat Kitchen, Beat Bobby Flay and Chopped Junior all have a turkey-day twist. Looking to indulge outside the house? Top 5 has the season’s best Thanksgiving comfort food, and a special episode of Guilty Pleasures will have chefs and stars spilling their favorite holiday eats. Head to Thanksgiving Central for all the details, and don’t forget to watch the Food Network Kitchen turkey roast, live on FoodNetwork.com/Thanksgiving starting at 10a|9c.

Nancy relives some of the best moments from holidays past and makes new family memories as she prepares Rolled Turkey Breast with Nutty Fruit Stuffing, Thanksgiving Succotash, Mashed Potatoes with Sour Cream and Fresh Horseradish, and Pumpkin and Apple Pie.

Saturday, Nov. 14 10:30a|9:30c

Valerie Bertinelli's got the perfect Thanksgiving meal with Sweet and Salty Pepitas, Acorn Squash and Baby Bitter Greens with Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette Dressing, and a perfectly Deep-Fried Turkey topped with gravy.

Saturday, Nov. 14 12:30|11:30c

Guy is sharing his new recipe for the most tender, flavorful turkey you've ever tasted, with help from his chef friends G. Garvin, Beau MacMillan and Aaron May, as well as his son Ryder! He’s also making dynamite sides of Salt-Crusted Potatoes and Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Parmesan and Truffles.

Sunday, Nov. 15 9:30a|8:30c

First, turkey two ways: Chicken-Fried Turkey Breast with Cranberry Mustard Dipping Sauce from Damaris Phillips, and Smoked Whole Turkey from her brother Isaiah. Then, Damaris creates a decadent side of Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Sea Salt Marshmallow Caramels.

Sunday, Nov. 15 12|11c

Chef Bobby Flay keeps his Thanksgiving meal going with a brunch full of holiday flavors, making Pumpkin Lattes and Pumpkin-Spiced Granola Parfaits with Orange-Cranberry Jam and Maple Yogurt. Then, he transforms Thanksgiving leftovers into a savory and comforting Roast Turkey Hash with Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes drizzled with a Bacon-Herb Oil.

Sunday, Nov. 15 12:30|11:30c

Bobby's smoking the turkey, sharing his easy 11-layer potato gratin and whipping up a seasonal heartland chopped salad. Ina completes the fabulous feast with holiday-worthy orange honey-glazed carrots, sauteed Brussels sprouts, and bread pudding with herbs and apples. Also on the menu are a spicy lemon ginger molasses cake, make-ahead cranberry sauce and a fall sangria.

Sunday, Nov. 15 1|12c

Four chefs show their gratitude when Guy Fieri gives them an unbearable budget to make a Thanksgiving feast! Next, the chefs must turn the store's leftover prepackaged holiday food items into an upscale dinner. Then, the finalists must knock down food pins in a fall-favorite edition of Grocery Bowl!

Sunday, Nov. 15 8|7c

The eight remaining bakers begin by making their best holiday whoopie pies that evoke a randomly assigned theme of turkey, pumpkin, Pilgrims or fall foliage. Then, they must create stuffed holiday cakes that reveal a surprise center when sliced open.

Sunday, Nov. 15 9|8c

In Round 1, three chefs have to make Thanksgiving dinner while carrying around a family dinner table. Then, two chefs must make turkey tacos over an open fire with antique Pilgrim tools.

Sunday, Nov. 15 10|9c

It's a three-day countdown to the ultimate frontier-style Thanksgiving dinner, with Ree Drummond's delicious ideas for the perfect make-ahead family feast.

Monday, Nov. 16 8|7c

In this special Thanksgiving edition, your favorite Food Network stars and celebrities confess their Guilty Pleasures!

Monday, Nov. 16 10|9c

We're talking turkey, gooey mac and cheese, and potatoes and pies galore on Top 5 Restaurants!

Monday, Nov. 16 10:30|9:30c

Four new junior chefs are presented with the challenge of making a perfect Thanksgiving meal for the judges, including special guest Martha Stewart and Food Network's Chris Santos and Geoffrey Zakarian.

Tuesday, Nov. 17 8|7c

Whatever Grandma says or does is culinary law, and in this one-hour competition hosted by Ryan Scott, four grandma super-cooks will prove they have what it takes to put together the most-delicious Thanksgiving meal imaginable.

Wednesday, Nov. 18 8|7c

This trip, Guy Fieri's gobbling up Thanksgiving with an hour of talking turkey. From Boston to California, Wisconsin to Florida, he's digging into everything from the traditional dinner to turducken, turkey-shaped bread loaves and a complete turkey dinner fried into bite-sized balls.

Thursday, Nov. 19 8|7c

Food Network's Michael Symon and Geoffrey Zakarian talk turkey as they conspire to squash Bobby Flay.

Thursday, Nov. 19 10|9c

It's Thanksgiving time, and Guy Fieri is making a huge feast with help from his chef friends Duskie Estes, G. Garvin, Beau MacMillan and Aaron May!

Friday, Nov. 20 8|7c

The seven remaining bakers get creative with Thanksgiving-inspired desserts, and in the first round their sweets feature canned cranberry sauce. Then, in the Main Heat, the bakers must invent a dessert highlighting their assigned harvest ingredient: sweet potato, pumpkin, apple, pear, pomegranate, carrot or lemon.

Sunday, Nov. 22 9|8c

For more info on all the Thanksgiving-themed shows, check out Thanksgiving Central.

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