What to Watch: Anne Burrell on The Kitchen and a Game of Family Food on Worst Cooks
Getting back into a routine after the holidays is always difficult, but your favorite chefs have new breakfasts, dinners and snacks to help get your grocery list made in no time. On Saturday, Ree Drummond starts things off with a hearty meal of slow-cooked ribs and ice cream cake to serve while the family is hauling hay. Next, Trisha Yearwood cooks Memphis style, including barbecue pork nachos and an Elvis-inspired pancake sandwich. After that, The Kitchen is serving better breakfasts like baked eggs with salami and Anne Burrell’s crepes. Finally, Valerie Bertinelli is rewarding her husband after a day of chores with his favorite Spicy Coconut Shrimp, Prosciutto Bruschetta and butterscotch cake.
On Sunday, Guy Fieri is fusing Chicago and California with dishes like beef kebabs and Fried Provolone with Italian Salsa. Then, Giada De Laurentiis is hosting a cocktail party with braised short rib crostini, oysters with caviar and Raspberry-Cherry Chocolate Poppers. After that, Bobby Flay is making a brunch centered on great bread with banana bread waffles and Southwestern cornbread strata. And on Sunday night, the Triple D tournament on Grocery Games continues as four chefs compete for the second spot in the finale. Then, Boot Camp continues on Worst Cooks with a game of “Family Food,” and Alton Brown’s got a new set of sabotages on Cutthroat Kitchen.
It's high summer and Ree’s family has got a long, sweltering afternoon of hauling hay at her brother-in-law's house, so she's making dinner for both families with Sticky Spicy Slow-Cooked Ribs and a cheesy Hominy Casserole. On the side is Ladd's grandmother's legendary Broccoli Salad, then Ree's Ice Cream Layer Cake for dessert.
Trisha Yearwood takes a day trip to Memphis to visit Graceland and other Elvis haunts with her friend Julie. After, they pay homage to Elvis in the kitchen with a Banana Pancake Sandwich filled with Peanut Butter Maple Spread. Still inspired by their trip, they also make Tamale-Style Pulled Pork and an indulgent vanilla milk shake with white chocolate and peanut-covered straws.
The Kitchen is bringing breakfast back with Geoffrey Zakarian’s Mimosa Sunset cocktail and delicious Baked Eggs with Salami, Mozzarella, Olives and Garlic Bread. Anne Burrell stops by to make Crepes with Mascarpone and Chocolate with Cherry Compote. Plus, the hosts decode egg cartons, demonstrate quick and easy hacks using a waffle iron and share coffee tricks that will upgrade your morning joe.
Valerie’s husband, Tom, completes a long list of chores and is rewarded with his favorite dishes, starting with his favorite eggs Benedict, made Valerie's way! Then, she preps a Prosciutto Bruschetta, and for dinner, it's Spicy Coconut Shrimp and a unique butterscotch version of an Italian love cake.
Guy Fieri has a special guest in his kitchen, Chef Duskie Estes, and the two are cookin' up a Chicago-Sonoma fusion meal. For the main course, they make grilled Chicago Beef Kebabs served with homemade giardiniera and gremolata. To go with it, there's Fried Provolone with Italian Salsa, and to wash it all down, Duskie makes a special cocktail.
Giada De Laurentiis hosts a cocktail party where the food and drinks are true indulgences. Her nighttime party is cool and fun with a sexy, stress-free menu of Oysters, Caviar and Bubbles, Braised Short Rib Crostini with Remoulade, "pop" tarts and New Year Martinez Cocktails.
Chef Bobby Flay is making bread shine in this sweet and savory brunch. First up is a Southwestern Cornbread Strata served with a Creamy Spicy Tomato Sauce, and then there's a crisp Fresh Grape Sangria to cool things off. To finish, Bobby makes indulgent Banana Bread Waffles topped with Bananas Foster Sauce.
Chefs from Triple D converge in the market for this leg of the Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Tournament. The winner goes on a shopping spree worth up to $20,000 and earns a slot in the tournament finale!
Chef Anne Burrell and Chef Tyler Florence test the recruits' food knowledge in a game show-style battle of "Family Food," where they go head-to-head to win steps for an incomplete recipe. After the game, they clumsily attempt to fill in the blanks in their partial recipe and cook the dish. Then, they all must stuff and prepare a delicate cut of meat.
One chef has to drive around in a delivery car while making a breakfast pizza. Another chef has to make jalapeno poppers in a popcorn machine. Finally, one chef has to make sorbet while dragging around a giant action-movie poster.