What to Watch: Restaurant Favorites on The Kitchen, and Katie Lee and Jeff Mauro Guest-Judge on All-Star Academy
This weekend, it’s all about getting restaurant-quality eats in your own kitchen so you can get excited about what you’re eating. First up on Saturday morning, Bobby Flay is sharing an on-the-go brunch menu to help you eat heartier in the morning without needing extra time. Don’t miss his easy omelet burrito and cheddar-bacon waffle sandwiches on a new episode of Brunch @ Bobby’s. After that, The Kitchen co-hosts are spilling restaurant secrets that will make your food taste better, plus recipes for stuffed-crust pizza and crispy fish tacos.
On Sunday morning, there’s another new Brunch @ Bobby’s, all about new takes on waffles, like cornbread waffles and even glazed doughnut waffles. Then, on Sunday night, it’s a new Guy’s Grocery Games, with teams of total strangers. After that, Katie Lee and Jeff Mauro join All-Star Academy as guest professors as the home cooks are challenged with creating a dish with only seven ingredients from the pantry and one surprise ingredient. And finally, Alton Brown’s got a brand-new slate of sabotages planned on Cutthroat Kitchen.
Bobby’s Rolled Omelet Burritos are tasty and fun, as are his addictive Cheddar and Bacon Waffle Sandwiches. His Yogurt-Fruit Muffins with a Bran Crumb Topping are sure to inspire. And save room for a creamy, healthy smoothie as you're darting out the door, because his Blueberry-Pomegranate Yogurt-Honey Smoothie is out of this world!
Learn how easy it is to make your favorite restaurant food, including Stuffed Crust Cast-Iron Pizza with Smoked Mozzarella and Crispy Fish Tacos. Cooking Channel's Judy Joo stops by to make Spicy Pork Belly Cheesesteak, then the cast shares restaurant secrets that will make your food taste better. Plus, Geoffrey Zakarian shows how to make a Beergarita.
Ordinary waffles, be warned: Chef Bobby Flay has your number! Bobby wows with a menu of unexpected waffle creations like Cornbread Waffles with Ranch-Style Eggs and Cilantro Crema, and Glazed Waffle Donuts! And speaking of unexpected, he's mixing up a cool Wine Smoothie.
Eight chefs who've never met are partnered up to take on the market! First, teams must create a classic duo dish with a limited budget of $15, plus incorporate a surprise ingredient. Then, the dynamic duos hit the green for a game of Grocery Golf that will dictate the direction of their decadent dinner.
The Kitchen's Katie Lee and Jeff Mauro join the Academy as guest professors, where the subject is math and the group test is a numbers game: The home cooks will be split into two groups of three to create an appetizer trio featuring one main ingredient! The trio sent to the elimination test must create a dish using only seven ingredients from the pantry, plus a surprise ingredient from the opposing team's mentor.
Three chefs have to play the "enchi-lottery" for their enchilada ingredients. Two chefs have to go back to the Stone Age to make their bibimbap. Finally, one chef has to make frozen custard concrete in a concrete mixer.