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Thursday, April 17

Home for Dinner with Jamie Deen

To celebrate the 25 years since "The Bag Lady" first began, Jamie is getting the old gang back together to reinvent some Bag Lady favorites. Jamie, along with Paula, Bobby and Jimmy Deen make Curried Chicken Salad Sandwiches, Tuna Salad Sandwiches, Smoky Pimento Cheese Sandwiches and of course, Friday's Special Grilled Chicken Salad With Honey Orange Dressing!

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Food Network Challenge

Three mad scientists disguised as pastry chefs are taking on what sounds like an impossible task: build a Rube Goldberg machine - an elaborate machine that accomplishes a simple task - out of sugar. It's a crazy quest for $10,000 that pushes these chefs to their limits...and beyond. Can this be done?

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Cupcake Wars

It will be a British Invasion of the sweet kind when four English bakers fight for the chance to have their cupcakes featured at an exclusive party celebrating Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee.

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The Pioneer Woman

Ladd's two best college friends are heading out from the city to the ranch for the weekend to watch their alma mater play their archrival in the big Arizona vs. ASU game, and Ree cooks up a watch party feast of incredible game day goodies with snacks and treats that are sure to score a touchdown; Classic and Asian Hot Wings, Pico de Gallo and Guacamole and for dessert, Knock-You-Naked Brownies.

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Barefoot Contessa

It's back to basics on cocktail parties. Ina is writing a plan and showing her friend Jack how to throw the perfect foolproof cocktail party. There are three appetizers to buy; Olives, Marcona Almonds and Salami with Hot House Cucumbers and three to make; delicious Roasted Shrimp Cocktail, Blue Cheese Crackers and Ham and Cheese in Puff Pastry.

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Semi-Homemade Cooking

Sandra finds the perfect setting for a picnic the gorgeous Northwest Trek Wildlife Park in Washington State, teeming with local wildlife like Moose and Caribou.

Her picnic menu starts off with Stuffed Peppadew Peppers and Asian Slaw with crispy chow mein noodles. Then, a delicious grilled steak sandwich on ciabatta bread. For dessert, Sandra's No Bake Fruit and Cheesecake Bars. Plus, the perfect picnic cocktail, Sandra's light and sweet Zen-gria.

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Ten Dollar Dinners

Melissa d'Arabian serves brunch with maximum flavor at minimal cost. Her Velvet Scrambled Eggs with Fresh Herbs are so impossibly tender this is the only recipe you'll ever need. Green Salad with Classic Dijon Vinaigrette brings crisp, bright flavors to the meal, and for something sweet, Melissa stirs up Banana Yogurt and Granola Trifles with homemade granola.

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Secrets of a Restaurant Chef

Go beyond chops with Anne's rich and tender Braised Lamb Chops. Herby Gremolata provides a hit of fresh flavor, and Hard Polenta Cakes are perfect for soaking up the rich braising liquids.

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30 Minute Meals

A meal big enough to feed an army...or your family. Sloppy Lasagna; Big Green Salad with Orange-Dijon Vinaigrette

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The latest trend in movie theatres are their gourmet concession stands! Kelsey heads to Nitehawk Cinema where they are taking a gourmet approach to dinner and a movie by serving up shrimp sofrito and chocolate cigars. Kelsey then visits Jen and Jeff at Pipcorn who are reinventing popcorn by making their popular herb spiced popcorn. Inspired Kelsey heads back to her kitchen to make her version of gourmet bites. On the menu: duck and dogs on a blanket, s'mores granola bites and a cherry lime vanilla glacier.

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Giada at Home

Giada De Laurentiis prepares a fabulous surf and turf menu that combines traditional Italian ingredients with a California vibe. Her menu includes a seafood penne, crab stuffed peppers, and a honey and mustard glazed pancetta dish.

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Barefoot Contessa

It's back to basics on French food made easy -- delicious food you can make at home. Ina makes Jeffrey a French inspired meal based on bistro favorites barefoot style -- simple, easy, and very delicious. On the menu: Roasted Butternut Squash Salad With Warm Cider Vinaigrette, followed by Easy Sole Meuniere inspired by the local street markets of Paris, then for dessert, an incredible to look at and taste French Apple Tart. Bon Appetit.

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Barefoot Contessa

Ina makes a Jewish inspired meal for Jeffrey's Friday night home coming dinner. Recipes include: Chopped Liver, Brisket, Spinach with garlic, and Ruggelach.

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The Pioneer Woman

Ree's spreading out a pickup picnic for the family and cowboys working on a bunch of spring calves. The hearty tailgate has Spicy Roasted Chicken Legs, the classic Cowboy Bacon Beans, Deviled Eggs and Mocha Brownies with a thick, delicious frosting for dessert.

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Trisha's Southern Kitchen

Trisha's good friend, Donna, and her daughter, Erin, join Trisha in the kitchen for a fun day of preparation for Erin's bridal shower. Trisha makes Jerry's Sugared Pecans to feed the cooks while she and Donna prepare the meal. On the menu, Chicken Poppy Seed Salad served as mini sandwiches and Lizzie's Strawberry Cupcakes. Trisha's home becomes the setting for the Bridal Shower. With a pop-in from the groom, Trisha presents the couple with a special song, one of her biggest hits -- personalized just for them.

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Chopped

Three of the chefs go in a very similar direction with the first course, and yet the judges find creativity in the variety of flavors in their seafood sausage appetizers. In the entree round, the chefs must integrate tiny pasta and a powerful liqueur into their dishes. In the dessert round, when one competitor's plans fall apart, will there be enough time to redirect?

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Chopped

Danica Patrick, Tiki Barber, Chuck Zito and Natalie Coughlin are four athletes who feel right at home in the kitchen battling it out for charity. The judges are presented with four salmon dishes to taste for the first course. In the second round chocolate-covered marshmallows seem to be the most stress-inducing ingredient. And figuring out how to transform olive oil cake is the challenge for dessert.

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America's Best Cook

Sixteen of the country's best amateur cooks arrive in New York for their chance at $50,000 and the title of America's Best Cook. But first, they must compete to represent their region, in one of two spots on a Superstar Chef Mentor's team. Iron Chef Michael Symon will be choosing from the North, Iron Chef Cat Cora takes the South, Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli is heading up the East and Food Network star Chef Tyler Florence is representing the West. The Mentors will be choosing wisely, as they will also be out of the competition if both of their cooks are eliminated.

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Chopped Canada

It's a scrambled start as the chefs flame out over sirloin and spirits. The entree round becomes a turkey shoot as the remaining chefs go bananas to make it to the final battle. One chef melts down as they noodle things over for the $10,000 prize.

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Beat Bobby Flay

It's old school versus new school as experienced chef Andrew Evans battles the up and coming chef Brooke Mallory for the chance to Beat Bobby Flay. Here to spice things up are Food Network star Scott Conant and food critic Katie Lee. Who will get to go up against Bobby and who will go home?

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Beat Bobby Flay

Chefs Kamal Rose and Shannon Bard jump out of the frying pan and into kitchen, where they compete for a chance to Beat Bobby Flay. Iron Chef Michael Symon and comedian Ali Wentworth let the competition sizzle before deciding who has the best chance to take Bobby down in flames!

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

Guy Fieri travels the whole country for home made comfort food: In Charlotte, North Carolina, a neighborhood favorite doing chicken and dumplings; In Providence, Rhode Island, a diner doing a local classic called a Johnnycake. And in San Jose, California, a garage turned restaurant making burgers, ketchup, and fries from scratch.

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This trip Guys rolls in for old school classics and something a little different. In Chaffee, New York, a 42-year-old restaurant next to a farm field, where they're still doing chicken a la king from scratch. In Santa Cruz, California, a bait and tackle shop turned sit-down restaurant that's been serving home made Italian favorites and fresh calamari for more than 30 years. And in Cleveland, Ohio, the Mod Mex joint making tuna tacos with blood orange marmalade and guacamole with house smoked trout.

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Chopped Canada

It's a scrambled start as the chefs flame out over sirloin and spirits. The entree round becomes a turkey shoot as the remaining chefs go bananas to make it to the final battle. One chef melts down as they noodle things over for the $10,000 prize.

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Beat Bobby Flay

It's old school versus new school as experienced chef Andrew Evans battles the up and coming chef Brooke Mallory for the chance to Beat Bobby Flay. Here to spice things up are Food Network star Scott Conant and food critic Katie Lee. Who will get to go up against Bobby and who will go home?

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Beat Bobby Flay

Chefs Kamal Rose and Shannon Bard jump out of the frying pan and into kitchen, where they compete for a chance to Beat Bobby Flay. Iron Chef Michael Symon and comedian Ali Wentworth let the competition sizzle before deciding who has the best chance to take Bobby down in flames!

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

Guy Fieri travels the whole country for home made comfort food: In Charlotte, North Carolina, a neighborhood favorite doing chicken and dumplings; In Providence, Rhode Island, a diner doing a local classic called a Johnnycake. And in San Jose, California, a garage turned restaurant making burgers, ketchup, and fries from scratch.

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

This trip Guys rolls in for old school classics and something a little different. In Chaffee, New York, a 42-year-old restaurant next to a farm field, where they're still doing chicken a la king from scratch. In Santa Cruz, California, a bait and tackle shop turned sit-down restaurant that's been serving home made Italian favorites and fresh calamari for more than 30 years. And in Cleveland, Ohio, the Mod Mex joint making tuna tacos with blood orange marmalade and guacamole with house smoked trout.

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America's Best Cook

Sixteen of the country's best amateur cooks arrive in New York for their chance at $50,000 and the title of America's Best Cook. But first, they must compete to represent their region, in one of two spots on a Superstar Chef Mentor's team. Iron Chef Michael Symon will be choosing from the North, Iron Chef Cat Cora takes the South, Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli is heading up the East and Food Network star Chef Tyler Florence is representing the West. The Mentors will be choosing wisely, as they will also be out of the competition if both of their cooks are eliminated.

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Ace of Cakes

CCC has some killer cakes on the books this week with a haunted chapel w/zombie bride & groom. And it's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown cake, and a six-foot long replica of a Hershey Bar for Milton Hershey School's 100th Birthday.

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Ace of Cakes

Duff and Geof are invited to make a BBQ Grill cake for King of the Hill s season finale plus a replica of a school locker for a Sweet 16 party and a replica of Du Pont Circle in Washington, DC.

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