What to Watch: Trisha Cooks with Kelly Clarkson, Thanksgiving Live and Square Dancing on Farmhouse Rules
This weekend, Food Network has all the fun, starting in the kitchen. On Saturday morning, watch as Kelly Clarkson stops by from her busy tour to cook — and sing — with Trisha. Then tune in to Food Network's yearly tradition, Thanksgiving Live! Ina, Alton, Bobby and Giada will be on call, live, answering viewers' questions while cooking up a holiday dinner. Then in the evening watch a special aquarium-themed episode of Cupcake Wars.
On Sunday Morning, Guy plans an Indian menu for his family inspired by tandoori-style cooking. Then Damaris shows a soldier how to cook a special meal for his wife. On Farmhouse Rules, Nancy Fuller hosts a square dance in her barn with local food to feed her neighborhood friends. And finally in the evening, watch all-new episodes of Guy's Grocery Games and Restaurant Express.
Kelly Clarkson is passing through town while on tour, so Trisha invites her over for a delicious home-cooked meal. Trisha makes a quick Corn Salsa to greet Kelly and together they cook up Stuffed Pork Chops and mix together a Sweet and Crunchy Garden Salad. After they share a meal — and a duet — Trisha sends Kelly on her way with her favorite sweet treat, No-Bake Chocolate-Pretzel-Peanut Butter Squares.
Food Network is Thanksgiving central! Join the all-star cast of Ina Garten, Alton Brown, Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis, who will be on call, live, to answer viewer questions about all things Thanksgiving.
Four cupcake bakers vie for the chance to bring their cupcakes to the celebration of Explorers Day at the Aquarium of the Pacific. To get there, they must first face the taste challenge: Create a delicious cupcake out of sustainable seafood! Oceanographer Captain Don Walsh helps determine which baker will take the $10,000 prize.
Recently, Guy has been loving Indian spots, and at home he craves those smoky flavors and mouthwatering, complex aromas. Join Guy as he brings his favorite Indian flavors to his family and yours, such as Cast-Iron Tandoori Roasted Chicken with cool cucumber mint raita. Enjoy this like Guy and wrap them in homemade, Whole-Wheat Garlic Flatbread. On the side, there’s Turmeric Roasted Chickpea and Lentil Salad.
The sweet and savory flavors of poultry with figs is at the core of this inspired seasonal menu that Damaris designs to remind a soldier's wife of when they first fell in love. Turkey Meatloaf with Fig Catsup guarantees a mouthwatering main course, Miso Greens is Damaris' amazing twist on tradition, and her luxurious and creamy Goat Cheese Smashed Potatoes bring together an intimate meal that comes from the heart.
Nancy Fuller is having a square dance in her barn with a feast of local food for the locals. After a trip to nearby Craryville to pick some beautiful flowers, she gets down to the cooking. She makes Two-Meat Chili, zippy Scallion Cornbread, Bread Pudding Cups with Bourbon Sauce and a Square Dance Punch. Finally, there's a fiddler and a band in the barn and Nancy can't resist cutting a rug!
In the first game, the chefs have to make an international dish using five ingredients or less. In the Single Aisle Showdown, the chefs are restricted to the items found on the cereal, nuts and candy aisle. In the final game, the two remaining chefs must make steak and potatoes, but some key items are Out of Stock.
The Restaurant Express bus arrives at the iconic Balboa Pier in Newport Beach, Calif. The five remaining contestants will each have to open a concession stand with the same three dishes: a burger, a dessert and something on a stick. They also must produce a commercial for their stand. The contestant with the best commercial gets to have his or her ad play on the pier, but will that marketing advantage be enough to draw the most customers?