What to Watch: Thanksgiving Has Come to Food Network

This weekend, Food Network is setting the menu for your most-sophisticated Thanksgiving spread yet.
By: Caitlyn Callegari
Alton Brown

Thanksgiving preppers, the time has come. Holiday episode hysteria has taken over Food Network. Get your pens, pencils and paper — or, if you're technologically savvy, your tablet — ready, because you're going to want to write this all down. The Food Network chefs are intent on you making your best, most sophisticated spread yet.

The Pioneer Woman, Trisha's Southern Kitchen. The Kitchen, Barefoot Contessa, Giada at Home, Guy's Big Bite, Southern at Heart, Farmhouse Rules, Cutthroat Kitchen and the Food Network special Outrageous Thanksgiving are all featuring Thanksgiving-themed episodes, providing you with a surplus of recipe ideas. If you feel like you need a break from the turkey day festivities, tune in to a fun extra episode of Guy's Grocery Games and a Christmas-inspired Holiday Baking Championship.

Ree Drummond serves up Broccoli Wild Rice Casserole, Soul Sweet 'Taters, Dressing with Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash, and No-Knead Cloverleaf Rolls.

Saturday 10a|9c

Trisha Yearwood and her family make Turkey Injected with Ranch Dressing, Brussels Sprouts with Pistachios, Broccoli Cornbread and Lemon Pecan Pie.

Saturday 10:30a|9:30c

The chefs give advice on preparing a successful Thanksgiving dinner, and Maile Carpenter from Food Network Magazine visits to discuss the magazine and Thanksgiving trends.

Saturday 11a|10c

Watch and learn how to prepare a unique Thanksgiving feast outrageously. Get recipes for Buffalo-style turkey and habanero cornbread.

Saturday 9|8c

Learn how to make Ina Garten's enviable Thanksgiving feast of Perfect Roast Turkey with Herb and Apple Stuffing, Cranberry Fruit Conserve, Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Pumpkin Banana Mousse Tart.

Sunday 8a|7c

Who says Thanksgiving can’t be Italianized? Giada De Laurentiis cooks up Turkey Breast “Porchetta,” Bacon Bourbon Brussels Sprouts Skewers and Smashed Root Vegetables.

Sunday 10:30a|9:30c

Guy’s making meals that are delicious at any time, like a Roasted Turkey Sandwich with Cremini and Truffle, and a Grilled Vegetable and Goat Cheese Salad.

Sunday 11a|10c

Relax and enjoy as Damaris Phillips and friends make Leftover Turkey and Stuffing Casserole, Green Bean and Potato Casserole, and Sweet Potato Crumble.

Sunday 12|11c

Nancy Fuller delights with recipes for Roasted Turkey with Herb Gravy, Oyster Stuffing, Homemade Green Bean Casserole and Perfect Pumpkin Cakes.

Sunday 12:30|11:30c

The contestants are faced with Meals from the Middle and Closing Time challenges and are also forced to make a seafood dinner for under $9.

Sunday 8|7c

Watch as the bakers get into the Christmas spirit using ingredients like eggnog, sugar and spice.

Sunday 9|8c

The contestants are in a Black Friday frame of mind — well, at least when they’re not dressed up like turkeys.

Sunday 10|9c

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