What to Watch: Ina and Celebrity Friends on Barefoot in L.A., and the Premiere of Valerie’s Home Cooking
Kick back this weekend and tune in to Food Network for new recipes and some competition fun. On Saturday morning, catch up with Ree Drummond for her daughter's graduation party, for which Ree prepares a steak and shrimp taco bar plus a variety of delicious fixings. Then, Ina Garten heads to Los Angeles to cook with Jennifer Garner and have a master class with Wolfgang Puck. Next, watch the premiere of Valerie’s Home Cooking, where Valerie Bertinelli hosts her Hot in Cleveland co-stars for a lunch featuring each of their favorite dishes.
On Sunday morning, Giada De Laurentiis and her Aunt Raffy first visit the town where Giada’s great-grandparents once owned a pasta factory and then return home to make dishes like Fusilli with Fresh Pomodoro. Then, Daphne Brogdon hosts a fancy dinner party and serves up Porterhouse Steaks with Creamy Leek Sauce and Maple Pudding with Bourbon Whipped Cream. You won’t want to miss the all-new competitions on Sunday night, when contestants face a shoptacle course on Triple G and Food Network finalists make the dish of their lifetime. End your weekend with Alton’s evilicious challenges on Cutthroat Kitchen at 10|9c.
Ree Drummond and her friend Hyacinth are throwing a graduation party for their daughters. Ree’s celebratory menu features a Steak and Shrimp Taco Bar with all of the fixings: Tex-Mex Black Beans, Queso Blanco, Peach Salsa and Roasted Chile Salsa. To go along with the chocolate fountain, Ree makes her brown-butter crispy treats that go perfectly with chocolate.
Barefoot meets Hollywood in a culinary and cooking adventure. Ina Garten cooks with Jennifer Garner at her home in Los Angeles and also hangs out with Wendy and Carnie Wilson. Ina also gets a master class with Wolfgang Puck at Spago and mixes cocktails at the Chateau Marmont. Then, it’s Hollywood in the Hamptons when Ina cooks California style with actors Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka.
Valerie Bertinelli invites her Hot in Cleveland co-stars Betty White, Jane Leeves and Wendie Malick to join her at her home a fun and cozy girls’ lunch. The menu features all of their favorite dishes, including Quiche Valerie, Betty’s favorite Italian Tuna Salad, a Jane-inspired Grilled Romaine with Balsamic Dressing and Panna Cotta with Berry Sauce.
Giada De Laurentiis take a trip with Aunt Raffy to visit Torre Annunziata, the Southern Italian town where Giada’s great-grandparents once owned a pasta factory. Inspired by their day, they head home to make Linguine with Anchovy and Walnuts, Fusilli with Fresh Pomodoro, Sweet Onion Carbonara, and Pasta and Potatoes with Provolone del Monaco.
Daphne Brogdon is putting together a fancy dinner party and has a clever plan to keeping the kids interested. Her menu stars Porterhouse Steak with Creamy Leek Sauce, Roasted Potatoes with Fancy Butter and Easy Creamed Spinach. For dessert, Daphne whips up Maple Pudding with Bourbon Whipped Cream.
In this episode of Triple G, four chefs enjoy an American food fest. First, they must navigate the “shoptacle course” while making a burger with the Red Light Special: dehydrated food. Next, the chefs must make an upscale dinner with ingredients that start with the letter S. You won’t want to miss the last challenge, where a roll of the dice dictates the condiment and dairy items the chefs must use in their shopping-spree-worthy dish.
The winner of Star Salvation rejoins the competition! It’s also time for the remaining four finalists to choose a sous chef from the eliminated contestants to help them cook the best dish of their lives. Following their presentations, Giada De Laurentiis, Bobby Flay, Susie Fogelson and Bob Tuschman will determine which three finalists will go on to film pilots directed by special guest Rachael Ray.
Watch as one chef must make vegetable soup in a kitchen sink. Then, two chefs make Philly cheesesteak and really get on a roll. Finally, a molasses-cookie challenge slows the chefs down.