What to Watch: Duff Goldman on The Kitchen, and Christmas at Bobby’s
Holiday prep is in full swing, and this weekend all of your favorite chefs have new ways to make the season more enjoyable than ever. First up on Saturday, Ree Drummond is making lots of different Christmas goodies to give away as gifts. After that, Nancy Fuller is hosting Christmas Eve and serving Crown Roast of Pork with Chestnut Sausage Stuffing and after-dinner Ice Cream Eggnog for the adults. Next, Duff Goldman stops by The Kitchen to demonstrate how to become a pro at making gingerbread cookies. Then, Patricia Heaton is whipping up Shepherd’s Pie and Popovers with Roast Beef and Horseradish, followed by Valerie Bertinelli hosting a holiday buffet stocked with Lasagna alla Besciamella and a very special cocktail.
On Sunday morning, Guy Fieri is putting his own spin on the Bay Area specialty Cioppino. Then, Giada De Laurentiis hosts a holiday-themed cocktail party for her girlfriends, complete with Dreamy Orange Mousse and Peppermint Patty Sandwich Cookies. After that, Damaris Phillips celebrates her first Christmas with her husband by making Porter and Vegetable Shepherd's Pie and Pepper Jack Mashed Potatoes. Next, Bobby Flay is inviting all his Food Network friends over for Christmas at Bobby’s, complete with tons of new recipes and ideas. On Sunday night, Guy’s Tournament of Champions continues, Holiday Baking reinvents two Hanukkah classics and Alton dishes out a new set of sabotages on Cutthroat Kitchen.
It's just a few days before Christmas, and Ree is making a slew of Christmas goodies as gifts. They come in all flavors, shapes and sizes, from savory to sweet. On the sweet side, there are Christmas Cherries cookies and festive Christmas Cake Cookies, Homemade Gumdrops and Pretzel Turtles.
Nancy is celebrating Christmas Eve with ease, making Crown Roast of Pork with Chestnut Sausage Stuffing, Glazed Carrots with Marjoram and Christmas cookies for Santa! Along with the delicious meal come time-honored traditions, like trimming the tree, opening presents and an after-dinner Ice Cream Eggnog for the adults.
See Katie Lee's Chocolate Peppermint Whoopie Pies, Sunny Anderson's Mini Sugar Cookie Tarts, and Jeff Mauro's Cookie Truffles. Food Network's Duff Goldman demonstrates how to make gingerbread cookies like a pro, Geoffrey Zakarian shows how to make a party-pleasing Eggnog Cocktail, and the cast demonstrates how to package holiday cookies and create memorable holiday treats.
Patricia is having fun in the sun while feeding her family, so she's picked out some favorites to share with her boys in the backyard! There are savory dishes like Shepherd's Pie, and Popovers with Roast Beef and Horseradish, as well as sweet treats like Strawberry Trifle and a Fresh Fruit Sangria.
Happy holidays from Valerie as she hosts her holiday buffet, all about tradition with a twist. Valerie's Lasagna alla Besciamella, Cheesy Sausage Snacks, and a Festive Salad with Tomatoes, Basil and Mozzarella in a Creamy Vinaigrette are on the buffet menu, and her husband Tom's sparkling Berry Kir Royales light up the room.
Guy is celebrating the holidays with his spin on a local Bay Area specialty, Cioppino. He makes his version with Dungeness crab and a host of other seafood, served with Fire-Roasted Tomato and Vegetable Puree and Grilled Pepper and Parmesan Polenta.
Giada hosts a decadent holiday-themed cocktail party for her girlfriends that's all about indulgent desserts and sparkling cocktails. Giada creates a Dreamy Orange Mousse with a gingersnap crumble, Peppermint Patty Sandwich Cookies, Angel Food Cake with Chocolate Hazelnut Frosting and Lemon-Hazelnut Spritz cocktails, and there's even a sweet goodie box to take home.
As newlyweds, Damaris and her husband decide to use this time to create their own traditions. They share an intimate holiday meal of Porter and Vegetable Shepherd's Pie, Pepper Jack Mashed Potatoes and Mulled Wine Poached Pears with Toasted Almonds.
It's Christmas at Bobby Flay's house, and he's invited his Food Network friends to crash at his place and partake in some holiday festivities. Sunny Anderson, Anne Burrell, Scott Conant, Alex Guarnaschelli, newest Food Network Star Eddie Jackson, Katie Lee and Geoffrey Zakarian are waking up bright and early to cook their favorite Christmas dishes with Bobby.
Four returning champs are out to prove their first win was no fluke. They make their best breakfast featuring ingredients like frozen kale and kumquats from Guy Fieri's Grocery List!
Every culture has its own holiday traditions, and the four remaining bakers celebrate a couple of favorites by reinventing two Hanukkah classics: rugelach and macaroons. Then, they must create their own unique versions of a holiday croquembouche.
Two chefs have to make Dutch baby pancakes while jumping rope double-dutch style. Two chefs join the Queen's guard while making bangers and mash. One chef has to snap photos while making gingersnaps.