What to Watch: Meal Makeovers on The Kitchen, and Guest Judges Richard Blais and Haylie Duff on All-Star Academy

This weekend, don't miss meal makeovers on The Kitchen, and guest judges Richard Blais and Haylie Duff on All-Star Academy.

Photo by: Jason DeCrow ©2016, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Jason DeCrow, 2016, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Now that spring has officially arrived, it’s the perfect time to try something new, like new recipes from your favorite chefs. On Saturday morning, don’t miss an all-new episode of The Kitchen, with meal makeovers that lighten things up for the new season, plus new five-ingredient recipes you can make any night of the week (like this take on chicken Parm). Katie Lee’s also sharing her secret recipe for making Alfredo sauce with cauliflower!

On Sunday morning, Nancy Fuller is cooking a hearty dinner with spinach and artichoke dip, and a pot pie that has cheesy drop biscuits on top. Later on Sunday, you can catch four chefs trying to create a lunch using only ingredients that start with the letter B on a new Guy’s Grocery Games. Then, Richard Blais and Haylie Duff join All-Star Academy as the home cooks attempt to cook dishes inspired by a genre of literature. And lastly, Alton Brown’s got an epic set of sabotages prepped for an all-new episode of Cutthroat Kitchen.

The Kitchen's co-hosts give favorite recipes a makeover for spring, starting with Marcela Valladolid's Kale-Potato Enchiladas Verdes. Then, learn tricks to make your food look as good as it tastes and simple tips to organize your kitchen. Get two five-ingredient dinner ideas: Sunny's Easy Chicken Parmesan and Jeff Mauro's easy Five-Ingredient Spinach Dip Quiche. Plus, fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi helps Katie make her Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce, and Geoffrey Zakarian makes a Rum and Smoke.

Saturday 11a|10c

Nancy is inviting her son John and his family over for a hearty dinner of warm Spinach, Olive and Artichoke Dip, Porky Pot Pie with Cheesy Drop Biscuits, and Butter-Roasted Turnips.

Sunday 12|11c

Four chefs try to prove that everything goes better with bacon, beginning with a delicious bacon lunch using only ingredients that start with the letter B. Next, chefs have to create an international bacon dish that incorporates a bizarre ingredient. The final two must create the ultimate bacon dinner with only one minute to shop and a mere three aisles to shop in!

Sunday 8|7c

Professors Richard and Haylie test the cooks in the subject of literature. First it's dishes inspired by a genre of literature; then, dishes with assigned nouns, adjectives and verbs; and finally, a pass-or-fail round, where the remaining cooks must make dishes featuring ingredients starting with a P or an F.

Sunday 9|8c

Two chefs have to make spring rolls on a prep table they make out of bungee cords. Then, two chefs have to make brick chicken in a brick building. Finally, one chef has to make a banana split with a bowling ball on one hand.

Sunday 10|9c
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