What to Watch: Retro Recipes on Valerie’s Home Cooking, and Campfire Cooking on Patricia Heaton Parties
This weekend, reminisce on fond food memories with your favorite Food Network chefs. First up on Saturday, Ree Drummond and her daughter Paige are re-creating their favorite teatime foods from their trip to New York, including mini quiches and Lemon Raspberry Tarts. Next, the hosts of The Kitchen are hosting a summer cookout with all their favorite summer dishes, including Salmon Burgers with Kale Slaw and White Peach Sangria. After that, Valerie Bertinelli and her husband, Tom, are putting new twists on retro foods like Tuna Noodle Casserole and Cherry Cheesecake Pie. Then head down to Patricia Heaton’s place, where she’s turning back time to throw a camp-inspired party complete with Foil-Packet Corn and S’mores Cast-Iron Pie.
Then on Sunday, former Rachael vs. Guy: Kids Cook-Off stars compete in a special episode of Guy’s Grocery Games where they’ll have to keep their allowances in mind while they compete in a brand-new “Groceryland” board game. Next, the Food Network Star finalists will need to impress the judges when they throw holiday-themed parties. After that, Geoffrey Zakarian challenges the Cooks vs. Cons competitors to make a delicious surf-and-turf dinner with a sticky surprise ingredient.
Ree Drummond and her daughter Paige reminisce about an incredible trip to New York over an afternoon tea party for two! On the menu are divine Ham and Leek Mini Quiches, Garden Spread Finger Sandwiches, Lemon Raspberry Tarts and Mini Doughnut Muffins. To drink, they sip Fancy Hot Chocolate poured over chocolate cup toppers.
The hosts of The Kitchen are hosting a summer cookout, featuring Katie Lee's Salmon Burger with Kale Slaw and Jeff Mauro's classic summer side dish, Creamy Greek Orzo Salad with Crispy Chickpeas. Chuck Wagon grill master Kent Rollins shows how to make his "Hot Damn Peaches," then Marcela Valladolid makes her White Peach Sangria. Plus: testing foods to see if they are grill-worthy, sweet and savory toppings for grilled doughnuts, and fun decor tips to take your cookout to the next level!
Valerie Bertinelli and her husband, Tom, love to reminisce about old times, but with both long-term relationships and old-school recipes, there comes a time to give them a little update! On the menu is Chopped Iceberg Salad with Roquefort Dressing, Tuna Noodle Casserole and a new take on an old favorite, Valerie's mother's Cherry Cheesecake Pie.
Comedians Chris Kattan and Molly Shannon camp it up with Patricia Heaton for a camp-inspired party! Things get cookin' with an incredible chili complete with a toppings bar, along with Foil-Packet Corn on the Cob that's perfect for the grill or a campfire. Craving something sweet? Peppermint Hot Chocolate and a S'mores Cast-Iron Pie are the ultimate treats for the great outdoors.
Four culinary whiz kids compete in this special kids edition of Guy's Grocery Games. First, the young chefs win a mandatory ingredient for an Italian dish using the first-ever "Groceryland" board game. Next, the kids are tasked with creating their best lunch, but given a limited allowance. In the end, three chefs check out and only one gets the chance to go on a shopping spree worth up to $20,000.
For the next challenge, the finalists are each assigned a different holiday party — St. Patrick's Day, Cinco de Mayo, Mardi Gras, New Year's Eve or Easter — and take turns planning and hosting their own holiday special. Tia Mowry and Donal Skehan, hosts of Food Network Star Kids, are on hand to help Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay taste the food and judge the holiday specials.
Professional chefs and home cooks compete through a sticky situation, when the surf-and-turf challenge requires them to utilize syrup as the surprise ingredient. Then, will the amateurs crumble in Round 2 as they try to work chips into a winning dish? Judges Alex Guarnaschelli and Daphne Oz attempt to sift out the chefs from the pretenders!