What to Watch: Tailgating Tricks, Halloween Treats and a Grandparent Takeover on Triple G
Temperatures are starting to dip, fall sports are underway and this weekend your favorite Food Network chefs are sharing their favorite recipes for the ultimate tailgate. On Saturday morning, Trisha Yearwood is throwing out the first pitch at a baseball game, but before that, her sister, Beth, and her nephew, Bret, are helping her make Baked Chicken Tenders and a Hard Cider Cocktail at the tailgate. Then, on The Kitchen, Katie Lee is sharing her recipe for slow-cooker Buffalo Chicken Chili, and Sunny Anderson is making her Cheese and Charcuterie Football. After that, Eddie Jackson is joining Valerie Bertinelli in the kitchen to make Slow-Cooker Sloppy Joe Sliders and Sweet-Tea-and-Lemonade Lager for her football-themed party.
On Sunday morning, Guy Fieri is bringing spicy and fresh flavors to his tailgate fare with his roasted turkey and cranberry-onion jam sandwich and a recipe for homemade BBQ Potato Chips. Then, after video chatting about football with his daughter, Sophie, Bobby Flay is making a tailgate-worthy brunch featuring Apple Crisp French Toast Casserole and an easy frittata sandwich.
Sunday night on Guy’s Grocery Games, grandparents are taking over Flavortown and in one of the rounds, they must make their grandkids’ favorite dish using 10 ingredients or less! Then, the five remaining teams on Halloween Wars are channeling haunted roadside motels to create their Halloween displays, and on Worst Bakers in America, the bakers have some new critics to impress: little trick-or-treaters!
It's mash-up mania on the ranch, and Ree is proving two is better than one! For a family dinner, Italian and Mexican merge in a magical Chicken Enchilasagna. A combo of Zucchini Bread Waffles with cream cheese syrup is a doubly delicious pairing for the kids' breakfast, then flavors unite in a delicious batch of Potato Chip Chocolate Chip Cookies and a Cheeseburger Salad.
Trisha takes her family out to the ballgame. With help from her sister, Beth, and her nephew, Bret, Trisha makes "Go Dawgs!" Greens, Baked Chicken Tenders and easy Blueberry Pie Bars. After enjoying the food and a Hard Cider Cocktail at the tailgate, Trisha heads into the ballpark to throw out the first pitch and sing the national anthem.
Katie kicks off tailgate season with her slow-cooker Buffalo Chicken Chili, while Sunny's Cheese and Charcuterie Football has fans cheering for more. Alton Brown joins the fun with a tailgating challenge for The Kitchen gang. Then author Daina Falk makes a touchdown with Beer Snow Cones and a twist on the classic Arnold Palmer. Plus, get boozy hacks for game day and get ready for the first ever completely edible “snackadium.”
Valerie hosts a football-themed party with Food Network Star winner and former NFL pro Eddie Jackson. The touchdown-worthy menu includes Slow-Cooker Sloppy Joe Sliders, Homemade Potato Chips with Chicken Salt, Roasted Carrot Hummus, Peanut Butter Brownies with Salted Pretzels and a Sweet-Tea-and-Lemonade Lager.
Give your next tailgate a fresh spin with Guy's Turkey Picnic Sandwich which features juicy roasted turkey, a sweet-savory cranberry-onion jam and two kinds of cheese on a pretzel bun. That's a pic-a-nic sandwich! And to go with that, make his homemade BBQ Potato Chips — nice and crispy with all the flavor you love. Oh yeah, you'll want to pack extras!
Bobby and his daughter, Sophie, are huge sports fans. After they video chat about this football season, Bobby makes a brunch perfect for tailgating. Apple Crisp French Toast Casserole, an easy frittata sandwich, a Berries Romanoff Parfait and a Figgy Bourbon Fizz.
Grandmas and grandpas take over the grocery store. First they must make their grandkids' favorite dish using ten items or less. Next, it's "Viva Las Vegas" as they use a culinary slot machine to select ingredients for a diner classic. Finally, the remaining grandparents must combine both old-school and trendy ingredients in a winning dinner party dish.
Five remaining teams — each made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake decorator and a sugar artist — go to battle to create delicious Halloween displays that capture the scariest haunted roadside motel ever seen. At the end of the battle, one team will be eliminated with help from special guest judge Sid Haig, an actor and a horror icon who has appeared in several hits, including Halloween and The Devil's Rejects.
Chefs Duff and Lorraine have to taste some terrifying baked goods at the Halloween-themed boot camp. First, the recruits must create scary cake pops to impress some very tough critics: little trick or treaters! Then, for their main baking challenge, the recruits put their Halloween candy to good use as they bake some surprise-inside cupcakes. The two recruits who make the most-frightful treats will be sent home.