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Season 3, Episode 12

Little Italy in My Kitchen

Valerie Bertinelli's good friend, chef and Food Network personality Alex Guarnaschelli, is visiting from New York. To celebrate her being in town, Valerie brings the experience of Little Italy home by preparing some of her favorite classic Italian dishes. On the menu: Sausage and Pepper Sliders, Mom's Spaghetti and Meatballs, Prosecco with Limoncello and Candied Lemon slices, and fresh homemade Cannolis.

Wednesday
Mar 13
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 7, Episode 8

To Spain for a Little Bit of Everything: Tapas

Following a trip to Spain, Valerie Bertinelli has developed a love of Spanish foods, especially the small plates, or tapas, that the Spaniards do so brilliantly. When her out-of-town friends come to visit, Valerie serves tapas to fuel their nonstop euchre card game competition. On the menu are Patatas Bravas, Asparagus Wrapped in Serrano Ham, Stuffed Piquillo Peppers, Oven Paella and, for dessert, Creme Catalana.

Wednesday
Mar 13
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 7

Valerie Gives Back

After a morning spent at an adoption event for homeless animals, Valerie Bertinelli uses new and old family recipes to throw a sparkling cocktail party for her fellow volunteers, serving Pureed Artichoke Crostini with Lime Salt, Mint Cucumber Soup, Italian Finger Sandwiches and Deviled Eggs Three Ways. Her husband, Tom, adds to the festivities with his Summer Negroni.

Wednesday
Mar 13
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 6

It's a Honey-Do Day

Valerie Bertinelli's husband, Tom, completes a long list of chores and is rewarded with his favorite dishes, starting with his favorite Eggs Benedict, made Valerie's way! Then, she preps a Prosciutto Bruschetta, and for dinner, it's Spicy Coconut Shrimp Soup and a unique butterscotch version of an Italian Love Cake.

Wednesday
Mar 13
12pm | 11c
Season 6, Episode 6

It's Payback Time

Valerie Bertinelli invites her longtime managers, attorney and former publicist for dinner to thank them for all their support during her career. She prepares a menu of Brown Sugar Sriracha Bacon Bites, Asparagus in Piggy Blankets and Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons. They enjoy a Caramel Apple Tarte Tatin for dessert and toast the 1980s with a Fuzzy Navel cocktail.

Wednesday
Mar 13
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 4, Episode 8

Oh, the Weather Outside is Frightful

Bad weather outside is perfect for snuggling inside, so Valerie Bertinelli and her husband, Tom, make comforting stay-at-home recipes like Shrimp Scampi with Herb Breadcrumbs, Pull-Apart Garlic Bread with Asiago Cheese, Helen's Orange and Fennel Salad, Crispy Chocolate-Mint Cookies and a lovely Hot Chai with Spiced Rum.

Wednesday
Mar 13
1pm | 12c
Season 7, Episode 2

My Delaware Days

Valerie Bertinelli and her cousin look back on their favorite childhood memories of Delaware. Valerie serves a menu of Delaware classics like Steamed Clams with Spicy Garlic Bread, Lump Crab Cakes with Cocktail Remoulade and Sauteed Spinach, Chocolate Peanut Butter Cakes and take-home gifts of Homemade Apple Butter.

Sunday
Mar 17
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 5, Episode 4

Homemade Happy Hour

Who doesn't love meeting friends for an after-work drink and some yummy bites to share? Valerie Bertinelli invites her glam squad for happy hour, but doesn't wait for the end of a tough workweek on the Valerie's Home Cooking set to start the party! She whips up Turkey Cranberry Sliders, Roasted Cauliflower Popcorn with Chili Lime Seasoning, Jalapeno Fries with Roasted Garlic Ranch Dipping Sauce, and a Key Lime Pie Martini.

Sunday
Mar 17
9am | 8c
Season 7, Episode 2

My Delaware Days

Valerie Bertinelli and her cousin look back on their favorite childhood memories of Delaware. Valerie serves a menu of Delaware classics like Steamed Clams with Spicy Garlic Bread, Lump Crab Cakes with Cocktail Remoulade and Sauteed Spinach, Chocolate Peanut Butter Cakes and take-home gifts of Homemade Apple Butter.

Wednesday
Mar 20
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 4

Homemade Happy Hour

Who doesn't love meeting friends for an after-work drink and some yummy bites to share? Valerie Bertinelli invites her glam squad for happy hour, but doesn't wait for the end of a tough workweek on the Valerie's Home Cooking set to start the party! She whips up Turkey Cranberry Sliders, Roasted Cauliflower Popcorn with Chili Lime Seasoning, Jalapeno Fries with Roasted Garlic Ranch Dipping Sauce, and a Key Lime Pie Martini.

Wednesday
Mar 20
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Dinner for My Best Friend!

After a long photo shoot, Valerie Bertinelli kicks back and cooks for her best friend and husband, Tom Vitale, an Italian meal of Bruschetta, Herb-Roasted Baby Beets, Chicken Cutlets with Arugula and Lemon Dressing, and for dessert, a Chocolate Mint Sundae with Homemade Chocolate Sauce. Tom contributes his special Italian Spritz cocktail.

Wednesday
Mar 20
11am | 10c
Season 8, Episode 1

Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?

Valerie Bertinelli challenges herself to use every part of the chicken in a delicious and creative menu, just as her mother and Nonnie used to do as part of their belief that nothing should go to waste. Food Network's Hannah Hart joins Valerie to enjoy the benefits of her chicken challenge. On the menu are Chicken Liver Pate with Red Onion Jam, Un-Fried Chicken, Chicken Broth Braised Turnips with Homemade Chicken Stock, an Arugula and Shaved Mushroom Salad and, for dessert, Chewy Schmaltz Oatmeal Raisin Cookies.

Wednesday
Mar 20
12pm | 11c
Season , Episode 8

Bacon, Bacon, Bacon: Bacon Makes Everything Better

Valerie Bertinelli's longtime friend, Jo Stougaard - a food blogger and major authority on the deliciousness of bacon - is coming over, so Valerie's bringing her "A" game with an all-bacon menu! She whips up Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Shrimp with Cherry Cola Barbecue Sauce, a Tomato Salad with a Balsamic Dressing topped with Crumbled Pancetta, and for dessert, Bacon Caramel Scuffins topped with Caramel Clotted Cream.

Wednesday
Mar 20
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 12

Old World Meets New World

Valerie Bertinelli's old friends and the other four "Fab Five" birthday celebrants enjoy a favorite old world recipe from Valerie's Nonni: her Gnocchi with Marinara Sauce. With that, Valerie adds some modern recipes: Prime Rib, Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and a Mixed Berry Tart.

Sunday
Mar 24
8am | 7c
Season 8, Episode 7

Happy Birthday, Luna

Valerie Bertinelli invites her friends over to celebrate the birthday of her rescue dog, Luna. She prepares a party menu of Green Curry Vegetables, Mrs. Van Halen's Bami Goreng and Carrot Coconut Birthday Cake with Coconut Cream Frosting that's both human- and dog-friendly.

Sunday
Mar 24
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 7, Episode 11

Surf's Up

Valerie Bertinelli has always loved vacationing in Hawaii, where she enjoys the food, relaxed atmosphere and opportunities to surf! She's bringing the aloha vibe home with a Hawaiian-inspired feast for her husband, Tom, and his brother's family. Her menu includes Pineapple Salsa with Taro Chips, a Poke bar and Roasted Pork Sliders. Valerie also puts her spin on the Mai Tai and makes Chocolate Macadamia Candy for dessert.

Sunday
Mar 31
8am | 7c
Season 6, Episode 2

Valerie Bertinelli: Ingredient Hunter!

Valerie Bertinelli finds inspiration wherever she looks, including her local farm stand! Valerie finds ingredients for a Plum Slab Pie, Summer Vegetable Gratin, Spicy Cucumber Calamari Salad with Spiced Yogurt Sauce, and a Boozy Frozen Espresso.

Sunday
Mar 31
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 5, Episode 7

When Life Gives You Lemons... Rejoice!

Valerie Bertinelli goes to a lemon farm in search of different varieties of lemon trees with her friend, actress Melissa Peterman. Then, she puts her favorite ingredient into a menu that is fun from soup to nuts -- to lemons! She whips up Greek Lemon Soup with Chicken, Crispy Pancetta Crostini with Arugula Lemon Pesto, Lemon Love Cake, and homemade Limoncello as a base for Lemonade Moscow Mules.

Sunday
Apr 7
8am | 7c
Season 8, Episode 10

Traditional Tea-Less Tea Party

Valerie Bertinelli's good friend and fellow Hot in Cleveland alum Jane Leeves is in town, so she's throwing a traditional English tea party like their ancestors might have prepared -- but with a few modern twists! The menu includes Fennel Orange Scones with Quick Strawberry Jam, Smoked Salmon Phyllo Cups, Cucumber Tea Sandwiches, Tomato and Cheddar Tartlets, a Cherry Clafouti and a special beverage -- Pimm's Cups.

Sunday
Apr 7
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 12

Mighty Neighborly of You

Valerie Bertinelli preps a special meal to take to her neighbors to thank them for all the times they've taken care of her dog, picked up her mail and brought in packages. She whips up Lamb Shepherd's Pie and Arugula Salad with pickled red onions, cherry tomatoes and Champagne Vinaigrette, and a refreshing Rosemary Gin Fizz. For dessert, she sends them home with Salted Hazelnut Toffee.

Sunday
Apr 14
8am | 7c
Season 8, Episode 3

Say Hello to the Flavors of Spring

A longing for spring inspires Valerie Bertinelli to add some fresh flavors to her cooking, and she prepares a meal of spring delights for her husband, Tom, and their friends, comedic actress Melissa Peterman and her husband, actor John Brady. Valerie's springtime menu features Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin, Broccolini with Breadcrumbs and Grilled New Potatoes with Tarragon Butter. Her Rhubarb Jam Bars make the perfect sweet and tart dessert.

Sunday
Apr 14
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 8, Episode 9

It's Not Too Late

Valerie Bertinelli is throwing a bridal shower for one of her oldest and dearest friends 31 years after the wedding! The menu for this special event includes Avocados Stuffed with Shrimp and Crab Salad, Poppy Seed Crackers with Egg Mousse and Caviar, Homemade Yeast Rolls with Honey Butter, Prosecco with Raspberry Cassis Ice Cubes and, for dessert, beautiful Ombre Petit Fours.

Sunday
Apr 21
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 5, Episode 12

Old World Meets New World

Valerie Bertinelli's old friends and the other four "Fab Five" birthday celebrants enjoy a favorite old world recipe from Valerie's Nonni: her Gnocchi with Marinara Sauce. With that, Valerie adds some modern recipes: Prime Rib, Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and a Mixed Berry Tart.

Wednesday
Apr 24
10am | 9c
Season 8, Episode 7

Happy Birthday, Luna

Valerie Bertinelli invites her friends over to celebrate the birthday of her rescue dog, Luna. She prepares a party menu of Green Curry Vegetables, Mrs. Van Halen's Bami Goreng and Carrot Coconut Birthday Cake with Coconut Cream Frosting that's both human- and dog-friendly.

Wednesday
Apr 24
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 7, Episode 11

Surf's Up

Valerie Bertinelli has always loved vacationing in Hawaii, where she enjoys the food, relaxed atmosphere and opportunities to surf! She's bringing the aloha vibe home with a Hawaiian-inspired feast for her husband, Tom, and his brother's family. Her menu includes Pineapple Salsa with Taro Chips, a Poke bar and Roasted Pork Sliders. Valerie also puts her spin on the Mai Tai and makes Chocolate Macadamia Candy for dessert.

Wednesday
Apr 24
11am | 10c
Season 6, Episode 2

Valerie Bertinelli: Ingredient Hunter!

Valerie Bertinelli finds inspiration wherever she looks, including her local farm stand! Valerie finds ingredients for a Plum Slab Pie, Summer Vegetable Gratin, Spicy Cucumber Calamari Salad with Spiced Yogurt Sauce, and a Boozy Frozen Espresso.

Wednesday
Apr 24
11:30am | 10:30c

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Valerie Bertinelli

Valerie is a two-time Golden Globe Award-winning actress, spokeswoman and New York Times best-selling author.

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All Valerie's Home Cooking Recipes

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cakes

Lump Crab Cakes with Cocktail Remoulade Sauce

Jalapeno Fries with Roasted Garlic Ranch

Roasted Cauliflower Popcorn with Chile-Lime Seasoning

Steamed Clams with Spicy Garlic Bread

Key Lime Pie Martini

Turkey Cranberry Sliders

Homemade Apple Butter

Crunchy Mustard Chicken Bake

Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

Prosciutto Bruschetta

Chicken and Broccoli Fettuccine Alfredo with Homemade Fettuccine

Lasagna alla Besciamella

Strawberry Love Cake

Tuna Noodle Casserole with Potato Chip Topping

Stuffed Mushrooms

Sauteed Spinach and Mushrooms

Baked Salmon with Honey Mustard Sauce

Valerie's Super Easy Oven Paella

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Ohio Turkey Chili

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