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Season 1, Episode 8

Football Fun and Food

Valerie Bertinelli invites her family over for football, fun and lots of food, Cajun-style. Valerie serves her Quickest Gumbo Ever, alongside a fresh Spring Salad. Red Pepper Hummus is on the menu and Valerie pays tribute to her father-in-law with her take on a Sicilian Love Cake.

Wednesday
Feb 1
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 5

After the Ball Is Over

Valerie Bertinelli resolves to kick off the New Year right with foods that are filling but not fattening, so she starts her day with a flavorful Vegetable and Egg White Breakfast Fajita. After a hike with her friend, actress Mackenzie Phillips, they prepare a tasty grilled Chicken Salad with Apples and Grapes in Lettuce Cups. Then, for dinner, it's Grilled Chicken Veggie Soup and Mini Pear Compote Crumble with Maple Yogurt.

Wednesday
Apr 12
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Saturday
Jun 10
12pm | 11c
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
Jul 5
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 13

Wolfie's Home!

Valerie Bertinelli celebrates her son Wolf's return after months of touring by making his favorite foods for him and his best friend since childhood. She creates a meal of Pasta e Fagioli, Thursday Turkey Meatloaf, Roasted Broccoli Rabe and Wolf's favorite dessert: a luscious Pumpkin Pudding.

Sunday
Aug 6
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 13

Wolfie's Home!

Valerie Bertinelli celebrates her son Wolf's return after months of touring by making his favorite foods for him and his best friend since childhood. She creates a meal of Pasta e Fagioli, Thursday Turkey Meatloaf, Roasted Broccoli Rabe and Wolf's favorite dessert: a luscious Pumpkin Pudding.

Wednesday
Aug 9
12pm | 11c
Season , Episode 6

Everything Retro Is New Again

Valerie Bertinelli and her husband, Tom, love to reminisce about old times, but like all 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.

Saturday
Aug 26
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 3

Fab Dinner for My Fab Friends!

Valerie Bertinelli and her girlfriends always celebrate their birthdays at a restaurant, but now Valerie is surprising them with a home-cooked meal! On the menu are Mixed Baby Greens with Crispy Polenta Croutons, an elegant Peppered Beef Tenderloin with horseradish Panna Cotta and a fresh take on a Blueberry Tart. She also gifts them with a take-home breakfast treat, Honey and Hazelnut Granola.

Wednesday
Sep 6
11:30am | 10:30c
Season , Episode 5

Home Alone... And I Like It

Valerie Bertinelli spends all day researching her mom's recipes for her next cookbook, and when she finally comes up for air she realizes it's time for dinner. With no time to go to the market, she pulls together a meal from her favorite pantry staples: Smoky Cheddar Crackers, Pasta al Tonno, and Roasted Artichoke Hearts Provencal followed by tasty Blueberry Cheesecake Filo Cups.

Wednesday
Nov 29
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 4, Episode 11

Blended Holidaze

The Bertinelli and Vitale clans are gathered together for a fun and festive celebration to keep the holiday spirit alive! The blended families will feast on Crown Roast of Lamb with Mint and Green Onion Pesto, Almond-Cranberry Rice Pilaf, Roasted Winter Vegetables, Christmas Morning Cinnamon Rolls, and Holiday Cranberry-Orange Punch.

Sunday
Dec 3
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

Bootcamp Brunch

After a harsh bootcamp workout in the park, Valerie Bertinelli invites her buds and trainer for brunch that is all about being healthy with a big dose of indulgence, but never guilt! A Kale and Quinoa Salad, Cherry-Coconut Scuffins, Leftover Veggie Frittata, and Open-Faced Avocado Toast are all perfect on any brunch table! Valerie's Blueberry Smoothie tops it all off.

Wednesday
Jan 3
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 13

Clean Eats

Valerie Bertinelli starts the New Year off right with a menu that's big on flavor but low on guilt, including Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oats, Grilled Chopped Vegetable Salad, Kale and Artichoke Chicken Casserole, and Healthy Banana-Cherry Custard.

Wednesday
Jan 10
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 7, Episode 12

Gal-entine's Day

Valerie Bertinelli is showing her love and appreciation for her best girlfriends with a treat-filled luncheon a few days before Valentine's Day. Her special menu includes Green Pea Arancini with Herby Lemon Dipping Sauce followed by a Whole Roasted Side of Salmon and Escarole Salad with Roasted Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette. For dessert, a Citrus Pavlova is the perfect balance of sweet and tart.

Saturday
Feb 10
12pm | 11c
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.

Saturday
Feb 24
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 11

My Favorite Indulgences

While her husband and son are away, Valerie Bertinelli treats herself to a day of comfort and ease with all the foods she loves most. There's Blue Cheese-Stuffed Olives and a perfect Martini, Pasta alla Vongole with Roasted Asparagus, and Mushrooms with Spicy Chili Salt. For a sweet treat, she makes Limoncello Challah Bread Pudding and an invigorating avocado face mask!

Sunday
Feb 25
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 5, Episode 1

Comfort Food, Cuban-Style

Valerie Bertinelli remembers a wonderful weekend in Miami, where all the fragrances and tastes of authentic Cuban food inspire her to recreate some Cuban comfort magic in her own kitchen. She makes a Cubano Salad, Cuban Sandwiches with Slow Cooker Pulled Pork, Spicy Black Bean Soup, a Tropical Sundae, and to drink, Grapefruit Mojitos.

Sunday
Mar 4
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 4, Episode 2

Valerie to the Rescue

Valerie Bertinelli's dear friend injured himself snowboarding, so she brings him the perfect scratch-made supper he can enjoy at home. The travel-ready care package includes Citrus Marinated Olives, Manicotti stuffed with Ricotta and Italian Sausage, Tuscan Kale Salad with Anchovy Dressing, and an old favorite with a new taste, Strawberry Love Cake.

Sunday
Mar 11
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 3, Episode 10

Cheat Day

It's one of those nights where Valerie Bertinelli and her husband Tom's cravings are all over the map, so they decide to have it all! Valerie cooks up some of their favorite guilty pleasure dishes: Chicken with Prunes and Olives, Italian Wedge Salad with Gorgonzola topped with Crispy Pancetta, Vegetable Pot Stickers and, for dessert, Mini Zeppoles with a Caramel Marsala Dipping Sauce.

Wednesday
Mar 14
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 4, Episode 2

Valerie to the Rescue

Valerie Bertinelli's dear friend injured himself snowboarding, so she brings him the perfect scratch-made supper he can enjoy at home. The travel-ready care package includes Citrus Marinated Olives, Manicotti stuffed with Ricotta and Italian Sausage, Tuscan Kale Salad with Anchovy Dressing, and an old favorite with a new taste, Strawberry Love Cake.

Wednesday
Mar 14
12pm | 11c
Season 6, Episode 1

Be Prepared!

Valerie Bertinelli helps a brand new Cub Scout -- her young nephew, Enzo -- earn his cooking badge with some quick and easy dishes. Together, they create an after-school snack of No-Bake Granola Bars with a Carob "Chocolate" Drizzle, followed by Chicken and Broccoli over Fettuccine in Alfredo Sauce, Cinnamon Strawberry Twists, and Strawberry Milkshakes.

Wednesday
Mar 14
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 8, Episode 2

Hot in Cleveland Reunion

Two years after Valerie Bertinelli's show Hot in Cleveland wrapped, she's planning an all-out party to bring the old gang back together for a reunion. Joining in the fun are various crew members from behind the camera as well as Valerie's costar, Jane Leeves. On the menu are Avocado Labne Toast, Apricot BBQ Chicken Thighs, Sheet Pan Scalloped Potatoes and, for dessert, a special Chocolate Mint Love Cake.

Saturday
Mar 17
12pm | 11c
Season 6, Episode 6

It's Payback Time

Valerie Bertinelli has invited a special group that includes 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.

Sunday
Mar 18
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 5, Episode 6

Kitchen Cousins

When Valerie Bertinelli's husband's cousins come to town, she is challenged with converting cousin Mary's favorite Italian recipes into healthier versions, so that Mary can still indulge while staying on a heart-healthy regimen. Valerie makes Classic Salami Pie, an Italian Veg Pie, Crunchy Romaine Salad with a Sweet Sesame Vinaigrette, Pepperoni Rolls with homemade Marinara, and Spumoni.

Wednesday
Mar 21
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 6, Episode 6

It's Payback Time

Valerie Bertinelli has invited a special group that includes 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 21
12pm | 11c
Season 8, Episode 2

Hot in Cleveland Reunion

Two years after Valerie Bertinelli's show Hot in Cleveland wrapped, she's planning an all-out party to bring the old gang back together for a reunion. Joining in the fun are various crew members from behind the camera as well as Valerie's costar, Jane Leeves. On the menu are Avocado Labne Toast, Apricot BBQ Chicken Thighs, Sheet Pan Scalloped Potatoes and, for dessert, a special Chocolate Mint Love Cake.

Wednesday
Mar 21
12:30pm | 11:30c
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.

Saturday
Mar 24
12pm | 11c

About the Host

Valerie Bertinelli

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

Most Popular Recipes

All Valerie's Home Cooking Recipes

Deep-Dish Sausage Pizza

Chocolate Hazelnut Pull-Apart Bread

Italian Pizzeria Salad

Spatchcock Roasted Chicken

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

White Chicken Chili

Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice

Lasagna alla Besciamella

Kale and Quinoa Salad

Tuna Noodle Casserole with Potato Chip Topping

Spicy Arrabiata Penne

Quiche Valerie

Three Bean Turkey Chili

Thursday Turkey Meat Loaf

Sicilian Love Cake

Valerie's Very Best Gumbo

Mom's Onion Rings

Kale and Artichoke Chicken Casserole

Strawberry Love Cake

Pasta e Fagioli

Lemon Love Cake

Southwestern Egg Rolls with Salsa Dipping Sauce

Butterscotch Love Cake

Sweet and Savory Cornbread Cookies

Chicken with Prunes and Olives

Banana Cherry Custard Muffins

Four-Alarm Rib-eye Chili

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