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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
Sep 26
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 6, Episode 3

Touchdown!

It's that time of year when Valerie Bertinelli is in the zone -- the end zone! She's kicking off football season with a touchdown-worthy feast for family and friends. On the menu is White Chicken Chili with a toppings bar, a Football Cheese Ball with Herbed Crackers, a Simple Green Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette, Crunchy Toffee Buckeyes, and a Bloody Bull cocktail with Spicy Pickled Okra and Green Beans for garnish.

Sunday
Sep 30
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 4, Episode 3

4th Down and Yum

Valerie Bertinelli hosts a football-themed party with former NFL pro and Food Network Star, Eddie Jackson. The touchdown-worthy menu includes Slow Cooker Sloppy Joe Sliders, Homemade Potato Chips Topped with Chicken Salt, Roasted Carrot Hummus, Peanut Butter Brownies Topped with Salted Pretzels and a Sweet Tea and Lemonade Lager.

Sunday
Sep 30
9am | 8c
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
Oct 3
10am | 9c
Season , Episode 7

Bang for Your Buck Barbecue

After Valerie Bertinelli and her husband, Tom, accidentally double-book friends over for dinner, Valerie saves the day by inviting both couples over for a casual backyard barbecue -- delicious, easy and one of the most cost-effective ways to entertain. She whips up Lacquered Barbecue Grilled Chicken, Baked Beans with Brown Sugar and Bacon, Grilled Vegetable Kabobs and a refreshing Lemon-Basil Granita.

Wednesday
Oct 3
10:30am | 9:30c
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
Oct 3
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 11

Dinner Fit For a Queen

Valerie Bertinelli cooks a springtime feast for her family by adapting some of her mom's favorite recipes. When she has trouble remembering a recipe, Valerie videochats with her mom, Mrs. B, for advice. Her menu includes Honey Mustard Glazed Ham, Pea and Mint Risotto, Strawberry Shortcake Trifle, and Cinnamon Sugared Walnuts.

Wednesday
Oct 3
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Wednesday
Oct 3
12pm | 11c
Season 7, Episode 9

Come Cassoulet With Me: A Decadent Dinner on a Dime

Valerie Bertinelli loves a good slow-cooked dish, and she's making a French classic, Cassoulet, for her friend, Chef Ludo Lefebvre. Even though it sounds fancy, Valerie's version is budget-friendly and so delicious! Her menu for Chef Ludo's visit also includes Fennel and Greens Salad, Lemon Sorbet in Lemon Cups and Pistachio Brittle.

Wednesday
Oct 3
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 9

Grillin' and Chillin' with the Family

Valerie Bertinelli celebrates her casual California cuisine with a backyard barbecue inspired by a trip to the farmers' market, with Dom's Salsa and Guacamole, Angela's Roasted Corn and Bean Salad, Tom's Spicy Margarita with Jalapeno and Ginger, and Barbecue Chicken Kabobs with Tequila Lime Cilantro. And for dessert, Lynn's Sick Brownie Bites.

Sunday
Oct 7
8:30am | 7:30c
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.

Sunday
Oct 7
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 2

Hot in Cleveland ... One More Time

Valerie Bertinelli invites her Hot in Cleveland co-stars Betty White, Jane Leeves and Wendie Malick to her house for some girl talk and a cozy lunch including Quiche Valerie, Betty's favorite Italian Tuna Salad, a Jane-inspired Grilled Romaine with Balsamic Dressing, and Panna Cotta with Frutti Di Bocca.

Sunday
Oct 14
8:30am | 7:30c
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.

Sunday
Oct 14
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 10

Pizza Party! Everyone's Tossing

Valerie Bertinelli invites her family over for dinner, and since they all like different things, Do-It-Yourself Personal Pizzas with Homemade Pizza Dough are sure to please all! With Kale Chips -- Three Ways as an appetizer, Pesto Sauce, Sneaky Salad, Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Parfaits, and a kid-friendly Watermelon Spritz, there is something for everyone.

Sunday
Oct 21
8:30am | 7:30c
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
Oct 21
9am | 8c
Season 4, Episode 7

Pumpkins, Sweets and Treats

Valerie Bertinelli is celebrating the season with her sister-in-law and nephew by creating a feast of fall's bounty. The autumn-themed menu includes Butternut Squash and Arugula Pizza on Homemade Pizza Dough, Mini Caramel Apples, Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts and Spiced Pumpkin Mochas.

Sunday
Oct 28
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 6, Episode 5

Soup 'n Wiches

Valerie Bertinelli has been working nonstop with her book editor, so she makes her a seasonal tea with plenty of afternoon treats. The menu includes Marinated Lamb Chops with Red Wine and Rosemary, Bloody Mary Tea Sandwiches, Baked Brie with Almonds and Apples, and Roasted Asparagus Pesto Dip.

Sunday
Oct 28
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 4

Italian Dinner for a French Chef

Valerie Bertinelli creates a five-star Italian dinner for French chef Ludo Lefebvre and his wife, Krissy. On the menu are Italian Panzanella, Corn and Cauliflower with Bourbon-Infused Butter, Branzino baked with a Gremolata and Butter-Infused Bourbon Manhattans.

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

Thanksgiving: The Perfect Bite!

Valerie Bertinelli and her best gals are getting together to give thanks for each other before heading off for their family celebrations. Valerie's got the perfect Thanksgiving meal with Sweet and Salty Pepitas, Acorn Squash and Baby Bitter Greens with Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette Dressing, and a perfectly Deep-Fried Turkey topped with gravy. For dessert, there's homemade Pumpkin Pie served with a tangy Cinnamon Buttermilk Whipped Cream.

Sunday
Nov 4
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 2

Thanksgiving: The Perfect Bite!

Valerie Bertinelli and her best gals are getting together to give thanks for each other before heading off for their family celebrations. Valerie's got the perfect Thanksgiving meal with Sweet and Salty Pepitas, Acorn Squash and Baby Bitter Greens with Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette Dressing, and a perfectly Deep-Fried Turkey topped with gravy. For dessert, there's homemade Pumpkin Pie served with a tangy Cinnamon Buttermilk Whipped Cream.

Wednesday
Nov 7
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 2

Hot in Cleveland ... One More Time

Valerie Bertinelli invites her Hot in Cleveland co-stars Betty White, Jane Leeves and Wendie Malick to her house for some girl talk and a cozy lunch including Quiche Valerie, Betty's favorite Italian Tuna Salad, a Jane-inspired Grilled Romaine with Balsamic Dressing, and Panna Cotta with Frutti Di Bocca.

Wednesday
Nov 7
10:30am | 9:30c
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
Nov 7
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 9

Grillin' and Chillin' with the Family

Valerie Bertinelli celebrates her casual California cuisine with a backyard barbecue inspired by a trip to the farmers' market, with Dom's Salsa and Guacamole, Angela's Roasted Corn and Bean Salad, Tom's Spicy Margarita with Jalapeno and Ginger, and Barbecue Chicken Kabobs with Tequila Lime Cilantro. And for dessert, Lynn's Sick Brownie Bites.

Wednesday
Nov 7
11:30am | 10:30c
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
Nov 7
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 10

Pizza Party! Everyone's Tossing

Valerie Bertinelli invites her family over for dinner, and since they all like different things, Do-It-Yourself Personal Pizzas with Homemade Pizza Dough are sure to please all! With Kale Chips -- Three Ways as an appetizer, Pesto Sauce, Sneaky Salad, Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Parfaits, and a kid-friendly Watermelon Spritz, there is something for everyone.

Wednesday
Nov 7
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 6, Episode 7

Gravy and Gratitude

Valerie Bertinelli loves classic Thanksgiving dishes, but decides to mix it up by putting new twists on traditional favorites. She previews the recipes for the big holiday for some friends, including Turkey Roulade with Cranberry Citrus Stuffing and Pan Gravy, Root Vegetable Gratin, Succotash Salad, a Cream Cheese Log with Sweet and Spicy Cranberry Relish, and for dessert, a delectable Pumpkin Love Cake.

Sunday
Nov 11
8:30am | 7:30c

About the Host

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

Lemon Love Cake

Sicilian Love Cake

Pasta e Fagioli

Caramel Apple Tarte Tatin

Mom's Spaghetti and Meatballs

Kale and Quinoa Salad

Three Bean Turkey Chili

Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts

Super Fast Rum Raisin Egg Nog

Baby Back Ribs

Horseradish Potato Salad

Classic Panzanella

Muffuletta Bruschetta

Ohio Turkey Chili

Fusilli with Garlicky Broccoli

Pumpkin Love Cake

English and Italian Finger Sandwiches

Grilled Lamb Meatball Flatbread with Grilled Tomato Sauce

Cantaloupe and Radicchio Salad

Strawberry Shortcake Trifle

Roasted Winter Vegetables

Dark 'n' Fiery

Chicken Liver Pâté with Red Onion Jam

Grasshopper Icebox Pie

Classic Gooey Brownies

Grapefruitini

Valerie's Gravy for Fried Turkey

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