Valerie Bertinelli loves the ease of living and cooking in Southern California, and the Thanksgiving holiday is no exception. This year, she's treating her guests to a luscious, festive, Cali-style celebration with all the traditional flavors of turkey, sweet potatoes and stuffing done with a SoCal twist.
In an effort to shake up traditional takes on fall foods, Valerie Bertinelli treats her guests, Chef Ludo Lefebvre, his wife, Krissy, and their 8-year-old twins, to a super special day-after brunch filled with seasonal treats for a long holiday weekend.
Valerie Bertinelli and her friend, Suzanne, have always shared the bond of being mothers of sons, but now they have an opportunity to join the mother-daughter club. Valerie prepares a meal for Suzanne and her daughter-in-law, Wolf's girlfriend and all their Fab Five friends and their daughters as they gather for an old-fashioned mother-daughter celebration.
Valerie Bertinelli is inspired to do some holiday entertaining, and to celebrate the completion of her backyard tiki bar, she's hosting a retro cocktail party complete with tiki torches, Polynesian-inspired bites and plenty of tinsel. She invites old pals from the Hot in Cleveland crew to join the party.
Valerie Bertinelli invites her pals Melissa Peterman and Nicole Sullivan over for a white elephant gift exchange because one person's disaster is another person's delight. Valerie's delicious treats make up for all the regrettable regifts, and there may even be a surprise appearance from a certain jolly gentleman.
Valerie Bertinelli and her husband, Tom, were married on New Year's Day, and this year they're celebrating their anniversary with a variety of lucky New Year's foods for an extra jolt of good luck for the coming year.
Valerie Bertinelli's friend, food blogger Jo Stougaard, needs help reworking some of her favorite weeknight dishes to fit her low-carb lifestyle. Valerie creates low-carb twists on familiar recipes for Jo to kick off the new year.
Valerie Bertinelli brings a taste of home to her friend, Minnesota native Melissa Peterman, tempting her with the best Midwest bounty.
On Sundays, Valerie Bertinelli loves to make a big pot of her Nonnie's favorite marinara sauce and repurpose it all week in modern interpretations of her Nonnie's most-memorable weeknight meals. She invites fellow Italian food lover and chef Antonia Lofaso to join her as she makes Lazy Lasagna, Spicy Penne a la Vodka, Eggs in Purgatory "Shakshuka-Style" and Meatball Sub Sandwiches.
Valerie Bertinelli is preparing a welcome home meal to deliver to her best friend Suzanne's son and his wife, who are returning from their honeymoon.
Valerie Bertinelli loves everything about football season, especially the halftime feast. This year's big game features new takes on old favorites, and Valerie is joined by actor Angela Kinsey, her husband, Josh Snyder and food writers Jo Stougaard and Jenn Harris. Just like a big game, there are two competing champion recipes for wings, but only one will take home the trophy for the best wings of the season.
To celebrate Valentine's Day, Valerie Bertinelli has put together a heart-y meal with a hidden motive: providing her dearest friends with heart-healthy sweets and treats. Red wine and 70-percent dark chocolate are considered heart-healthy foods, and Valerie, her husband Tom, Jet and Ali Tila and Duff and Johnna Goldman are ready to eat their hearts healthy!
Valerie Bertinelli is catching up with two of her all-time favorites from Kids Baking Championship, Nyah and Matthew. They already know how to bake, so Valerie is treating them to a kid-friendly savory meal that should be a cinch for them to conquer.