Valerie Bertinelli is sending a picnic home with her friend Jo to share with Jo's firefighter nephew and his wife, a nurse. The couple has been working hard to keep their community safe and healthy, and Valerie wants them to enjoy a well-deserved meal at home together. She makes Smoked Turkey Sandwiches with Calabrian Chili Aioli and Roasted Red Peppers, Homemade Salt and Vinegar Potato Chips, Blistered Shishito Peppers with Spicy Lemon Dipping Sauce, Refreshing Citrus-ade and S'mores Bars for dessert.
Valerie Bertinelli is hosting movie night with her son, Wolf, and his girlfriend, Andraia. The weather is warming up, so Valerie makes it an outdoor affair with plenty of food, including an Onion Ring Wedge Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing, Pickle-Brined Fried Chicken Sandwiches with Pickle Slaw and, for dessert, Movie Theater Bark.
Valerie Bertinelli is doing a remote segment for the Today show and sharing a peek behind the scenes. After a busy morning, she fixes herself a satisfying meal of Mediterranean Chicken Thighs with Potatoes, Peppers and Feta, Herby Couscous and a Cantaloupe Gin Fizz that complements the dish she's made for the show, Asparagus Goat Cheese Puff Pastry.
Valerie Bertinelli is inspired to cook dishes that remind her of some of her favorite on-screen roles. She makes a Ham and Butter Sandwich on a Homemade Pretzel Roll, Lemony Cacio y Pepe and Steakhouse Shrimp Cocktail with Sister Sauces. For dessert, Valerie bakes an Orange Vanilla Bean Angel Food Cake.
Valerie Bertinelli is throwing a fondue party for her friends, actors Melissa Peterman and John Brady. Her menu includes Four Cheese Fondue with Assorted Dippers, Everyday Sheet Pan Roasted Veggies, Crisp Romaine Salad with a Tangy Citrus Vinaigrette and, for dessert, Chocolate Dessert Fondue with Fried Bananas.
Valerie Bertinelli is sending a care package to her friend Duff Goldman and his wife, Johnna, to celebrate the arrival of their baby and give them something to eat day or night. Her menu includes Roasted Cauliflower Soup and a Spring Roll Salad with Peanut Dressing. She also makes Quinoa, Sweet Potato and Black Bean Bowls with Parsley Yogurt Dressing and No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars for a sweet treat.
Valerie Bertinelli is focusing on burgers, working on new recipe ideas and challenging herself to come up with new twists. Her efforts include Salmon Sliders with Spicy Quick Pickled Vegetables, Buffalo Chicken Sliders with Celery Blue Cheese Slaw and Lamb Burgers with Charred Tomatoes and Feta. For fun, she also makes a Hot Fudge Milkshake.
Valerie Bertinelli is dreaming of trips to the Mediterranean and the crystal blue ocean, and she's making a few dishes that remind her of that setting. She prepares Cold Poached Salmon Nicoise with Crispy Potatoes, an Italian 75 cocktail and No-Churn Lemon Ice Cream with Raspberry Swirl.
Valerie Bertinelli is hosting a beach-themed brunch as the official summer party, and her menu includes Lemon Ricotta Waffles with Lemony Mascarpone Cream and Berries, Smoked White Fish Salad with Bagel Chips and Everything Bagel Panzanella. There's also a Sweet Potato, Kale and Bacon Frittata and Boozy Pink Lemonade to set the summer mood.
Valerie Bertinelli is testing the boundaries of what a cookie can be! She makes cookies that are good for any time of day, starting with Breakfast Sandwich Cookies. She also bakes Chocolate and Orange Hazelnut Cookies, Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies and Thyme and Gruyere Savory Cookies, and she rolls up Almond Butter, Oat, Cranberry Cookie Dough Balls, too.
Valerie Bertinelli is showing her friend and Today Show co-anchor Hoda Kotb a great summer meal she can make for her family. They start with Arugula Salad with Quick Pickled Grapes, Fennel, Pear and Brie and then make Flank Steak with Lemon Lime Herb Sauce, Smoky Tomato Eggplant Dip with Grilled Sourdough and Citrus Grape Smash Cocktails. The friends also share tips for getting through the day with grace and gratitude.
Valerie Bertinelli is digging up some of her favorite recipes and remembering all the places that she has called "home." She makes Cajun Spiced Grilled Shrimp with Remoulade and Blue Crabs with Spicy Butter. A Golden State Paloma Cocktail is a nice touch, and Oatmeal Raisin Walnut Cookie Sandwiches are an irresistible sweet treat.
With a lot of birthdays coming up, Valerie Bertinelli invites her friend Debo over to give her some tips on gift-wrapping. Valerie makes Summery Shrimp, Corn and Avocado Dip, Homemade Chili Lime Tortilla Chips, Smokey Caprese Sandwiches, Vanilla Coconut Rice Pudding with Homemade Vanilla Sugar and Kumquat-cello, and Debo shows her how to make her edible gifts look amazing with fun and funky accents.
After receiving a letter from a visually impaired fan who needs help in the kitchen, Valerie Bertinelli reaches out to Chef Christine Ha, who is blind, for help with recipes that use all the senses. The menu includes Easy Vegetable Bolognese with Spaghetti Squash, No-Fuss Fancy Garlic Bread, Blueberry Rosemary Bramble and Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Cake.
Valerie Bertinelli is crushing her weekly meal prep by making big batches that can turn into different dinners throughout the week. With fast dinners, she can spend more time watching her favorite new bingeworthy series! Valerie's menu for the week includes Easy Milk Bread, Spinach and Ricotta Grilled Cheese, Herb Roasted Turkey Breast, Creamy Coconut Tomato Soup and Turkey Curry.
Valerie Bertinelli is inviting three superfans to cook dinner with her! She coaches them along while they cook in their own kitchens, making Prosciutto-Wrapped Chicken Involtini with Peas and Ricotta, Homemade Pesto with Pasta and Tomatoes and, on the side, Charred Broccoli with Spicy Garlic Butter and Parmesan.