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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 digitally invites two super fans to cook a surprisingly easy meal from the comfort of their own kitchens. Together, they create layers of flavor with a Chicken Sorrentino, toss a Garlic Bread Pasta and brighten up Braised Escarole.
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.
Valerie Bertinelli loves a competitive game night at home, and this time she's going all out by matching her menu to the games for her husband, Tom, and their friends. On the sweet side, she makes Red and Black Checkerboard Cookies. Her savory snacks include Bacon and Artichoke Hearts Lavash Flatbread, “Bettor” Butter Lettuce Salad with Lemon Shallot Vinaigrette and Part-Cheesy Twists, and she makes a batch of Gin Rummy Cocktails to keep spirits high.
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.
Inspired by a cooking class she took in Italy, Valerie Bertinelli invites her Italian hosts and friends over for a meal of Italian classics done her way. They sip Rummy Roman Holiday cocktails while enjoying Zucchini Rollatini and Homemade Pici Pasta with Carbonara Sauce. For dessert, Valerie dishes out a decadent Tiramisu.
Last-minute dinner plans never scare Valerie Bertinelli. She shares her tips for a quick and easy meal for friends and serves up her Crazy Easy Quickbread, Sliced Cauliflower Steaks with Raisins and Pine Nuts, and Baked Salmon with Honey Mustard Sauce. Her husband Tom's Summer Manhattan gets the party started and Valerie's Berries with Limoncello and Basil is the perfect finish to her last-minute gathering.
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.
Valerie Bertinelli shares some favorite ways to treat herself in the kitchen as she gives a sneak peak at her next cookbook. She loads up her Savory Dutch Baby with kielbasa and creates creamy Peanut Noodles with Chicken. Then, she pairs chocolatey Peanut Raisin Clusters with a decadent Viennese Coffee Mix.
Valerie Bertinelli and her buddy Faith Ford love to cook and test out recipes. Today, it's Valerie's turn, but it's just too hot to cook! She decides to keeps things cool with a deliciously decadent Lobster BLT, Quick Sweet and Savory Pickle Spears, a Classic Greek Salad, a Honey-Citrus Southern Iced Tea, and a unique recipe for Microwave Potato Chips. For dessert, she makes a fresh take on Lemon Icebox Cake.
Valerie Bertinelli's dear friend injured himself on a ladder, 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.
Valerie Bertinelli's friend, Amy Pelkey, is a private chef and caterer who needs inspiration for a few new Italian dishes, so Valerie invites her over so they can cook together! On the menu are Ribollita, Porchetta, Cantaloupe and Radicchio Salad with a reduced balsamic vinaigrette and, for dessert, Lemon Tiramisu. They also mix up a Paper Plane Cocktail featuring Italian liqueurs.
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.
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!
Valerie Bertinelli and her husband, Tom, are inviting their best friends over for movie night! Valerie's quick and easy menu, perfect for a backyard viewing party under the stars, includes Crab Boil Sliders, S'mores Popcorn, Lemon Dijon Potato Salad and a homemade Limeade and Mint Soda.
Valerie Bertinelli revisits some memorable talk show moments while preparing lunch to share with her friend, Andy Richter. They enjoy Caramelized Shallot and Spinach Dip, One Pot Chicken and Orzo, Fried Deviled Eggs and her dad's favorite Sesame Honey Candies.
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's brother-in-law is bringing his family for a visit this summer, but his sons are sad about missing the Virginia State Fair back home. Aunt Valerie comes to the rescue, bringing all the great and unique tastes of the state fair home to surprise two of her favorite nephews. The fair selections include Classic Double Cheeseburgers, Mini Corn Dogs, Spicy Pickle Fries with Ranch Dressing, Five Spice Churros and refreshing Frozen Blueberry Lemonade.
Valerie Bertinelli loves her many family traditions, but it's never too late to start a new one! To honor some of the special men in her life -- her son Wolf, husband Tom and brother Patrick -- Valerie creates new family favorites: Chipotle Cheeseburgers with homemade Barbecue Sauce, Spinach and Strawberry Salad topped with a Warm Bacon Vinaigrette, and her Mom's Onion Rings served with a refreshing Ginger Beer Lime Rickey.
Valerie Bertinelli is celebrating her son Wolf's music with friends, family and his favorite home-cooked meal. The menu includes Cedar Plank Salmon with Grilled Cherry Tomatoes, Brown Butter Sauteed Spinach with Lemon and Mini Crab Cakes with Mustard Creme Fraiche. For dessert, everyone enjoys slices of Vanilla Cake with Swiss Vanilla Buttercream.
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 cooking some of her dad's favorites to honor his Italian roots and is passing down the family secrets to her nephew, Enzo. The flavorful menu includes Fried Bread 2-Ways, Beef Braciole and Burrata Caprese with Basil Garlic Oil.
Just in time for summer, Valerie Bertinelli shares new meal ideas inspired by some of her most memorable parties. She creates a crowd-pleasing Rib Sandwich with Sauerkraut served with Creamy Avocado Pasta Salad. Then, she puts together a beautiful Fruit Board with Hot Honey Yogurt Dip and a refreshing Coconut Rum Punch.
Valerie Bertinelli's good friends and cutthroat card competitors, Kevin and Kristen, are visiting for a long weekend. In order to spend as much time with them as she can, Valerie is prepping all her foods in advance. Her menu includes Turkey and Swiss Sandwiches with Carrot Slaw, Chopped Salad Trifle with Homemade Ranch, Barbecue Potato Chips and Chicken Tetrazzini. The gang sips on Valerie's Sangria as they enjoy their time together.
Valerie Bertinelli went on the trip of a lifetime to Italy last summer, and this year, she's bringing Italy to her own backyard! She's kicking off the summer by hosting an elegant poolside party inspired by her adventures in Sicily, and she has invited her longtime friends Danny and Suzanne to join the fun. Valerie's Italian-style menu includes Sicilian Tomato Pesto, Pasta Salad alla Norma and Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Saffron Vinaigrette. She also makes a Sicilian Spritz cocktail and Coffee Granita with Mint Whipped Cream for a refreshing dessert.
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.