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7:00 AM

The Culinary Adventures of Baron Ambrosia

Oh, Little Witch of Bethlehem

Something is amiss in Bethlehem, PA. After a long, foodless journey, Baron and his trusty camel find themselves in a town where the people are fearful and the restaurants are closed. A hungry Baron searches out El Salvadorian pupusas, only to learn that an evil witch, Dona Sofrito, has cursed the town. Any restaurant unwilling to satisfy her endless appetite will get turned into Radical Taco, a soulless fast food joint. Baron gathers strength - and a from a syrian Syrian raw meat dish, and in the end, must face Dona in the ultimate showdown, armed only with his wit, stew burgers, and a very powerful cheese.Read More

7:30 AM

Unique Eats

Dirt Cheap & Delicious

You don't need to sacrifice taste to eat cheap at these joints. We're off to Cleveland Ohio for a pulled pork PBLT and squash dumplings; Brooklyn, New York for an outdoor food market with a bevy of satisfying BBQ and biscuits, Washington D.C. for spicy Asian fare, and finally Austin, Texas where the weird tastes wonderful.Read More

 
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8:00 AM

America's Best Bites

Crazy Water

America's Best Bites host Natalie Forte discovers Milwaukee's favorite example of subdued elegance in a renovated 19th century feed store! Chef Peggy Magister substituted a Chef's toque for a nurse's cap to do what she always wanted to do...cook! We feature Caramelized Garlic & Goat Cheese Tart, Jasmine Tea-glazed Salmon and Lemon Curd Tart with sourdough-pretzel crust.Read More

8:30 AM

From Spain With Love

Olive Oil: Liquid Gold

Spain produces and distributes more olive oil than any other place in the world, including Italy. In this episode, Annie hooks up with a range of experts who demonstrate the versatility of olive oil. Annie travels to Jaen, Spain's olive capital in southern Spain, where she visits one of the most respected olive oil farms in the world run by the Vano family, who press their own oil on site and produce the Castillo de Canena brand; meets with Maria Carmen Velez, a self-taught cook and alioli expert (a Spanish garlic and olive oil mayonnaise-type sauce) at her restaurant in the small inland town of Petrer; and prepares olive oil chocolates with master chocolate artisan Paco Torreblanca, including chocolate oysters with pearl and chocolate caviar.Read More

9:00 AM

Grow Your Own Drugs

Wild Plants

Taking care to point out the perils of picking in the wild, James travels to Northern Ireland where he harvests seaweed for a luxurious seaweed body scrub., forages for elderberries and turns them in to an anti-viral jam to help ward off colds and flu, and tries to offer hayfever sufferers some relief with his nettle tea. He also seeks out a tiny wild flower called eyebright and uses it to make a compress to soothe tired and itchy eyes. For the green-fingered, James demonstrates how you can make your own mini wild flower meadow in a tiny back garden, and offers some historical and scientific background to the plants he uses.Read More

9:30 AM

A Cook's Tour

MY Hometown Favorites

Chef Tony Bourdain loves his local NYC haunts and wants to share them with you. For breakfast, Barney Greengrass is the tops in lox and bagels, and then it's off to Veritas where wine is paired with food .Last it's off to Murray's Cheese Shop and hot dogs at Gray's Papaya. It is NY at its' finestRead More

10:00 AM

Brunch at Bobby's

The Big Easy

Inspired by what he calls one of the greatest food cities in America, Bobby creates a brunch menu that would make New Orleans proud. To start, he'll mix up a Spiked Iced Chicory Coffee that will make your taste buds think you're sipping it on Bourbon Street. And no trip to the Big Easy is complete without a few Beignets. Bobby pairs this perfect brunch snack with a Homemade Blackberry Jam. Then Bobby gives a NOLA twist to a classic Eggs Benedict, with his Poached Eggs, Tasso Ham & Griddled Tomato with Cajun Hollandaise on English Muffins. Read More

10:30 AM

Cooking for Real

Far East Eats

Sunny's bringing the Hawaiian sunshine to your house with a light, bright, island-style spread. Say Aloha to perfectly salty Lomi Lomi Salmon, Chicken Skewers with rich Peanut Sauce, and a refreshing chilled Asian Noodle Salad.Read More

11:00 AM

The Freshman Class

Matt's Binge

Under the pressure of school, work and managing his disease, Matt begins to drink heavily and worries his friends. Amalia is forced to choose between school and family when her daughter's play conflicts with an important wine class. And Gabriel makes a last-ditch attempt to rescue his restaurant class grade by putting in extra hours to make up the time he's lost.Read More

11:30 AM

Pizza Cuz

Masters

Fran and Sal meet some of the top pizza masters across the country, as they travel to Portland, Oregon to devour some house-smoked bacon pizza at Apizza Scholls. And after grabbing wild nettles and sausage slices in Oakland, California, Sal and Fran head back to New York City to make their own Burrata cheese for an authentic pizza pie.Read More

12:00 PM

Not My Mama's Meals

Getting Saucy!

Bobby learns how to make the healthiest tomato sauce for his spaghetti and pizza from an adorable Brooklyn raised Italian grandma (born in Italy!) and shares his dishes with special guests Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos.Read More

12:30 PM

French Food at Home

Dinner from the Potager

Laura crafts a garden feast for an old friend with a green thumb, serving colourful Tender Baby Vegetables; juicy Herb-Crusted Lamb Cutlets with Accordion Potatoes; crisp deep-fried Zucchini Blossoms, a salad topped with Nasturtiums; and finishes with a lemony Couer a la Creme.Read More

1:00 PM

Nigellissima

Episode 2

In this episode Nigella shares the secrets of her celebratory, yet simple Italian roast chicken, served alongside a sunny saffron orzotto. Dessert comes courtesy of Nigella's surprisingly easy coffee ice cream - inspired by lazy days spent in the ice cream parlours of Florence. An extra treat is presented in the form of a chocolate olive oil cake. And to end there's a silky pasta dish with courgettes - a dish that elevates a quick fridge foray into a languorous late night treat.Read More

1:30 PM

David Rocco's Dolce Vita

Maybe Baby

It's Gigi's birthday and what better gift for a busy dad than a day of fun away from a hectic parenting schedule? Rocco and Nina play babysitters for Gigi's two kids but the task turns out to be harder than they thought.Read More

2:00 PM

Everyday Italian

Italian Salads

Salads don't have to be boring and Giada shows you how, with her hearty antipasti salad with beans, salami and provolone. She also creates a unique warm Caesar Salad with an Italian flair, and a colorful fruit salad that will have you begging for more.Read More

2:30 PM

Everyday Italian

More Sandwiches

Giada takes some of her favorites and invites her friends over. From mini-meatball heroes, to mile-high muffulettas stuffed with cured meats and olives, to crunchy grilled vegetable paninis with pesto. You'll want them for breakfast, lunch and dinner!Read More

3:00 PM

Iron Chef America

Morimoto vs. Virant

Chicago based chef Paul Virant enters kitchen stadium for the first time to go against powerhouse Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto. Will Iron Chef Morimoto crush his competition, or will Chef Virant impress the judges and leave with all the glory? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme.Read More

4:00 PM

Iron Chef America

Cora vs. Tarbell

Chef Mark Tarbell from Arizona enters Kitchen Stadium to challenge Iron Chef Cora. Will Iron Chef Cora's cuisine win over the judges, or will Chef Tarbell walk away victorious? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme!Read More

5:00 PM

Iron Chef America

Flay vs. Bowles

Chicago Chef Graham Bowles challenges Iron Chef Flay to a sweet battle. Can he hold his own in Kitchen Stadium, or will Chef Flay walk home the winner? Tune in to find out whose cuisine reigns supreme!Read More

6:00 PM

Eat Street

Go Nuts for Trucks

The Pnut Butter Bar in Los Angeles shows there's more to life than the classic pb 'n' j sandwich, serving up nutty named dishes such as the Elvis inspired Thank You, Thank You Very Much sandwich that's made with bacon, bananas, peanut butter, honey and then grilled in butter. Next is Snout and Co. in Seattle delivering comfort food drawn upon from Cuba to South Carolina featuring a Homemade Black Bean Burger and a Pulled Pork Sandwich with meat that has taken 24 hours to prepare. Then we visit Toronto to put in some quality eating time at Smoke's Poutinerie serving up poutine with imported Quebec cheese curds and topped with grilled chicken, Italian sausage, and green peas amongst others. Our final stop is in Orange County where we flip out on perfect pancakes at the Crepes Bonaparte truck.Read More

6:30 PM

Throwdown with Bobby Flay

Deep Dish Pizza

No visit to the windy city is complete without a stop at the family run institution, Lou Malnati's Pizzeria. They opened their doors in 1971 with a motto of "pizza is the food of the world." Marc Malnati runs his father's namesake and their deep dish pizza is a favorite among Chi-towners and food critics alike. The secret to their sinfully delicious deep dish pizzas is a coveted 50-year old family recipe handed down from one Malnati to another and Marc is proudly carrying on this revered culinary tradition. Can our NY-style pizza guy throwdown with Chicago deep dish pie?Read More

7:00 PM

Unique Eats

Pasta

Forget ordinary pasta with red sauce, in this episode we visit restaurants that are turning out pasta dishes like nothing you've tasted before. Like Cacao Tajarin in San Francisco or Plum Gnocchi in Boulder, plus mouth-watering and unique pasta plates in New York and Seattle.Read More

7:30 PM

Unwrapped

Pizza-Rama

Slice it up and grab a seat as host Marc Summers delivers us the dish on pizza. First, we'll visit one of our favorite relatives, Papa Murphy, and find out why "take and bake" is so hot. Then, we're off to Mozzco where a self-proclaimed "cheese whiz" shows us how fresh mozzarella is made and we'll meet the chefs at Freschetta, where they're hard at work inventing new frozen pizza flavors. Next, "pizza bones" are the best part when you have Hungry Howie's flavored crusts, and you'll flip over Domino's annual "World's Fastest Pizza Maker" contest. Finally, if a whole pizza sounds like too much, how about a handful of pizza-flavored pretzels? Snack-food giant Combos has just what you need in handy bite-size pieces.Read More

8:30 PM

Extra Virgin

Coney Island Calling

Gabriele and Debi are having lunch with their daughters, Evelina and Giulia when the girls tell them that they miss Los Angeles and their friends there. Debi and Gabriele are sympathetic to the girls but they also want them to bond to their new home, Brooklyn, and make new friends here. So they take the girls to Coney Island to show them what fun New York can be and, boy, is it fun. The girls go on rides and play games and shop along the boardwalk - it's a blast. The following weekend they throw the girls a party and invite lots of local families with kids. There is a cotton candy machine, pin the tail on the wild boar (the Tuscan version of pin the tail on the donkey) and a pi?ata. Gabriele serves delicious fish tacos with a Tuscan spin on guacamole, beet chips and a delicious and imaginative fruit punch. It's super Tuscan and super fun!Read More

9:00 PM

Road Trip with G. Garvin

Washington, D.C.

G. visits the nation's capital and starts his culinary adventure at Sixth Engine, a firehouse turned restaurant, where they merge the tastes of the North and South in a Grilled Shrimp Black-Eyed Pea dish and feed some hungry local firefighters. Then it's a stop at Birch and Barley where a husband and wife team is bringing innovative flavors to the city with their Honey-Glazed Duck and an artisanal French Toast dessert that G. helps to make. G's last stop is Boundary Road, an American bistro cooking up unique meals like Brick Chicken and Collard Greens.Read More

9:30 PM

Road Trip with G. Garvin

New Jersey

Hoboken, New Jersey has a food scene that rivals New York. Set on the water is the 3Forty Grill, a southern-inspired, upscale spot for locals. Chef Wally Weaver shares with G the restaurant's special recipe for braised short rib. Cava Winery is off the beaten path and tucked away in Hamburg. Married owners Deneah and Anthony provide a warm welcome and run a tasting for G. Chef Michael and G cook together with the Cava wine to produce a flavorful fish entree. Dickie Dee's is a Jersey institution famous for the Italian Hot Dog. This 50+ year recipe has attracted generations throughout the neighborhood and G grabs a bite to see how it's done.Read More

10:00 PM

Donut Showdown

Cinco De Mayo

Donut-makers Jasmine from Colorado, Martin from Georgia and vegan food trucker Ambergre from South Carolina compete in a mystery ingredient elimination round. The final two standing have to impress the judges by making three donuts with a "Cinco De Mayo" theme. The winner takes home $10,000.Read More

10:30 PM

Best in Chow

Burger Wars Toronto

Cris Nannarone travels to Toronto, Ontario - Canada's largest city in and (according to the locals) the centre of the universe. Will it be "The Vatican City" from The Burger's Priest, "The Coronary" from Dangerous Dan's Diner or "The P&L Burger" from Parts & Labour? This burger-palooza is going to be epic!Read More

11:00 PM

Iron Chef America

Morimoto vs. Nicotra

Fortunato Nicotra challenges Iron Chef Morimoto to a heated battle in Kitchen Stadium. Will Chef Nicotra be able to wow the judges, or will Iron Chef Morimoto's artistry gain him a victory? See whose cuisine reigns supreme!Read More

12:30 AM

Extra Virgin

Coney Island Calling

Gabriele and Debi are having lunch with their daughters, Evelina and Giulia when the girls tell them that they miss Los Angeles and their friends there. Debi and Gabriele are sympathetic to the girls but they also want them to bond to their new home, Brooklyn, and make new friends here. So they take the girls to Coney Island to show them what fun New York can be and, boy, is it fun. The girls go on rides and play games and shop along the boardwalk - it's a blast. The following weekend they throw the girls a party and invite lots of local families with kids. There is a cotton candy machine, pin the tail on the wild boar (the Tuscan version of pin the tail on the donkey) and a pi?ata. Gabriele serves delicious fish tacos with a Tuscan spin on guacamole, beet chips and a delicious and imaginative fruit punch. It's super Tuscan and super fun!Read More

1:00 AM

Road Trip with G. Garvin

Washington, D.C.

G. visits the nation's capital and starts his culinary adventure at Sixth Engine, a firehouse turned restaurant, where they merge the tastes of the North and South in a Grilled Shrimp Black-Eyed Pea dish and feed some hungry local firefighters. Then it's a stop at Birch and Barley where a husband and wife team is bringing innovative flavors to the city with their Honey-Glazed Duck and an artisanal French Toast dessert that G. helps to make. G's last stop is Boundary Road, an American bistro cooking up unique meals like Brick Chicken and Collard Greens.Read More

1:30 AM

Road Trip with G. Garvin

New Jersey

Hoboken, New Jersey has a food scene that rivals New York. Set on the water is the 3Forty Grill, a southern-inspired, upscale spot for locals. Chef Wally Weaver shares with G the restaurant's special recipe for braised short rib. Cava Winery is off the beaten path and tucked away in Hamburg. Married owners Deneah and Anthony provide a warm welcome and run a tasting for G. Chef Michael and G cook together with the Cava wine to produce a flavorful fish entree. Dickie Dee's is a Jersey institution famous for the Italian Hot Dog. This 50+ year recipe has attracted generations throughout the neighborhood and G grabs a bite to see how it's done.Read More

2:00 AM

Donut Showdown

Cinco De Mayo

Donut-makers Jasmine from Colorado, Martin from Georgia and vegan food trucker Ambergre from South Carolina compete in a mystery ingredient elimination round. The final two standing have to impress the judges by making three donuts with a "Cinco De Mayo" theme. The winner takes home $10,000.Read More

2:30 AM

Best in Chow

Burger Wars Toronto

Cris Nannarone travels to Toronto, Ontario - Canada's largest city in and (according to the locals) the centre of the universe. Will it be "The Vatican City" from The Burger's Priest, "The Coronary" from Dangerous Dan's Diner or "The P&L Burger" from Parts & Labour? This burger-palooza is going to be epic!Read More

3:00 AM

Iron Chef America

Morimoto vs. Nicotra

Fortunato Nicotra challenges Iron Chef Morimoto to a heated battle in Kitchen Stadium. Will Chef Nicotra be able to wow the judges, or will Iron Chef Morimoto's artistry gain him a victory? See whose cuisine reigns supreme!Read More