If you've ever wished there were an easier and better way to get dinner on the table every night, you need Rachael Ray's Week in a Day. The woman who taught America how to make a meal in 30 minutes is back with an even bigger promise: one day of cooking, up to five days of eating! In every episode, Rachael will show you five meals you can put together in a single day. So when you come home from a hard day of work, the hard work in the kitchen's already done. Using the recipes, strategies, and tips from Week in a Day, you can eat well every night - even on those days when the clock is working against you.

Hearty Classics

Zinfully Delicious Short Ribs

A whole bottle of zinfandel makes these beef short ribs very happy indeed.
Season 1, Episode 6

Thanksgiving Anytime

It's Thanksgiving reinvented: an any-time-of-year turkey, plus four more dishes that can bring that turkey day flavor to your table any time of year. Roasted, Brined Turkey Breast With Maple Worcestershire Gravy and Fruit and Nut Pilaf; Broccoli and Cauliflower Gratin Mac 'n Cheese; Roasted Mushrooms; Parsnip, Potatoes and Spinach Casserole; Ginger-Soy Carrot Soup; Turkey and Mushroom Creamy Tomato "Gravy" With Gnocchi.

Nov 13
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 5


If holiday stress is putting a damper on your season, you need this: five no fuss meals that'll have your whole family feeling jolly. Italian Roast Beef; Portobello Cream Sauce With Whole Wheat Linguini; Stuffed Eggplant With Veal or Pork and Spinach; Fleuri's Curry Lentil Soup; Italian Barbecued Beef Sandwiches With Hot and Sweet Caprese Salad.

Dec 4
7am | 6c
Season 4, Episode 1

Season's Servings

Feed hungry friends and family with five holiday worthy meals that can be made in just one day. Ruby Port Braised Short Ribs and Mashed Potatoes, Prosciutto or Pancetta Wrapped Pork Roast With Fennel and Golden Raisin Stuffing, Pastitsio With Lamb and Sausage, Winter White Coq Au Vin, Risotto Timbale

Dec 4
8am | 7c

Cauliflower Mac N Cheese

Portuguese One Pot Chicken and Potatoes

One-Pot Creamy Ranch Chicken Succotash

Creamy Chicken and Mushroom One-Pot with Pot Pie Toppers

Sausage, Pepper and Onion One-Pot

Reuben Style Casserole with Pastrami Meatballs, Sauerkraut and Barley

Calabrese Chicken One-Pot

Broccoli and Cauliflower Gratin Mac n Cheese

Winter White Coq Au Vin

Lentil Soup with Kale and Sausage

Ham, Bean and Bacon Soup with Sauerkraut

Risotto Timbale

Make-Ahead Paella Casserole

Beer-Braised Chicken Thighs

Italian Roast Beef

Suped-Up Traditional Chicken Noodle Soup

Braised Pork Tacos

Drop Biscuit Chicken Pot Pie

Roast Chicken Enchilada Suizas Stacked Casserole

Portuguese Fish Supper

Reuben-Style Shepherd's Pie

Chorizo and Chickpea Sauce with Rice Pasta

Stuffed Chicken Saltimbocca with Arugula and Tomato Salad

French Chicken in a Pot with Drunken Jus and Mashed Camembert Potatoes

Lazy Lasagna with Lamb Ragu, Spinach and Ricotta

Fancy Fisherman's Stew

Jalapeno Chermoula Penne and Flaked Fish

About the Host

Rachael Ray

According to Rachael Ray, she grew up in food. “My first vivid memory is watching my mom in a restaurant kitchen. She was flipping something with a spatula. I tried to copy her and ended up grilling my right thumb!