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.

Minestrone Soup with Sweet Sausage

Roast Pork Shoulder Sandwiches with Fennel Slaw

Roasted Mushrooms, Parsnip, Potatoes and Spinach Casserole

German-Style Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage Soup

Portuguese Fish Supper

Spicy Clam and Corn Chowder

Catalan Chicken Stew

Derby Sage Mac and Cheese with Ham

Green Pastitsio

Ribollita (Vegetable, Bean and Stale Bread Soup)

Stuffed Eggplant with Veal and Spinach

Pulled Whisky Chicken BLT Sandwiches

Grandpa's Braised Beef

Winter White Coq Au Vin

Red Eye Chili

Macerated Berries

Nacho Topped Chili Pot

Beer Braised Beef Meatballs with Horseradish Sauce

Italian Meatball Meatloaf Sandwiches

Tomato Soup with Roasted Peppers, Garlic and Onions With Gruyere Grilled Cheese Croutons

Creamy Apple and Celery Root Soup with Grilled Cheddar, Bacon and Apple Honey Mustard Sandwich

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!