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.

Jane Fox's Famous Tortilla Soup

Hungarian-Style Shepherd's Pie

Broccoli and Cauliflower Gratin Mac n Cheese

Chicken and Mushrooms with Rigatoni

Meaty, Meat-less Chili

Sausage, Kale, and Lentil Soup

Beer-Braised Chicken Thighs

BBQ Brisket Reuben Sandwiches

German-Style Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage Soup

Make-Ahead Paella Casserole

Reuben-Style Shepherd's Pie

Touchdown Chili

Eggplant and Squash Curry

Minestrone Soup with Sweet Sausage

Mexican Chorizo Strata

Fisherman's Stoup

Halloween Ground Meat Ghoul-ash

Garlicky Beef

Pumpkin, Penne and Cabbage

Chile-Cinnamon Brittle with Mixed Nuts

Ratatouille Stuffed Jack-o-Peppers

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!