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.

Brisket Bowls

Braised Chicken Thighs with 40 Cloves of Garlic

Grandpa's Braised Beef

Broccoli and Cauliflower Gratin Mac n Cheese

Fancy Fisherman's Stew

Beef and Broccoli

Braised Pork with Caraway, Apples and Onions and Mustard-Cheddar Mashed Potatoes with Parsnips

Fisherman's Stoup

Garden-Style Straw and Hay Pasta with Bagna Cauda Sauce

Pappardelle with Pulled Pork

Baked Pumpkin and Cream Pasta

Smoky Corn Chowder

Pastitsio with Lamb and Sausage

Poblano Mac and Manchego with Corn and Mushrooms

Portuguese One Pot Chicken and Potatoes

French Onion Soup with Porcini

Chipotle Chicken Thighs with Chunky Guacamole

Eggplant and Squash Curry

Red Pork Posole with Pickled Onions and Queso Fresco

Baked Penne with Sausage, Tomato and Cauliflower

Stuffed Chicken Saltimbocca with Arugula and Tomato Salad

Mushroom and Spinach Bread-zagna

Four Cheese Polenta

Open Faced Sausage, 3 Pepper and Onion Sandwiches with Provolone

Roasted Red Pepper Minestrone

Quinoa and Vegetable Stuffed Peppers

Make-ahead Meal 3 Minute Steak Hoagies with Homemade Steak Sauce

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!