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.

Farro with Asparagus, Hazelnuts and Kale Topped with Roasted Mushrooms

Chipotle BBQ Turkey Mini Meatloaves

Poached Chicken

Baked Pumpkin and Cream Pasta

Chile-Cinnamon Brittle with Mixed Nuts

Pork and Ancho Stew

Winter White Coq Au Vin

Cauliflower Soup with Anchovy Breadcrumb Topping

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

Prosciutto or Pancetta-Wrapped Pork Roast with Fennel and Golden Raisin Stuffing

Pork Goulash with Apple and Onion

Pulled Whisky Chicken BLT Sandwiches

Paste e Fagioli with Roasted Garlic

Pastitsio with Lamb and Sausage

Beef and Pork Italian Chili

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

Panzanella Strata

Creamy Winter Vegetable Soup

Lentil Soup with Kale and Sausage

Potted Beef and Celery Root with Celery Gremolata

Pumpkin Lovers Lasagna

Quinoa and Vegetable Stuffed Peppers

Peas and Potato Soup with Tarragon Pesto

Hungarian-Style Shepherd's Pie

Hungarian Portobello Paprikash

Grilled Chicken Caesar Mac

Garden-Style Straw and Hay Pasta with Bagna Cauda 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!