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.

Thai Ribs and Legs

Stuffed Peppers with Broken Meatballs and Rice

Cream of Celery Soup and Deviled-Ham Toasts

Chutney Chicken

Cheesy Rice Cake Stuffed with Herbs and Greens

Eight-Spice Squash and Chicken Thighs Stew with Lentil Rice

Corn and Crab Chowder Pot Pies

Curried Squash Soup with Apple and Cheddar Melts

Black Pepper Beef

Potato, Cauliflower and Broccoli Casserole with Welsh Rarebit Top

Meatless Taco Salad

Roasted Tomato Penne alla Vodka

Spaghetti with Bacon and Beef Sauce

Veal or Turkey and Spinach Manicotti

Mexican Chorizo Strata

Black Bean and Beef Chilaquiles with Fried Eggs

Thai Cucumbers

Carrot, Sweet Potato and Squash Soup

Escarole Soup with Caesar Croutons

Tuna Melt Mac 'n' Cheese

Diner-Style Hot Turkey Sandwiches

Meaty, Meat-less Chili

Ham, Bean and Bacon Soup with Sauerkraut

Hungarian-Style Shepherd's Pie

Veal or Lamb Paprikash

Chinese Spaghetti and Meatballs

Deconstructed Arrabbiata

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!