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.
Season 1, Episode 6

Thanksgiving Anytime

It's Thanksgiving reinvented: an any-time-of-year turkey, plus four more dishes that can bring that turkey day flavor to your table any time of year. Roasted, Brined Turkey Breast With Maple Worcestershire Gravy and Fruit and Nut Pilaf; Broccoli and Cauliflower Gratin Mac 'n Cheese; Roasted Mushrooms; Parsnip, Potatoes and Spinach Casserole; Ginger-Soy Carrot Soup; Turkey and Mushroom Creamy Tomato "Gravy" With Gnocchi.

Monday
Nov 13
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 5

Holi-Week

If holiday stress is putting a damper on your season, you need this: five no fuss meals that'll have your whole family feeling jolly. Italian Roast Beef; Portobello Cream Sauce With Whole Wheat Linguini; Stuffed Eggplant With Veal or Pork and Spinach; Fleuri's Curry Lentil Soup; Italian Barbecued Beef Sandwiches With Hot and Sweet Caprese Salad.

Monday
Dec 4
7am | 6c
Season 4, Episode 1

Season's Servings

Feed hungry friends and family with five holiday worthy meals that can be made in just one day. Ruby Port Braised Short Ribs and Mashed Potatoes, Prosciutto or Pancetta Wrapped Pork Roast With Fennel and Golden Raisin Stuffing, Pastitsio With Lamb and Sausage, Winter White Coq Au Vin, Risotto Timbale

Monday
Dec 4
8am | 7c

Reuben-Style Shepherd's Pie

Chicken Enchiladas

Mexican Chorizo Strata

Everything Gumbo

Roast Chicken Enchilada Suizas Stacked Casserole

Hungarian-Style Shepherd's Pie

French Stewed Chicken Thighs

Savory and Sweet Pork Stew with Ancho Chiles

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

Italian Chicken Stoup with Porcini, Portobello and Peppers

Suped-Up Traditional Chicken Noodle Soup

Mexican Beef Stew

Chorizo, Roasted Butternut and Zucchini Chili Pot

Ham, Bean and Bacon Soup with Sauerkraut

Chile-Cinnamon Brittle with Mixed Nuts

Halloween Ground Meat Ghoul-ash

Ratatouille Stuffed Jack-o-Peppers

Garlicky Beef

Pumpkin, Penne and Cabbage

Bloody Mary Soup with Pumpernickel Grilled Cheese Croutons

Veal or Lamb Paprikash

Chinese Spaghetti and Meatballs

Deconstructed Arrabbiata

Potted Beef and Mushrooms

Arroz Con Pollo

Greek Diner Meat and Spinach Pot Pies

Italian Pork Chili with Polenta

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!