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

Roast Chicken Dinner with Roasted Garlic Gravy

Greek Split Pea Soup with Lemon

Italian Roast Beef

Sloppy Joe and Macaroni Casserole

Grilled Chicken Caesar Mac

Ham, Bean and Bacon Soup with Sauerkraut

Hungarian-Style Shepherd's Pie

Braised Chicken with Mushrooms

Cold Chicken Curry with Toasted Almonds and Crystallized Ginger

Veal or Lamb Paprikash

Chinese Spaghetti and Meatballs

Deconstructed Arrabbiata

Potted Beef and Mushrooms

Middle Eastern Garlic Roasted Chicken with Green Harissa and Flatbread

Pumpkin Lovers Lasagna

Diner-Style Hot Turkey Sandwiches

Tuna Melt Mac 'n' Cheese

Meaty, Meat-less Chili

Roasted Sliced Tomatoes

Buffalo BBQ Pulled Chicken with Blue Cheese Cornbread Topper

All-Day Roast Pork, Spicy Apple Chutney, Mashed Citrus Sweet Potatoes, Sauteed Chard

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!