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Season 3, Episode 9

Sauced

From pasta in a divine tomato sauce to Hanger Steak covered in a spicy peanut mole sauce, to linguini with clams and Toffee Pudding dripping with caramel, these plate-licking dishes and more have your favorite Food Network stars getting saucy. Ted Allen, Cat Cora, Duff and others share where they go for the best thing they've ever eaten with sauce!

Monday
Feb 6
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 11

Hot and Spicy

Things start heating up when Tyler Florence, Ted Allen, Ina Garten, The Neelys and others share their best ever hot and spicy dishes. From delicious mouth-burning Spicy Crab to eye-watering Cajun style Jambalaya Pasta, find out why these dishes and more are making temperatures rise!

Saturday
Feb 18
12am | 11c
Season 3, Episode 4

Sweet Tooth

You don't have to be a kid to want the delicious sugary sweets that Bobby, Claire, Rocco and others are talking about -- from fruit filled homemade Pop Tarts to PB&J doughnuts, rich Chocolate Mousse, and tangy Tangerine Creamsicles. And you don't need your parents' permission to eat them!

Sunday
Apr 23
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 4, Episode 3

Nutty

Giada, Tyler, Sunny, Wolfgang and Duff are going NUTS for nuts! Whether they're peanuts in a creamy white chocolate pretzel spread, walnuts smothered in caramel and chocolate, or crushed almonds inside a melt-in-your-mouth macaron, these dishes and more are sure to make anyone get a little NUTTY!

Saturday
May 27
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 3

Cheesy

The ultimate soup and sandwich, a burger that defies gravity, better-than-grandma's lasagna and a souffle the French would envy. Find out why these dishes and more have Giada, Ina, Alex, and Sunny smiling and saying "cheeeeese."

Sunday
Jul 23
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 4, Episode 13

For Brunch

From French toast smothered in chocolate to smokin' hot sage sausages dipped in waffle batter, there's no need to get up early, but if you hit snooze you'll miss out on these incredible brunch dishes. Alex Guarnaschelli, Duff Goldman and other favorite Food Network chefs share their must-have eats for brunch.

Sunday
Aug 20
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 3

With Bacon

What makes everything better? Bacon! Whether it's on a burger or a donut, Food Network stars including Guy Fieri, Duff, and Aida Mollenkamp talk about their favorite foods made with bacon. From San Diego to Atlanta, L.A. to New York, find out where to get the best pork-a-licious dishes, and why these accomplished chefs say it's "The Best Thing I Ever Ate ... with bacon!"

Sunday
Sep 3
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 3

Cheesy

The ultimate soup and sandwich, a burger that defies gravity, better-than-grandma's lasagna and a souffle the French would envy. Find out why these dishes and more have Giada, Ina, Alex, and Sunny smiling and saying "cheeeeese."

Tuesday
Sep 19
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 4, Episode 10

With Garlic

No one's getting kissed after this! Duff, Melissa d'Arabian, Alex Guarnaschelli and others reveal the dishes they love most with garlic. Whether it's in a burger called The Plague Bringer or served up with delicious juicy shrimp, made into a soup, or turned into a sausage ... one thing is certain: there is nothing more versatile, more delicious, more aromatic than garlic!

Monday
Sep 25
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

Bar-B-Que

Your favorite Food Network personalities get into the meat of things as they reveal the best barbecue they've ever eaten ... from Memphis to San Francisco, Pulled Pork cooked in a basement to Beef Brisket smoked in a giant Armadillo! We head across country to find out where stars including Tyler Florence, Bobby Flay, and Ted Allen get bar-b-que at its best.

Thursday
Oct 12
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 14

Reinvented Classics

Imagine a dish that tastes like Eggs Benedict but doesn't look anything like it, or fish tacos turned inside out! Or how about a creamy cheesecake that comes on a tree? In this episode Giada, Tyler Florence, Robert Irvine, Ted Allen and others reveal their favorite classic dishes that have been reinvented into something extraordinary.

Sunday
Oct 15
9pm | 8c
Season 5, Episode 8

Ice Creamy

Alton screams, Duff screams, they all scream for ice cream! We've got the scoop on the coolest creamiest treats around. From a delectable homemade fudge-smothered vanilla sundae to a torte de gelato that will change your life and the best ice cream sandwich on the planet!

Tuesday
Oct 24
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 3

With Bacon

What makes everything better? Bacon! Whether it's on a burger or a donut, Food Network stars including Guy Fieri, Duff, and Aida Mollenkamp talk about their favorite foods made with bacon. From San Diego to Atlanta, L.A. to New York, find out where to get the best pork-a-licious dishes, and why these accomplished chefs say it's "The Best Thing I Ever Ate ... with bacon!"

Monday
Nov 27
1am | 12c
Season 7, Episode 5

Los Angeles

We're headed to Los Angeles, where the weather is warm and the food is fantastic. From the famous French dip at Phillipe's to local favorite Roscoe's for their chicken and waffles, you'll see why we love LA! And, in a city of cars, it's no surprise we found some of the best tacos in a truck, and a crave-worthy chili dog that came straight from a train. Los Angeles is the home to Hollywood, so of course. even the popcorn is perfect. We head to Arclight Cinema where the main attraction isn't always the movie!

Sunday
Feb 18
8pm | 7c
Season 4, Episode 12

On A Stick

Giada, Cat, Claire, Tyler and others go beyond the county fair to find the dishes they say taste the best ... on a stick! From Nitrogen frozen fruit pops and cheese injected tomatoes, to a classic caramel apple and a good ole fashioned corn dog. Whether it's familiar or something new, these delicious dishes are sure to stick with you.

Sunday
Feb 18
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 8, Episode 7

Southern Charm

We're checking out the best rich, hearty, home-style cooking straight from the South. Roger Mooking can't pass up a simple yet magical Southern dish, while Food Network Star winner Jason Smith introduces the epitome of a Southern sandwich. If you've been looking for the best shrimp and grits, let Alton Brown tell you where to go. And Chef Beau MacMillan goes deep for a low-country boil you won't ever forget!

Sunday
Feb 18
9pm | 8c
Season 4, Episode 1

Local Favorites

There are wonderful foods in far-away places ... and even better foods right around the corner from home! Rachael Ray, Guy Fieri and Wolfgang Puck are among the Food Network stars who reveal their favorite local dishes -- from the ultimate French Onion soup, to a crispy pepper pizza, and an unbelievably delicious salt encrusted fish. Coconut cake, a classic Chicago dog, and a pepper beef sandwich round out the list!

Sunday
Feb 18
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 7, Episode 5

Los Angeles

We're headed to Los Angeles, where the weather is warm and the food is fantastic. From the famous French dip at Phillipe's to local favorite Roscoe's for their chicken and waffles, you'll see why we love LA! And, in a city of cars, it's no surprise we found some of the best tacos in a truck, and a crave-worthy chili dog that came straight from a train. Los Angeles is the home to Hollywood, so of course. even the popcorn is perfect. We head to Arclight Cinema where the main attraction isn't always the movie!

Monday
Feb 19
12am | 11c
Season 4, Episode 12

On A Stick

Giada, Cat, Claire, Tyler and others go beyond the county fair to find the dishes they say taste the best ... on a stick! From Nitrogen frozen fruit pops and cheese injected tomatoes, to a classic caramel apple and a good ole fashioned corn dog. Whether it's familiar or something new, these delicious dishes are sure to stick with you.

Monday
Feb 19
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 8, Episode 7

Southern Charm

We're checking out the best rich, hearty, home-style cooking straight from the South. Roger Mooking can't pass up a simple yet magical Southern dish, while Food Network Star winner Jason Smith introduces the epitome of a Southern sandwich. If you've been looking for the best shrimp and grits, let Alton Brown tell you where to go. And Chef Beau MacMillan goes deep for a low-country boil you won't ever forget!

Monday
Feb 19
1am | 12c
Season 4, Episode 1

Local Favorites

There are wonderful foods in far-away places ... and even better foods right around the corner from home! Rachael Ray, Guy Fieri and Wolfgang Puck are among the Food Network stars who reveal their favorite local dishes -- from the ultimate French Onion soup, to a crispy pepper pizza, and an unbelievably delicious salt encrusted fish. Coconut cake, a classic Chicago dog, and a pepper beef sandwich round out the list!

Monday
Feb 19
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 8, Episode 3

Life Changers

We're revealing all the unforgettable dishes that changed our lives. Alex Guarnaschelli names the dish that resulted in her being born, and Fanny Slater explains why she wouldn't get married without catfish and grits. Chef Jonathon Sawyer discusses how one dish changed the lives of over 200 inmates, while cake ace Duff Goldman talks about the slice of pie that makes him weak in the knees.

Monday
Feb 19
7pm | 6c
Season 4, Episode 5

Under Wraps

There are no secrets here! Alton, Sunny and Duff are just a few of your favorite Food Network stars who reveal the foods they love to eat ... UNDER WRAPS. We're talking pulled pork wrapped in pasta, bacon wrapped pork chops, salami and melted cheese wrapped in crispy pastry, and more.

Monday
Feb 19
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 5, Episode 11

Finger Food

Alton Brown, Gail Simmons, Alex Guarnaschelli and others are throwin' down the cutlery and reaching for their best ever finger foods -- from roasted toasted ravioli and crispy fried pickles to sacrilegious but oh so delicious bacon wrapped Matzo Balls!

Monday
Feb 19
8pm | 7c
Season 7, Episode 6

Memphis

Memphis is home to Elvis, the birthplace of rock and roll, and some of the best things we ever ate! From sweet deals on steak dinners at The Butchershop, to the guilty pleasure of indulgent surf and turf at Iris, Memphis will have you singing with joy. And what's a southern city without barbecue! We found some of the best at Rendezvous, where the pulled pork sandwich will make you feel like the king.

Monday
Feb 19
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 8, Episode 9

Big Cheese

Jeff Mauro, Geoffrey Zakarian, Jamika Pessoa and Bobby Flay are just a few of your favorite food personalities sharing their all-time favorite ways to indulge in some cheesy goodness. Whether it's a cheese curd-stuffed bratwurst or a fried cheese work of art, macaroni and cheese or the most incredible Queso Fundido, these cheese dishes are sure to blow your taste buds.

Monday
Feb 19
9pm | 8c