All month long, Food Network has a bunch of holiday episodes and specials that are sure to give you some great ideas for celebrating the holidays. This weekend it’s all about entertaining family members and dear friends. Visit with Ree, Trisha and Giada as they show you how they celebrate with their loved ones. From Rachael you’ll get five great dinner recipes that you can rely on when entertaining this season. And finally, if you’re looking for the best cookie and cake recipes to serve for dessert, the chefs from All-Star Cookies and The Best Thing I Ever Made have you covered.
If you missed any of last week’s holiday episodes, be sure to check out our Program Guide to see when they air again.
Join the Drummond family on their ranch to see how they celebrate Christmas over three days. Ree makes Rigatoni and Meatballs, which is the perfect meal to enjoy after the work of trimming the tree. On Christmas Eve, Chocolate Mint Brownie Bites are put out for Santa in case he gets tired of all those cookies. And for a traditional ranch-style Christmas Day brunch, it’s Drop Biscuits and Sausage Gravy.
Tune in: Saturday, December 8 at 10:30am/9:30c
Trisha and her sister Beth come together to re-create the proper Sunday supper they remember from their childhood. They invite the preacher who married Trisha and Garth as the guest of honor. On the menu are Roast Beef With Gravy, Tom Cruise Beans, Spoon Rolls and Lizzie’s Old Fashion Cocoa Cake.
Tune in: Saturday, December 8 at 11am/10c
California-style is the way Giada and her family celebrate Christmas. They have a beautiful holiday dinner right on the beach with Christmas Seafood Salad, Christmas Stuffing With Bacon and Chocolate-Chestnut Tortelli.
Tune in: Saturday, December 8 at 11:30am/10:30c
Rachael shows you how to feed hungry family and friends with five holiday-worthy meals that can all be made in just one day. Recipes include 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, and Risotto Timbale.
Tune in: Sunday, December 9 at 9am/8c
In this holiday special, a roster of Food Network chefs including Giada De Laurentiis, Paula Deen, Ina Garten and Jeff Mauro show you a collection of the best cookie recipes. Joining them in the kitchen are other culinary giants; you’ll have to tune in to see who. Watch as they practice their holiday magic to create an amazing array of cookies.
Tune in: Sunday, December 9 at 10am/9c
If you love all kinds of cake, you’ll want to tune in to see how Food Network chefs Alton Brown, Alex Guarnaschelli, Scott Conant and Ron Ben-Israel make Bundt Cake, Strawberry Shortcake, Carrot Cake and Angel Food Cake. These are the best cakes they’ve ever made.
Tune in: Sunday, December 9 at 11:30am/10:30c
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