Enjoy a beautiful Fourth of July weekend with summer-themed episodes of your favorite shows.
First, on Saturday morning, check out new episodes of The Pioneer Woman and Farmhouse Rules. Ree is walking you through a day of quick, 16-minute meals, and Nancy is hosting a dance marathon for her favorite charity with an inventive menu to match. Next, the hosts of The Kitchen share their greatest summer corn recipes.
On Sunday, join Giada as she creates a series of healthy dishes for a summertime pool party on Giada at Home. Bobby Flay teaches you his favorite way to grill chicken on a new episode of Barbecue Addiction: Bobby’s Basics, and Guy Fieri perfects the meatball slider with three easy recipes on Guy’s Big Bite. Finally, tune in for three hours of competition with new episodes of Guy’s Grocery Games, Food Network Star and Cutthroat Kitchen.
It’s 16-minute meals all the way through breakfast (Croissant French Toast with Maple Whipped Cream and Blackberry Syrup), lunch (Grilled Chicken and Strawberry Salad Wrap) and dinner (Pawhuska Cheesesteaks and Apple Peanut Butter Delight).
Nancy is hosting a Dance Marathon in the barn for her favorite charity. The band plays into the night and all of the dancing couples vie to be the last one standing. But they won’t go hungry as Nancy has cooked up enough to feed all of these charitable toe-tappers with her menu of Eggplant and Sausage Pasta Salad, Green Beans with Bacon and Clementine Pound Cake with Glaze and Pink Lemonade.
The hosts are serving up delicious summer corn three new ways. Shop and store your summer fruits and vegetables for peak flavor. Marcela, a master of Mexican fires up tasty tamales. The hosts also show you how to “Trick Out Your Cookout”. Chopped judge and chef extraordinaire Marc Murphy treats the gang to a fresh Seafood Salad with Scallops. And when it’s 5 ‘o’ clock somewhere, mix master Geoffrey makes a GZ Cocktail as the hosts share their latest Drinkstagrams.
Giada De Laurentiis hosts a summertime pool party in her backyard, with a fun menu to match. The recipes include Buffalo Grilled Shrimp with Goat Cheese Dipping Sauce, Gazpacho Sandwiches, Mascarpone-Filled Watermelon and a refreshing Spa Water.
Chef Bobby Flay’s revealing his go-to techniques for a simple and delicious meal at the grill. First up, Bobby’s favorite method for grilling chicken — which he tops with a fresh and rustic herb sauce. Then, he’s whisking together one master vinaigrette to use on two side dishes: Grilled Potatoes with Goat Cheese and a Grilled Asparagus Crostini. Plus, he makes a grapefruit dessert that couldn’t be easier.
Forget finger sandwiches. Guy Fieri knows that the way to impress at a summer party is meatball sliders — and lots of them! Watch as he makes three variations on this party favorite. Recipes include Italian Meatball Sliders with Red Sauce, Asian Chicken Meatballs with Pickled Carrot and Daikon and Greek Lamb Meatball Sliders with Tzatziki.
In Watch Your Weight, let’s hope the fried feast doesn’t add too many pounds to the scale. Next, the chefs must make a skewered meal out of the haphazard items in the Clearance Carts. The last two chefs spin the Food Wheel to determine their budget for an elegant dinner.
Each finalist is tasked with creating a product that represents his or her unique brand and culinary style. After receiving feedback from the judges, each finalist makes a commercial for his or her product in an unorthodox setting.
Things get sizzling when two chefs cook steak over a romantic candlelit dinner. Then one chef is cut down to size while stuck with a giant whisk as his or her only tool. Finally one chef learns that making cake is no cake walk when forced to walk around the kitchen on cake boxes!