Food Network Christmas Show Guide 2012

(Last Updated On: December 1, 2012)

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

Guy’s Big Bite | 7:30am | Holiday on Its Head
Guy makes Acorn squash soup topped with yogurt, served with pistachio-Parmesan crostini and ginger snap ice cream sandwiches

The Best Thing I Ever Made | 8:00am | Rockin’ Roasts
Food Network personalities make their favorite roasts: Ted Allen’s Crisp-Tender Roast Duck with Cherry-Rosemary Sauce, Andrew Zimmern’s Pan Roasted Veal Shanks with Calvados, Apples and Cider Vinegar, the Deen’s Foolproof Standing Rib Roast with Pan Sauce, Scott Conant’s Moist Roasted Whole Red Snapper with Tomatoes, Basil and Oregano.

Paula’s Home Cooking | 9:00am | Holiday Cocktail Party
Recipes includes: creme de menthe, Italian chicken sticks, cheese-stuffed mushrooms

Paula’s Best Dishes | 9:30am | A Very Chatty Christmas
A Brand New episode featuring beef tenderloin stuffed with crawfish, bacon and mushrooms, eggplant rich dressing and fruitcake breading pudding with whiskey sauce. (Also airing Monday, December 3rd @ 5pm)

The Pioneer Woman | 10:30am | Christmas
Ree makes cinnamon rolls to give as gifts. Later, a festive feast is prepared featuring prime rib with a rosemary-salt crust, Duchesse potatoes, and nine hour Burgundy mushrooms.

Trisha’s Southern Kitchen | 11am | Holiday Cookie Party
A cookie swap featuring snickerdoodles, pecan tassies, and iced sugar cookies.

Holiday Kitchen Takeover | 11:30am
Giada De Laurentiis and designer Sabrina Soto surprise a family with a makeover of their kitchen in time for Christmas

Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

Sandwich King | 11am | Holiday Sandwiches
Jeff shares his grandmother’s recipe for sausage bread along with roast beef with dipping sauce and spaghetti and broccoli aglio olio

The Best Thing I Ever Made | 11:30am | Stocking Stuffers
Food Network stars share their favorite homemade holiday treats. These include Chocolate Covered Cereal, Coconut Toffee
Classic Manhattan Cocktail, Real Maraschino Cherries, Linzer Heart Sandwich Cookies

Paula’s Best Dishes | 12:00pm | Fried Christmas
Fried dishes is the name of the game in this holiday episode. Recipes featuring deep-fried ham, loaded mashed potatoes, fried asparagus with Creole mustard sauce, and red-velvet bread pudding.

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Good Eats | 11am | School of Hard Nogs
Alton shows you how to make egg nog and egg nog ice cream!

Secrets of a Restaurant Chef | 2pm | The Secret to Roasted Leg of Lamb
Anne Burrell demonstrates how to an easy way to prepare roasted leg of lamb. Also featuring a peach crisp recipe.

30-Minute Meals | 2:30pm | Holiday Help
Greek meatball pitas with tzatziki sauce and orzo with feta and walnuts are served up.

Barefoot Contessa | 4:30pm | Festive Fun
Ina Garten hosts a festive holiday dinner party featuring seafood gratin with lobster, halibut and shrimp in saffron sauce (yeah this sounds really affordable!)