Food Network Valentine’s Chocolate Show Guide 2012

(Last Updated On: February 11, 2012)

Are you one of those people who quickly on Valentine’s Day run into the closet store and buy the cheapest, crappiest chocolate? How meaningful is that? Why not make your own chocolate treat this Valentine’s Day. Food Network is airing a bunch of shows where some of the most famous cooks are hitting the kitchen and turning out make chocolate delights including cookies, pies, egg cream sodas, and more. Below you will find a guide to when these shows are airing and a link to the recipes, so of which I will try out myself.

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

Cooking for Real w/Sunny Anderson | 8:30am | Click here for recipes
Sunny makes homemade chocolate bars

Down Home with the Neeleys | 9:00am | Click here for recipes
The Neeleys turn out a batch of chocolate-coconut cookies.

Pioneer Woman | 10:00am | Click here for the recipes
Ree is making mint chocolate truffles, chocolate cookies with dipping bar, and pots de creme a L’orange.

Paula’s Best Dishes | 10:30am | Click here for recipes
Paula is making chocolate chiffon pie, along with a chocolate egg cream soda.

Giada at Home | 11:30am
I got a chance to make try a couple recipes from this show:
Chocolate-Hazelnut spread (Click here for my notes)
Double Chocolate & Mint cookies (Click here for my notes)

The recipes for her brownie-walnut pie and chocolate-espresso martinis can be found on Food Network’s website.

Sandra Lee’s Chocolate 12:00pm
An hour long hour featuring trips to Sandra’s favorite chocolate places as well as a visit to her kitchen to turn out some chocolate treats.

Sunday, February 12th, 2012

Guy’s Big Bite | 10:30am | Click here the recipe
Guy is making a chocolate bundt cake with a dried cherry sauce.

Paula’s Best Dishes | 11:00am | Click here the recipes
Paula is making chocolate bread with chocolate butter and fudge sauce. She is also making a chocolate cheese ball and chicken with cocoa-tomato sauce (yes you heard that right!)

Paula’s Best Dishes | 12:00pm | Click here the recipes
Paula is turning out a chocolate cheesecake, chocolate almond bricke, and chocolate cream puffs wit a hazelnut filling.

Good Eats – Turn on the Dark | 7:00pm | Check out my show review
A second airing of the final episode of Good Eats. It includes the most chocolatey cookie you could ever imagine, along recipes for hot chocolate, frappe, Rocky Road Bark, and chocolate mousse. Alton also shows you two ways in which to temper chocolate so you card coat in chocolate anything your heart desires.