Season Premiere Saturday, November 7 at 12:30pm ET/PT on Food Network
Golden Globe® award-winning actress and best-selling cookbook author Valerie Bertinelli is back sharing her flavor and flair for creating mouthwatering recipes on Valerie's Home Cooking, beginning on Saturday, November 7th at 12:30pm ET/PT on Food Network. Whether it is a fun poker night, an irresistible Thanksgiving feast, or just a simple Sunday dinner, Valerie offers her tips and tricks for preparing crowd-pleasing, homemade dishes that everyone will enjoy!
"Audiences were charmed by Valerie's talents in the kitchen as she prepared delicious, modern, easy-to-make recipes for friends and family. Now, on the return of Valerie's Home Cooking, viewers will get a bigger bite of her passion for cooking homemade meals to share with those that she loves most," said Bob Tuschman, General Manager and Senior Vice President Programming, Food Network.
Each of the 13 half-hour long episodes are filled with tasty food, great company and lots of laughs, as Valerie invites friends and family over for some hearty home cooking. On the premiere, Valerie has a full house when she invites friends Michael Burger, Duff Goldman and Jenny Johnson over for a fun night of poker. She ups the ante with a menu full of finger foods, including Southwest Eggrolls with homemade Salsa Dipping Sauce, retro Rumaki Teriyaki, and bite-sized Ham, Apple and Cheddar Sliders. Everyone is a winner after they go all in on this meal!
Over the course of the season, Valerie entertains with her favorite recipes, including a satisfying meal of Spicy Coconut Shrimp after a busy day of errands with her husband Tom Vitale, a fab dinner for fab friends with elegant Peppered Beef Tenderloin, a meal fit for a French chef full of melt-in-your-mouth Corn & Cauliflower with Bourbon Infused Butter, and a comforting meal with actress Faith Ford of slow-cooked Rice & Beans. Valerie's skills in the kitchen are sure to impress, from the perfect Thanksgiving feast trimmed with Valerie's homemade turkey gravy to a sweet start to a healthy New Year with a longtime friend Mackenzie Phillips with Mini Pear Compote Crumble with Maple Yogurt. Sharing good food with good company is one of the things Valerie enjoys most, so come into her kitchen to see what is cooking.