Premieres Saturday, November 14 at 11am ET/8am PT on Cooking Channel
As a busy, modern, mom, Kelsey Nixon shares her shortcuts in the kitchen and time-saving tools for wholesome weeknight recipes and last-minute entertaining ideas on Kelsey's Homemade, premiering Saturday, November 14th at 11am ET/8am PT. As a small town girl living in the big city, Kelsey invites viewers to come along over the course of the six half-hour episodes as she is inspired in her kitchen by the local restaurants, bakeries and markets around town, and as she discovers new ways for creating a comfortable home for her growing family, where food and cooking are always at the center.
"Viewers really got to know Kelsey Nixon on "Kelsey's Essentials," as she taught viewers the basics for setting up a kitchen. Now on Kelsey's Homemade, she invites viewers into her daily life as a mom making a home for her family - and the heart of Kelsey's home is in the kitchen, filled with delicious food and friends and family to share it with," said Michael Smith, General Manager and Senior Vice President, Cooking Channel.
"Last Minute Brunch" Premiering Saturday, November 14 at 11am ET/ 8am PT
A last minute brunch for three couples and three kids is no problem in Kelsey's house! From shopping to cooking to sweet desserts, she will show you how to get it done quickly. Kelsey heads to Essex Market where she shares tips on how to navigate a grocery store with a toddler in tow and only twenty minutes to shop for all the ingredients. In the kitchen, Kelsey begins with a savory Chorizo Frittata to be paired with a bright Charred Citrus Salad. Since savory is never complete without sweet, brunch ends with an Oatmeal Berry Cobbler, topped with Mom's recipe for Lemon Whipped Cream.
"Date Night" Premiering Saturday, November 21st at 11am ET/ 8am PT
It is an Italian-themed date night in Kelsey and Robby's house. These young parents only get one night a month to themselves, so they need to make it extra special. Kelsey decides to head down to Breads Bakery for some freshly baked boule. Then, back at home, Kelsey teaches how to turn that boule into a Split Cheesy Garlic Bread. The night's romantic Italian theme is brought together with a savory Antipasti Salad and a tasty Spinach and Artichoke Skillet Lasagna. The evening ends with Kelsey's chocolaty spin on the Italian classic dessert, Tiramisu. This meal is sure to fill the night with amore!
"Spice & Easy" Premiering Saturday, November 28th at 11am ET/ 8am PT
Kelsey teaches how to take your meals from bland to taste bud banging. First, she takes a field trip to S.O.S. Chefs to experiment with new spices and build her own Everyday Blend. Back in the kitchen, Kelsey uses her newfound spicy knowledge to make a Pan Seared Crispy Halibut topped with a Zesty Tartar Sauce. On the side she is serving up Pickled Cucumber Carrot Slaw, and Oven Roasted Potatoes using her special blend. Finally, Kelsey brings the spice all the way to dessert with her Cinna-Spiced Crème Brûlée.
"Breakfast for Dinner" Premiering Saturday, December 5 at 11am ET/ 8am PT
Kelsey shares her favorite family tradition of serving breakfast for dinner. First, we join Kelsey and family at EJ's Diner on the Upper East Side, where she is inspired by their delicious pancakes. Kelsey heads back to the kitchen to prepare a sweet and savory dinner of Cheddar Jalapeño Waffles, Burst Tomato Bacon, and Avocado Egg Scramble. Last but not least, she mixes a Mango Pineapple Punch Slush to wash it all down. It may look a lot like breakfast, but dinner is served!
"Frozen Fixes" Premiering Saturday, December 12th at 11am ET/ 8am PT
Kelsey heads to Babeth's Feast to shop and learn about the versatility of frozen foods. Then, she takes her frozen finds back to the kitchen where she whips up a freezer-friendly feast of Sweet Potato and Black Bean Empanadas and Moroccan Meatballs with Spicy Tomato Sauce. She tops off the meal with a dessert of Oat Crumb Topping paired with frozen berries.
"Girls Night In" Premiering Saturday, December 19th at 11am ET/ 8am PT
From table flowers to party favors to kitchen shortcuts, entertaining your girlfriends has never been this fun and easy. Kelsey heads over to Whisk to buy some handy kitchen gadget gifts for her guests. Then, back at home, Kelsey treats her friends to an Indian-themed feast of Roasted Cauliflower with Spiced Yogurt Sauce, Cucumber Raita Salad, Cilantro Chutney, Garam Masala Glazed Carrots, and Mango Lassis.