Food Network and Cooking Channel highlights for November.


NOVEMBER 2014 HIGHLIGHTS- November 1-15


Kitchen Inferno (FOOD NETWORK)


  • Premiering Wednesday, November 5th at 10pm SERIES PREMIERE!


Host Curtis Stone ratchets up the heat in Kitchen Inferno where the game is simple – out cook each chef to advance to the next level and win more money, but the stakes are red hot.  With each victory the contestants face a pivotal choice: take the money and run, or risk it all and compete against a tougher competitor. If they lose, they will watch their winnings go up in smoke and leave with nothing, but for those singular chefs truly on fire who can cook their way through the blazing competition, there is a chance to win the $25,000 prize.


Holiday Baking ChampionshipPremiering Sunday, November 9th at 9pm (FOOD NETWORK)

The search to find the greatest holiday baker begins as eight amateur bakers enter the Holiday Kitchen where they show off their family traditions and superb baking skills. In order to survive the challenges week-to-week and win the $50,000 grand prize, they must prove their abilities in front of tough-love judges: Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale.  Hosted by Bobby Deen, this baking championship is the sweetest way to celebrate this holiday season.


  • Premiering Sunday, November 9th at 9pm – “Holiday Cooking Madness” – SERIES PREMIERE!


The eight bakers have to put their best cookie forward in the first two challenges of this competition, hosted by Bobby Deen. First, they will have to make their best holiday cookie using an assigned baking tool and in the second challenge, they must use holiday ingredients to impress the judges with three different kinds of cookies.

Judges: Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman, Lorraine Pascale



A Hero’s Welcome (FOOD NETWORK)

  • Premiering Tuesday, November 11th at 9pm SPECIAL!


A Hero’s Welcome aims to honor one of our nation’s most deserving heroes in the biggest, most emotional, most memorable way imaginable. After serving his country for over 25 years and recovering from life-threatening injuries, Staff Sergeant Tony Woods is preparing to retire from the military. He will return home to discover, with the help of Food Network’s Robert Irvine, HGTV’s Genevieve Gorder andGary Sinise, award-winning actor, humanitarian, and founder of the Gary Sinise Foundation, a completely renovated house for Tony and his family to retire comfortably. Airing on Veteran’s Day across Food Network, HGTV, Cooking Channel, DIY, Travel Channel and GAC, witness all of the surprises and emotions, as the team races around the clock to make sure they are ready to say “Welcome Home!”


Outrageous Thanksgiving (FOOD NETWORK)


  • Premiering Saturday, November 15th at 9pm THANKSGIVING SPECIAL!


The holiday known for indulgence just got more outrageous!  In this one-hour feast for the ages, Thanksgiving is explored like never before. From an extremely spicy Thanksgiving meal complete with a buffalo style turkey, wasabi mashed potatoes and habanero cornbread to an all-fried Cajun cookout with deep fried turkeys, mashed potato balls, stuffing, and even deep fried cranberry sauce – this holiday will be more decadent than ever.  We will explore cranberry bogs on an epic scale, giant apple pies, and a massive sweet potato casserole with marshmallows as far as the eye can see!  Put on your stretchy pants and get ready to tuck into an extremely Outrageous Thanksgiving



NOVEMBER 2014 HIGHLIGHTS- November 16-30



Holiday Baking Championship (FOOD NETWORK)


  • Premiering Sunday, November 16th at 9pm – “Classic Holiday Flavors”


Bobby Deen hosts as the seven remaining bakers take classic holiday flavors into tasty new territory. In the first challenge, they create a swirled treat using eggnog and have to play nice with varieties of sugar and spice for their second dessert.

Judges: Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman, Lorraine Pascale


  • Premiering Sunday, November 23nd at 9pmIt’s Not The Holidays Without Pie”


In this episode hosted by Bobby Deen, the six remaining bakers take on the crusty, sweet goodness of pie. In the first challenge, they have just 30 minutes to make their best dessert using store-bought pie crust. In the second challenge, the bakers create three different pies with three different crusts.

Judges: Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman, Lorraine Pascale


  • Premiering Sunday, November 30th at 9pm ET/PT – “The Great Holiday Cake-Over”


The five bakers left in the Holiday Baking Championship hosted by Bobby Deen, take the polarizing fruitcake someplace new and reinvent the biggest holiday cake of all, the yule log.

Judges: Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman, Lorraine Pascale


Thanksgiving at Bobby’s (FOOD NETWORK)


  • Premiering Saturday, November 22nd at 12pm THANKSGIVING SPECIAL!


Bobby Flay is hosting an all-star Thanksgiving with co-host Katie Lee and a feast of special friends including Alex Guarnaschelli, Michael Symon and Sunny Anderson. From appetizers to drinks, turkey to dessert, and everything in between, everyone is cooking up the classic Thanksgiving dishes that are the most personal and special to them. Helpful how-to’s and personal stories are shared, as all the holiday courses are prepared leading up to the most delicious Thanksgiving feast with friends.