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Fresh Food on TV: Weekday Edition

NOMTVWith all the channels on broadcast TV and cable—and the inevitable episode repeats—it's hard to sort out what's new or worthwhile. Let us sort it out for you so you don't miss anything worth watching. Times may vary with region; check your local listings for exact hour and channels.

Recommended Shows:

It's Cupcake Week on the Martha Stewart Show. Each week she feature a cupcake recipe. You can watch each episode online the day it airs on the show's site. 11 a.m. ET, NBC

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations is back! He'll be traveling around Chile in the season premiere. Here is a preview of what's in store for the new season. 10 p.m. ET, Travel Channel

Monday (July 13)

Martha Stewart Show (warning, a video plays automatically on site): This year's cupcake week starts off with coconut cupcakes. You can watch the segment the day the show airs on the show's website. 11 a.m. ET, NBC

Good Eats (warning, a video plays automatically on site): "Cake on Every Plate." Alton receives a challenge to decipher a old yellow cake recipe. (repeat) 8 p.m. ET, Food Network

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations: "Chile." Tony visits Santiago, a small town in Corrico Valley, Patagonia, and the Chilean coast. 10 p.m. ET, Travel Channel

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives (warning, a video plays automatically on site): "Better Than Ever." Guy visits ongtime local favorites including an eight-decades-old Alabama spot for soft shell crab. (repeat) 10 p.m. ET, Food Network

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (warning, a video plays automatically on site): Chef Sam Talbot is a guest. 12:35 a.m. ET, NBC

Tuesday (July 14)

Martha Stewart Show (warning, a video plays automatically on site): Tiramisu cupcakes. You can watch the segment the day the show airs on the show's site. 11 a.m. ET, NBC

The Best Thing I Ever Ate (warning, a video plays automatically on site): "Obsessions." Food Network stars reveal the dishes they are obsessed about. Giada De Laurentiis talks about lemon-scallion Dungeness crab and Aaron McCargo Jr. about Buffalo wings. Also on this episode are Bobby Flay and Tyler Florence. 9:30 p.m. ET, Food Network

Chopped (warning, a video plays automatically on site): "Pretty Please With a Pepper on Top." Piquillo peppers in the appetizer course and snap peas in the entree round. 10 p.m. ET, Food Network

Food Party: "Horrorsode." A pregnant Thu makes a special dinner for her husband and children. She then gives birth to a kitten. 11:15 p.m. ET, IFC

Wednesday (July 15)

Martha Stewart Show (warning, a video plays automatically on site): Chef Suvir Saran makes chicken wings, and Martha makes triple-citrus cupcakes. You can watch the segment the day the show airs on the show's website. 11 a.m. ET, NBC

Throwdown With Bobby Flay (warning, a video plays automatically on site): "Fish Tacos." Bobby Flay challenges a Mexican food chef from San Diego to a fish taco throwdown. 9 p.m. ET, Food Network

Gordon Ramsay's F Word: Gordon travels to America to try to catch catfish with his bare hands. 9 p.m. ET, BBC America

Top Chef Masters (warning, a video plays automatically on site): "Miniaturize Me." This week's chefs are Michael Chiarello (Bottega Restaurant), Rick Moonen (RM Seafood at Mandalay Bay), Nils Noren (French Culinary Institute) and Lachlan McKinnon Patterson (Frasca Food & Wine). Their quickfire challenge (from season one of Top Chef) is to recreate a junk food classic. Then they have to makes a three course mini meal. 10 p.m. ET, Food Network

Thursday (July 16)

The Early Show: Chef Chris Kimball is a guest. 7 a.m. ET, CBS

Martha Stewart Show (warning, a video plays automatically on site): Chef Marc Vetri makes Ricotta gnocchi with crispy artichokes and Martha makes pistachio-raspberry teacakes. . You can watch the segment the day the show airs on the show's website. 11 a.m. ET, NBC

Friday (July 17)

The Early Show: Chef Shaun Hergatt is a guest. 7 a.m. ET, CBS

Good Morning America: Chef Adam Perry Lang is a guest. 7 a.m. ET, ABC

Martha Stewart Show (warning, a video plays automatically on site): Lemon meringue cupcakes. You can watch the segment the day the show airs on the show's website. 11 a.m. ET, NBC

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