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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.

Monday (July 20)

Good Eats (warning, a video plays automatically on site): "Crustacean Nation 2: Claws." Alton shows how to handle and cooke lobster. (repeat) 8 p.m. ET, Food Network

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations: "Australia." Australia's second most populated city is where Tony is this episode. He'll be sampling the city's many different cuisines. 10 p.m. ET, Travel Channel

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives (warning, a video plays automatically on site): "Grabbin' a Sandwich." Meatball subs and a cheesesteak done Philly-style; ostrich, alligator and beef burgers; one-of-a-kind Mexican sandwich. (repeat) 10 p.m. ET, Food Network

Tuesday (July 21)

The Early Show: John Willoughby prepares tofu. 7 a.m. ET, CBS

Good Morning America: Searching for the best sandwich in America. 7 a.m. ET, ABC

Hell's Kitchen: 16 new contestants enter Hell's Kitchen. They are competing for the head chef position at Araxi Restaurant in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. 8 p.m. ET, FOX

Nova scienceNOW: The science of picky eaters. 9 p.m. ET, PBS

The Best Thing I Ever Ate (warning, a video plays automatically on site): "Bar-Be-Que." Food Network stars share where they've had the best barbecue. (repeat) 9:30 p.m. ET, Food Network

Chopped (warning, a video plays automatically on site): "Prickly Situation." A spiny surprise for the appetizer round and snapper for the entree round. 10 p.m. ET, Food Network

Wednesday (July 22)

Throwdown With Bobby Flay (warning, a video plays automatically on site): "Green Chili Burgers." Bobby goes to New Mexico to challenge a local restaurant to a green chili burger throwdown. 9 p.m. ET, Food Network

Top Chef Masters (warning, a video plays automatically on site): "Trick in a Box." This week's chefs are Roy Yamaguchi (Roy's Restaurants), Art Smith (Table Fifty-Two), Michael Cimarusti (Providence) and Jonathan Waxman (Barbuto). Their quickfire challenge "Aisle Trial" (from season three of Top Chef) takes place in a grocery store. After they have a mystery box to deal with in their elimination challenge meals. 10 p.m. ET, Food Network

Thursday (July 23)

The Early Show: Chef Katie Lee Joel is a guest. 7 a.m. ET, CBS

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