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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 27)

Good Eats (warning, autoplay video): "The Big Chili." Alton examines and makes chili. (repeat) 8 p.m. ET, Food Network

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations: "Rust Belt." Tony meets up with his friend Zamir and travels to Baltimore, Maryland; Detroit, Michigan; and Buffalo, New York in the winter to check out delicious food. 10 p.m. ET, Travel Channel

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives (warning, autoplay video): Mama's Cookin'." Wings and waffles soul food style in Oklahoma City, a family home turned restaurant in Dallas, and a Polish eatery in a strip mall in Los Angeles. 10 p.m. ET, Food Network

Tuesday (July 28)

The Martha Stewart Show (warning, autoplay video): Martha has lunch at Graffiti Food and Wine Bar. (repeat) 11 a.m. ET, NBC

Hell's Kitchen: The contestants are challenged to cook for a room full of firefighters. 8 p.m. ET, FOX

The Best Thing I Ever Ate (warning, autoplay video): "Wake Up Call." Food Network stars talk about the foods they start the day with. 9:30 p.m. ET, Food Network

Chopped (warning, autoplay video): "Pods, Grills and Sticky Fingers." Edamame and shrimp for the appetizer round and flank steak for the entree round. 10 p.m. ET, Food Network

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Chef Tom Colicchio is a guest. 12:35 a.m. ET, NBC

Wednesday (July 29)

The Early Show: Chef Rick Bayless is a guest. 7 a.m. ET, CBS

The Martha Stewart Show (warning, autoplay video): Martha visits Rai Rai Ken noodle bar. (repeat) 11 a.m. ET, NBC

Throwdown With Bobby Flay (warning, a video plays automatically on site): "Sloppy Joes." Bobby challenges two New York City restaurateurs to a sloppy joe throwdown in Midtown Manhattan. 9 p.m. ET, Food Network

Gordon Ramsay's F Word: Neneh Cherry and her family cook smoked trout fillets, glazed beef with gremolata, and a pear tatin. Then Gordon teaches British politician John Prescott how to cook fish cakes with anchovy dressing. Tom Parker Bowles visits Sardinia in search of a food delicacy. Gordon joins the U.S. Army to take on hogs and Dannii Minogue challenges him with her vegetarian risotto recipe. 9 p.m. ET, BBC America

Top Chef Masters (warning, autoplay video): "Champions Round Begins." The winners from previous episodes compete in the finals. Each chef is asked to make their signature dish and then challenged to recreate their competitor's dish. 10 p.m. ET, Bravo

Late Show with David Letterman: Amy Adams (Julie & Julia) is a guest. 11:30 p.m. ET, CBS

Thursday (July 30)

The Early Show: Chef Bobby Flay is a guest. 7 a.m. ET, CBS

The Martha Stewart Show (warning, autoplay video): Martha goes to ChikaLicious Dessert Bar. (repeat) 11 a.m. ET, NBC

Penn & Teller: Bullshit!: The comedy/magic/debunker duo takes on organic food in this latest episode. 10 p.m. ET, Showtime

Friday (July 31)

The Early Show: Katie Lee Joel cooks. 7 a.m. ET, CBS

The Today Show: Chef Curtis Stone is a guest. 7 a.m. ET, NBC

Good Morning America: Guy Fieri is a guest. 7 a.m. ET, ABC

The Martha Stewart Show (warning, autoplay video): Martha tours the Momofuku Milk Bar; chefs David Chang and Christina Tosi prepare a sweet and savory dish. (repeat) 11 a.m. ET, NBC

The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien: Adam Richman is a guest. 11:35 p.m. ET, NBC

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