Fresh Food on TV: Weekday Edition
With 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 (February 22)
The Martha Stewart: Cesare Casella, chef of Salumeria Rosi, visits Martha's studio to make an Italian bean and pasta soup and Cafe Boulud chef Gavin Kaysen prepares a traditional French civet with duck. Check local listings
Cake Boss: "Best of Cake Boss." This episode looks at some of the best Cake Boss moments, starting with the endeavor for Dylan's Candy Bar. 9 p.m. ET, TLC.
Ultimate Cake-Off: "Really Sweet 16." The three bakers compete for a river boat-themed Sweet Sixteen party.10 p.m. ET, TLC.
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives: "Comfort Food Classics." Guy travels the country to find the best of homemade comfort food.10 p.m. ET, Food Network
No Reservations: "Panama." Bourdain hits the fish markets and tries the popular Panama dish ceviche. 9 p.m. ET, Travel Channel
Tuesday (February 23)
The Ellen Degeneres Show: Chef Gordan Ramsay teaches Ellen how to cook and talks about his show "Kitchen Nightmares." Check local listings
Last Restaurant Standing: "Sugar Rush." This is the season finale—two of the nine couples remain. They must serve a prestigious banquet for Lord and Lady Arran and their exclusive guests then face a head-to-head book-off with a souffle for dessert.9 p.m. ET, BBC America
Chopped: "A Prickly Situation." The competitors open up their baskets to discover a spiny surprise. (repeat) 10 p.m. ET, Food Channel
Wednesday (February 24)
Throwdown With Bobby Flay: "Chicken Pot Pie." The "Casserole Queens" travel from Austin, Texas, to visit Bobby Flay, bringing their updated versions of the classic dish. They dress as 1950s homemakers while they cook and Bobby shows them his traditional version of the dish.(repeat) 9 p.m. ET, Food Network
Dinner: Impossible: "Block Party." The Palmer Street block party pits Robert Irvine up against his sous chef David. Recipes in this episode include horseradish crusted prime rib with peppercorn sauce, blue cheese manburgers, chocolate chip ice cream sandwich, and hummus. (repeat) 10 p.m. ET, Food Network
Thursday (February 25)
Kitchen Nightmares: "Casa Roma." This special-time airing features Ramsay helping a couple save their marriage at a Cuban restaurant in Brooklyn, New York. 9 p.m. ET, Fox
Man v. Food: "Man v. Food's Greatest Moments." Some of the series' most memorable moments, featuring Adam Richman's victories and defeats such as the Big Texan and the Kitchen Sink. 10 p.m. ET, Travel Channel
Ace of Cakes: "Charm City Throwndown." To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Monday Night Football, Duff and his bakery staff make a cake to deliver to the Redskin's field on game day. 10 p.m. ET, Food Network
Friday (February 26)
The Best Thing I Ever Ate: "The Classics." Food Network stars share their favorite dishes. 10 p.m. ET, Food Network