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 (January 3)

Drink Up: How to make fresh mixers at home, without having to use a dry or frozen mix! 12:30 p.m. ET, Cooking Channel

Bar Food Paradise: A search for the most tasty and interesting bar food across America. 4 p.m. ET, Travel Channel

Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives: Guy Fieri visits a vegan restaurant and bar, and then goes on to eat pork sausage pizza. 9 p.m. ET, Food Network

Dining With Death: "Dangerous" plants and nuts are featured in Japan, the Philippines, and more. 11 p.m. ET, Travel Channel

Tuesday (January 4)

Today Show: Chef Charlie Palmer is a guest. 7 a.m. ET, NBC

Kitchen Impossible: This show features common problems from homeowners who want to renovate their kitchen. 10:30 a.m. ET, DIY

Dirty Jobs: The host makes tofu from scratch in Honolulu, Hawaii. 7 p.m. ET, Discovery

Ramsay's Best Restaurant: Two Thai restaurants face off for the title of Gordon Ramsay's favorite Thai place. 9 p.m. ET, BBC

Chopped:The chefs must learn to be versatile and work with new ingredients by using goat brains in their dish. 10 p.m. ET, Food Network

Wednesday (January 5)

Today Show: Mark Bittman of the New York Times is a guest. 7 a.m. ET, NBC

Everyday Exotic: How to use celeriac, a very under-appreciated root vegetable. 1:30 p.m. ET, Cooking Channel

Man v. Food: The Carnivore Chronicles: T-Bone steak, spicy burgers, and Coney dogs in Detroit, Michigan. 9 p.m. ET, Travel Channel

Top Chef: All Stars: The contestants must beat head judge Tom Colicchio in a challenge. 10 p.m. ET, Bravo

Thursday (January 6)

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations: Anthony Bourdain takes a trip all around Vietnam, sampling cuisine of different regions. 1 p.m. ET, Travel Channel

Ace of Cakes: In the first episode of the new season, the team makes a cake for the U.S. Open and the thirtieth anniversary of Motor Week. 10 p.m. ET, Food Network

Food Jammers: "Global Dumplings." The Food Jammers recreate dumplings across the world. (But they can never recreate our Dumpling.) 10:30 p.m. ET, Cooking Channel

Friday (January 7)

My Life in Food: "Now You See It, Now You Don't." Restaurants and food connoisseurs giving back, focusing on the issue of hunger. 12:30 p.m., Cooking Channel

Modern Marvels: "Hot and Spicy." This episode explores the making of Tabasco sauce and spices, the hottest pepper in the world, horseradish, wasabi, and mustard. Ow, my mouth is already on fire. 11 a.m. ET, Discovery

Outrageous Food: "Nuclear Wings." Wings, served 1000 ways. 10 p.m., Food Network

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