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 (June 13)

Barefoot Contessa: Ina heads outdoors to put an Indonesian spin on grilled swordfish, along with a grilled green salad with blue cheese dressing. 1 pm., Food Network.

MasterChef: The cooking all-stars Gordon Ramsey, Joe Bastianich, and Graham Elliot continue to interview competitors. 8 pm., Fox.

Cake Boss: Buddy bakes up a moving turntable for Anthony and gets an offer to deliver a special cake to a Medevac unit in a helicopter. 9 pm., TLC.

Meat and Potatoes: Rahm Fama travels down the East Coast in search of the best osso buco and the tastiest sweet Italian sausage. 10 pm., Food Network.

Tuesday (June 14)

The Martha Stewart Show: Martha takes time to make a special and sophisticated hazelnut cake with praline and chocolate buttercream, as well as a beer-braised bratwurst on the savory side. Check your local listings, 10 am.

DC Cupcakes: The DC Roller Girls come to Sophie and Katherine with a request for cupcakes in the shape of their logo. 5 pm., TLC.

24-Hour Restaurant Battle: Tex Mex fajitas go up against classic Texas barbecue. 11 pm., Food Network.

Wednesday (June 15)

Food Paradise: Steak, steak, steak! Food Paradise hunts for the best beef, traveling from New York to New Orleans. 12 pm., Travel Channel.

Challenge: The former United States Barbecue champions battle to defend their titles. 9 pm., Cooking Channel.

Bitchin' Kitchen: When you know your relationship is on the outs, Nadia G. shows you how to kick him to the curb with style. Make him sweet fig and pesto salad, a juicy Hawaiian burger, and tender peanut-butter-banana fritters for his soon-to-be-tender heart. 10 pm., Cooking Channel.

Thursday (June 16)

Ultimate Cake Off: Three master cake decorators compete for a chance to display their cakes at a winter wedding. 5 pm., TLC.

Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern: Andrew takes us on a culinary tour of St. Petersburg to highlight some of the local Russian delicacies. 6 pm., Travel Channel.

Friday (June 17)

Food Paradise: All about the best places to eat breakfast! 12 pm., Travel Channel.

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations: Start the weekend with a trip to Vietnam. You'll be hard-pressed to walk around the country without seeing or smelling food. 1 pm., Travel Channel.