Fresh Food on TV: Weekend 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. PBS shows have been omitted due to their location-specific programming.

Saturday (April 14)

Paula's Best Dishes: Teen actor Kenton Duty joins Paula to make some after-school snacks, including oatmeal raisin cookies, fried grouper, and veggie pizza. 10:00 a.m. ET, Food Network

Trisha's Southern Kitchen: Trisha throws a baby shower for her tour manager, where she serves up quiche, cheese straws, and brownies with coconut frosting. As a gift, she records a lullaby for the baby-to-be. 10:30 a.m. ET, Food Network

Food for Thought with Claire Thomas: Claire prepares an array of salads, including pasta salad, potato salad, and a roasted vegetable salad. Musician Nathan Pacheco also makes an appearance on this week's show. 11:30 a.m. ET, ABC

Kelsey's Essentials: Kelsey indulges her sweet tooth this Saturday, with homemade candy bars, pomegranate and lime lollipops, and an ice cream-pie shake. 2:30 p.m. ET, Cooking Channel

Hunger Hits Home: This Food Network special focuses on childhood hunger in America. The program considers the causes of, and potential solutions to, this crisis and visits the families, activists, and politicians dedicated to its resolution. 8 p.m. ET, Food Network

Sunday (April 15)

Rachael Ray's Week in a Day: Rachael's week of meals includes recipes for pork tenderloin, spaghetti bolognese, a reuben-inspired shepard's pie, and a curious sounding french bread pizza with french-onion soup topping. 9 a.m. ET, Food Channel

Guy's Big Bite: Guy takes some big bites out of pork burgers and spare ribs with a tequila barbecue sauce. 10:30 a.m. ET, Food Network

Sandwich King: This weekend, Jeff's sandwiches take a health-conscious turn, with grilled veggies on flatbread and chicken salad served on tortillas. 11 a.m. ET, Food Network

The Best Thing I Ever Made: Alton Brown and Sunny Anderson share their favorite chicken dishes, cooking up a roast chicken and chicken potpie. 11:30 a.m. ET, Food Network

Not My Mama's Meals: Bobby Deen sets himself apart from 'ma with lite versions of fried chicken and fried green tomatoes. 12:30 p.m. ET, Food Network

David Rocco's Amalfi Getaway: David's Italian voyage takes him to a top-notch winery and a wine festival in Ravello. In between sips, he also learn how to make a traditional squid dish. 3:30 p.m. ET, Cooking Channel

Cupcake Wars: Four bakers compete to have their unique cupcake creations served at a party for the children's program "Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!" 8 p.m. ET, Food Network

Chopped: In this second episode of the five-part All-Stars program, Keegan Gerhard, Jeffrey Saad, Aarti Sequeira, and Marcela Valladolid compete for a donation to their charity of choice. 9 p.m. ET, Food Network

Iron Chef America: Iron Chef Jose Garces goes head to head with "Chopped: Champions" winner Madison Cowan. Judges include Karine Bakhoum, Laurent Tourondel and Farmer Lee Jones. 10 p.m. ET, Food Network

Unique Sweets: The team visits popular brunch spots in search of decadently sweet morning treats. 10:30 p.m. ET, Cooking Channel