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 21)

Paula's Best Dishes: Paula and foodie Cheryl Day have a date in the kitchen, where they make mini artichoke and gruyere quiches, followed by cookie-crusted baked pork tenderloin sliders. For dessert, they serve up Cheryl's specialty: Pinkes Chocolate Lunch-Box Treats, with a cocunut-buttercream frosting. 10:00 a.m. ET, Food Network

Trisha's Southern Kitchen: Trisha's friend visits from California to get her hands on some down-home staples, including fried chicken with gravy, crock-pot mac and cheese, and pecan pie. 10:30 a.m. ET, Food Network

Food for Thought with Claire Thomas: Claire's serving up movie night treats, including caramel and chocolate candy, spicy popcorn, and milkshakes. 11:30 a.m. ET, ABC

Kelsey's Essentials: Kelsey shares her approach to lamb ragu with cheese gnudi, followed by a berry crisp with vanilla ice cream for dessert. 2:30 p.m. ET, Cooking Channel

Sunday (April 22)

Guy's Big Bite: Guy reveals his unique take on chicken and waffles. His recipe involves stuffing waffles with shredded chicken and sautéed bell peppers, to be served alongside panko-crusted chicken breast with spiced-maple gravy and pecan slaw. 10:30 a.m. ET, Food Network

Sandwich King: Jeff goes back to the basics with a classic approach to burgers and oven fries. 11 a.m. ET, Food Network

The Best Thing I Ever Made: Guy Fieri, Rocco DiSpirito, Alex Guamaschelli, and Scott Conant each share their favorite Italian recipes. Their picks range from cioppino to meatballs and cannoli to spinach and ricotta gnudi. 11:30 a.m. ET, Food Network

Cupcake Wars: The four contestants bake and decorate cupcakes inspired by the great sport of roller derby. The winner's treats are served at a party in honor of the Los Angeles Derby Dolls. 8 p.m. ET, Food Network

Married with Dishes: Unique Eats host Tamara Reynolds and her husband Karl travel to Fredericksburg, Texas to serve up Sunday Night Dinner. Upon arrival, they have to find the perfect location, ingredients, and guests, all in a mere twelve hours. 8 p.m. ET, Cooking Channel

Unique Eats: This week, a variety of cosmopolitan dishes are sampled at restaurants in Philadelphia. 10 p.m. ET, Cooking Channel

Unique Sweets: The team visits pastry chefs with modern approaches to time-old desserts. 10:30 p.m. ET, Cooking Channel