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 28)

Trisha's Southern Kitchen: Trisha takes a trip down memory lane as she recreates some of her grandmother's recipes, including chicken and dumplings, deviled eggs, and coconut cake with a coconut-lemon glaze. 10:30 a.m. ET, Food Network

Food for Thought with Claire Thomas: Claire whips up some decadent brunch dishes, from bacon-fried eggs with pancetta to red velvet pancakes. 12:30 p.m. ET, ABC

Kelsey's Essentials: Kelsey is joined by McClure's founder, Bob McClure, for a lesson in DIY pickling. Together they pickle radishes and pork chops, giving Kelsey the inspiration for several recipes using pickled ingredients. 2:30 p.m. ET, Cooking Channel

Sunday (April 29)

Rachael Ray's Week in a Day: This week's overview includes Rachael's recipes for chicken saltimbocca, a paella-inspired casserole, minestrone soup, and Middle Eastern-style roasted chicken. 9 a.m. ET, Food Channel

Guy's Big Bite: This Sunday, Guy's biting into turkey and green chili al forno and a green-goddess salad with shrimp. 10:30 a.m. ET, Food Network

The Best Thing I Ever Made: Alton Brown, Anne Burrell, Melissa d'Arabian and Susan Feniger share the best single pot dish they've ever made. Recipes include a winter vegetable soup, snapper with braised fennel, black pepper clams, and pot roast. 11:30 a.m. ET, Food Network

Cupcake Wars: Four Cupcake Wars losers from previous episodes, return for a second shot at winning recognition for their cupcakes, this time at the Country Music Awards after party. 8 p.m. ET, Food Network

Chopped: Chopped judges find themselves on the hot seat this week as they compete in the final qualifying round of the All-Stars finale. Goat brains, berkshire pork, and preserved duck eggs each make an appearance over the course of the competition. 9 p.m. ET, Food Network

Unique Eats: Unusual and innovative vegetable dishes are explored. 10 p.m. ET, Cooking Channel

Unique Sweets: The Unique Sweets team covers novel concepts in the world of frozen desserts. 10:30 p.m. ET, Cooking Channel