What to Watch: A Pantry Makeover on The Kitchen and Mint Julep Desserts on Spring Baking Championship

The Kitchen
Start the weekend Trisha Yearwood as she makes a meal for her social media crew with dishes like her Quick Roasted Chicken with Garlicky Herb Sauce and Ginger Peach Crumble with Buttered Pecan Topping. Then, the co-hosts on The Kitchen are transitioning pantries from winter to spring, and Valerie Bertinelli is having happy hour with her glam squad.

On Sunday night, four more Triple G winners are returning to Flavortown Market, and their first culinary challenge is making a plate of hometown comfort food with only five pounds of ingredients. Then, it’s a horse race-themed challenge on Spring Baking Championship, and Pikachu makes an appearance on Cake Wars: Champs.

Beef with Snow Peas
The Pioneer Woman: 16 Minute Meals: Family Favorites — Saturday, March 18 at 10a|9c
Ree’s making some of her family’s favorite meals, and they’ll all be ready in just 16 minutes. There’s Chicken Mozzarella Pasta for a quick dinner, a snappy Cowboy Chopped Salad, then fast and fabulous French Bread Pizzas with six different toppings. Finally, there’s Beef with Snow Peas (pictured) — a delicious whirlwind meal for her and the girls.

Cheesy Hasselback Potatoes
Trisha’s Southern Kitchen: Coffee Talk — Saturday, March 18 at 10:30a|9:30c
Trisha Yearwood’s social media crew is in the kitchen. After filming Trisha’s online streaming show, Coffee Talk, the gang hangs around to enjoy each other’s company, great food, and of course, coffee. The menu includes Mexican Iced Coffee with Almond Milk, Quick Roasted Chicken with Garlicky Herb Sauce, Cheesy Hasselback Potatoes (pictured) and a Ginger Peach Crumble with Buttered Pecan Topping.
Berry Crisp Dump Cake
The Kitchen: Spring Pantry — Saturday, March 18 at 11a|10c
The Kitchen is doing a pantry makeover just in time for spring. Sunny Anderson turns microwavable rice into Chicken Fried Rice Casserole, Katie Lee makes an easy Berry Crisp Dump Cake (pictured), and author Hilaria Baldwin stops by to make a delicious grain bowl and teach some yoga moves. Then, the hosts “upcycle” cans into can creations and make predictions on new pantry ingredients that will be popular this spring. Finally, Jeff Mauro makes an easy pantry bar snack and Geoffrey Zakarian uses ingredients from the pantry to make a Party in My Pantry cocktail.
Turkey Cranberry Sliders
Valerie’s Home Cooking: Homemade Happy Hour — Saturday, March 18 at 12|11c
Who doesn’t love meeting friends for an after-work drink and some yummy bites to share? Valerie Bertinelli invites her glam squad for happy hour and whips up Turkey Cranberry Sliders (pictured), Roasted Cauliflower Popcorn with Chile-Lime Seasoning, Jalapeno Fries with Roasted Garlic Ranch Dipping Sauce, and Key Lime Pie Martinis.
Guy's Grocery Games
Guy’s Grocery Games: Supermarket Masters Tournament: Part 2 — Sunday, March 19 at 8|7c
The Supermarket Masters Tournament continues as four more GGG winners compete for a guaranteed $10,000 and a shot at winning up to $25,000 more in the finale. First, the chefs have to serve up a plate of hometown comfort with only five pounds of ingredients. Next, the chefs make an elevated burger featuring strange sample table items. Then, the remaining two chefs must serve up a Mexican fiesta after shopping only in the aisles chosen in a game of bowling.
Spring Baking Championship
Spring Baking Championship: Derby Desserts — Sunday, March 19 at 9|8c
Big colorful hats, stunning racehorses, roses and bourbon! The seven remaining bakers celebrate the Kentucky Derby with their takes on mint julep desserts and cookie garlands.
Cake Wars: Champs
Cake Wars: Champs: Pokemon — Sunday, March 19 at 10|9c
Pikachu and the rest of the Pokemon inspire one of the most intense baking battles of all time! Four champion bakers battle for their cake to be the centerpiece of the party, but only one will remain undefeated and collect $10,000. Elvin Gee, marketing manager for Pokemon, joins the judging panel.

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