We’re celebrating the season with a whole line-up of festive holiday specials and shows!
Join Chuck when he tackles Christmas dinner for the first time, enjoy Cookies & Cocktails with Kelsey Nixon, Chrissy Teigen and Jon Legend, and make sure to save room for Nadia G.’s outrageous 7-course feast.
Kelsey’s Essentials: Hooray for the Holidays
Kelsey makes entertaining for the holidays that much easier with an array of amazing bite size morsels. From Potato Latkes topped with Smoked Turkey Leg to her irresistible Gingerbread Cake Truffles, she’ll share tons of quick ways to get the taste of the holidays to your guests in no time. Saturday, November 26 @ 2:30pm ET.
A Very Rocco Christmas
Follow David and his wife Nina as they celebrate Christmas in a 500-year-old Tuscan farmhouse with dear friends and family. David prepares classic Italian Christmas seafood dishes like Stuffed Squid, Fried Squid and Braised Octopus in Tomato Sauce, before traveling to Florence with Nina for some Christmas shopping, city walking and evening drinks. Sunday, November 27 @ 8pm ET.
Cookies & Cocktails
A modern twist to the cookie swap, Kelsey Nixon helps her friend, swimsuit model and passionate foodie Chrissy Teigen, host a festive holiday cookie swap with a group of Chrissy’s close friends. Learn the story behind each of the delicious cookies, and join in for cocktails, laughter, and good times. Sunday, December 4 @ 8pm ET.
Holiday Cookie Swap with Paula Deen
Paula has invited her friends, family, celebrity designer David Bromstad, and a few very special viewers to join in on the festivities. Tune in when she makes Grandma Paul’s Sand Tarts, hosts three lucky viewers, and throws a holiday cookie party. It’s one Cookie Swap you won’t want to miss. Sunday, December 4 @ 7pm ET.
Jamie Cooks Christmas
Jamie combines his love for real food with one of his favorite holidays, and then adds his signature twists making irresistible treats like his Leftover Christmas Pudding and Ice Cream Sundae. The dishes he shares will add an unforgettable element to your holiday season — particularly when friends and family are gathering. Monday, December 5 @ 6pm ET.
Nadia’s Feast of the Seven Dishes
Nadia G. cooks up a not-so-traditional “Feast of the Seven Dishes,” replete with rock star-worthy riffs on the holiday season, including her tropical Fresh Scallop and Pineapple Ceviche and a mouth-watering Midnight Roast. But the party doesn’t stop there; next on the menu is the world music video premiere of “A Bitchin’ Xmas” with cameos from Guy Fieri, Duff Goldman, Andrew Zimmern, Ben Sargent, Kelsey Nixon and more. Wednesday, December 7 @ 10pm ET.
Holiday on the Rocks
A festive cocktail party with loads of creative concoctions to help you toast the night away, including a Candy Cane Martini and Tequila Mockingbird. With creative and colorful martinis, vintage cocktails, high tech drink techniques, wine 101 and savory party snacks, it’s everything you need to know about throwing the perfect cocktail party. Wednesday, December 7 @ 8:00pm ET.
Jamie at Home — Christmas Special
Reclaim your Christmas jollies with Jamie’s easy guide to holiday cooking and entertaining. He divulges an organized plan of attack for Christmas dinner that will be a sure-fire winner. Jamie walks through the elements of the perfectly roasted feast and shares his secrets for irresistible sweets, sensational sides and his masterful main dish: his Christmas Turkey. Wednesday, December 7 @ 9pm ET.
‘Twas the Night before Good Eats
A dark holiday night finds Alton Brown visited by a series of culinary spirits which drive him to prepare long lost classics, like Wassail, Sugarplums and Roast Duck with Oyster Dressing. Friday, December 9 @ 8pm ET.
The Brass Sisters
Join sisters Marilyn and Sheila Brass as they serve a sumptuous holiday feast for the neighborhood firemen, featuring Marilynn’s signature lasagna and the sister’s Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting. With 114 years of home cooking experience between them, their delicious buffet of tasty holiday treats is sure to blow these firefighters away. Packed with several surprises and a special visit from a certain Boston Celtics rookie, this is one special you won’t want to miss. Saturday, December 10 @ 10pm ET.
An Italian Christmas with Mario and Giada
Join Mario Batali and Giada De Laurentiis as they cross the country in search of fantastic Italian holiday recipes, dishes and traditions. They’ll visit bakeries, restaurants, and also prepare a unique family recipe of their own for all to savor. Saturday, December 10 @ 8pm ET.
Chef Chuck Hughes has had a big year… He’s opened a new restaurant, bought a home with his girlfriend, and all the while juggled a red hot TV career, but now he’s got a real challenge on his hands: He has to host his first Christmas dinner! Get Chuck’s delicious recipes and see him put it all together his way here. Join Chuck as he creates his very own holiday celebration. Sunday, December 11 @ 8pm ET.
Jamie’s Family Christmas: 5-Episode Miniseries
Christmastime in the Oliver household is even more festive because every family member has a hand in preparing the celebration. Jamie shares five original episodes of holiday entertaining, magical menus and irresistible nibblies that have never aired in the US. Plus, the Party Time episode has some of the coolest, easiest holiday party shortcuts we’ve seen in a while.
Monday, December 12th:
Gobble Gobble Turkey @ 6:00pm
Tuesday, December 13th:
Breakfast, Brunches, and all the Bits in between @ 6:00pm
Wednesday, December 14th:
Roasties with the Mosties @ 6:00pm
Thursday, December 19th:
Just Desserts @ 6:00pm
Friday, December 15th:
Party Time @ 6:0pm
Foodography: Winter Holidays
Bring on the fruit cake! Hanukkah gelt! Gingerbread and Potato Latkes! It’s winter time, and that means holiday food. Loosen your belt and dig into Anthony Pucciarello’s Feast of the Seven Fishes, and Norma Jean Darden’s Hoppin’ John with collard greens. But save room for King’s Cake at the ultra-exclusive LudoBites, and the Chinese New Year specialty, Lobster Yee Mein! Remember, your diet starts back up the day AFTER the holiday. Saturday, December 11 @ 7:00pm ET.
Find all of Cooking Channel’s holiday inspiration right here!