The cast of "The Middle" celebrates 100 episodes Wednesday, Oct. 23
Five stars from "General Hospital" (Sean Blakemore, Tyler Christopher, Roger Howarth, Kelly Monaco and Jason Thompson), Hayden Panettiere, Tori Spelling, "Star Trek" alumn George Takei and Tyler Blackburn are among the guests featured next week on "The Chew," on the ABC Television Network.
The hosts also offer Halloween recipes, tips and crafts as well as a celebration of apples, nuts and classic Midwest dishes. Cooking Light Magazine's Allison Fishman and the Lee Brothers (Matt and Ted) celebrate the food of Charleston, S.C.
On Wednesday, the cast of "The Middle" stops by in celebration of the show's 100th episode. Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie McDermott, Eden Sher and Atticus Shaffer join "The Chew" hosts in the kitchen and create some classic Midwest dishes.
"The Chew" airs weekdays at 1 p.m. on ABC.
Monday, Oct. 21 - "How 'Bout Them Apples" -Hayden Panettiere ("Nashville") helps Clinton Kelly make a roasted pork tenderloin with apples and pulls a hilarious prank on the co-hosts. Matt and Ted Lee, authors of "Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen," make an apple-studded Huguenot torte, and Carla Hall makes crispy peanut butter caramel apples.
Tuesday, Oct. 22 - "Nuts For Nuts" - Tyler Blackburn ("Ravenswood") cooks a dish with Daphne Oz and talks about his haunting new series. Since it's both "Chewsday Tuesday" and National Nut Day, the studio audience decides which nutty recipe Mario Batali will recreate. Plus, helpful advice from the "Tip-O-Lantern."
Wednesday, Oct. 23 - "Meals From The Heartland" - It's a "Heck" of a great time, when the whole Heck family - aka the cast of ABC's hit comedy "The Middle," Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie McDermott, Eden Sher and Atticus Shaffer - visits and cooks with Iron Chefs Batali and Michael Symon. The whole cast teams up to play a spooky game of "Food Pyramid," all about Halloween treats.
Thursday, Oct. 24 - "Food: The Final Frontier" - Stars of ABC's "General Hospital" heat up the kitchen when Sean Blakemore, Tyler Christopher, Roger Howarth, Kelly Monaco and Jason Thompson whip up some dishes in the kitchen. George Takei ("Star Trek") talks about his new Web series, "Takei's Takes," and makes a dish with Batali.
Friday, Oct. 25 - "Extra Value Friday: Haunted Halloween" - "Beverly Hills, 90210" star Tori Spelling, author of "Spelling Like It Is," shows off her crafting skills with Kelly and a wallet-friendly creation. Symon makes a quick meal perfect for Halloween, and Allison Fishman of Cooking Light lightens up a spooky dessert with Oz.
Celebrating and exploring life through food, "The Chew" is co-hosted by a group of engaging, fun, relatable experts in food, lifestyle and entertaining.
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