Sunny Anderson, Katie Lee, Jeff Mauro and Marcela Valladolid offer up interactive food expertise, too
Culinary experts and co-hosts of the upcoming daytime series "The Kitchen @ Food Network," Sunny Anderson, Katie Lee, Jeff Mauro and Marcela Valladolid log-in to hang out with Alton, Bobby, Giada and Ina post-"Thanksgiving Live!," continuing to dish out holiday food advice in an exclusive Thanksgiving leftover-themed Google+ Hangout Saturday, Nov. 23, at 2 p.m. From the perfect leftover sandwich to creative ways to use those extra mashed potatoes, users will get real-time feedback from these culinary pros.
Participants can join the event and interact with the cast at www.FoodNetwork.com/ThanksgivingHangout.
Scheduled to premiere in early 2014, "The Kitchen @ Food Network" cast also includes Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian as co-host.
In advance of the Google+ Hangout, participants can submit questions via Facebook (facebook.com/foodnetwork), Twitter (twitter.com/foodnetwork, handle @FoodNetwork, hashtag #ThanksgivingLive) and Google+.
The biggest names on Food Network take on the biggest food holiday of the year in the third annual two-hour special, "Thanksgiving Live!," co-hosted by Alton Brown, Giada DeLaurentiis, Bobby Flay and, in her first "Thanksgiving Live!" appearance, Ina Garten. On Saturday, Nov. 23, from noon-2 p.m. (west coast will be taped), viewers will help run the action via social media and Skype calls, making this fully interactive event a one-stop destination for the best in expert food advice this holiday season. In addition to doling out their own helpful hints, time-saving strategies and holiday entertaining expertise, each will present a unique take on a Thanksgiving turkey. They will also reveal Food Network's Top 20 Thanksgiving tips from the past 20 years, in a nod to the network's birthday.