'Fourth of July Spectacular' on ABC's 'The Chew'by jmaloni
Chef Curtis Stone, Katherine Schwarzenegger and Kellie Pickler to guest co-host
"The Chew" is all-new with a week of shows highlighting everything from quick and easy weeknight suppers to backyard barbecue dishes. Thursday, July 3, is a "Fourth of July Spectacular" featuring recipes and crafts to highlight your Independence Day celebration.
Listings for the week of June 30-July 4 (subject to change; weekdays, 1 p.m. on ABC):
Monday, June 30 -"Hasta La Vista, Belly!" - Author Katherine Schwarzenegger is guest co-host; low calorie, flavorful recipes, including grilled salmon with shaved cucumber and dill; zucchini "spaghetti" with walnut arugula pesto; a sweet and sour cherry and raspberry granita.
Tuesday, July 1 - "Super Fast Summer Suppers" - Actress Gina Torres; swordfish palliard with spicy grapefruit salad; chili-rubbed skirt steak with salsa verde, white beans and lemon; NASCAR's A.J. Allmendinger.
Wednesday, July 2 - "Backyard BBQ Blitz" - Country music star Kellie Pickler guest co-hosts and talks about her new album ("The Woman I Am"); instructions for making a homemade ring toss; grilled ribeye and corn salad; grilled eggplant parmesan sub sandwiches.
Thursday, July 3 - "Fourth of July Spectacular" - Recipes and crafts inspired by Independence Day, including grilled steak with charred corn and pepper salad; grilled watermelon with cinnamon toast; fruity and refreshing watermelon mojitos; patriotic centerpieces.
Friday, July 4 - "Extra Value Friday: The Ultimate BBQ" (original airdate May 23) - Chef Curtis Stone guest co-hosts; actress Wendi McLendon-Covey (ABC's "The Goldbergs"); members of the Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps judge a family cooking competition; recipes for chicken curry salad melts and meatball burgers.
"The Chew" features celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Michael Symon and Carla Hall, entertaining expert Clinton Kelly and health and wellness enthusiast Daphne Oz. Fans can follow "The Chew" (@thechew) and Batali (@mariobatali), Symon (@chefsymon), Kelly (@clinton_kelly), Hall (@carlahall) and Oz (@DaphneOz) on Twitter.