Featuring easy and delicious holiday appetizers
Ina Garten, Anthony Bourdain and Nigella Lawson are guests
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas as "The Chew" gets viewers ready for the holiday season with delicious drinks; easy, inexpensive and flavorful dishes; as well as décor ideas all month long.
On Monday, "The Chew" launches its "Christmas Countdown Kickoff" featuring The Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten, and her winter slaw and slow-roasted spiced pork. Clinton Kelly also demonstrates how to make homemade pop-up Christmas cards and button ornament cards. On Tuesday, "The Chew" welcomes Anthony Bourdain and Nigella Lawson (ABC's "The Taste.")
Listings for the week (subject to change; weekdays at 1:00 p.m. on ABC):
Monday, Dec. 1 - "Christmas Countdown Kickoff" - Ina Garten, (author "Make It Ahead: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook") shares her recipes for winter slaw and slow-roasted spiced pork; a demonstration of how to make homemade holiday cards; "Appy Holidays" featuring Mario Batali's festive salami flatbreads.
Tuesday, Dec. 2 - "A Taste Of The Holidays" - Anthony Bourdain and Nigella Lawson ("The Taste"); Carla Hall introduces the four category finalists of Pillsbury's 47th Bake-Off Contest; "Appy Holiday" week featuring some of Clinton Kelly's favorite holiday appetizers.
Wednesday, Dec. 3 - "Merry Meals" - Sal Basille and Francis Garcia (Artichoke Pizza and "Pizza Masters"); "Appy Holidays" featuring an easy appetizer under 500 calories; the $1 million winner of Pillsbury's 47th Bake-Off is revealed.
Thursday, Dec. 4 - "Jingle Bell Bites"- "Appy Holidays" featuring one of Carla Hall's favorite holiday appetizers; the co-hosts share their recent visit to Food Bank of New York's CookShop program.
Friday, Dec. 5 - "Fourth Annual Ugly Holiday Sweater Party" - The co-hosts share their tips for creatively wrapping holiday gifts this season; "Appy Holidays" continues with more innovative appetizer ideas; Clinton and Michael Symon share their recent visit with chef Zahie Tellez in Cuernavaca, Mexico.