New Series TASTE IN TRANSLATION Among Cooking Channel's January Highlights

Premiering Thursday, January 3rd at 9:30pmET/6:30pmPT - "Tasty Trattoria Brunch"
Bobby creates a brunch menu in the style of Italian trattorias-casual, laid back, and with plenty of family-style dishes. First up, he cooks Cinnamon Mascarpone Pancakes with Warm Morello Cherries and Hazelnuts. He also makes a Frittata with Cherry Tomatoes, Sausage, Arugula and Ricotta and serves it with a side of Rosemary Home Fries with Pancetta, Parmesan and Parsley. To toast to a wonderful meal, he pours up a citrus and mint cocktail that he calls a Citronata.
Premiering Thursday, January 10th at 9:30pmET/6:30pmPT - "Brunch Bites Across Europe"
Bobby is making it easy to entertain for brunch with a menu of European-inspired small bites that are sure to please any crowd. His tasty brunch includes Calabrian Scrambled Eggs with Jalapeno Pesto Bruschetta, Buckwheat Crepes with Ham, Gruyere and Caramelized Onions and Mini Pumpkin Churros with a silky smooth Chocolate-Espresso dipping sauce.

Premiering Thursday, January 17th at 9:30pmET/6:30pmPT - "Vermont Bed & Breakfast Style"
Bobby loves to recreate his favorite vacation meals in his own brunch kitchen, and this menu is no exception. For his Vermont Style Bed & Breakfast menu he's making Black Pepper Popovers Filled with Vermont Cheddar and Herb Scrambled Eggs and Maple-Mustard Glazed Canadian Bacon. If that's not enough to get you out of bed, he's also making Baked Apples with Oatmeal and Yogurt and mixing up an Old Vermont Cocktail.

Premiering Thursday, January 24th at 9:30pmET/6:30pmPT - "Best of the Pacific Northwest"
Bobby shows a little love for an often overlooked culinary destination - the Pacific Northwest. Today's brunch menu includes Smoked Salmon & Scallion Scramble with Whole Grain Toast and Homemade Goat Cheese Butter, plus a flavorful Wild Mushroom-Yukon Gold Hash and some irresistible Blackberry-Hazelnut Sticky Buns. To top it off, he finishes this brunch with a homemade Coconut Chai Tea Latte.

Drop 5 lbs with Good Housekeeping - Premiering Saturday, January 19th at 10:30amET/7:30amPT
Continuing its promise of small changes that deliver big results, Melissa d'Arabian (Ten Dollar Dinners) returns to host the second season of this show, based on the magazine's popular weight loss column, and is joined by Good Housekeeping Nutrition Director Samantha Cassetty and Aarti Sequeira (Aarti Party). Each week Drop 5 lbs with Good Housekeeping offers tips and tricks to make weight loss easy and manageable. Eat smart when dining out with tips from Aarti Sequeira at

Premiering Saturday, January 19th at 10:30amET/7:30amPT - "Look and Feel Younger" - SEASON PREMIERE!
The Drop 5 team is back with easy nutrition and exercise tips for feeling and looking younger. Host Melissa d' Arabian cooks up Balsamic Roasted Pork with Berry Salad and tender, flaky Flounder with Corn and Tomatoes. Nutrition expert Samantha Cassetty shares her list of "fountain of youth" foods and food correspondent Aarti Sequeira teams up with Fitness Expert JJ Virgin for tips on how to physically feel younger through exercise.

Premiering Saturday, January 26th at 10:30amET/7:30amPT - "Fat Can Be Your Drop 5 Friend"
The Drop 5 team demonstrates how to lose weight by incorporating healthy fats into a diet. Melissa d'Arabian prepares creamy Thai Style Coconut Chicken with Snow Peas and a classic, hearty Nicoise Salad. Samantha Cassetty dispels the myths about fats and how to make the right choices, while Aarti Sequeira discovers the health benefits of olive oil.

How to Live to 100 - Premiering Sunday, January 6th at 8pmET/5pmPT

Detroit-born chef, Jason Wrobel, dishes up a sublime fusion of food and humor as host of the new Cooking Channel special, How To Live To 100. Jason turns up the heat on powerful ingredients proven to increase your longevity and whips them up into culinary masterpieces.

Giada in Paradise: Monte Carlo - Premiering Sunday, January 20th at 8pmET/5pmPT
In this Giada in Paradise special, Giada visits Monte Carlo - part of the Principality of Monaco that is situated between the Alps and the Mediterranean Sea along the French Riviera. Regal and elegant, Monte Carlo is known for its palace-like architecture, high-end fashion, mega-yachts, luxury sports cars, risky roulette and, most recently, world-class cuisine. Relax and enjoy Giada's elegant and stylized adventure set in one of the most dazzling destinations on the planet.

Food Crawl with Lee Anne Wong - Premiering Sunday, January 27th at 8pmET/5pmPT
Lee Anne Wong has a lifelong passion for exploring, learning and savoring Asian food. Sometimes a simple craving for a bowl of noodles is all the motivation she needs to hit the town and search for delicious eats. In this one hour special, Lee Anne goes on a food crawl for the best dumplings and noodles New York has to offer. Her eating tour takes her to the historic Chinatowns in Manhattan and Queens, as well as the up and coming food neighborhoods in Williamsburg and Park Slope in Brooklyn. Lee Anne visits legendary Vanessa's Dumplings where the choices for dumplings are high and the prices are low. It's a fun lesson filled with a lot of laughs while learning how to make hand-torn noodles at Biang! in Flushing, Queens. At Williamsburg's Smorgasburg, Lee Anne indulges at two innovative food stalls for the best cold Chinese sesame noodles and mazeman. This delicious food crawl features families who have made culinary marks, as well as the next generation of inspired cooks who continue to celebrate Asian cuisine. Flip through Lee Anne Wong's photos of her delicious tour of New York City's best Asian eats on


The Food Hospital - Premiering Monday, January 14th at 9pmET/6pmPT
The Food Hospital examines the science behind using food as medicine. In experiments conducted with strict scientific rigor, patients suffering from a range of medical conditions and symptoms are invited to attend The Food Hospital where they are prescribed specific food treatment programs to find out if their health problems can be alleviated or cured by the food they eat. Meet the patients from The Food Hospital on and find out the medical problems they're combating with food.


Extra Virgin
Premiering Wednesday, January 2nd at 9:30pmET/6:30pmPT - "Dinner Under the Tuscan Gun"
Premiering Wednesday, January 9th at 9:30pmET/6:30pmPT - "A Tuscan Remedy"
Premiering Wednesday, January 16th at 9:30pmET/6:30pmPT - "Coney Island Calling"
Premiering Wednesday, January 23rd at 9:30pmET/6:30pmPT - "The Man of Montauk"
Premiering Wednesday, January 30th at 9:30pmET/6:30pmPT - "Meatopia!"

Hook, Line & Dinner
Premiering Thursday, January 3rd at 8:00pmET/5:00pmPT - "Puerto Rico"
Premiering Thursday, January 10th at 8:00pmET/5:00pmPT - "Maui"
Premiering Thursday, January 17th at 8:00pmET/5:00pmPT - "Maine"
Premiering Thursday, January 24th at 8:00pmET/5:00pmPT - "Catskills"
Premiering Thursday, January 31st at 8:00pmET/5:00pmPT - "Colorado"

Little Paris Kitchen
Premiering Saturday, January 5th at 2:30pmET/11:00amPT - "Quiche Lorraine"

My Grandmother's Ravioli
Premiering Wednesday, January 2nd at 8:30pmET/5:30pmPT - "Vanetta Williams"
Premiering Wednesday, January 9th at 8:30pmET/5:30pmPT - "Maria Lopez"
Premiering Wednesday, January 16th at 8:30pmET/5:30pmPT - "Cookie Oma"
Premiering Wednesday, January 23rd at 8:30pmET/5:30pmPT - "Meena and Mona"
Premiering Wednesday, January 30th at 8:30pmET/5:30pmPT - "Napolitanos"

Unique Sweets
Premiering Sunday, January 6th at 10:30pmET/7:30pmPT - "Sweet Peanut"
Premiering Sunday, January 13th at 10:30pmET/7:30pmPT - "Wild West Sweets"
Premiering Sunday, January 20th at 10:30pmET/7:30pmPT - "Global Sweets"


Discover the Secrets for Healthier Living With Cooking Channel
It's easy to be healthy but it starts with knowing how, so Cooking Channel reached out to the experts for tips, tricks and secrets to a healthier 2013. Make over meals with Bobby Deen, get nutritionists' secrets for staying healthy and set New Year's resolutions you can actually stick to. Also, find out how Chuck, Nadia, Kelsey and more fan-favorite chefs stay fit (even when their day job is all about food). Plus, get tips from the hosts of Drop 5 lbs with Good Housekeeping on little changes that have big payoffs. Discover the best and worst of fast food offerings, learn the top mistakes dieters make and what health food claims you might want to avoid and get the best healthy recipes, from breakfast to dinner and dessert, from your favorite Cooking Channel chefs.

Get Cooking Channel's Top Recipes and Party Ideas
Gear up for the big game with Cooking Channel's best recipes, and start planning with the All-Star Game Day Menu, featuring Chuck Hughes' stuffed potato skins, Alton Brown's spinach artichoke dip, Bobby Deen's buffalo wings and more. Ladle up bowls of the best chili, dig into wing flavors from around the worldand get awesome new twists on nachos. Plus, Lee Anne Wong serves up her fresh new spins on party appetizers, and burgers get a mini food makeover in our lineup of slider recipes. Quench your thirst with beer, cocktails and big batch drinks, and then take the party into overtime with the best handheld desserts, including brownies, cookies and game-day cupcakes.

The funniest food show you've never seen is back for season two. Every Monday, catch a new episode of Fodder, an original sketch comedy series that points the camera at our culture's growing obsession with all things edible. This smart and savvy parody takes on restaurants, bars, food entertainment and more as it explores why we just can't stop talking about our food.

Food Bites
Taste test the best (and worst) of food television every Thursday on Cooking Channel's new show Food Bites. Join host Adam Gertler (Food Network Star, Kid in a Candy Store) every Thursday as he takes his steak knife to the world of food, with nothing off limits and everything served up with a dash of humor.

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