Alex's Day Off Season 3
S03 E01Oct 24, 2010
Sweet Treats Oct 24, 2010 Alex is indulging her sweet tooth by making Chocolate Cupcakes with decadent frosting, chewy macaroons flecked with lemon and a classic Banana Foster. To cut through all that sweetness, she also mixes up a frozen Coffee Granita.
S03 E02Oct 31, 2010
Steakhouse Dinner Oct 31, 2010 Alex brings the experience of dining at a steakhouse into her dining room. Recipes on the menu include a Porterhouse with Oozing Maitre d' Butter, Grilled Romaine Salad with Blue Cheese and Stuffed White Mushroom Caps.
S03 E03Nov 7, 2010
Comfort Foods Nov 7, 2010 Alex goes back to her roots and makes some of her favorite comfort food from childhood. Her menu includes Lasagna filled with creamy mozzarella, salty parmesan, and topped with meaty Bolognese sauce. Dessert is a Dark Rum Pudding.
S03 E04Nov 14, 2010
An Early Thanksgiving (Guests) Nov 14, 2010 Alex throws a Thanksgiving feast filled with traditions and some new additions. A Golden Turkey is paired with sausage stuffing, a Stovetop Green Bean casserole has fried shallots and the Sugar Cranberry Pie finishes up the meal.
S03 E05Nov 28, 2010
A Birthday Celebration Nov 28, 2010 Chef Alex is making a simple and flavorful birthday meal for a good friend. The menu includes Breaded Chicken Marsala, Farfalle Pasta with Beet Vinaigrette and a bright Lemon Cake with chocolate frosting.
S03 E06Dec 5, 2010
Hors d'oeuvres Dec 5, 2010 Chef Alex Guarnaschelli is all about the hors d'oeuvres. She turns her kitchen into a carnival of flavor and texture with her Dad's Spare Ribs glazed with a gooey soy and vinegar sauce, tangy Chinese Chilled Noodles and more.
S03 E07Dec 12, 2010
French Bistro Fare Dec 12, 2010 Chef Alex reminisces about her days as a chef in Paris and creates dishes inspired by France. Her meal includes a decadent Croque Madame, a Wilted Spinach Salad, spicy poached shrimp and a classic bistro cocktail, the French 75.
S03 E08Dec 19, 2010
Pub Food Dec 19, 2010 Chef Alex Guarnaschelli creates the perfect pub food with her juicy Cheese Burgers made with a secret blend of ingredients. On the side, she creates a Charred Tomato Soup with Melted Mozzarella and Fried Zucchini spears.
S03 E09Dec 26, 2010
Dinner and a Movie Dec 26, 2010 For Alex Guarnaschelli, the perfect day off involves dinner and a movie with one of her close buddies. The evening starts with fried chicken with pickles and cornbread, and ends with a fizzy Chocolate Egg Cream.
S03 E10Jan 1, 2011
Brunch Jan 1, 2011 Alex Guarnaschelli is making brunch with simple Popovers topped with Homemade Ricotta and Sauteed Gala Apples. She also makes Your Own Blended Pork Sausage and Fried Eggs, and she rounds out the meal with a Salty Dog cocktail.
S03 E11Jan 8, 2011
Vegetarian Delights Jan 8, 2011 Alex is making a tasty vegetarian meal including Eggplant Parmesan with layers of homemade tomato sauce and bubbly cheese. She serves it with Squash Caponata and grilled Portobello Mushrooms drenched in balsamic vinaigrette.
S03 E12Jan 15, 2011
Budget-Friendly Food Jan 15, 2011 Chef Alex Guarnaschelli keeps fun and fabulous in the equation with her budget-friendly meal. She pairs her Marinated Skirt Steak with Quick-Pickled Feta with two perfect potato companions and an oven-baked, spicy apple dessert.
S03 E13Jan 29, 2011
Mile-High Sandwich Show Jan 29, 2011 Alex Guarnaschelli tackles an American food cornerstone when she makes her Turkey Sandwich with roasted turkey breast, bacon, iceberg lettuce and creamy dressing, accompanied by Onion Rings and Almond Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches.