Gusto Holiday Marathons

— November 30, 2016

Friday, Dec. 23 10 p.m. – JAMIE'S CHRISTMAS COOKBOOK Jamie Oliver has been cooking for Christmas for almost two decades, experimenting with loads of different ways of cooking the classics. This year, he shows viewers his ultimate recipes – the ones that are the very best for Christmas.  Saturday, Dec. 24 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. – WATTS UP FOR THE HOLIDAYS: SPENCER’S ULTIMATE CHRISTMAS RECIPES Spencer Watts serves up his take on traditional holiday fare, showing viewers how to make an impressive dinner without the stress. 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. – ONE WORLD KITCHEN: OUR FAVOURITE HOLIDAY RECIPES For the first time, hosts Hana (Japan), Vanessa (Italy), Natalia (Argentina) and Pailin (Thailand) get together to cook their favourite traditional holiday dishes influenced by their respective cultures. 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. – ONE WORLD KITCHEN BAKES THE HOLIDAYS Celebrate the holidays with beautiful baked treats from Italy, Japan, Thailand, and Argentina that are sure to become a holiday baking tradition. 10 a.m. – RACHEL ALLEN'S CAKE DIARIES CHRISTMAS Baker extraordinaire Rachel Allen brings a festive special that presents some new ideas, from clementine cake,  to mincemeat muffins with eggnog icing. With fresh and mouth-watering ideas for the whole of the festive season, there's no reason for viewers not to have a go at a show-stopping Christmas dessert their guests. 10:30 a.m. –  RACHEL ALLEN’S EASY MEALS CHRISTMAS Rachel Allen reveals what the holidays mean to her, showcasing her favourite recipes in a guide to stress free festive food. 11 a.m. – RACHEL’S COASTAL COOKING AT CHRISTMAS Rachel Allen takes inspiration from the Irish coast for this collection of festive delights, including the perfect roast, and some delicious chocolates. 11:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. – LORRAINE’S LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS Lorraine Pascale creates a feast of tasty seasonal dishes, scrumptious edible gifts, and a stunning winter wonderland cake as she prepares for a festive family get-together. 12:45 p.m. and 11 p.m. – JAMIE’S CHRISTMAS WITH BELLS ON (Part 1) Filmed at Jamie Oliver’s Essex home, and featuring family and friends, this festive two-part special is packed with stress-free, sure-fire ways to cover the classics for a fab Christmas dinner. 1:45 p.m. and 12 a.m. –  JAMIE’S CHRISTMAS WITH BELLS ON (Part 2) Part two of Jamie Oliver’s festive holiday special JAMIE’S CHRISTMAS WITH BELLS ON. 2:45 p.m. and 10 p.m. – JAMIE’S NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS Jamie Oliver helps viewers raise their seasonal game with foolproof recipes and clever tricks for cooking the ultimate holiday feast. 3:45 p.m. – JAMIE'S CHRISTMAS COOKBOOK Jamie Oliver has been cooking for Christmas for almost two decades, experimenting with loads of different ways of cooking the classics. This year, he shows viewers his ultimate recipes – the ones that are the very best for Christmas. MASTERCHEF Sunday, Dec. 25 at 6 a.m. – Wednesday, Dec. 28 at 6 a.m. Gusto relives Season 7 of MASTERCHEF in this three day marathon, where award-winning chefs Gordon Ramsay and Christina Tosi welcome 40 home cooks competing to make their culinary dreams a reality. Also featured is the two-hour charity special MASTERCHEF CELEBRITY SHOWDOWN, where celebrities like Gigi Hadid, Terry Crews (BROOKLYN NINE-NINE), and more compete for culinary bragging rights and a grand prize, donated to their charity of choice. MASTERCHEF CANADA Wednesday, Dec. 28 – Sunday, Jan. 1, daily from 6 a.m. – 3 p.m. Feast on all three seasons of MASTERCHEF CANADA with this special holiday catch up marathon. Hosted by judges Michael Bonacini, Alvin Leung, and Claudio Aprile, each season sees a new batch of home cooks compete for $100,000 and the title of Canada’s next MasterChef. Ladies of London Marathon Wednesday, Dec. 28 at 3 p.m. – Thursday Dec. 29 at 6 a.m. London ladies Rachel Khoo and Miss Dahl share their culinary expertise in this special holiday marathon featuring every episode from their series RACHEL KHOO’S KITCHEN NOTEBOOK: LONDON and THE DELICIOUS MISS DAHL. 3 p.m. – RACHEL KHOO’S KITCHEN NOTEBOOK: LONDON Always in pursuit of the perfect way to cure her food cravings, Rachel Khoo is shopping, eating, and cooking her way around London. She captures the city’s culinary inspiration like any modern food obsessive – blogging about it, snapping photos, and sketching in her trusty notebook. 8 p.m. – THE DELICIOUS MISS DAHL For Sophie Dahl, food and emotion are inextricably linked. With food as the centrepiece, Dahl revisits treasured places, revealing the personal resonance behind each of her recipes. Best British Baking Marathon Thursday, Dec. 29 – Saturday, Dec. 31, from 3 p.m. – 6 a.m. From King’s Cross to Piccadilly Square, this marathon features the sweetest recipes in all of Britain. Thursday, Dec. 29 3 p.m. – RACHEL ALLEN – ALL THINGS SWEET Life really is sweet as much-loved chef Rachel Allen showcases delicious recipes in a scrumptious series packed with tips to help viewers create these treats themselves. Her recipes for desserts, cakes, and confectionery feature everything from show-stopping dinner party finales to impressive afternoon goodies. Friday, Dec. 30 3 p.m. - BRITAIN’S BEST BAKERY Sixty bakeries make their bid to take the ultimate accolade of best British bakery in this competition series. Each day brings an array of mouth-watering recipes, regional specialities, and delicious treats as the bakeries put themselves on the line to be scrutinised by judges Mich Turner and Peter Sidwell. THE HOUSE THAT 100K BUILT Marathon Saturday, Dec. 31 at 3 p.m. – Sunday, Jan. 1 at 6 a.m. Viewers can get their New Year’s resolutions for the perfect home in order, drawing inspiration from this renovation marathon. Architectural journalist and critic Kieran Long and award winning architect Piers Taylor follow self-builders as they take on the biggest gamble of their lives: building their own house from scratch. A PLACE IN THE SUN Marathon Sunday, Jan. 1 at 3 p.m. – Monday, Jan. 2 at 6 a.m. Each episode follows a British couple visiting three to four properties in a sunny foreign locale, in search of the perfect vacation home. Live Well For 2017 Marathon Get a sneak peek of Gusto’s brand-new 2017 series that inspire viewers to save money and eat healthy following the holidays, including new original series THE URBAN VEGETARIAN, Jamie Oliver’s SAVE WITH JAMIE, and EAT WELL FOR LESS. 6 a.m., 12 p.m., and 6 p.m. – THE URBAN VEGETARIAN This new original series follows Desiree Nielsen as she transforms everyday veggies into delightful, easy-to-make dishes, and bakes up decadent desserts. 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. – SAVE WITH JAMIE Jamie Oliver inspires people around the world to eat better and spend less on their weekly food bills. With useful money saving tips, and seriously delicious recipes, Oliver proves that it is possible to eat like a king without breaking the bank. 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. – EAT WELL FOR LESS In each episode, a new family learns how to shop, cook, and eat for less. With the help of a nutritionist, they analyse their groceries, and set a target for how much the family could save. Are they too attached to big name products? To find out, everything is be de-branded. In the end, each family chooses between the food they normally buy and the excellent, cheaper alternatives. MARTHA & SNOOPS POTCLUCK DINNER PARTY Marathon Monday, Jan. 2 from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Celebrity Chef Martha Stewart and hip hop legend Snoop Dogg may seem like an unlikely pair, but together they can throw a great dinner party! In each episode, the pair invites their celebrity friends over for a half-baked evening of cocktails, cooking, conversation, and fun where nothing is off limits. This marathon features every episode from Season 1A, with the second half of Season 1 set to air later in 2017

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