Joanna Gaines Is Hitting Food Network To Test Out Her Upcoming Cooking Show

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Joanna Gaines not only knows her way around an impressive home renovation, but she also cooks and has the cook books to prove it! Prepare to have your appetite increase because the TV star is getting ready to show off her skills in the kitchen via a new cooking special for the Food Network.

If you are hungry, prepare to get hungrier. Joanna Gaines has a one-hour cooking special set to arrive on the Food Network this Sunday (April 5), per THR. It will air right in time for an afternoon snack (12 p.m. ET). You may be wondering why Gaines is doing a cooking special now? Well, the timing is actually perfect.

The cooking special will reportedly be utilized for Joanna Gaines to “preview elements” from her upcoming cooking show. It is set to air on Joanna and Chip Gaines’ network Magnolia. Yes, in case you somehow missed it, the beloved couple will be anchoring the renovated DIY Network. In other words, goodbye DIY Network, hello Magnolia!

If you are in need of some Joanna Gaines content to tide you over until Magnolia launches, this cooking special should be just the ticket. Gaines is set to cook up an array of delicious dishes, including some treats in the form of chocolate chip cookies. My mouth is already watering!

Fans who have missed having Joanna Gaines on television via Fixer Upper will definitely not want to miss this. Whatever their reasons for leaving (and they have explained some of them), fans have felt the couple’s absence from TV in a significant way. It is unclear if Chip Gaines will be seen in the Food Network special, but I would hope he puts in some sort of cameo.

Chip and Joanna Gaines stunned the world when they announced they were ending their hit HGTV series, Fixer Upper, back in 2017. The show’s final episode aired in 2018, which led to Chip Gaines sharing how he celebrated the milestone. Since then, television has experienced a vacuum that the Gaines once filled with their adorable banter and partnership.

Since deciding to leave Fixer Upper behind, Joanna Gaines has remained busy with TV appearances, including The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. She and her husband, Chip, welcomed a fifth child in 2018. It seems their lifestyle legacy is in good hands. Their son, Crew, is already showing signs of walking in his parents’ footsteps as a boss in the making.

Fans will not have to wait long to see Joanna Gaines whipping up some goodies! The special will bow this weekend. While Joanna and Chip Gaines had feared they would not make it before their HGTV show, they have built a lifestyle empire. Enthusiasts are about to see their next chapter begin!

Joanna Gaines’ one-hour cooking special premieres Sunday, April 5, at 12 p.m. ET on The Food Network. It is one of the many spring premieres you can anticipate as you wait for Joanna and Chip Gaines’ Magnolia network to launch this fall.

Britt Lawrence

Like a contented Hallmark movie character, Britt happily lives in the same city she grew up in. Along with movies and television, she is passionate about competitive figure skating. She has been writing about entertainment for 5 years, and as you may suspect, still finds it as entertaining to do as when she began.