If you’re like the millions of others that have binged how-to shows and podcasts this past year, or have dived into foodie blogs in search of new recipes, tips, and tricks, then you’ll love this list of cooking shows that are now available to watch with TPT Passport. Read on for 17 shows that will offer you hours of entertainment and countless recipes that are sure to feed your foodie fix.
And, there’s more where that came from! We are excited to announce that from September 2021 to Spring 2023, nearly 3,000 episodes of your favorite shows will be made accessible for TPT members to stream with TPT Passport via the free PBS Video App.
Take advantage of this unique member benefit today and start streaming with the PBS Video App.
TPT Passport is a member benefit that gives you extended access to an on-demand streaming library of PBS and TPT shows, including full seasons of many favorites like Downton Abbey, Atlantic Crossing, World on Fire, and many, many more. Make a qualifying donation so you can start enjoying TPT Passport on your computer or with the PBS Video App on your favorite streaming device, mobile device or Samsung smart TV!
America’s Test Kitchen
Take a common-sense, practical approach to solve everyday cooking problems and save time and money. Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison lead a team of dedicated test kitchen cooks to reveal the basics of foolproof home cooking while preparing dozens of exhaustively tested recipes.
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The world of home cooking is undergoing a revolution with new tastes, flavors, techniques and influences. Chris and his test cooks search the world over looking for the best recipes, and finding home cooks who can teach better ways to prepare a meal at home.
Features the best regional home cooking in the country and relies on the same practical, no-nonsense food approach that has made Cook’s Country magazine so successful. Cook’s Country is where family-friendly recipes from every corner of America are reimagined for home cooks everywhere.
Kevin Belton’s Cookin’ Louisiana
In this tasty tour of the Pelican State’s best flavors and dishes, Kevin explores the rich and multi-faceted foodways of Louisiana. The show features delicious food and unique insight on how these dishes became essential components of the Louisiana palate.
In each studio episode, Ming kicks off the show by highlighting techniques to help you “Cook on the Fly” at home. From filleting a fish to sharing the technique for cooking veggies kids will love, Ming and his guests use their culinary tricks to bring you a season of delicious new recipes.
Pati’s Mexican Table
Each half-hour highlights a singular Mexican food – from familiar ingredients like vanilla, avocado and chorizo to the mysterious grains used by the Aztecs and the adventurous and trendy cuisine found across Mexico today. From traditional takes on tomatillos to modern spins on huevos rancheros, Pati inspires viewers to make great Mexican dishes in their own homes.
Lidia Bastianich conjures simple, seasonal and economical dishes with grace, confidence and love. She teaches viewers to draw on their roots, allow for spontaneity, and cultivate a sense of home in the kitchen. Lidia makes rustic staples, including oatmeal biscuits, apple cider-braised pork shoulder, potato pizza, salmon with mustard sauce, country onion soup, lentil country salad and Grandma Rosa’s apple cake.
Twin Cities PBS Originals
Relish shares stories and recipes of cultural heritage in Twin Cities communities through the universal language of food. In each episode, host Yia Vang of Union Hmong Kitchen takes viewers in kitchens with local chefs as they serve up an ingredient or dish that has personal and cultural meaning to them.
Farm Fresh Road Trip
Host Mary Lahammer visits local cafes to see farm fresh food prepared right inside restaurants all across the state. They will assemble a complete meal beginning to end. See the local food movement through a new lens that might surprise you. Produced with Minnesota Farmers Union.
Popular Foodie Shows
Sarah’s Weeknight Meals
Renowned chef, television personality, magazine editor and cookbook author Sara Moulton brings her signature warmth and informative style back to public television in her new series, Weeknight Meals. Based on her book, Sara’s Secrets for Weeknight Meals, Sara and her celebrity-chef friends share their ideas for flavorful, healthy meals with minimal fuss.
How She Rolls
Meet Carrie Morey –an award-winning baker, cookbook author and entrepreneur who is growing a tiny made-by-hand mail order biscuit company into a booming business with a ravenous following.
Baking with Julia
This series showcases the country’s outstanding pastry chefs, bakers, teachers and cookbook authors offering indispensable techniques, time-honored tips and meticulously tested recipes that make home baking successful and satisfying.
The French Chef with Julia Child
In this special collection in TPT Passport, now chefs of all ages and abilities can share Julia Child’s love of authentic French food and learn to cook some of her most loved dishes from her original series on Public Television.
Taste of Malaysia
Take a journey of cultural discovery through this stunning gem in Southeast Asia. The 13-part series presents a wide variety of dishes from this tri-cultural landscape, as well as highlights diverse cultural and historical elements.
A Chef’s Life
A Chef’s Life is a food/reality series featuring Chef Vivian Howard. Vivian was making a name for herself in New York City, when her father, a hog farmer, offered to get her started in her own restaurant. The catch? It would be located in her home town, a place she swore she would never return — the Deep South.
Join Chef Vivian Howard as she digs deeper into the lesser-known roots of Southern food, cooking and living, and strives to better understand her neighbors in the contemporary South, one dish at a time.
No Passport Required
Check out this six-part PBS/Eater series that takes viewers on an inspiring journey across the U.S. to explore and celebrate the wide-ranging diversity of immigrant traditions and cuisine woven into American food and culture. A vibrant portrait of America today, No Passport Required features musicians, poets, chefs, business owners, artists, community leaders and home cooks who have enhanced the nation’s culture and cuisine.
WINE FIRST is a series that matches delicious wine and food. The program takes viewers through some of the most beautiful European wine regions, where sommelier Liora Levi and food enthusiast Yolanda Ano search for three wines that reflect the character of the area. In each episode, Liora and Yolanda challenge one renowned local chef to cook three dishes that complement the taste and qualities of each of their chosen wines.
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