Food

Skillet Pizza and Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie from Cook's Country. Photos: Joe Keller (left); Daniel J. Van Ackere

'Cook's Country' Skillet Recipes

Cook's Country returns with four all-new episodes on Saturday, August 12, beginning at 2:00 pm. To whet your appetite, try two recipes that take beloved dishes and make them in a skillet: Pizza Margherita, and a giant Chocolate Chip Cookie.
A savarin cake on The Great British Baking Show.

Savarin Recipe from 'The Great British Baking Show'

The technical challenge in the semifinal episode of this season of The Great British Baking Show is a savarin, a yeasted cake soaked in liqueur. Try a citrus-flavored version garnished with fruit and Chantilly cream. The final two episodes air Friday, August 4.
The Great British Baking Show. Photo: Love Productions

Can You Identify the Obscure Bakes from 'The Great British Baking Show'?

Mary and Paul often pull out some obscure recipes for the technical challenges on The Great British Baking Show. Have you heard of them before? Can you identify them? The show's final two episodes air Friday, August 4.
Lidia Bastianich's Lasagna. Photo: Meredith Nierman (Lidia).

Lidia's Italian-American Lasagna

July 29 is Lasagna Day, the perfect opportunity to invite a bunch of friends and family over and make a hearty lasagna to share with them. Don't have a recipe? Try Lidia Bastianich's classic Italian-American version, filled with her own meat sauce.
David Manilow, creator of Check, Please!

9 Essential Chicago Restaurants from the Creator of 'Check, Please!'

Few people know Chicago's food scene as well as David Manilow. He chooses nine essential Chicago restaurants, from a sexy steakhouse to a place with unbelievable sushi, from the best breakfast joint in town to the perfect date spot. 
Chocolate Chip Cookies, Korean Fried Chicken Wings, and Brownies.

Recipes Made in America

Need some dishes for your Independence Day celebration? Try some recipes for dishes invented here – no, that doesn't include apple pie, hot dogs, or French fries. Get brownies from Katharine Hepburn, cookies from Martha Stewart, and chicken wings from America's Test Kitchen.
The Great British Baking Show. Photo: Mark Bourdillon, © Love Productions

The Best 'Great British Baking Show' GIFs

Mary's disapproval, Paul's icy stare, Mel and Sue's hijinks, the contestants' fear: it's all here.
Kate's Chocolate and Salted Caramel Molten Puddings from The Great British Baking Show.

Chocolate and Salted Caramel Molten Puddings

Happy Chocolate Pudding day! Instead of eating the American version, why not try a gussied-up British kind from The Great British Baking Show? This mini cake filled with gooey chocolate and caramel comes from Kate in season 1 of the show.
Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood, Sue Perkins, and Mel Gideroyc. Photo:  Mark Bourdillon, © Love Productions

Recipes from 'The Great British Baking Show'

The Great British Baking Show returns June 16 at 9:00 pm with a fourth season. If the thought of delicious bakes from the twelve new contestants has you salivating, try some recipes from Mary, Paul, and contestants from previous seasons.
Season 4 contestants of The Great British Baking Show. Photo: Mark Bourdillon, © Love Productions

Meet the New Bakers of 'The Great British Baking Show'

Season 4 of The Great British Baking Show begins airing on PBS on Friday, June 16. There's a fresh batch of bakers - an aerospace engineer, a garden designer - ready to take on the challenges of Mary and Paul. Meet them all here!
Toffee Apple Doughnuts on The Great British Baking Show.

Toffee Apple Doughnuts from 'The Great British Baking Show'

Happy National Doughnut Day! Try a Showstopper recipe for Apple Toffee Doughnuts from season 1 of The Great British Baking Show, courtesy of Richard. 
James Beard, Julia Child ,Jacques Pépin, and Alice Waters

All of Playlist's Chef's Flight Content

American Masters Chef's Flight is over, but you can still stream the documentaries and catch up on our posts with recipes, interviews, features and more about these four icons of American cuisine.
Jacques Pépin and his best friend Jean-Claude Szurdak. Photo: Eugene Cook

Jacques Pépin on American Food Since the '50s

"It was another world," Pépin says of the American culinary scene when he first arrived here in 1959. “The cook used to be at the bottom of the social scale. Now we are genius.” 
Alice Waters. Photo: Courtesy Amanda Marsalis

Alice Waters and Her Delicious Revolution

On Friday, May 26 at 10:00 pm, enjoy an American Masters film about Alice Waters, preceded by the premiere of Jacques Pépin: The Art of Craft at 9:00 pm. Try some of Waters's fresh, ingredient-focused recipes here.
Jacques Pépin and Julia Child, c. 1980s. Photo: Courtesy Jacques Pépin

From the Archive: Julia Child

In a 1978 interview with WTTW's John Callaway, Julia Child discusses food snobs, nutrition freaks, and children in the kitchen. "My point is to make cooking easy for people so that they can enjoy it and do it, rather than making it a kind of art for the 'we happy few,'" she says.
Subscribe to RSS - Food