New Cookbook Argues Midwestern Food is More than Casseroles and Cheese. But Here's a Recipe for Fried Cheese Curds Anyway
Paul Fehribach, the chef and owner of Big Jones in Andersonville, explores the stories behind Midwestern foods familiar and lesser-known in a new book, arguing that it deserves to be taken seriously. “What I would like to do is present it as a beautiful regional cuisine that has a history," he says.
With Hispanic Heritage Month, Mexican Independence Day, Rosh Hashanah, and the premiere of a new season of Pati's Mexican Table, it's the perfect time to try Pati Jinich's matzo ball soup with Mexican flavors, adapted from her grandmother.
Submitted by Mrinalini Khungar from Woodridge
One of the comfort foods of India, akin to China's congee, khicidi is a blend of rice, dal (or lentils), and butter and warming spices.
You don't have to go to a Korean barbecue restaurant, as delightful as they are, to enjoy the utterly satisfying—and quick-cooking—meal of beef bulgogi, which makes a great weeknight meal.
Try a no-campfire-necessary s'mores treat from Christopher Kimball's Milk Street, which will soon see the premiere of its seventh season on WTTW. The recipe is adapted from one by Southern baking legend Cheryl Day.
Continue to enjoy summer as it winds down with a recipe for fish tacos from Cook's Country that comes from the show's upcoming new season and is inspired by a version served at a San Diego restaurant.
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The Emmy-winning local restaurant review series from WTTW Chicago features host, master sommelier, and restaurateur Alpana Singh sitting down with three “regular person” guest reviewers as they compare notes on their experiences at three Chicago-area eateries.
Discover the ways Chicago’s celebrity chefs unwind after they clock out of the kitchen. Get to know another side of these interesting personalities who — while known for their passion and work ethic in the kitchen — are fascinating and passionate people in their personal lives as well.
Meet the people who feed you. This digital takes you into the kitchen, behind the bar, and into the field to introduce you to a chef or restaurateur who prepares food and libations as they share their personal stories and insights about the meaning of their work, how they got into the hospitality business, and why they have such a passion for what they do.
Join Geoffrey Baer as he plays both taste tester and tour guide, exploring the little-known stories behind Chicago's favorite foods! Along this delectable journey, learn how the Chicago-style hot dog came into being, discover the connection between Al Capone and Jay's Potato Chips, take a tour down Chicago's New Maxwell Street Market, learn about the birth of the classic SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE "cheezborger" routine from the Billy Goat tavern, and so much more!
This cooking demonstration program filmed before a live audience in WTTW's Grainger Studio is hosted by Sarah Grueneberg, James Beard award-winning chef/owner of Chicago's Monteverde and runner-up on "Iron Chef" and "Iron Chef Gauntlet." Each week, Sarah is joined by three extraordinary local chefs who band together to prepare a unique meal.
Healthy eating and food education are essential to preparing the very youngest members of our community for school and life. Pilot Light and WTTW team up to encourage healthy eating with FOOD THOUGHTS, an animated series of videos for kids and families. Puppy chef host “Puprika” joins a diverse group of children and families to visit their homes, gardens, farms, and schools.