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A Fall Full of Cooking Shows on WTTW

Daniel Hautzinger
The Jubilee Pudding bakers. Image: Courtesy WETA
Five home bakers compete to make a new pudding for Queen Elizabeth's platinum jubilee in 'The Jubilee Pudding.' Image: Courtesy WETA

Fall means back to school, and while we may not be returning to lessons in a classroom, there's still plenty of fun things to learn—as in the cornucopia of new seasons of cooking shows premiering on WTTW over the next couple months! Learn about what's coming below, and don't forget to keep checking back on WTTW's Food site or sign up for our food newsletter, Deep Dish, for recipes from these shows and more! 

The Jubilee Pudding: 70 Years in the Baking

Friday, September 2 at 9:00 pm

To celebrate Queen Elizabeth's 70th year on the throne this year, legendary London department store Fortnum & Mason held a competition to crown a new pudding in honor of the queen. Watch as the five top home bakers compete before a panel of judges led by Mary Berry and featuring The Great British Baking Show winner Rahul Mandal. The winning recipe is already available to find online, but we suggest you wait to look and enjoy the show first!

WTTW Passport members can stream the whole show now. 

Cook's Country

New season premieres Saturday, September 10 at 12:00 pm

Cook's Country season 15. Photo: Courtesy Cook's CountryPhoto: Courtesy Cook's Country

Season 15 of Cook's Country, the homier offshoot of America's Test Kitchen, will feature everything from Japanese steakhouse fare to tater to hotdish to okra and shrimp stew. Catch a sneak peek (or taste) now with their recipe for Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings

WTTW Passport members can stream several recent seasons of Cook's Country. Try more of their recipes.

Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television

New season premieres Saturday, September 10 at 3:00 pm

Pizza Carbonara from Milk Street. Photo: Courtesy Christopher Kimball's Milk Street TelevisionPizza Carbonara. Photo: Courtesy Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television

It's hard to believe we're already on season 6 of Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television, but we're delighted to have more! Tacos from Los Angeles and Mexico City, Greek appetizers, Brazilian pizza, and more are on the docket this season.

WTTW Passport members can stream all the seasons of Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television. Try more recipes from Milk Street.

How She Rolls

New season premieres Saturday, September 17 at 11:00 am

How She Rolls is different from the other shows on this list: it's newer, only entering its second season; and it's not a cooking show. Instead it follows Carrie Morey as she grows her Charleston, South Carolina biscuit business while also raising a family and reconnecting with her mother.

The first season is available to stream by WTTW Passport members. 

Pati's Mexican Table

New season premieres Saturday, September 17 at 4:00 pm

Pati's Mexican Table season 11Photo: Courtesy Pati's Mexican Table

Pati Jinich travels to the northeastern Mexican border state of Nuevo León in this eleventh season of Pati's Mexican Table, discovering some surprising Sephardic Jewish culinary roots in the region. It's a return to the border for Jinich, who produced a special tracing the Mexican-American border last year.

Most seasons of Pati's Mexican Table are available to stream for free. Try some recipes from Pati's Mexican Table.

Lidia's Kitchen

New season premieres Saturday, October 1 at 1:00 pm

Lidia Bastianich in season 10 of Lidia's Kitchen. Photo: Courtesy Lidia's KitchenPhoto: Courtesy Lidia's Kitchen

This may be only season 10 of Lidia's Kitchen, but it's year 25 of Lidia Bastianich's time on public television. Make sure to check back for a recipe or two from the upcoming season in the coming weeks!

WTTW Passport members can stream recent seasons of Lidia's Kitchen

Sara's Weeknight Meals

New season premieres Saturday, October 8 at 12:30 pm

Tea smoked tofu with wakame salad on Sara's Weeknight MealsTea smoked tofu with wakame salad. Photo: Courtesy Sara's Weeknight Meals

Sara Moulton is another longtime public television presence, and in season 11 of Sara's Weeknight Meals she visit Vancouver and Juneau, then brings home recipes from Chinatown and salmon-filled rivers.

WTTW Passport members can stream several seasons of Sara's Weeknight Meals.

My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas

New season premieres Saturday, October 22 at 3:30 pm

Join Diane Kochilas for a fourth season of exploring the cuisine and history of the Greek islands—a sun-dappled place that will be especially appealing when this season premieres at the end of October!

All seasons of My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas/ are available to stream for free.