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Almond Tres Leches Cake from 'Pati's Mexican Table'

Pati Jinich's Almond Tres Leches Cake

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with an Almond Tres Leches cake from Pati Jinich, who explores the coastal Mexican state of Jalisco in her new season of Pati's Mexican Table.
Green Goddess Roast Chicken from 'Cook's Country.' Photo: Cook's Country

Green Goddess Roast Chicken from 'Cook's Country'

Using green goddess dressing as a marinade for roast chicken, as Cook's Country suggests, is a brilliant idea: bright, fresh flavors complement the chicken, while the acid in the marinade tenderizes the meat and the sugar caramelizes the skin.
Pão de Ló from 'Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Kitchen.' Photo: Enric Vives-Rubio

Make a Unique Sponge Cake from Portugal by Way of 'Milk Street'

Pão de ló is an unusual Portuguese sponge cake that harbors a hidden surprise beneath its browned, creased surface. It's the perfect cake for late summer in its simplicity, or to celebrate the return of Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television.
Over the Moon - Chicago mooncake boxes. Image: Cindy Tan

Celebrating Asian American Bakers in Chicagoland Via an Important Asian Holiday

The Mid-Autumn or Moon Festival is "like Thanksgiving," according to the organizer of a bakers' box of unique mooncakes, stylized pastries intimately associated with the celebration of the Festival. "I wanted to find a medium to bring everyone together."
Popcorn chicken. Photo: Cook's Country

Make Your own Popcorn Chicken with 'Cook's Country'

Cook's Country is returning for its fourteenth season, and while it has a new editor-in-chief, the show still spotlights perfected home-cook versions of down-home American specialties like popcorn chicken.
Rib-eye steak with rosemary and pomegranate molasses from 'Christopher Kimball's Milk Street.' Photo: Connie Miller of CB Creatives

Treat Yourself with a Dressed-Up Rib-Eye from 'Milk Street'

The waning of summer and approach of Labor Day means a new season of Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television and plenty of opportunities to grill. Treat yourself with a nice, Middle Eastern-inspired rib-eye.
Family meal. Photo: Unsplash/Stefan Vladimirov

A New PBS Show Showcasing the Diverse Recipes of America's Home Cooks

The Great American Recipe, premiering in summer of 2022, will spotlight the signature dishes of talented home cooks from around the country, who will compete before a panel of judges including Chicago's Graham Elliot to have their dish named "The Great American Recipe."
With Warm Welcome's Bakers Box in New York City. Photo: Ben Hon

Spotlighting Asian American Bakers and Their Stories Through a Unique Box of Pastries

Pastries from Michelin-starred chefs sit jewel-like next to buns from decades-old stalwarts of the community and treats from Instagram bakers in With Warm Welcome's Bakers Box, which aims to spotlight Asian American pastry chefs and their personal stories. 
America's Test Kitchen's Buttermilk Panna Cotta. Photo: Carl Tremblay

Buttermilk Panna Cotta from 'America's Test Kitchen'

What's better than a dessert that requires almost no effort? The biggest thing this recipe for a bright buttermilk vanilla panna cotta from America's Test Kitchen asks is some extra space in the fridge and a few hours. 
America's Test Kitchen's Pastitsio. Photo: Carl Tremblay

Try Pastitsio, a Greek Casserole, from 'America's Test Kitchen'

Try America's Test Kitchen's take on the Greek casserole, which consists of pasta in a béchamel along with a tomatoey meat sauce.
America's Test Kitchen's Galettes Completes. Photo: Carl Tremblay

A French Breakfast to Liven Up Your Mornings

Try a Breton classic from northern France, courtesy a perfected recipe from America's Test Kitchen: the galette complete, a buckwheat crepe filled with ham and cheese and topped with an egg. It's like a croque madame in crepe form.
Photo: Cook's Country

The New Editor in Chief of 'Cook's Country' Wants to Tell Unheard Stories Through Food

“It is my vision that we use food and recipes and cooking as tools to end the divide between us and to create more room at the long table of food history,” says Toni Tipton-Martin.
Community Canteen at Kimski. Photo: Rich Klevgard, courtesy Community Kitchen and Canteen

Feeding Chicagoans in Need While Supporting Restaurant Workers and Farms

The basic model is simple: “Why don’t you give us some funding to keep our restaurant workers employed and we’ll just feed people for free?” Restaurants like Mi Tocaya Antojería and the nonprofit Community Kitchen and Canteen have taken it up during the pandemic.
Pati Jinich's bizcotela vestida

A Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookie from 'Pati's Mexican Table'

Try Pati Jinich's "favorite cookie of ALL time," a sandwich of thick sugar cookies and dulce de leche, during the holiday season. 
Chefs Beverly Kim and Sarah Stegner

Challenging the Culinary Industry's Gender Disparity by Helping Working Mothers

Women are drastically under-represented as lead chefs in the restaurant business, but a new nonprofit aims to begin changing that. “I feel like the difficulties and the lack of systemic support for motherhood are a big part of why a lot of women drop out of this industry," says Beverly Kim.
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