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Cranberry Curd Tart from 'America's Test Kitchen'

A Cranberry Curd Tart for Any Holiday

Cranberries aren't just for Thanksgiving, especially when they come in the form of a stunning red tart with an almond crust from America's Test Kitchen.
Savory Sweet Potato Gratin from 'Milk Street'

Don't Even Think About Putting Marshmallows on This Savory Sweet Potato Gratin

There are no marshmallows in sight in this savory sweet potato gratin from Milk Street. Instead the excitement comes from the complement of miso, soy, and ginger against the warm sweetness of the potatoes.
Ligurian Potato, Green Bean, and Mushroom Gratin from 'Milk Street'

A Different Kind of Green Bean Casserole

Green bean casserole may be a classic Thanksgiving side dish, but in case you want to switch it up from the cream of mushroom kind, Milk Street has a hearty Italian casserole filled out with potatoes and fresh mushrooms.
A selection of Indian mithai, or confections. Photo: iStock

The Foods (and Importance) of Diwali

“It is the most important holiday for our community,” says the Chicago-based cookbook author Anupy Singla. She explains the Hindu religious holiday's significance and some of the delicious dishes that are served up during it. 
Pati Jinich at Yeto's Menuderia in Juarez, Mexico. Photo: Alan Jinich/Mexican Table

"Doubly Blessed": Pati Jinich Explores the Intermingling of Cultures at the U.S.-Mexico Border

"The people [who live at the border] are misjudged all the time," says Pati Jinich. "And the truth is that they don’t need to prove that they belong somewhere, because they belong to this different universe, this world that belongs to both [countries] and enriches both.”
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.
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