The Best Food and Cooking Shows on TV

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PBS is the original home to cooking on TV. And still the best.

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PBS FOOD unites cooking shows, blogs and recipes from all your PBS favorites including Julia Child, Jose Andres, Martha Stewart, Jaques Pepin and Lidia Bastianich. 

Find recipes from all your favorite PBS cooking shows, explore award-winning blogs and watch videos. 

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Food - Delicious Science

Kneading Bread For The Perfect Rise

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Michael Mosley demonstrates what kneading does to bread dough.

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The Slow Cooker, A Favorite Kitchen Helper

PBS Food has several slow cooker recipes to really bring out the flavor in your recipes.

How Does It Grow

Why are Strawberry Seeds on the Outside?

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Everything you thought you knew about strawberries is about to go up in smoke.

A Year in Space

Space Food

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Making dinner in space can be tricky- everything floats in this world of zero gravity!

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Create an Easy Cream of Mushroom Soup

Satisfy a craving for warm, rich food with this easy-to-make recipe.

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How to Make an Avocado Rose

Follow this easy tutorial in eight simple steps!

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Make Fennel Chicken for Dinner

This comfort food is a stew where fennel is braised with red onions, chicken and wine.

Kitchen Vignettes

My Mom's Pea Soup

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2017 James Beard Award submission for PBS Food's Kitchen Vignettes web series. Aube carries on her mom's tradition of growing her own peas to make pea soup.

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 Black Bean Quinoa Rainbow Salad

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This protein-rich salad combines vibrant flavors such as mango, avocado, and cilantro.

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Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

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Roasted red peppers infuses them with an irresistible aroma that makes a rich pesto.

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Strawberry Basil Tart

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Life's most romantic moments always involve food. Enjoy a strawberry story of Summer love.

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Fresh Mint and Chocolate Ice Cream

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This dessert uses white and dark chocolates as well as fresh mint instead of mint extract.

Kitchen Vignettes

Blackberry Swirl Cheesecake with Rye Pecan Crust

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Decadent, stunning, and creamy. There is something classic about a slice of cheesecake.

ChefSteps

Tip & Trick: Triple-Baked Pie Crust

No more soggy bottoms! Use these tips to get a picture-perfect crust every time.

ChefSteps

Tips & Tricks: July in a Jar

Save your summer faves now, and you'll have bright, crunchy fruits and veggies all winter.

ChefSteps

Tip & Trick: The Best Bacon Is Cooked All Night

Make bacon even better. Yes, it's possible.

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Tips & Tricks: Super-Smooth, Scoopable Ice Cream

Hint: It's free, it's easy, and it'll also heal a broken heart.

Full-Time Kid

How to Make a Kitchentop Composter

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Turn any plastic bottle into your own DIY composter!

Next Avenue

8 Best Foods for Your Heart

Besides red wine and oatmeal, these and also lower blood pressure and cholesterol.

How to Purée

Puréed foods are smooth and add a richness to a dish. Learn how to get them just right.

How to Steam

Vivian demonstrates the keys to properly steam food like a professional chef.

How to Steep

Steeping isn't just for tea. Learn how to add this technique into your cooking repertoire.

How to Sweat

Learn how to sweat vegetables and why its the foundation for so many recipes.

How to Braise

Braising has become an increasingly popular way to cook meat. Learn the keys to success.

How to Sear

Searing, or browning meat, is an important step in properly cooking flavorful meat.

How to Blanch and Shock

Learn why this simple technique is a great preliminary step for many vegetables.

How to Temper

Tempering involves adding hot liquid to eggs without scrambling them.

How to Grill

You can grill almost anything, even inside. Learn how to grill the right way.

How to Deep Fry

Don't be afraid to deep fry at home. You can do it!

How to Pan Fry

Pan frying exists between sautéing and deep frying. Get tips to do it correctly.

How to Caramelize

Caramelization pulls the sugar out of an ingredient and browning them.