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Matzo: 8 Fun Facts

Elisa Lichtenbaum | August 31, 2020
Man handles a pile of matzo in a matzo factory

From the first matzo machine to the time limit for kosher dough and how to make your own matzo, here’s what you need to know!

Women in the Kitchen

March 5, 2020
Women in the Kitchen

Cooking shows and food-centric programs that highlight accomplished women in the kitchen, from famous female chefs to amateur bakers.

Recipe: Mashed Potato Cakes

November 19, 2018
mashed potato cakes

Mashed Potato Cakes, brought to you by Cook’s Country (see schedule). Why This Recipe Works Making these cakes with leftover mashed potatoes proved to be a nonstarter—the butter and cream in the leftovers made the cakes mushy. Starting fresh, we…

Recipe: Grilled Bourbon Steaks

November 19, 2018
Recipe: Grilled Bourbon Steaks

Grilled Bourbon Steaks, brought to you by Cook’s Country (see schedule). Why This Recipe Works Soaking meat in bourbon not only enhances its meatiness but also helps create good char. To get the maximum amount of smoky bourbon flavor into…

Julia Child: Fun Facts for Foodies

Elisa Lichtenbaum | October 25, 2018
Julia Child, circa 1978.

Julia Child introduced French cuisine to American homes through her television series – beginning with WGBH’s The French Chef in 1963.

Cooking and Food Shows to Inspire Healthy Eating

Christina Knight | September 13, 2018
Cooking and Food Shows to Inspire Healthy Eating

A health survey of New York City residents shows an increase in obesity, which coincides with a city-wide decrease in eating meals at home. These shows will inspire you to spend more time in your kitchen.

Cook’s Country Broadcast Schedule and Recipes

September 20, 2017
Cook’s Country Broadcast Schedule and Recipes

Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen is where to find the best foolproof, no-nonsense recipes for classic American dishes and everyday favorites. See the schedule for THIRTEEN and our sibling stations. We travel the country and scour the history books…

Recipe: Pasta with Sausage Ragu

September 20, 2017
sausage ragu recipe

We wanted a sauce that had all the heartiness and big flavor of the long-simmered version—but without all the fat or time spent on the stovetop.

Recipe: Whoopie Pies

September 20, 2017
Recipe: Whoopie Pies

The moist chocolate cake sandwiching a thick layer of creamy frosting gets a Cook’s Country update to avoid the lard.

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