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National Culinary Arts Month

PBS Western Reserve Recognizes Cooking Shows During National Culinary Arts Month in July

July is National Culinary Arts Month and so in celebration, PBS Western Reserve (WNEO / WEAO-HD) features its first-rate cooking programs. New series plus existing series that have new episodes are marked with an asterisk (*).

America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated

America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated

 
PBS Western Reserve (WNEO 45.1 / WEAO 49.1):

Fridays at 3 PM
Saturdays at 4 PM

 

This award-winning series uses a common-sense, practical approach to solve everyday cooking problems and save viewers time and money. Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison lead a team of dedicated test kitchen cooks to reveal the basics of foolproof home cooking while preparing dozens of exhaustively tested recipes. The series also features the popular segments viewers know and love, including “The Tasting Lab,” “Equipment Corner” and “Gadgets Galore,” Lisa McManus reviews her favorite gadgets and reveals which ones are worth the cost—or not.


 

How She Rolls

How She Rolls

 
PBS Western Reserve (WNEO 45.1 / WEAO 49.1):

Fridays at 3:30 PM

 

Meet Carrie Morey, an award-winning baker, cookbook author and entrepreneur who is growing a tiny made-by-hand mail order biscuit company into a booming business. Nurturing a family of three teenage girls and a demanding business in Charleston, S.C., Morey is always in a state of motion. Through the bustle and demand, mishaps and triumphs, flour shortages, employee conflict, soccer games and missed birthdays, what she craves most is just to make it home in time for supper!


 

Simply Ming

Simply Ming

 
PBS Western Reserve (WNEO 45.1 / WEAO 49.1):

Fridays at 4 PM

 

In this Emmy Award-winning series, host Ming Tsai cooks a dish and invites a celebrity guest chef to cook another, improvising from items in his East-West pantry. Tsai’s special guests this month include Jamie Bissonnette, Alex Crabb, Karen Akunowicz and Avi Shemtov.


 

The Farmer and the Foodie

The Farmer and the Foodie*

 
PBS Western Reserve (WNEO 45.1 / WEAO 49.1):

Fridays at 4:30 PM

 

THE FARMER AND THE FOODIE aims to cultivate healthy communities through education and the celebration of the diverse food and farming traditions of Kentucky. Its mission is to enrich people’s lives by teaching them to cook simple meals to share with family and friends. 


 

The Great American Recipe

The Great American Recipe*

 
PBS Western Reserve (WNEO 45.1 / WEAO 49.1):

Fridays at 9 PM
Saturdays at 2 AM
Mondays at 3 PM

 

This new, uplifting cooking competition celebrates the multiculturalism that makes American food unique and iconic. Hosted by Alejandra Ramos, the series gives talented home cooks from different regions of the country the opportunity to showcase their beloved signature dishes and compete to win the national search for “The Great American Recipe.” Judges Leah Cohen, Tiffany Derry and Graham Elliot bring their professional insights and deep culinary knowledge to encourage and support the contestants along the way. 


 

Sara’s Weeknight Meals

Sara’s Weeknight Meals*

 
PBS Western Reserve (WNEO 45.1 / WEAO 49.1):

Saturdays at 10 AM

 

SARA’S WEEKNIGHT MEALS returns for a 10th season of culinary expertise on Saturday, July 9. The popular series offers viewers recipes and tutorials for tasty home-cooked meals eaten with family and cooked with love. Sara Moulton uses her vast culinary experience to put flavorful, healthy food on the table with minimal fuss.


 

A Chef’s Life

A Chef’s Life

 
PBS Western Reserve (WNEO 45.1 / WEAO 49.1):

Saturdays at 10:30 AM

 

This half-hour character-driven documentary and cooking series takes viewers inside the life of Chef Vivian Howard, who, with her husband, Ben Knight, left the big city to open a fine dining restaurant in small-town Eastern North Carolina. Each episode follows Howard out of the kitchen and into cornfields, strawberry patches and hog farms as she hunts down the ingredients that inspire her seasonal menus. A celebration of true farm to table food, the series combines the action and drama of a high-pressure business with the joys and stresses of family life.


 

Steven Raichlen’s Project Fire*

Steven Raichlen’s Project Fire*

 
PBS Western Reserve (WNEO 45.1 / WEAO 49.1):

Saturdays at 3 PM

 

The new Season 4 of STEVEN RAICHLEN'S PROJECT FIRE is jam-packed with new content, attractions and recipes. For starters, Raichlen is working in a new location—the series’ first-ever urban setting—the barbecue mecca of St. Louis, Mo. 


 

Ciao Italia

Ciao Italia

 
PBS Western Reserve (WNEO 45.1 / WEAO 49.1):

Saturdays at 3:30 PM

 

Mary Ann Esposito, host of the longest-running cooking show on public television, travels around the United States and Rome, Italy in search of recipes that can be prepared in 30 minutes or less for a busy audience that has time to enjoy great Italian food but doesn’t always have time to prepare it “the old way.”


 

Julia Child—Cooking with Master Chefs

Julia Child—Cooking with Master Chefs

 
PBS Western Reserve (WNEO 45.1 / WEAO 49.1):

Saturdays at 4:30 PM

 

Julia Child visits nationally acclaimed master chefs in their own kitchens, each of whom demonstrates distinct techniques, regional recipes and culinary tips that guide home cooks through their favorite recipes. Expertly preparing each dish and teaching with passion along the way, the master chefs offer the viewer a unique and inspirational learning experience.