Jacques Pépin's Heart & Soul Holiday Sides – Country Bread & Pureed Squash Gratin

JACQUES PEPIN HEART AND SOUL IN THE KITCHEN, © 2015 by Jacques Pepin. Reproduced by permission of Tom Hopkins. All rights reserved. Images courtesy of Mohini Patel Glanz

Holiday Tea Services in the Pacific Northwest

Rebecca Bollwitt founded the award-winning blog in 2004 where she covers events and lifestyle news in the Metro Vancouver area. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook .

Stir-up Sunday: Get Ready for the British Baking Day With Plum Pudding and Fruitcake

This week’s guest blogger is Laurel Ann Nattress, a writer, blogger, publicist and bookseller from Snohomish, Wash. She is the editor of Jane Austen Made Me Do It, a short story anthology published in 2011 by Ballantine Books.

Recipe: The Indian Summer - A British and Indian Gin Fizz

Mohini Patel Glanz is a freelance photographer and blogger. She is the creator of, where she shares stories of food and culture. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram

A Few Great Bakeries in Seattle: Nielsen's Pastries

Last week KCTS 9 went behind-the-scenes at one of Seattle’s most beloved bakeries, Tom Douglas’ Dahlia Bakery. During our visit we explored Dahlia’s history as a bakery, the dedication and values their employees have and, of course, the delicious treats they create. This week, we share another exclusive, this time about another Seattle favorite: Nielsen’s Pastries

Baked Samosa Puffs Recipe + The Jazzy Vegetarian Marathon

Join KCTS 9 and Laura Theodore for six back-to-back episodes of The Jazzy Vegetarian! On the show, Laura cooks up delicious, healthy meals and snacks that will easily become new favorites, whether you are vegetarian or not. Known for her step-by-step instructions and eco-friendly tips, Laura makes preparing healthy food easy and fun! Join her in the kitchen as she shows viewers how to prepare dishes that range from all-things-chocolate to gluten-free menu options. The Jazzy Vegetarian marathon airs Saturday, August 29, beginning at 3:00 p.m.

A Few Great Bakeries in Seattle: Dahlia Bakery

This month, KCTS 9 celebrates bakers, bakeries and baked goods from all across America with the premiere of A Few Great Bakeries. Producer Rick Sebak and his crew explored warm, toasty, small bakeries from coast to coast, including a Kitsap peninsula favorite: Sluys’ Poulsbo Bakery. Viewers will discover how a business that makes cakes, pies, and bread can become a neighborhood landmark. A Few Great Bakeries premieres Tuesday, August 25, at 8pm. Building up to the premiere, KCTS 9 spoke with two of Seattle's most-loved bakeries: Dahlia Bakery and Nielsen's Pastries.

BBQ With Franklin Marathon + KCTS 9'S BBQ Staff Picks

Fire up that television this July, because KCTS 9 is having a BBQ with Franklin marathon! Barbecue professional Aaron Franklin is ready to take over your screens and your grills for a three-hour marathon of BBQ with Franklin

A Chef's Life Marathon + Butterbean Burger Recipe


A Chef’s Life returns to KCTS 9 with a full three-hour marathon! Spend your Saturday afternoon with Chef Vivian Howard and enjoy SIX fresh episodes. Get ready to cook up a storm in your kitchen with the marathon that’s incorporating turnip greens, ramps, and farm-fresh eggs into your favorite recipes. Tune in and watch the marathon of A Chef’s Life at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, and satisfy all your foodie desires with the Emmy Award-winning cooking show.

A Guide to Tea in Seattle

Guest blogger Amie Simon takes us on a tour of the best tea in Seattle, in settings and forms both traditional and modern. She lists a dozen favourite tea rooms and teahouses and takes a closer look at six of them, with a recommended sip from each.