Cooking at Home? Watch these Cooking Shows on

Practicing social distancing is tough, try adding these shows and recipes to your routine.

Let’s face it, a lot of us are spending more time at home. And, we are eating more meals at home, too. Cooking has become a highlight of the day for many of us who are practicing social distancing — it can be a source of excitement, a mastery of resourcefulness or a comforting bit of routine. If you are looking to add some pizzazz to your kitchen — or if you want to daydream about someone else’s — we have a great list of recipes to try and cooking shows to watch on 

Here’s what cooking shows are streaming on! Bon Appétit! 

Kitchen Vignettes

Swiss Chard

A video blog by food writer Aube Giroux, a passionate organic gardener and home cook. The series honors the title with a myriad of vignettes boasting flavorful — and beautiful — recipes. If you have white beans on hand, this Swiss Chard and White Beans is worth a try! Or, check out this full list of recipes

Watch the full Kitchen Vignettes series for free here on 

A Chef’s Life 

Potato Salad

A Chef's Life is a half-hour character-driven documentary and cooking series that 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. Add a little comfort food to the menu with this Potato Salad recipe from the show. And, check out more recipes from A Chef’s Life.

Watch all seasons of A Chef’s Life free on And, you can watch Chef Vivian Howard's new series, Somewhere South

The Great British Baking Show 

English Muffins

If you haven’t watched Baking Show yet, what are you waiting for? Follow the trials and tribulations of passionate amateur bakers whose goal is to be named the U.K.’s best. Each week, the bakers tackle a different skill, the difficulty of which increases as the competition unfolds. You don’t have to be “star baker” to bake these English Muffins at home. Try more recipes from The Great British Baking Show.

Watch The Great British Baking Show with KCTS 9 Passport now. 


For more cooking inspiration watch these foodie shows on! 

Milk Street Kitchen, available on KCTS 9 Passport (Milk Street is currently offering free online cooking classes.)

America’s Test Kitchen, available on KCTS 9 Passport

Good Gumbo, streaming free on 

Dishing with Julia Child, available on KCTS 9 Passport


Caroline Gerdes
About the Author

Caroline Gerdes

Caroline Gerdes is the Marketing Manager at Cascade Public Media. Before working for Cascade Public Media, Caroline was a freelance writer and she worked for National Geographic as a grantee and digital producer. She is also the author of the book, An Oral History of the New Orleans Ninth Ward.