Saturday afternoons with KAMU are a treat for food enthusiasts and home cooks alike. With a mouthwatering blend of culinary expertise and delightful dishes, these shows provide a captivating journey through the world of cooking. From cultural delicacies to quick and easy recipes for everyday meals, KAMU’s Saturday cooking programs offer a diverse range of culinary experiences that leave viewers both entertained and hungry for more. Join KAMU on Saturdays from 2:30-5 p.m.
Dooky Chase Kitchen: Leah’s Legacy
Saturdays at 2:30 p.m.
“Dooky Chase Kitchen: Leah’s Legacy” introduces a fresh cooking series that highlights the iconic Tremé restaurant, the New Orleans landmark where Chef Leah Chase earned her title as the Queen of Creole Cuisine. Filmed at Dooky Chase, this series explores dishes that not only reflect the restaurant’s historical and cultural importance, but also showcases the younger members of the Chase family, who have taken the reins since Leah’s passing, expertly preparing these signature creations. Viewers will not only be able to experience the flavors and history behind these delightful meals, but they can also gain a better appreciation of the passion and commitment that has kept Chef Leah Chase’s culinary legacy alive in the heart of New Orleans.
Sara’s Weeknight Meals
Saturdays at 3:00 p.m.
“Sara’s Weeknight Meals” is about the things that matter most the world over — quick, tasty home cooked meals, eaten with family, and made with love. Sara Moulton’s warm teaching style has made her a beloved presence on television for decades on Good Morning America, the Food Network and at Gourmet Magazine. Now this fast-paced informative half-hour series shares Sara’s vast culinary experience and flair for putting flavorful, healthy food on the table…and with minimal fuss. In each episode, Sara welcomes both beginner and experienced home cooks into her kitchen, sharing practical tips, time-saving techniques, and a diverse array of recipes, making it a resource for anyone looking for aid in their weeknight dining experience.
Saturdays at 3:30 p.m.
“Cook’s Country” takes cherished family recipes from all across the United States and gives them a fresh twist, making them accessible for home cooks everywhere. Following the same down-to-earth culinary philosophy that has propelled Cook’s Country magazine to success, the series presents the finest examples of home cooking from coast to coast. Join us on this culinary journey across America, as we celebrate the rich variety of flavors and traditions that make the nation’s home cooking truly exceptional.
Saturdays at 4:00 p.m.
The Daytime Emmy-winning chef Lidia Bastianich expertly crafts simple, seasonal and budget-friendly dishes in her show “Lidia’s Kitchen.” Utilizing her wealth of tips and techniques gathered over the years, Lidia transforms ingredients into delightful meals, ranging from apple cider-braised pork shoulder and salmon with mustard sauce to lentil country salad and Grandma Rosa’s apple cake. Lidia’s episodes radiate her deep love for cooking as she imparts her knowledge, guiding viewers on a journey to draw upon their culinary heritage and create a warm, homey atmosphere in the kitchen.
Pati’s Mexican Table
Saturdays at 4:30 p.m.
Pati Jinich’s Mexican upbringing brought “Pati’s Mexican Table” together with the fond memories of renowned chef and cookbook author. Throughout its 10 seasons, the show has been honored with three James Beard Awards and received four Emmy nominations. A captivating blend of travel adventure and culinary education in every episode, Pati leads us on a journey through her Mexico, and then graciously welcomes us into her U.S. kitchen. Here, she imparts the secrets of traditional Mexican cooking as it is cherished in Mexican households, while also exploring exciting new variations. Each season of the show embarks on an exploration of a distinct Mexican region, emphasizing its rich diversity and acquainting us with the wide spectrum of regional cuisines.