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S2 E18: Chicken the Chinese Way

Chicken The Chinese Way

This episode showcases ways to bring Chinese cooking techniques to the home kitchen. Christopher Kimball and Milk Street cook Matthew Card start out by preparing crispy Sichuan-chili chicken. Milk Street cook Josh Mamaclay then breaks down a quick Tuesday night dinner, Sichuan chicken salad. Finally, Milk Street cook Lynn Clark prepares ginger-scallion steamed cod using a foolproof method to ensure the fish is perfectly moist.

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Everyday Middle Eastern Cooking

Christopher Kimball travels to the Galilee Valley to visit with author of "The Palestinian Table," Reem Kassis, who cooks maqlubeh, a multilayered chicken and rice dish worthy of a feast. Then, Chris heads to Tel Aviv to taste the classic semolina cake, hareesa. Back in the kitchen, Milk Street Cook Bianca Borges shows Chris a streamlined version of Palestinian Upside-Down Chicken and Rice. Finally, Milk Street Cook Josh Mamaclay makes Semolina-Sesame Cake with a crunchy sesame seed topping and sweet citrus syrup.

  • 2020-10-28T03:30:00-07:00

Easy French Desserts

This episode is all about French-inspired desserts. Milk Street cook Erika Bruce shows Christopher Kimball how to make an easy French apple cake. Milk Street cook Bianca Borges demonstrates how to bake a rich, yet light chocolate-orange tart. The show ends with a visit from pastry chef and cookbook author David Lebovitz, who shares his recipe for salted butter caramel-chocolate mousse.

  • 2020-10-29T10:00:00-07:00
  • 2020-10-29T14:30:00-07:00

Best European Desserts

This episode tours Europe in search of spectacular desserts. Milk Street Cook Erika Bruce teaches Christopher Kimball how to make German Apple Cake (Apfelkuchen), which has a rich crumb thanks to almond paste and an elegant design from sliced apples. With inspiration from Belgium, Milk Street Cook Lynn Clark makes light and crisp Belgian Spice Cookies, also known as Speculoos. Then, Chris bakes a Danish Dream Cake with a buttery coconut-brown sugar topping that caramelizes under the broiler.

  • 2020-11-04T02:30:00-08:00

Milk Street Bakes!

In this episode, we make classic baked goods the Milk Street way. Milk Street Cook Bianca Borges shows Christopher Kimball how to make mile-high Deep-Dish Quiche with Mushrooms, Bacon and Gruyere inspired by Seattle's Le Pichet bistro. Then, Chris bakes Cranberry and Candied Ginger Buckle, a fruit-studded crumb cake perfect for any time of day. Finally, Milk Street Cook Erika Bruce makes Sweet Fresh Corn Pudding, a southern souffle that comes from Vivian Howard's North Carolina kitchen.

  • 2020-11-11T02:30:00-08:00

Entertaining Favorites

This episode features recipes ideal for a crowd of any size. Milk Street Cook Bianca Borges teaches Christopher Kimball how to make Baked Salted Salmon with Dill, a Norwegian inspired dish served with quick-pickled cucumbers. Then, Chris cooks Roasted Acorn Squash with Browned Butter-Orange Vinaigrette, demonstrating a technique for dressing up any roasted vegetable, and Milk Street Cook Catherine Smart makes crispy Smashed Potatoes with Chili-Lemon Vinaigrette. Finally, Milk Street Editorial Director J.M. Hirsch shows us the technique behind a Vieux Carre, an herbal cocktail from New Orleans.

  • 2020-11-18T02:30:00-08:00