Cook’s Country hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison standing outdoors

New Seasons of Saturday Afternoon Favorites Begin Oct. 3!

September 30, 2020 Alyssa Beno Leave a Comment

October television isn’t just for football and Halloween movies – it’s also time for all-new seasons of PBS Wisconsin favorites! Tune in Saturday afternoons in October for new episodes of your favorite cooking, baking and home improvement shows:

New Scandinavian Cooking

12:30 p.m. Saturdays

Award-winning TV host and food writer Andreas Viestad returns for more culinary adventures in season nine of New Scandinavian Cooking. Shot on location across Norway and Denmark, the series offers a rich visual tour of Northern European cuisine, culture and history. In each episode, Andreas makes tantalizing dishes using locally sourced ingredients against the scenic backdrop of the natural wonders of Scandinavia.

Cook’s Country

1 p.m. Saturdays

Cook’s Country is where family recipes from every corner of America are reimagined for home cooks everywhere. With the same practical, no-nonsense approach that has made Cook’s Country magazine successful, the series features the best regional home cooking in the country, plus top equipment choices and live tastings of kitchen staples.

In season 13, hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison uncover blue-ribbon specialties from across the U.S., such as Monterey Bay cioppino, Pennsylvania Dutch apple pie and North Carolina cheese biscuits.

Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television

1:30 p.m. Saturdays

Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television searches the world over for techniques and ingredients that can transform the way America cooks and eats – such as a new way to use spices, a simpler way to cook chicken, a fresh combination of ingredients, or a trick that turns everyday food into something special.

In season four, host Chris Kimball and his team travel to Italy, Mexico, Israel, Greece, Vietnam, India and Spain, where they meet cooks who inspire a new style of home cooking.

This Old House

3 p.m. Saturdays

This Old House will look back at popular projects over the past years and highlight best practices for the construction and renovation process. 

Ask This Old House

3:30 p.m. Saturdays

Ask This Old House will incorporate footage from previous projects to illustrate relevant topics and building solutions for today.