Great American Recipe Returns!

Creative home cooks from around the country show off their unique recipes to see who really has the Great American Recipe!


Cooking competition fans are in for a treat when THE GREAT AMERICAN RECIPE returns for a second delicious season on Monday. A fun and uplifting eight-part cooking competition that celebrates the multiculturalism that makes American food unique and iconic, Season 2 will introduce viewers to a new group of inventive home cooks who compete to wow the judges with their beloved signature dishes. Alejandra Ramos returns as host and renowned chefs Leah Cohen, Tiffany Derry and Graham Elliot are back as judges and mentors for Season 2.

THE GREAT AMERICAN RECIPE blends food, family and fun, highlighting the amazing variety of tastes and traditions from across the U.S. while capturing the roots of America’s diverse cuisine. From family favorites passed down through generations to internationally influenced recipes that are becoming mainstays of American cuisine, the series mixes camaraderie with competition, revealing rich personal stories and the inspiration behind the contestants’ favorite recipes. As with the first season, one of the winner’s dishes will grace the cover of The Great American Recipe Cookbook Season 2, an official series cookbook, which will feature recipes from the contestants, the host and the judges.

Episodes of THE GREAT AMERICAN RECIPE will broadcast Monday nights at 8:00 p.m. and Friday nights at 8:30 p.m from June 18 until August. In addition to our broadcasts, THE GREAT AMERICAN RECIPE will be available to stream on our webiste and on all station-branded PBS platforms, including and the PBS app, available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Samsung Smart TV, Chromecast and VIZIO.

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