About the Show

Cookworks is designed to enlighten and empower a new generation of viewers to discover the simple joys of cooking. Chef/host Donna Dooher translates her technical expertise with food and love of hospitality into a passionate call for a return to the kitchen. Cookworks starts with the basics and demonstrates that the techniques, ingredients and tools of the kitchen can be presented in a fun and stylish way that entertains and inspires.

Most Popular Recipes

All Cookworks Recipes

Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes


Goat Cheese Wrapped in Vine Leaves

Screaming Heads: Brussels Sprouts Gratin

The Classic Gin Martini


Avocado Shrimp Rolls

Individual Lemon Meringue Tarts

S'mores Eclairs

Chive and Gruyere Cheese Souffle

Arctic Char in Salt Crust with Saffron Aioli

Shrimp Cocktail

Pecan Squares

Cheese Ravioli with Red Pepper Sauce

Devil's Chocolate Cake

The Manhattan

Potato Strudel with Dill Sauce

Thyme Creme Brulee

Herb Crusted Beef Tenderloin

Polenta Napoleon with Mixed Herb Pesto

Crowd Pleaser Coffee

Scampi Bowl

Mulled Wine

Irish Stew


The Blue Hawaii

Brandy Alexander