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

Potato Strudel with Dill Sauce

Thyme Creme Brulee

The Manhattan

Goat Cheese Wrapped in Vine Leaves

Screaming Heads: Brussels Sprouts Gratin

The Classic Gin Martini

Cheese Ravioli with Red Pepper Sauce

Shrimp Cocktail

Pecan Squares

Devil's Chocolate Cake

The Classic Martini

Creamy Polenta

Chocolate Mint Vodka Infusion



Avocado Shrimp Rolls

Individual Lemon Meringue Tarts

S'mores Eclairs

Chive and Gruyere Cheese Souffle


Buckwheat Blini

The Bellini

Snappy Gingers

Arctic Char in Salt Crust with Saffron Aioli

Herb Crusted Beef Tenderloin

Polenta Napoleon with Mixed Herb Pesto

Muffuletta Sandwich