About the Show

Discover the true beauty of America as we explore the rich tapestry of our ethnic cuisines. Hosted by five sets of chefs, Melting Pot presents the traditions, stories and recipes brought to America's shores from the Mediterranean, Eastern Europe, Latin America, India, Africa and the Caribbean. It's a culinary passport to the rich heritage of our country.

Most Popular Recipes

All Melting Pot Recipes

Italian Wedding Cookies


Chocolate-Coconut Macaroons

Jerk Chicken

Homemade Dinner Rolls

Noodle Kugel

Bavarian Cream


Bratwurst Stewed with Sauerkraut

Sweet Potato Gratin

Christmas Coquito (Ensalada de Naranja)

Sweet Potato Cheesecake with Candied Pecans

Cherry Vanilla Blintzes

Collard Greens with Smoked Turkey Wings

Cranberry-Pecan Rugelach

Uncle Vincent's Christmas Eve Baccala


Christmas Cake

Coconut Drops

Cranberry Upside-down Cake

Blackened Sea Scallops

Crispy Vidalia Onion Rings in Buttermilk Batter

Pareja de Codornices en Salsa de Chile Ancho con Miel: Pair of Quail in Ancho Chile-Honey Sauce

Tequila Cured Salmon


Spaghettini with Garlic and Oil: Spaghettini Aglio e Olio

Provencale Tomato Potato Stew