America's Test Kitchen

America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

In this episode, Bridget and Julia uncover the secrets to the ultimate tamales with red chicken chili, and then, test cook Dan Souza makes Julia perfect chorizo and potato tacos.

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Pork Chops and Corn Fritters, Perfected

Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to making perfect pan-seared thick-cut boneless pork chops. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of white wine vinegar, and then test cook Keith Dresser makes Bridget foolproof corn fritters.

  • 2018-12-11T02:30:00-08:00
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Chinese Classics

Bridget and Julia reveal the secrets to making the ultimate Chinese barbecued pork at home. In the Equipment Corner, expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for wire racks and rimmed baking sheets, and then test cook Dan Souza makes a perfect recipe for Sichuan braised tofu with beef (mapo tofu).

  • 2018-12-12T02:30:00-08:00
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Summer Cookout

Test cook Dan Souza makes Julia perfect spice-rubbed chicken drumsticks on the grill. Equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for baking peels, and test cook Erin McMurrer makes the ultimate New England baked beans.

  • 2018-12-13T02:30:00-08:00
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To Meat Or Not to Meat (Sauce)

Hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison uncover the secrets to making a weeknight-friendly recipe for tagliatelle with bolognese sauce. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of crushed tomatoes, science expert Dan Souza explains the surprising science behind why you cannot overcook mushrooms, and then test cook Becky Hays makes the ultimate meatless "meat" sauce.

  • 2018-12-18T02:30:00-08:00
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Elegant Desserts

In this episode, Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to the most decadent bar cookie recipe: millionaire's shortbread. Equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for serrated knives, and test cook Elle Simone makes Bridget the ultimate gateau Breton with apricot filling.

  • 2018-12-19T02:30:00-08:00
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Pub-Style Favorites, Revisited

Bridget and Julia uncover the secrets to making the ultimate pub-style steak and ale pie at home, test cook Keith Dresser makes perfect Boston brown bread, and in the Equipment Corner, Adam Ried reveals his top pick for knife blocks.

  • 2018-12-20T02:30:00-08:00
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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate Portuguese-style beef stew. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of prepared pesto. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews the worst gadgets of the year. Finally, test cook Becky Hays reveals the secrets to making the best quinoa and vegetable stew.

  • 2018-12-26T02:30:00-08:00
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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate roasted bone-in chicken breasts. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews kitchen trash cans in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Elle Simone reveals the secrets to making the best baked potatoes.

  • 2018-12-27T02:30:00-08:00
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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison unlock the secrets to simple stovetop macaroni and cheese. In the Equipment Corner, expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for large saucepans, and gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews lid holders. Science expert Dan Souza explains the proper way to use a whisk, and test cook Becky Hays makes host Julia Collin Davison the perfect turkey meatloaf with ketchup-brown sugar glaze.

  • 2019-01-01T02:30:00-08:00
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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Test cook Becky Hays makes Julia the fastest-ever farmhouse chicken noodle soup in the pressure cooker. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of gruyere, and science expert Dan Souza reveals the science behind pressure cookers. Finally, test cook Elle Simone makes the perfect pressure-cooker pot roast.

  • 2019-01-02T02:30:00-08:00
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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to making the ultimate Italian-style turkey meatballs. In the Equipment Corner, expert Adam Ried reviews dry storage containers, science expert Dan Souza reveals the science behind kale's unique flavor, and test cook Becky Hays makes Julia the perfect kale Caesar salad.

  • 2019-01-03T02:30:00-08:00
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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Bridget and Julia unlock the secrets to everyday pad thai, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of coconut milk, gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews electric kettles, and test cook Elle Simone makes Julia the ultimate panang beef curry.

  • 2019-01-08T02:30:00-08:00
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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Test cook Becky Hays makes Bridget Lancaster the perfect one-hour broiled chicken and pan sauce. In the Equipment Corner, expert Adam Ried reviews blenders, and then test cook Tim Chin wraps up the episode by making Julia the ultimate modern cauliflower gratin.

  • 2019-01-09T02:30:00-08:00
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