America's Test Kitchen

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.

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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.

  • 2018-07-23T03:30:00-07:00
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  • 2018-08-09T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2018-07-24T03:30:00-07:00
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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Test cook Dan Souza makes Bridget the ultimate olive oil cake. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of premium extra virgin olive oil. Gadget critic Lisa McManus reveals her favorite (and least favorite) gadgets, and Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to making foolproof Bbaklava at home.

  • 2018-07-25T03:30:00-07:00
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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster uncover the secrets to a Japanese favorite: crispy pan-fried chicken cutlets. In the Equipment Corner, expert Adam Ried reveals his top for santoku knives, science expert Dan Souza demystifies the science of radiant heat, and then test cook Keith Dresser makes Bridget perfect miso-marinated salmon.

  • 2018-07-26T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2018-07-30T03:30:00-07:00
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  • 2018-08-14T03:30:00-07:00
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Vibrant Mediterranean Cooking

Test cook Dan Souza makes Bridget foolproof swordfish skewers with tomato-scallion caponata on the grill. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of feta, and then test cook Becky Hays makes Julia a vibrant Mediterranean favorite: Egyptian barley salad.

  • 2018-07-31T03:30:00-07:00
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Grilled Steak and Fruit Tart

Test cook Dan Souza makes Julia perfect grill-smoked and herb-rubbed flat iron steaks, and then tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of mascarpone. In the Equipment Corner, expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for tart pans, science expert Dan Souza explains the science of salting, and then test cook Elle Simone makes Bridget the ultimate fresh fruit tart.

  • 2018-08-01T03:30:00-07:00
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Spicing Up The Grill

Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster uncover the secrets to perfecting a Thai delicacy at home: Thai grilled Cornish hens with chili dipping sauce. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of tahini, gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews grill tongs, and test cook Dan Souza makes the ultimate grilled pita stuffed with lamb.

  • 2018-08-02T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2018-08-06T03:30:00-07:00
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  • 2018-08-15T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2018-08-07T03:30:00-07:00
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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).

  • 2018-08-08T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2018-08-13T03:30:00-07:00
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  • 2018-08-16T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2018-08-20T03:30:00-07:00
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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster debunk cast iron myths and share the basics for cast iron care. Then, Julia shows Bridget how to make the ultimate cast iron steak. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews paper towel holders in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Dan Souza uncovers the secrets to crisp roast butterflied chicken with rosemary and garlic.

  • 2018-08-21T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2018-08-22T03:30:00-07:00
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