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Classic Chinese at Home

Test cook Dan Souza makes Bridget the ultimate Chinese Pork Dumplings. In the Equipment Corner, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for steamer baskets, and gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews ginger graters. Science expert Dan Souza then explains the science behind proper pouring techniques, and test cook Keith Dresser makes Julia perfect Beijing-Style Meat Sauce and Noodles (Zha Jiang Mian).

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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.

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Latin Comfort Food

Test cook Elle Simone makes Julia the best Braised New Mexico-Style Pork in Red Chile Sauce (Carne Adovada), and equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for 9-inch tongs. Then, test cook Erin McMurrer makes Bridget the ultimate Mexican Corn Salad (Esquites).

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Summer Picnic Party

In this episode, test cook Dan Souza and host Julia teach viewers how to make the ultimate Grilled Chicken Thighs. Tasting expert Jack Bishop then challenges Bridget to a fresh mozzarella tasting, and gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews popsicle molds. Next, test cook Keith Dresser makes Bridget a foolproof Italian Pasta Salad.

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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.

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Eggs for the Holidays

In this episode, host Julia Collin Davison makes host Bridget Lancaster a showstopping Orange, Cranberry, and Mint Pavlova. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of vanilla, and gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews cocktail tools. Finally, Bridget makes Julia foolproof Holiday Eggnog.

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Pork Chops and Oven Fries

In this episode, test cook Elle Simone makes Bridget the ultimate deviled pork chops. Then tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of dark chocolate chips, and gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews kids' oven mitts. Science expert Dan Souza reveals the science behind non-Newtonian fluids, and test cook Lan Lam makes the perfect thick-cut oven fries.

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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison make the ultimate Plum-Ginger Pie with Whole-Wheat Lattice-Top Crust. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for small stand mixers. Finally, test cook Elle Simone makes the perfect Pear Crisp.

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Chocolate Delights

Bridget and Julia uncover the secrets to making foolproof all-butter pie dough and chocolate cream pie, and tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of cocoa powder. Finally, test cook Elle Simone makes Julia a decadent dark chocolate fudge sauce.

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A Trip to Rome

Hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison unlock the secrets to an incredible Pizza al Taglio with Arugula and Fresh Mozzarella. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of black pepper. Finally, test cook Dan Souza makes Bridget a Roman classic, Pasta alla Gricia.

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Roast Chicken and Sprouts

In this episode, Julia and Bridget unlock the secrets to the ultimate roast chicken with warm bread salad. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of white miso. Finally, test cook Elle Simone teaches Bridget how to make foolproof skillet-roasted Brussels sprouts with chile, peanuts, and mint.

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Pork and Potatoes

In this episode, test cook Becky Hays shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make a foolproof Herb-Crusted Pork Roast. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews pot holders. Science expert Dan Souza explains how temperature affects bubbly beverages, and Lisa McManus reviews glass water bottles. Finally, test cook Elle Simone shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the perfect Roasted Fingerling Potatoes.

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The Perfect Cake

Bridget and Julia reveal the secrets to making the perfect gingerbread layer cake at home. Gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews stovetop kettles. Finally, test cook Keith Dresser makes a foolproof recipe for sticky toffee pudding cakes.

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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Julia Collin Davison a simplified recipe for Ground Beef and Cheese Enchiladas. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Bridget Lancaster to a tasting of 6-inch flour tortillas. Finally, test cook Keith Dresser reveals the secrets to perfect Grilled Flank Steak Tacos.

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Chinese Favorites

Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster unlock the secrets to making a Chinese classic at home: flat hand-pulled noodles (Biang Biang Mian) with chili oil vinaigrette. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for meat cleavers, and test cook Dan Souza makes Julia the ultimate Chinese-style barbecued spareribs.

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Spiced and Sweet

Test cook Dan Souza makes host Julia Collin Davison the ultimate Linzertorte. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried shares his recommendation for tube pans. Finally, test cook Erin McMurrer makes host Bridget Lancaster a classic recipe for Belgian Spice Cookies (Speculoos).

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The Perfect Cookie

Test cook Dan Souza makes Julia a festive recipe for easy holiday sugar cookies. Equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for parchment paper, and gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews silicone baking mats. Test cook Lan Lam then makes Bridget the best lemon bars.

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Two Classic Pastas

Test cook Keith Dresser makes host Bridget Lancaster the ultimate Pork, Fennel and Lemon Ragu with Pappardelle. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Julia Collin Davison to a tasting of fontina cheese. Finally, test cook Becky Hays shows Julia how to make the best Pasta with Eggplant and Tomatoes (Pasta alla Norma).

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Elegant Dinner Party

In this episode, Bridget and Julia uncover the secrets to the ultimate Braised Brisket with Pomegranate, Cumin, and Cilantro. In the Equipment Corner, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews his top pick for twist corkscrews. Finally, test cook Dan Souza makes a decadent Duchess Potato Casserole.

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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison make the best Charcoal-Grilled Barbecued Chicken Kebabs. Equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for honing rods, and test cook Elle Simone makes simple Curry Deviled Eggs.

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Sous Vide for Everybody

Test cook Dan Souza makes Bridget Sous Vide Seared Steaks. Equipment expert Adam Ried then reviews his top pick for sous vide machines, and test cook Elle Simone makes a show stopping sous vide staple: Soft-Poached Eggs.

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Chicken and Biscuits

Test cook Lan Lam and host Bridget Lancaster unlock the secrets to foolproof Braised Chicken with Mustard and Herbs. Then, equipment manager Adam Ried shares his top picks for pastry and silicone brushes. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows host Julia Collin Davison a recipe for Easiest-Ever Biscuits.

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Chicken and Biscuits

Test cook Becky Hays and host Julia Collin Davison make the perfect Indoor Pulled Chicken with Sweet and Tangy Barbecue Sauce. Tasting expert Jack Bishop then challenges host Bridget Lancaster to a tasting of basmati rice, gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews the gadgets you didn’t know you needed, and test cook Erin McMurrer unlocks the secrets to making Ultimate Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits at home.

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The Very Best Paris-Brest

In this episode, hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison reveal the secrets to making the classic Parisian dessert Paris-Brest. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews burr grinders and Bridget.

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Cooking at Home with Bridget and Julia

Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to the perfect Hearty Beef and Vegetable Stew. In the Equipment Corner, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for 13 by 9-inch glass baking dishes, and science expert Dan Souza explains the science behind the sound and flavor of food. Finally, Julia and Bridget make the ultimate Cod Baked in Foil with Leeks and Carrots.

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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

In this episode, test cook Keith Dresser makes host Julia Collin Davison the perfect Pan-Seared Swordfish Steaks with Caper-Currant Relish. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Bridget Lancaster to a tasting of supermarket capers. Gadget expert Lisa McManus reviews Indoor Gardens, and test cook Becky Hays makes Bridget the Best Summer Tomato Gratin.

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Mexican Flare

Hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison unlock the secrets to making a Mexican staple: Crispy Tacos (Tacos Dorados) and gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews a must-have for home cooks: fire extinguishers. Science expert Dan Souza then gives a demonstration of fast-freezing liquid nitrogen, and test cook Erin McMurrer makes the perfect Roasted Poblano and Black Bean Enchiladas for Bridget.

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Hearty Mediterranean at Home

Test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make perfect Pita Bread. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Julia Collin Davison to a tasting of international yogurts. Science expert Dan Souza explains the science behind proofing dough. Finally, test cook Keith Dresser makes Julia a showstopping Shakshuka.

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Spring Dinner for Company

In this episode, test cook Becky Hays makes Julia the perfect Roasted Whole Side of Salmon. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a turmeric tasting, gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews kids’ vegetable peelers, and science expert Dan Souza explains the magic of emulsions. Finally, Dan makes the best recipe for Buttery Spring Vegetables.

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