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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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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.

  • 2019-09-24T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2019-10-01T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2019-10-08T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2019-10-15T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2019-10-22T03:30:00-07:00
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