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Diner-Style Favorites with a Twist

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.

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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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Weeknight Italian

Test cook Dan Souza makes Bridget the quickest One-Hour Pizza. Equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for baking stones and steels, and gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews under-appliance dusters. Then, Julia and test cook Elle Simone unlock the secrets to the ultimate Beef Short Rib Ragu.

  • 2019-10-29T03:30:00-07:00
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Brunch Favorites

Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to the best Coffee Cake with Pecan-Cinnamon Streusel. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of crunchy peanut butter. Gadget critic Lisa McManus gives a roundup of smart gadgets for home cooks, and test cook Keith Dresser makes Bridget a foolproof Broccoli and Feta Frittata.

  • 2019-11-05T02:30:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2019-11-12T02:30:00-08:00
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How to Braise Everything

Test cook Dan Souza and host Julia Collin Davison teach viewers how to make Braised Oxtails with White Beans, Tomatoes, and Aleppo Pepper. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for Dutch ovens, and test cook Becky Hays makes Bridget foolproof Fava Beans with Artichokes, Asparagus, and Peas.

  • 2019-11-19T02:30:00-08:00
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