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S18 E2: Flavors of Thailand

Flavors of Thailand

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.

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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.

  • 2019-05-22T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2019-05-23T03:30:00-07:00
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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster teach viewers how to make Easy Pancakes. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of turkey bacon. Next, gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews syrup dispensers, and science expert Dan Souza demystifies the science of baking soda and browning. Then, test cook Becky Hays makes Julia a decadent version of a breakfast classic: Creamy French-Style Scrambled Eggs.

  • 2019-05-28T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2019-05-29T03:30:00-07:00
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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).

  • 2019-05-30T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2019-06-04T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2019-06-11T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2019-06-18T03:30:00-07:00
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