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S18 E8: Just add Apples

Just Add Apples

Test cook Erin McMurrer and host Bridget Lancaster make the ultimate apple strudel. In the Equipment Corner, expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for bundt pans, and then Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to the perfect cider-glazed apple bundt cake.

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