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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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Vibrant Mediterranean Cooking

Test cook Dan Souza makes Bridget foolproof swordfish skewers with tomato-scallion caponata on the grill. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of feta, and then test cook Becky Hays makes Julia a vibrant Mediterranean favorite: Egyptian barley salad.

  • 2020-10-30T02:30:00-07:00
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  • 2020-10-30T06:30:00-07:00
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  • 2020-10-30T17:30:00-07:00
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  • 2020-11-01T14:00:00-08:00
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Middle Eastern Dinner

In this episode, test cook Elle Simone and host Julia reveal the secrets to making foolproof Falafel at home. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of canned chickpeas, and test cook Becky Hays makes Bridget the ultimate Moroccan Lentil and Chickpea Soup (Harira).

  • 2020-10-30T10:00:00-07:00
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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).

  • 2020-10-31T06:00:00-07:00
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Simple Chinese Staples

In this episode, Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to a Chinese staple: three cup chicken. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of firm tofu, and test cook Keith Dresser makes a refreshing recipe for smashed cucumbers.

  • 2020-11-01T13:30:00-08:00
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Better Breakfast

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.

  • 2020-11-02T09:00:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-02T13:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-07T05:00:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2020-11-03T22:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-04T16:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-08T13:30:00-08:00
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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

In this episode, hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster reveal the secrets to the ultimate Turkey and Gravy for a Crowd. Equipment expert Adam Ried shares his pick for stock pots, and science expert Dan Souza explains the difference between stale bread and dried bread.

  • 2020-11-05T03:00:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-20T23:00:00-08:00
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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.

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  • 2020-11-06T01:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-06T16:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-08T14:00:00-08:00
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Updated Italian

Test cook Keith Dresser makes Bridget an updated recipe for an Italian staple: Chicken Piccata. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of unsalted butter, and science expert Dan Souza explains the science behind fat and temperature perception. Finally, Bridget and Julia unlock the secrets to making the ultimate Chocolate Semifreddo.

  • 2020-11-06T09:00:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-06T15:00:00-08:00
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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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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.

  • 2020-11-06T10:30:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2020-11-06T11:00:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-09T10:00:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-09T15:00:00-08:00
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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Test cook Elle Simone cooks host Bridget Lancaster perfect Kung Pao Chicken. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for heavy-duty cutting boards. Finally, test cook Dan Souza makes host Julia Collin Davison the ultimate Oven-Steamed Fish with Scallions and Ginger.

  • 2020-11-06T11:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-09T10:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-09T15:30:00-08:00
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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Test cook Dan Souza makes host Bridget Lancaster the best Meat Ravioli with Quick Tomato Sauce. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Julia Collin Davison to a taste test of unsweetened chocolate. Finally, test cook Keith Dresser shares the secret to perfect Torta Caprese.

  • 2020-11-06T12:00:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-10T10:00:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-10T15:00:00-08:00
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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Test cook Becky Hays shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make Thai Hot and Sour Noodle Soup with Shrimp. Gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews the Frywall. Finally, test cook Dan Souza makes host Bridget Lancaster perfect Crispy Thai Eggplant Salad.

  • 2020-11-06T12:30:00-08:00
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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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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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  • 2020-11-11T10:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-11T15:30:00-08:00
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A Taste of Brazil

In this episode, test cook Becky Hays makes Julia a Brazilian classic: Shrimp and Fish Stew (Moqueca). Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of Pecorino Romano. Finally, Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to making Brazilian Cheese Bread (Pao de Queijo) at home.

  • 2020-11-06T14:00:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-12T10:00:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-12T15:00:00-08:00
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Italian Classics

In this episode, Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to making the perfect Pane Francese at home, and equipment expert Adam Ried reviews his top pick for fine-mesh strainers. Then, test cook Erin McMurrer makes Bridget a foolproof recipe for an Italian classic: Chicken Vesuvio.

  • 2020-11-09T09:00:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-09T13:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-14T05:00:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2020-11-10T22:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-11T05:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-11T16:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-15T13:30:00-08:00
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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

n this episode, host Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to a classic Fougasse. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried shares his pick for the best automatic hand soap dispenser. Finally, test cook Becky Hays makes Bridget the perfect Provencal Vegetable Soup.

  • 2020-11-12T03:00:00-08:00
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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).

  • 2020-11-12T22:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-15T14:00:00-08:00
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New Flavors on the Grill

Hosts Bridget and Julia unlock the secrets to making the ultimate Vietnamese Grilled Pork Patties on the grill. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for kitchen shears. Finally, Dan and Julia make a foolproof Japanese recipe on the grill: Grilled Steak and Scallion Rolls (Negimaki).

  • 2020-11-13T09:00:00-08:00
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Latin Summer Favorites

Test cook Lan Lam makes Bridget the ultimate Grilled Mojo-Marinated Skirt Steak. In the Equipment Corner, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews boning knives. Then, test cook Keith Dresser and host Julia reveal the secrets to the best Peruvian Ceviche recipe.

  • 2020-11-16T09:00:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-21T05:00:00-08:00
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Summer Cookout

Test cook Dan Souza makes Julia perfect spice-rubbed chicken drumsticks on the grill. Equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for baking peels, and test cook Erin McMurrer makes the ultimate New England baked beans.

  • 2020-11-17T22:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-22T13:30:00-08:00
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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Test cook Dan Souza and host Julia Collin Davison teach viewers how to make Easy Grill-Roasted Whole Chicken. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Bridget Lancaster to a tasting of milk chocolate chips. Next, gadget critic Lisa McManus explains which specialty devices you do-and don't-need in your kitchen. Finally, test cook Elle Simone makes simple Skillet-Charred Green Beans with Crispy Bread-Crumb Topping.

  • 2020-11-19T03:00:00-08:00
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To Meat Or Not to Meat (Sauce)

Hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison uncover the secrets to making a weeknight-friendly recipe for tagliatelle with bolognese sauce. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of crushed tomatoes, science expert Dan Souza explains the surprising science behind why you cannot overcook mushrooms, and then test cook Becky Hays makes the ultimate meatless "meat" sauce.

  • 2020-11-19T22:30:00-08:00
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Pork Two Ways

Test cook Becky Hays makes host Bridget Lancaster Perfect Pan-Seared Pork Tenderloin Steaks. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for air fryers, and test cook Dan Souza makes a show stopping Crispy Slow-Roasted Pork Belly for Julia.

  • 2020-11-20T09:00:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2020-11-23T09:00:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2020-11-24T22:30:00-08:00
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New Ways with Ribs & Mushrooms

In this episode, test cook Keith Dresser makes host Bridget Lancaster foolproof Tuscan Grilled Pork Ribs with Grilled Radicchio. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Julia Collin Davison to a tasting of sparkling water, and science expert Dan Souza explains why mushrooms absorb so much oil. Finally, test cook Lan Lam unlocks the secrets to perfect Sauteed Mushrooms with Red Wine and Rosemary.

  • 2020-11-26T03:00:00-08:00
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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.

  • 2020-11-26T22:30:00-08:00
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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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