America's Test Kitchen

Mexican Mole and Drunken Beans

Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Julia Collin Davison to learn how to make the best chicken mole poblano at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of Mexican lagers. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the ultimate drunken beans.

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  • 2017-09-29T03:30:00-07:00
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Braised to Perfection

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate braised halibut with leeks and mustard at home. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of smoked salmon. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best warming trays. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making perfect slow-cooked whole carrots.

  • 2017-09-25T03:30:00-07:00
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Dinner In Cuba

Man on the street Doc Willoughby learns all about Cuban cuisine at La Carreta in Miami, Florida. Then, host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Dan Souza to learn how to make the best Cuban braised shredded beef at home. Next, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to making fried sweet plantains. Then, testing expert Adam Ried reviews grapefruit knives in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make the ultimate mango, orange, and jicama salad.

  • 2017-09-26T03:30:00-07:00
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Country Ribs and Corn Muffins

Test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to making the ultimate sweet and tangy grilled country-style pork ribs. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews laundry stain removers in the Equipment Corner. Next, host Christopher Kimball answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows Chris how to make the best savory corn muffins at home.

  • 2017-09-27T03:30:00-07:00
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Pork Kebabs and Steaks Hit The Grill

Test cook Dan Souza shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate charcoal-grilled steaks at home. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews steak knives in the Equipment Corner. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best jar spatulas and jar openers. Finally, test cook Bryan Roof reveals the secrets to making perfect grilled pork kebabs with hoisin and five-spice.

  • 2017-09-28T03:30:00-07:00
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Mexican Mole and Drunken Beans

Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Julia Collin Davison to learn how to make the best chicken mole poblano at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of Mexican lagers. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the ultimate drunken beans.

  • 2017-09-29T03:30:00-07:00
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Grilled Chicken and Salad with a Kick

Test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect peri peri grilled chicken. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews the latest grill gadgets in the Equipment Corner. Next, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making the best pita bread salad with tomatoes and cucumber.

  • 2017-10-02T03:30:00-07:00
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Revolutionizing Classic Fruit Desserts

Test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to making the perfect strawberry-rhubarb pie. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews cold brew coffee makers in the Equipment Corner. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best tea gadgets. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best cherry clafouti.

  • 2017-10-03T03:30:00-07:00
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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster debunk cast iron myths and share the basics for cast iron care. Then, Julia shows Bridget how to make the ultimate cast iron steak. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews paper towel holders in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Dan Souza uncovers the secrets to crisp roast butterflied chicken with rosemary and garlic.

  • 2017-10-04T03:30:00-07:00
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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate Portuguese-style beef stew. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of prepared pesto. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews the worst gadgets of the year. Finally, test cook Becky Hays reveals the secrets to making the best quinoa and vegetable stew.

  • 2017-10-05T03:30:00-07:00
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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate roasted bone-in chicken breasts. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews kitchen trash cans in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Elle Simone reveals the secrets to making the best baked potatoes.

  • 2017-10-06T03:30:00-07:00
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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Host Julia Collin Davison goes into the test kitchen with host Bridget Lancaster to reveal the secrets to making home-corned beef with vegetables. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of sherry vinegar. Next, science expert Dan Souza uncovers the science of salt diffusion and nitrites. Finally, test cook Elle Simone shows Julia how to make the ultimate snickerdoodles.

  • 2017-10-09T03:30:00-07:00
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Italian Vegetarian

Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make perfect cheese and tomato lasagna. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of jarred anchovies. Finally, test cook Keith Dresser uncovers the secrets to really good garlic bread.

  • 2017-10-10T03:30:00-07:00
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Seafood Supper

Host Julia Collin Davison reveals the steps for making perfect pan-seared salmon. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Bridget Lancaster to a tasting of fish sauce. Then, science expert Dan Souza demonstrates the differences between wild and farmed salmon. Finally, test cook Elle Simone shows Julia the secrets to making the ultimate shrimp scampi.

  • 2017-10-11T03:30:00-07:00
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The Ultimate Sticky Buns

Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster head into the test kitchen to uncover the secrets to making the ultimate sticky buns at home. Then, science expert Dan Souza demystifies the science of a water roux. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of almond butter. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews waffle irons in the equipment corner.

  • 2017-10-12T03:30:00-07:00
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Hearty One Pot Meals

Host Julia Collin Davison shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make the best ground beef chili. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews food processors in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Erin McMurrer uncovers the secrets to the ultimate red lentil soup with north African spices.

  • 2017-10-13T03:30:00-07:00
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Outsmarting Thanksgiving

Test cook Dan Souza shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate roast turkey. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best oven thermometers. Finally, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to foolproof boiled corn.

  • 2017-10-16T03:30:00-07:00
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Korean Feast

Host Julia Collin Davison shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make the ultimate Korean rice bowl at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews spider skimmers in the equipment corner. Finally, test cook Dan Souza reveals the secrets for making perfect Korean fried chicken wings.

  • 2017-10-17T03:30:00-07:00
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Big Easy Favorites

Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison the steps to making the ultimate chicken and sausage gumbo. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of smoked paprika. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus shares her favorite quirky kitchen tools. Finally, test cook Erin McMurrer reveals the secrets to making the best red beans and rice.

  • 2017-10-18T03:30:00-07:00
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Pantry Pastas

Host Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets for making perfect pasta e ceci. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Julia Collin Davison to a tasting of parmesan. Then, science expert Dan Souza reveals the science behind parmesan's signature flavor. Finally, test cook Elle Simone shows Bridget how to make the ultimate penne arrabbiata.

  • 2017-10-19T03:30:00-07:00
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Refreshing Desserts

Host Bridget Lancaster goes into the test kitchen with test cook Dan Souza to learn how to make the best ginger frozen yogurt at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews digital scales in the equip-ment corner. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best personal blenders. Finally, test cook Tim Chin shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make perfect lemon posset with berries.

  • 2017-10-20T03:30:00-07:00
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Baked Alaska Showstopper

Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster head into the test kitchen to uncover the secrets to making the ultimate baked Alaska at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews ice cream machines in the Equipment Corner. Next, science expert Dan Souza reveals the science of insulation and thermodynamics at work in baked Alaska. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus shares the best offset spatulas.

  • 2017-10-23T03:30:00-07:00
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