America's Test Kitchen
Rethinking Seafood Classics

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the Best Crab Cakes. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of crabmeat. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to perfect Grill-Smoked Salmon with lots of smoke flavor. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her top pick for seafood scissors.



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Serving Up Noodles and Rice

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Japanese-style stir- fried noodles with beef at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews knife sharpeners in the Equipment Corner. Next, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster reinvents a classic, fried brown rice with pork and shrimp.

  • 2016-08-29T03:30:00-07:00
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Italian with Ease

Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making semolina gnocchi at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of balsamic vinegar. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the best Italian sausage with grapes and balsamic vinegar.

  • 2016-08-30T03:30:00-07:00
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French Pork Chops and Bisque

Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn how to make the best French-style pork chops with apples and calvados. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of brie. Then, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to making the ultimate mushroom bisque.

  • 2016-08-31T03:30:00-07:00
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Ultimate Chinese

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate mu shu pork at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews rice cookers in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the best crispy orange beef.

  • 2016-09-01T03:30:00-07:00
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Vegetarian Essentials

Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Julia Collin Davison to learn how to make the ultimate black bean burgers at home. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of vegetable broth. Then, test cook Becky Hays shows Chris how to make the freshest super greens soup with lemon-tarragon cream. Finally, test cook Dan Souza reveals the secrets to making homemade vegetable broth.



  • 2016-09-02T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2016-09-05T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2016-09-06T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2016-09-07T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2016-09-08T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2016-09-09T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2016-09-12T03:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2016-09-13T03:30:00-07:00
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Comfort Food Revisited

Test cook Dan Souza uncovers the secrets to the Best Chicken Stew. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews 13 by 9-inch metal baking pans in the Equipment Corner. Then, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Cream Cheese Brownies.

  • 2016-09-14T03:30:00-07:00
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Almond Cake and British Scones

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the Best Almond Cake. Then tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of supermarket orange juice. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the ultimate British-Style Currant Scones right at home.

  • 2016-09-15T03:30:00-07:00
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Pork Tenderloin Dinner

Test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to the perfect Broiled Pork Tenderloin. Then equipment expert Adam Ried reviews wine savers in the Equipment Corner. Next, test cook Dan Souza explains the science behind carbonation. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Rice and Lentils with Crispy Onions.

  • 2016-09-16T03:30:00-07:00
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Beefing Up Mexican Favorites

Test cook Dan Souza shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Mexican-Style Grilled Steak at home. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of dark chocolate. Then, man on the street Doc Willoughby learns about tacos with chef Alex Stupak of Empellon Cocina. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to the ultimate Shredded Beef Tacos.



  • 2016-09-19T03:30:00-07:00
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Pasta Rustica

Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to Rigatoni with Beef and Onion Ragu. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews colanders in the Equipment Corner. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of white beans. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make perfect Pasta with Pesto, Potatoes, and Green Beans.

  • 2016-09-20T03:30:00-07:00
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Sweet On Custard and Cookies

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Latin American-style Flan at home. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews cookie presses in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the ultimate Chocolate Crinkle Cookies.

  • 2016-09-21T03:30:00-07:00
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Chicken and Rice Get An Upgrade

Host Christopher Kimball goes into the kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn how to make Crispy-Skinned Chicken Breasts at home, and tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of jasmine rice. Next, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make the best Rice and Pasta Pilaf.

  • 2016-09-22T03:30:00-07:00
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Seafood Specials

Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to the best homemade Cioppino. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of fire-roasted tomatoes. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best seltzer makers. And finally, test cook Bryan Roof shows Chris how to make Shrimp Fra Diavolo at home.

  • 2016-09-23T03:30:00-07:00
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Classic Fare with Flair

Test cook Bridget Lancaster reinvents a classic, Cornish Game Hens. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews French presses in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a perfect French Apple Tart.

  • 2016-09-26T03:30:00-07:00
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Springtime Sweets

Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making the ultimate Lemon Pudding Cake. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews stand mixers in the Equipment Corner. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Fresh Strawberry Mousse.

  • 2016-09-27T03:30:00-07:00
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Mahogany Chicken and Asparagus Stir-Fry

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Mahogany Chicken Thighs. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews her favorite kitchen gadgets. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the test kitchen's secret to perfect Stir-Fried Asparagus with Shiitake Mushrooms.

  • 2016-09-28T03:30:00-07:00
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