cook's county

"Cook's Country" features the best regional home cooking - from potluck dinners and holiday favorites to simple suppers and lost recipes. The Daytime Emmy-nominated series takes the same practical,no-nonsense and scientific approach as Cook's Country magazine by providing home cooks with foolproof recipes and cooking techniques developed through rigorous investigation and careful testing. In season seven, test kitchen chefs Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison cook a variety of family-friendly recipes with host Christopher Kimball. From the porch of the "Cook's Country" farmhouse, Kimball introduces educational "Food History" segments about the origins of certain regional recipes. Jack Bishop challenges Kimball to taste - and rank - blue cheese dressing, frozen French fries, egg noodles and other supermarket staples in front of a live studio audience. Adam Ried, the test kitchen's resident equipment expert, takes Kimball through his unbiased equipment recommendations for the home cook - from cookie sheets to salad spinners and other household items. Each episode includes a "Cooking Class" featuring Kimball and Lancaster sharing practical test kitchen tips and techniques. This season, they cover buying fish, cleaning a grill and hard-cooking eggs.

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Cook's Country

Test cook Bryan Roof makes host Julia Collin Davison a tender and delicious Texas Barbecue Brisket. Equipment expert Adam Ried shows host Bridget Lancaster his top pick of coolers.

  • 2020-10-30T09:30:00-07:00
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Comfort Food Done Right

Test cook Christie Morrison and Bridget Lancaster uncover the secrets to making a flavorful Double-Crust Chicken Pot Pie from scratch. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia Collin Davison to a tasting of creamy peanut butter. Test cook Ashley Moore makes Julia a delicious First Lady specialty, Cowboy Cookies.

  • 2020-10-31T06:30:00-07:00
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  • 2020-11-27T08:30:00-08:00
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Cook's Country

Test cook Bryan Roof cooks Julia Collin Davison a surprising Italian classic: Chicago Thin-Crust Pizza with Homemade Italian Sausage. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget Lancaster to a live taste test of jarred pasta sauce. Test cook Lawman Johnson and Bridget reveal the secrets to a perfect Pasta e Fagioli.

  • 2020-11-02T08:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-02T14:30:00-08:00
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Cook's Country

  • 2020-11-04T02:00:00-08:00
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Tacos Two Ways

Test cook Bryan Roof reveals the secrets to making a Southern California classic, Smoked Fish Tacos. Equipment expert Adam Ried shows Julia Collin Davison his top pick of chimney starters. Test cook Christie Morrison makes the perfect Grilled Steak Fajitas.

  • 2020-11-04T08:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-04T14:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-07T05:30:00-08:00
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Beef, Dressed Up

Test cook Christie Morrison shows Bridget Lancaster how to make perfect Spice-Crusted Steaks. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of supermarket bacon. Equipment expert Adam Ried shows Julia Collin Davison his top pick of electric griddles. Test cook Ashley Moore reveals a showstopping recipe for Grilled Bacon Burgers with Caramelized Onion.

  • 2020-11-06T08:30:00-08:00
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Regional Italian American Favorites

Test cook Bryan Roof makes a New York classic, Prosciutto Bread. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget Lancaster to a tasting of provolone cheese. Test cook Ashley Moore shows Bridget how to make the easiest-ever Drop Meatballs.

  • 2020-11-09T08:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-09T14:30:00-08:00
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Cook's Country

  • 2020-11-11T02:00:00-08:00
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Aloha State Favorites

Test cook Bryan Roof and host Bridget Lancaster uncover the secrets to making Hawaiian-Style Fried Chicken. · Equipment expert Adam Ried reviews plastic wrap with host Julia Collin Davison. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of potato chips. Test cook Natalie Estrada makes Julia an Aloha State favorite, Hawaiian Macaroni Salad.

  • 2020-11-11T08:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-11T14:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-14T05:30:00-08:00
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Chicken and Cornbread

Test cook Natalie Estrada prepares Cast Iron Baked Chicken for Bridget Lancaster. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia Collin Davison to a tasting of hot sauce. Test cook Ashley Moore shows Julia how to make foolproof Blueberry Cornbread with Honey Butter.

  • 2020-11-13T08:30:00-08:00
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The Perfect Cake

Test cook Christie Morrison and Julia Collin Davison reveal the steps to making a showstopping Blueberry Jam Cake. Equipment expert Adam Ried reviews toasters with Bridget Lancaster. Test cook Bryan Roof and Bridget make a St. Louis favorite, Gooey Butter Cake Bars.

  • 2020-11-16T08:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-16T14:30:00-08:00
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Cook's Country

  • 2020-11-18T02:00:00-08:00
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Roast Beef and Potatoes

Test cook Natalie Estrada reveals the secrets to making a foolproof Classic Roast Beef Tenderloin with Bridget Lancaster. Julia Collin Davison discovers equipment expert Adam Ried's top pick of tongs. Test cook Lawman Johnson shows Julia how to make perfect Lyonnaise Potatoes.

  • 2020-11-18T08:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-21T05:30:00-08:00
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Pork and Pie

Test cook Ashley Moore brings Julia Collin Davison into the kitchen to make Monroe County-Style Pork Chops. Equipment expert Adam Ried reviews pie servers with Bridget Lancaster. Test cook Christie Morrison shows Bridget the secrets to reimagining a retro dessert, Coconut Cream Pie.

  • 2020-11-20T08:30:00-08:00
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Holiday Feast

Test cook Ashley Moore shows Bridget how to make a Crumb-Crusted Rack of Lamb that is perfect for the holidays. Equipment expert Adam Ried shows Julia his top picks of electric knives. Test cook Christie Morrison shows Julia how to make a showstopping Brussels Sprout Gratin.

  • 2020-11-23T08:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-23T14:30:00-08:00
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Cook's Country

  • 2020-11-25T02:00:00-08:00
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A Trip to the Big Easy

Test cook Bryan Roof and Julia Collin Davison team up to make a New Orleans classic, Shrimp Po' Boys. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget Lancaster to a tasting of a Mardi Gras favorite, king cakes. Test cook Ashley Moore and Bridget make a Cajun specialty, Chicken Sauce Piquant.

  • 2020-11-25T08:30:00-08:00
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  • 2020-11-28T05:30:00-08:00
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