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Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen Previous Broadcasts

Great American Meat and Potatoes (Episode #604H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 29, 2015 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Atlanta Brisket. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of steak sauce. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make Roasted Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes.

Old-Fashioned Sweet Endings (Episode #603H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jul 26, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

Test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Peaches and Cream Pie. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for rolling pins. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of pie crust. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to Cream Cheese Pound Cake.

Favorites with a Chinese Accent (Episode #612H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jul 26, 2015 -- 12:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Chinese-Style Glazed Pork Tenderloin. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for grill pans. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of ready rice. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the best Chinese Chicken Salad.

Irish Country Cooking (Episode #608H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 25, 2015 -- 11:30 AM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Guinness Beef Stew. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for whisks. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make perfect Brown Soda Bread.

Old-Fashioned Sweet Endings (Episode #603H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 22, 2015 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Peaches and Cream Pie. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for rolling pins. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of pie crust. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to Cream Cheese Pound Cake.

Homespun Breakfast Treats (Episode #607H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 18, 2015 -- 11:30 AM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Fluffy Cornmeal Pancakes. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of multigrain bread. Next, Chris shares the top 10 cooking tips from the test kitchen. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer uncovers the secrets to making English Muffin Bread right at home.

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  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 18, 2015 -- 11:30 AM

Company's Coming (Episode #602H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 15, 2015 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster revives a classic recipe for Crown Roast of Pork. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for measuring spoons. Next, host Christopher Kimball shares the test kitchen's top food safety tips. And finally, Bridget shows Chris how to make Parmesan-Crusted Asparagus.

Backyard Barbecue (Episode #606H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 11, 2015 -- 11:30 AM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the best Barbecued Pulled Chicken. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for electric charcoal starters. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of ice cream cones. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the ultimate South Dakota Corncob-Smoked Ribs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 11, 2015 -- 11:30 AM

Picnic in the Country (Episode #601H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 8, 2015 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball the secrets to making perfect Honey Fried Chicken. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for cutting boards. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shares the test kitchen's tips for quick homemade chicken broth and updates an old-fashioned recipe for Amish Potato Salad.

Dessert On Bourbon Street (Episode #611H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jul 5, 2015 -- 12:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate New Orleans Bourbon Bread Pudding. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for sugar shakers. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of grits. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making perfect Beignets at home.

Italian Made Easy (Episode #605H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 4, 2015 -- 11:30 AM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making Grandma Pizza at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of tortellini. Next, Bridget shares the test kitchen's guide to cutting terms. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make perfect Slow-Cooker Minestrone.

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