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

Simple Summer Supper (Episode #505H)

KQED 9: Tue, May 28, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect Steakhouse-Style Steak Tips at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for one-hand pepper mills. Then, Chris answers from viewers. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to the ultimate Dill Potato Salad.

Not Just for Kids (Episode #408H)

KQED Life: Mon, May 27, 2013 -- 6:30 PM

Bridget shows Chris how to make the ultimate Chicken Nuggets at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of yellow mustard. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for broiler-safe cooking dishes. And finally, Julia uncovers the secrets to perfect Tomato Mac and Cheese.

Southern Classics (Episode #405H)

KQED Plus: Sun, May 26, 2013 -- 12:00 PM

Bridget shows Chris how to make the ultimate Gumbo. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of long-grain white rice. And finally, Julia updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make Lane Cake.

Fried Chicken and Biscuits (Episode #409H)

KQED 9: Sat, May 25, 2013 -- 11:30 AM

Chris and Bridget visit Princes in Nashville to try their famous Nashville Hot Chicken. They return to the kitchen determined to replicate the top-secret recipe. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of whole kosher dill pickles. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for skimmers. And finally, Erin revives a classic recipe for Cat Head Biscuits.

Italian Favorites Revisited (Episode #504H)

KQED 9: Tue, May 21, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Slow-Cooker Meatballs and Marinara. Then, Chris answers questions from viewers. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for garlic peelers. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of jarred spaghetti sauce. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the best Spinach Lasagna.

Family Favorites (Episode #407H)

KQED Life: Mon, May 20, 2013 -- 6:30 PM

Bridget reveals how to make the ultimate Swiss Steak. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of tomato paste. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for immersion blenders. And finally, Julia revives a classic recipe for Baked Potato Fans.

Tropical Barbecue (Episode #404H)

KQED Plus: Sun, May 19, 2013 -- 12:00 PM

Bridget reveals how to make Huli Huli Chicken right at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of reduced-fat potato chips. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for pastry brushes. And finally, Julia uncovers the secrets to perfect Chinese BBQ Spareribs.

Not Just for Kids (Episode #408H)

KQED 9: Sat, May 18, 2013 -- 11:30 AM

Bridget shows Chris how to make the ultimate Chicken Nuggets at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of yellow mustard. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for broiler-safe cooking dishes. And finally, Julia uncovers the secrets to perfect Tomato Mac and Cheese.

Dixie Chicken (Episode #503H)

KQED 9: Tue, May 14, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Moravian Chicken Pie. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster revives a classic recipe for Chicken and Slicks.

Retro Desserts (Episode #406H)

KQED Life: Mon, May 13, 2013 -- 6:30 PM

Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Banana Pudding. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for finemesh strainers. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make the ultimate Chiffon Cake.

Fancy Chicken (Episode #403H)

KQED Plus: Sun, May 12, 2013 -- 12:00 PM

Bridget shows Chris how to make the best Chicken Cordon Bleu. Next, Erin demonstrates how to cut a whole chicken. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of Black Forest deli ham. And finally, Julia uncovers the secrets to perfect Cider-Braised Chicken.

Family Favorites (Episode #407H)

KQED 9: Sat, May 11, 2013 -- 11:30 AM

Bridget reveals how to make the ultimate Swiss Steak. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of tomato paste. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for immersion blenders. And finally, Julia revives a classic recipe for Baked Potato Fans.

Breakfast Breads (Episode #502H)

KQED 9: Tue, May 7, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the ultimate Morning Buns. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of pancake mix. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for muffin tins. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows Chris how to make Morning Glory Muffins right at home.

Southern Classics (Episode #405H)

KQED Life: Mon, May 6, 2013 -- 6:30 PM

Bridget shows Chris how to make the ultimate Gumbo. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of long-grain white rice. And finally, Julia updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make Lane Cake.

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