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Cook's Country Previous Broadcasts

Big Family Breakfast (Episode #905H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Host Christopher Kimball visits Freight House Antiques in Erving, Massachusetts, where scones are baked fresh daily. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make perfect mixed berry scones at home. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for pizza cutters. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of honey. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer reveals the secrets to making the perfect breakfast pizza.

Southern Comfort (Episode #809H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a regional recipe, Delta hot Tamales at home. Then, Chris shares a test kitchen tip for taking the bite out of garlic. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to another regional specialty, Charleston shrimp perloo.

Break Out The Bourbon (Episode #808H)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers secrets to perfect smoked bourbon chicken. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for liquid dish soap. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate sweet potato pie at home.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Surf and Turf Goes Regional (Episode #904H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make cedar-planked salmon with cucumber-yogurt sauce at home. Then, test cook Christie Morrison reveals the steps for lemon and herb red potato salad. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried unveils his top picks for insulated food carriers. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to grilled sugar steak.

Break Out The Bourbon (Episode #808H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers secrets to perfect smoked bourbon chicken. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for liquid dish soap. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate sweet potato pie at home.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Latin Heat (Episode #908H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a regional recipe, puffy tacos, at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of tortilla chips. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer reveals the secrets to perfect chicken chilaquiles.

Fried Chicken and Grilled Peppers (Episode #806H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make latin fried chicken at home. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for deep-fry/candy thermometers. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of green salsa. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to perfect grill-roasted peppers.

All-American Sweet Dough Desserts (Episode #807H)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison revives a classic recipe for Dakota peach kuchen. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of peach jam. Finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows Chris how to make the perfect kolaches.

Sweet Indulgences (Episode #903H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 17, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make milk chocolate cheesecake at home. Next, test cook Ashley Moore reveals the steps for perfect chocolate truffles. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for cake stands. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the ultimate Swiss hazelnut cake.

The Devil Made Me Do It (Episode #907H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to perfect grilled chicken diavolo. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for water bottles. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of hard cider. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the ultimate deviled beef short ribs.

All-American Sweet Dough Desserts (Episode #807H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison revives a classic recipe for Dakota peach kuchen. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of peach jam. Finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows Chris how to make the perfect kolaches.

Fried Chicken and Grilled Peppers (Episode #806H)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make latin fried chicken at home. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for deep-fry/candy thermometers. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of green salsa. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to perfect grill-roasted peppers.

Picnic Game Changers (Episode #902H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 10, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the ultimate ranch rried chicken at home. Then, test cook Ashley Moore shares the steps for five easy tuna salads. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for potholders. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect husk-grilled corn.

Badger State Favorites (Episode #901H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 8, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a regional classic, spicy cheese bread. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of sharp cheddar cheese. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for dish drying racks. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to old-fashioned vanilla frozen custard.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 8, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Pasta for Every Palate (Episode #805H)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 7, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Christopher Kimball how to make pork ragu at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for dish towels. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making perfect pasta with roasted garlic sauce, arugula, and walnuts.

Badger State Favorites (Episode #901H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 3, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a regional classic, spicy cheese bread. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of sharp cheddar cheese. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for dish drying racks. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to old-fashioned vanilla frozen custard.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 8, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

All-American Sweet Dough Desserts (Episode #807H)

KQED 9: Sun, Jul 2, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison revives a classic recipe for Dakota peach kuchen. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of peach jam. Finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows Chris how to make the perfect kolaches.

A Taste of Tennessee (Episode #906H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 1, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Tennessee pulled pork sandwiches on hoecakes. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of shredded coconut. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the ultimate French coconut pie at home.

Grilled Salmon and Stuffed Tomatoes (Episode #811H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 1, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making the best grilled salmon steaks with lemon-caper sauce. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for tomato coring tools. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of bread crumbs. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows Chris how to make stuffed tomatoes at home.

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