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

Revisiting Julia Child's Roast Turkey (Episode #1409H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 25, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to Julia Child's Thanksgiving Turkey and serves it with a perfect recipe for Roasted Root Vegetables. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews her favorite tools for making turkey.

A Fancy Finale (Episode #1402H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 24, 2015 -- 5:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate dessert, Chocolate-Espresso Dacquoise. Chris then reveals the science behind egg whites. And finally, Chris answers viewer questions in Letters to the Editor.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 25, 2015 -- 12:00 PM

Beefing Up Mexican Favorites (Episode #1504H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 24, 2015 -- 11:00 AM

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.

Pork Tenderloin Dinner (Episode #1503H)

KQED Life: Fri, Jan 23, 2015 -- 6:30 PM

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.

Decadent Desserts (Episode #1410H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 22, 2015 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the Best Chocolate Tart. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews a few of her favorite kitchen gadgets. Then, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the Best Butterscotch Pudding at home.

Revisiting Julia Child's Roast Turkey (Episode #1409H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 21, 2015 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to Julia Child's Thanksgiving Turkey and serves it with a perfect recipe for Roasted Root Vegetables. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews her favorite tools for making turkey.

Classic Italian Fare (Episode #1408H)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 20, 2015 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to the Best Chicken Parmesan. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews her favorite kitchen gadgets. And finally, test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to foolproof Pasta alla Norcina.

Pork Tenderloin Dinner (Episode #1503H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 17, 2015 -- 11:00 AM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jan 17, 2015 -- 11:00 AM

Almond Cake and British Scones (Episode #1502H)

KQED Life: Fri, Jan 16, 2015 -- 6:30 PM

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.

Salmon and Latkes (Episode #1407H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 15, 2015 -- 6:30 PM

Host Christopher Kimball goes into the kitchen with test cook Julia Collin Davison to learn how to make perfect Herb-Crusted Salmon. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews stovetop smokers in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the best Crispy Potato Latkes at home.

From An Italian Bakery (Episode #1406H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 14, 2015 -- 6:30 PM

Man on the street Doc Willoughby visits Lakota Bakery in just outside of Boston, to learn all about Florentine lace cookies from a pro. Then, in the test kitchen, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Florentine Lace Cookies at home. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of coffee. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to the ultimate Almond Biscotti.

French-Style Dutch Oven Dinners (Episode #1405H)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 13, 2015 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to French-Style Chicken and Stuffing in a Pot. Then, host Christopher Kimball answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make a French-Style Pork Stew at home.

Three Ways with Eggs (Episode #1403H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 11, 2015 -- 4:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to the best Soft-Cooked Eggs. Then, test cook Bryan Roof shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a classic Fluffy Omelet. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her favorite egg gadgets, and finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster demonstrates how to make Perfect Fried Eggs.

Meat and Potatoes with Panache (Episode #1401H)

KQED Life: Sat, Jan 10, 2015 -- 11:00 AM

Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen to learn how to create an updated French classic, Modern Beef Burgundy, with test cook Becky Hays. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews potato ricers in the Equipment Corner. Then, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make Braised Red Potatoes with Lemon and Chives. And finally, Chris reveals the science behind potato starch.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 11, 2015 -- 12:00 PM

Almond Cake and British Scones (Episode #1502H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 10, 2015 -- 11:00 AM

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.

Comfort Food Revisited (Episode #1501H)

KQED Life: Fri, Jan 9, 2015 -- 6:30 PM

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.

A Modern Take On Pizza and Grilled Cheese (Episode #1404H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 8, 2015 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Dan Souza shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a great Thin-Crust Whole-Wheat Pizza with Garlic Oil, Three Cheeses, and Basil at home, and gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her favorite pizza gadgets. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of goat cheese. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the ultimate Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Cheddar and Shallot.

Three Ways with Eggs (Episode #1403H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 7, 2015 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to the best Soft-Cooked Eggs. Then, test cook Bryan Roof shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a classic Fluffy Omelet. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her favorite egg gadgets, and finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster demonstrates how to make Perfect Fried Eggs.

A Fancy Finale (Episode #1402H)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 6, 2015 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate dessert, Chocolate-Espresso Dacquoise. Chris then reveals the science behind egg whites. And finally, Chris answers viewer questions in Letters to the Editor.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 25, 2015 -- 12:00 PM

Meat and Potatoes with Panache (Episode #1401H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 3, 2015 -- 5:30 PM

Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen to learn how to create an updated French classic, Modern Beef Burgundy, with test cook Becky Hays. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews potato ricers in the Equipment Corner. Then, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make Braised Red Potatoes with Lemon and Chives. And finally, Chris reveals the science behind potato starch.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 11, 2015 -- 12:00 PM

Comfort Food Revisited (Episode #1501H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 3, 2015 -- 11:00 AM

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.

Meat and Potatoes with Panache (Episode #1401H)

KQED Life: Fri, Jan 2, 2015 -- 6:30 PM

Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen to learn how to create an updated French classic, Modern Beef Burgundy, with test cook Becky Hays. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews potato ricers in the Equipment Corner. Then, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make Braised Red Potatoes with Lemon and Chives. And finally, Chris reveals the science behind potato starch.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 11, 2015 -- 12:00 PM

French-Style Dutch Oven Dinners (Episode #1405H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 1, 2015 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to French-Style Chicken and Stuffing in a Pot. Then, host Christopher Kimball answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make a French-Style Pork Stew at home.

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