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Cook's Country Previous Broadcasts

Southern Discoveries (Episode #1009H)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Bryan Roof shows Julia Collin Davison how to make an authentic version of South Carolina smoked fresh ham. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of spiral sliced bone-in ham. Equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for potato mashers. Test cook Christie Morrison shows Bridget Lancaster how to make the best smashed potato salad.

The Italian-American Kitchen (Episode #1013H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Test cook Ashley Moore shows Bridget Lancaster how to make the ultimate sausage ragu. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of fettuccine. Test cook Bryan Roof shows Julia Collin Davison the secrets to making a regional specialty for fluffy baked polenta with red sauce at home.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Big Flavors from Little Italy (Episode #913H)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making zeppoles at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for splatter screens. Next, test cook Ashley Moore shares the steps for the best slow-cooker chicken stock. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of shredded parmesan. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate pasta with mushroom sauce.

The Italian-American Kitchen (Episode #1013H)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Test cook Ashley Moore shows Bridget Lancaster how to make the ultimate sausage ragu. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of fettuccine. Test cook Bryan Roof shows Julia Collin Davison the secrets to making a regional specialty for fluffy baked polenta with red sauce at home.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Straight from So-Cal (Episode #1008H)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Julia Collin Davison shows Bridget Lancaster how to make authentic citrus-braised pork tacos at home. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of mild salsa. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews piping bags. Test cook Christie Morrison shows Julia the secrets to making the best So Cal churros.

Prime Rib with All The Fixings (Episode #912H)

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate prime rib and potatoes with red wine-orange sauce at home. Then, test cook Christie Morrison reveals the steps for green goddess dressing. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for roasting racks. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the best roasted green beans with goat cheese and hazelnuts.

When Only Chocolate Will Do (Episode #1012H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Julia Collin Davison shows Bridget Lancaster how to make the ultimate Mississippi mud pie. Equipment expert Adam Ried reviews small food processors. Bridget uncovers the secrets to making the best whoopie pies right at home.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Prime Rib with All The Fixings (Episode #912H)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate prime rib and potatoes with red wine-orange sauce at home. Then, test cook Christie Morrison reveals the steps for green goddess dressing. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for roasting racks. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the best roasted green beans with goat cheese and hazelnuts.

When Only Chocolate Will Do (Episode #1012H)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Julia Collin Davison shows Bridget Lancaster how to make the ultimate Mississippi mud pie. Equipment expert Adam Ried reviews small food processors. Bridget uncovers the secrets to making the best whoopie pies right at home.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Bourbon and Broccoli Hit The Grill (Episode #1007H)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Julia Collin Davison shows Bridget Lancaster how to make the ultimate grilled bourbon steaks. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of dill pickle spears. Equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for instant-read thermometers for the budget conscious cook. Test cook Ashley Moore heads out to the grill to show Bridget a recipe for perfect grilled broccoli with lemon and parmesan.

Biting Into The Big Easy (Episode #911H)

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

Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the ultimate pork grillades. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of Creole seasoning. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for slicing knives. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make a regional favorite, New Orleans muffulettas.

Pork and Pierogi (Episode #1001H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Host Julia Collin Davison shows host Bridget Lancaster how to prepare a show-stopping special occasion cider-braised pork roast. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a sauerkraut tasting. Test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to a Pittsburg regional specialty, potato-cheddar pierogi.

Plenty of Garlic and Parm (Episode #1011H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Bridget Lancaster shows Julia Collin Davison how to make an authentic version of a Basque favorite, garlic fried chicken. Equipment expert Adam Ried shares his top pick for budget-friendly Dutch ovens. Test cook Ashley Moore shows Bridget how to make the ultimate crispy parmesan potatoes.

Biting Into The Big Easy (Episode #911H)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the ultimate pork grillades. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of Creole seasoning. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for slicing knives. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make a regional favorite, New Orleans muffulettas.

Plenty of Garlic and Parm (Episode #1011H)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Bridget Lancaster shows Julia Collin Davison how to make an authentic version of a Basque favorite, garlic fried chicken. Equipment expert Adam Ried shares his top pick for budget-friendly Dutch ovens. Test cook Ashley Moore shows Bridget how to make the ultimate crispy parmesan potatoes.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Ribs and Mashed Potatoes Revisited (Episode #1006H)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Bridget Lancaster makes Julia Collin Davison the juiciest Memphis-style wet ribs in the slow cooker. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to an apple-cider vinegar tasting. Test cook Ashley Moore shows Bridget how to make the best mashed potato cakes.

Southern Stews (Episode #910H)

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 12:30 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a regional classic, Brunswick stew. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of brown rice. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for shrimp tools. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer reveals the steps to making the best shrimp and grits at home.

Big Flavors from Little Italy (Episode #913H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making zeppoles at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for splatter screens. Next, test cook Ashley Moore shares the steps for the best slow-cooker chicken stock. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of shredded parmesan. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate pasta with mushroom sauce.

Cast Iron Comforts (Episode #1010H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 11:30 AM

Bridget Lancaster shows Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate skillet pizza Margherita in a cast iron pan. Equipment expert Adam Ried reviews traditional and enameled cast iron skillets. Test cook Ashley Moore uncovers the secrets to making a foolproof chocolate chip skillet cookie.

Southern Stews (Episode #910H)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a regional classic, Brunswick stew. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of brown rice. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for shrimp tools. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer reveals the steps to making the best shrimp and grits at home.

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