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

Fast Food Makeovers (Episode #1723H)

KQED Plus: Thu, May 24, 2018 -- 2:30 PM

Test cook Dan Souza shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the perfect grilled pizza at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of super- market olive oil. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best avocado gadgets. Finally, host Bridget Lancaster goes into the test kitchen with test cook Tim Chin to learn how to make the best shredded chicken tacos.

Vibrant Mediterranean Cooking (Episode #1818H)

KQED 9: Mon, May 21, 2018 -- 7:00 PM

Test cook Dan Souza makes Bridget foolproof swordfish skewers with tomato-scallion caponata on the grill. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of feta, and then test cook Becky Hays makes Julia a vibrant Mediterranean favorite: Egyptian barley salad.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, May 22, 2018 -- 1:00 AM

Soup for Dinner (Episode #1809H)

KQED 9: Sun, May 20, 2018 -- 12:00 PM

Test cook Dan Souza makes Julia the ultimate Chicken Bouillabaisse. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Bridget Lancaster to a tasting of cinnamon, and then Julia and Bridget uncover the secret to the perfect Greek Chicken and Rice Soup with Egg and Lemon (Avgolemomo).

Big Easy Favorites (Episode #1711H)

KQED Plus: Sun, May 20, 2018 -- 7:00 AM

Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison the steps to making the ultimate chicken and sausage gumbo. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of smoked paprika. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus shares her favorite quirky kitchen tools. Finally, test cook Erin McMurrer reveals the secrets to making the best red beans and rice.

A Spanish Affair (Episode #1722H)

KQED Plus: Sat, May 19, 2018 -- 5:30 PM

Host Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to making the best paella on the grill with host Bridget Lancaster. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews paella pans in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows Julia how to make the ultimate patatas bravas at home.

Simple Chinese Staples (Episode #1817H)

KQED 9: Sat, May 19, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

In this episode, Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to a Chinese staple: three cup chicken. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of firm tofu, and test cook Keith Dresser makes a refreshing recipe for smashed cucumbers.

A Spanish Affair (Episode #1722H)

KQED Plus: Thu, May 17, 2018 -- 2:30 PM

Host Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to making the best paella on the grill with host Bridget Lancaster. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews paella pans in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows Julia how to make the ultimate patatas bravas at home.

Simple Chinese Staples (Episode #1817H)

KQED 9: Mon, May 14, 2018 -- 7:00 PM

In this episode, Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to a Chinese staple: three cup chicken. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of firm tofu, and test cook Keith Dresser makes a refreshing recipe for smashed cucumbers.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, May 15, 2018 -- 1:00 AM

Just Add Apples (Episode #1808H)

KQED 9: Sun, May 13, 2018 -- 12:00 PM

Test cook Erin McMurrer and host Bridget Lancaster make the ultimate Apple Strudel. In the Equipment Corner, expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for Bundt Pans, and then Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to the perfect Cider-Glazed Apple Bundt Cake.

Korean Feast (Episode #1710H)

KQED Plus: Sun, May 13, 2018 -- 7:00 AM

Host Julia Collin Davison shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make the ultimate Korean rice bowl at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews spider skimmers in the equipment corner. Finally, test cook Dan Souza reveals the secrets for making perfect Korean fried chicken wings.

Mediterranean Grill (Episode #1721H)

KQED Plus: Sat, May 12, 2018 -- 5:30 PM

Host Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the best grilled shrimp and vegetable kebabs. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Bridget Lancaster to a tasting of whole-milk Greek yogurt. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows Julia how to make the best Persian-style rice with golden crust at home.

Brunch at Home (Episode #1816H)

KQED 9: Sat, May 12, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

Bridget and Julia uncover the secrets to making foolproof eggs Benedict at home. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for espresso machines, and gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews stovetop kettles. Finally, test cook Dan Souza makes a show-stopping German pancake.

Mediterranean Grill (Episode #1721H)

KQED Plus: Thu, May 10, 2018 -- 2:30 PM

Host Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the best grilled shrimp and vegetable kebabs. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Bridget Lancaster to a tasting of whole-milk Greek yogurt. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows Julia how to make the best Persian-style rice with golden crust at home.

Brunch at Home (Episode #1816H)

KQED 9: Mon, May 7, 2018 -- 7:00 PM

Bridget and Julia uncover the secrets to making foolproof eggs Benedict at home. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for espresso machines, and gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews stovetop kettles. Finally, test cook Dan Souza makes a show-stopping German pancake.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, May 8, 2018 -- 1:00 AM

Vegan for Everyone (Episode #1807H)

KQED 9: Sun, May 6, 2018 -- 12:00 PM

Test cook Becky Hays makes Julia the ultimate Vegan Pinto Bean-Beet Burger, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of vegan mayo, and gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews spiralizers. Finally, test cook Elle Simone makes perfect Buffalo Cauliflower Bites.

Outsmarting Thanksgiving (Episode #1709H)

KQED Plus: Sun, May 6, 2018 -- 7:00 AM

Test cook Dan Souza shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate roast turkey. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best oven thermometers. Finally, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to foolproof boiled corn.

Weeknight Japanese Suppers (Episode #1815H)

KQED 9: Sat, May 5, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster uncover the secrets to a Japanese favorite: crispy pan-fried chicken cutlets. In the Equipment Corner, expert Adam Ried reveals his top for santoku knives, science expert Dan Souza demystifies the science of radiant heat, and then test cook Keith Dresser makes Bridget perfect miso-marinated salmon.

Steak and Veggies (Episode #1720H)

KQED Plus: Thu, May 3, 2018 -- 2:30 PM

Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the best pan-seared flank steak with mustard-chive butter. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews carbon steel skillets in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets for making walkaway ratatouille.

Weeknight Japanese Suppers (Episode #1815H)

KQED 9: Tue, May 1, 2018 -- 1:00 AM

Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster uncover the secrets to a Japanese favorite: crispy pan-fried chicken cutlets. In the Equipment Corner, expert Adam Ried reveals his top for santoku knives, science expert Dan Souza demystifies the science of radiant heat, and then test cook Keith Dresser makes Bridget perfect miso-marinated salmon.

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