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

How to Roast Everything (Episode #1803H)

KQED 9: Mon, Jun 18, 2018 -- 7:00 PM

Bridget and Julia teach viewers how to make the ultimate beef tenderloin with smoky potatoes and persillade relish. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a turkey tasting. Gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews fat separators, and then test cook Dan Souza makes turkey breast en cocotte with Pan gravy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Jun 19, 2018 -- 1:00 AM

A Spanish Affair (Episode #1722H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jun 16, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

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.

Comfort Classics (Episode #1726H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jun 14, 2018 -- 2:30 PM

Host Julia Collin Davison makes the best roast chicken with root vegetables with host Bridget Lancaster and test cook Dan Souza reveals the secrets to making almost no-knead sourdough bread.

Flavors of Thailand (Episode #1802H)

KQED 9: Mon, Jun 11, 2018 -- 7:00 PM

Bridget and Julia unlock the secrets to everyday pad thai, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of coconut milk, gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews electric kettles, and test cook Elle Simone makes Julia the ultimate panang beef curry.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Jun 12, 2018 -- 1:00 AM

Canning Classics (Episode #1719H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jun 9, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

Host Julia Collin Davison goes into the test kitchen with test cook Becky Hays to reveal the secrets to making classic strawberry jam at home. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best canning tools. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make the ultimate bread and butter pickles.

Summer Pork Supper (Episode #1725H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jun 7, 2018 -- 2:30 PM

Host Julia Collin Davison shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make the best smoked pork loin with dried-fruit chutney. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews the latest grill gadgets in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Becky Hays shows Bridget how to make the ultimate sweet potato soup.

Grown Up Comfort Classics (Episode #1801H)

KQED 9: Mon, Jun 4, 2018 -- 7:00 PM

Hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison unlock the secrets to simple stovetop macaroni and cheese. In the Equipment Corner, expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for large saucepans, and gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews lid holders. Science expert Dan Souza explains the proper way to use a whisk, and test cook Becky Hays makes host Julia Collin Davison the perfect turkey meatloaf with ketchup-brown sugar glaze.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Jun 5, 2018 -- 1:00 AM

Grilled Steak and Fruit Tart (Episode #1819H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jun 2, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

Test cook Dan Souza makes Julia perfect grill-smoked and herb-rubbed flat iron steaks, and then tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of mascarpone. In the Equipment Corner, expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for tart pans, science expert Dan Souza explains the science of salting, and then test cook Elle Simone makes Bridget the ultimate fresh fruit tart.

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      KQET (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) was unable to transmit from late Saturday 6/02 through early Monday 6/04 due to a break in the third party fiber feed somewhere between KQED?s Master Control room in San Francisco and the uplink reception point at California State University Monterey Bay. The break was found and fixed shortly after … Continue reading 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

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