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Each episode of America's Test Kitchen features the preparation and cooking of a wide range of recipes as well as taste tests of various food products. This series is filmed in Cook's Illustrated magazine's test kitchen located near Boston, Massachussetts, and has been on the air for more than 10 years.

The host of America's Test Kitchen is Christopher Kimball. Instantly recognizable in his red A.T.K. apron and trademark bow tie, Mr. Kimball is a knowledgeable and entertaining host who has a likeable on-air personality. Almost professorial in approach, Mr. Kimball's enthusiasm keeps the show on an upbeat level.

The other cast members of the program are skilled food professionals, and each is an expert in a specific field. The cooking segments are done with professional chefs who provide step by step instructions of each dish they prepare. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert recipes are all covered on the show.

On any given episode of America's Test Kitchen, the chefs may be demonstrating how to prepare the best fried chicken or how to make croissants or how to prepare huevos rancheros.

A very interesting part of America's Test Kitchen is when they explain the science involved in the preparation and cooking of different food items. Usually the process or example being explained is shown or carried out step by step for the viewer.

Another interesting regular segment on this cooking show is the reviewing of kitchen equipment. Just some of the products that are reviewed on America's Test Kitchen are oven thermometers, smoker boxes, steamer baskets, loaf pans, toaster ovens and paring knives. While many of the products are new on the market others are tried and true kitchen favorites.

The taste-test section of the show features cast members sampling different brands of a selected type of food product. From peanut butter, pasta and canned tuna to frozen pizzas, bread crumbs and fresh produce items all of the items are honestly and objectively reviewed.

Saturdays at 10:00 am on PBS
20 Seasons, 275 Episodes
June 5, 2020
Food
8.3/10
Cast: Julia Collin Davison, Bridget Lancaster, Jack Bishop, Christopher Kimball
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America's Test Kitchen Full Episode Guide

  • Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster reveal the secrets to the ultimate Turkey and Gravy for a Crowd, and equipment expert Adam Ried shares his pick for stock pots.

  • Test cook Dan Souza makes host Bridget Lancaster the ultimate Beef Top Loin Roast with Potatoes. Then, test cook Becky Hays makes host Julia Collin Davison an easy Chopped Carrot Salad with Fennel, Orange, and Hazelnuts.

  • In this breakfast-themed episode, test cook Elle Simone makes host Julia Collin Davison foolproof Everyday French Toast. Then, test cook Keith Dresser makes Bridget easy Scrambled Eggs with Asparagus, Smoked Salmon, and Chives.

  • Test cook Becky Hays shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make Thai Hot and Sour Noodle Soup with Shrimp. Then, test cook Dan Souza makes host Bridget Lancaster perfect Crispy Thai Eggplant Salad.

  • Elle Simone shows host Bridget Lancaster a new way to make Classic Sloppy Joes. Then, test cook Lan Lam reveals the secrets to the perfect homemade Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches.

  • Test cook Dan Souza teaches host Julia Collin Davison the secret to a foolproof Sous Vide Rosemary-Mustard Seed Crusted Roast Beef. Then, Julia shows host Bridget Lancaster an easy recipe for Sous Vide Crème Brûlee.

  • Test cook Dan Souza makes host Bridget Lancaster the best Meat Ravioli with Quick Tomato Sauce. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Julia Collin Davison to a taste test of unsweetened chocolate.

  • Hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison unlock the secrets to making the best Roast Boneless Leg of Lamb with Garlic, Herb, and Bread-Crumb Crust. Then, test cook Erin McMurrer makes Bridget a showstopping Lemon-Olive Oil Tart.

  • Test cook Becky Hays shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate Skillet-Roasted Chicken Breast with Harissa-Mint Carrots. Then, test cook Dan Souza shows Bridget how to make a Brown Rice Bowl with Vegetables and Salmon.

  • Test cook Elle Simone cooks host Bridget Lancaster perfect Kung Pao Chicken. Then, test cook Dan Souza makes host Julia Collin Davison the ultimate Oven-Steamed Fish with Scallions and Ginger.

  • Test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make perfect Pita Bread. Then, test cook Keith Dresser makes Julia a showstopping Shakshuka.

  • In this episode, hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison reveal the secrets to making the classic Parisian dessert Paris-Brest. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews burr grinders and Bridget.

  • Test cook Lan Lam and host Bridget Lancaster unlock the secrets to foolproof Braised Chicken with Mustard and Herbs. Then, test cook Dan Souza shows host Julia Collin Davison a recipe for Easiest-Ever Biscuits.

  • Test cook Keith Dresser makes host Bridget Lancaster the ultimate Pork, Fennel, and Lemon Ragu with Pappardelle. Then, test cook Becky Hays shows Julia how to make the best Pasta with Eggplant and Tomatoes (Pasta alla Norma).

  • Test cook Dan Souza makes host Julia Collin Davison the ultimate Linzertorte. Then, test cook Erin McMurrer makes host Bridget Lancaster a classic recipe for Belgian Spice Cookies (Speculoos).

  • In this episode, test cook Becky Hays shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make a foolproof Herb-Crusted Pork Roast. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews pot holders. Science expert Dan Souza explains how temperature affects bubbly beverages, and Lisa McManus reviews glass water bottles. Finally, test cook Elle Simone shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the perfect Roasted Fingerling Potatoes.

  • Hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison unlock the secrets to an incredible Pizza al Taglio with Arugula and Fresh Mozzarella. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of black pepper. Finally, test cook Dan Souza makes Bridget a Roman classic, Pasta alla Gricia.

  • Host Julia Collin Davison makes host Bridget Lancaster a showstopping Orange, Cranberry, and Mint Pavlova. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of vanilla. Finally, Bridget makes Julia foolproof Holiday Eggnog.

  • Test cook Elle Simone makes Julia the best Braised New Mexico–Style Pork in Red Chile Sauce (Carne Adovada), and equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for 9-inch tongs. Then, test cook Erin McMurrer makes Bridget the ultimate Mexican Corn Salad (Esquites).

  • In this episode, test cook Dan Souza and host Julia teach viewers how to make the ultimate Grilled Chicken Thighs with Mustard and Tarragon. Tasting expert Jack Bishop then challenges Bridget to a fresh mozzarella tasting, and gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews popsicle molds. Next, test cook Keith Dresser makes Bridget a foolproof Italian Pasta Salad.

  • Test cook Becky Hays makes host Bridget Lancaster Perfect Pan-Seared Pork Tenderloin Steaks. Then, Adam Ried reveals his top pick for air fryers, and test cook Dan Souza makes a showstopping Crispy Slow-Roasted Pork Belly for Julia.

  • Test cook Lan Lam makes Bridget the ultimate Grilled Mojo-Marinated Skirt Steak. In the Equipment Corner, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews boning knives. Then, test cook Keith Dresser and host Julia reveal the secrets to the best Peruvian Ceviche recipe.

  • Hosts Bridget and Julia unlock the secrets to making the ultimate Vietnamese Grilled Pork Patties (Bun Cha) on the grill. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for kitchen shears. Finally, Dan and Julia make a foolproof Japanese recipe on the grill: Grilled Steak and Scallion Rolls (Negimaki).

  • Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to making the perfect Pane Francese at home, and equipment expert Adam Ried reviews his top pick for fine-mesh strainers. Then, test cook Erin McMurrer makes Bridget Chicken Vesuvio.

  • Test cook Keith Dresser makes Bridget an updated recipe for an Italian staple: Chicken Piccata. Then, Bridget and Julia unlock the secrets to making the ultimate Chocolate Semifreddo.

  • Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster teach viewers how to make Easy Pancakes. Then, test cook Becky Hays makes a decadent version of a breakfast classic: Creamy French-Style Scrambled Eggs.

  • Test cook Elle Simone and host Julia reveals the secrets to making foolproof Falafel at home. Then, test cook Becky Hays makes Bridget the ultimate Moroccan Lentil and Chickpea Soup.

  • Test cook Dan Souza makes Bridget the ultimate Chinese Pork Dumplings. In the Equipment Corner, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for steamer baskets, and gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews ginger graters. Science expert Dan Souza then explains the science behind proper pouring techniques, and test cook Keith Dresser makes Julia perfect Beijing-Style Meat Sauce and Noodles (Zha Jiang Mian).

  • In this episode, test cook Becky Hays makes Julia a Brazilian classic: Brazilian Shrimp and Fish Stew. Then, Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to making Brazilian Cheese Bread at home.

  • Test cook Dan Souza and host Julia Collin Davison teaches viewers how to make Braised Oxtails with White Beans, Tomatoes, and Aleppo Pepper. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for Dutch ovens.

  • Test cook Becky Hays makes Julia the perfect Roasted Whole Side of Salmon. Then, Dan makes the best recipe for Buttery Spring Vegetables.

  • Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to the best Coffee Cake with Pecan-Cinnamon Streusel. Then, test cook Keith Dresser makes Bridget a foolproof Broccoli and Feta Frittata.

  • Test cook Dan Souza makes Bridget the quickest One-Hour Pizza. Equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for baking stones and steels. Then, Julia and test cook Elle Simone unlock the secrets to the ultimate Beef Short Rib Ragu.

  • Hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison unlock the secrets to making a Mexican staple: Crispy Tacos (Tacos Dorados) and gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews a must-have for home cooks: fire extinguishers. Science expert Dan Souza then gives a demonstration of fast-freezing liquid nitrogen, and test cook Erin McMurrer makes the perfect Roasted Poblano and Black Bean Enchiladas for Bridget.

  • Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to the perfect Hearty Beef and Vegetable Stew. Then, Julia and Bridget make the ultimate Cod Baked in Foil with Leeks and Carrots.

  • Test cook Becky Hays and host Julia Collin Davison make the perfect Indoor Pulled Chicken with Sweet and Tangy Barbecue Sauce. Then, test cook Erin McMurrer makes the Ultimate Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits.

  • Test cook Dan Souza makes Bridget Sous Vide Seared Steaks. Equipment expert Adam Ried then reviews his top pick for sous vide machines, and test cook Elle Simone makes show stopping Soft-Poached Eggs.

  • In this episode, Bridget and Julia uncover the secrets to the ultimate Braised Brisket with Pomegranate, Cumin, and Cilantro. Then, test cook Dan Souza makes a decadent Duchess Potato Casserole.

  • Test cook Dan Souza makes Julia a festive recipe for Easy Holiday Sugar Cookies. Then, gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews silicone baking mats. Finally, test cook Lan Lam then makes Bridget the Best Lemon Bars.

  • Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster make a Chinese classic at home: Flat Hand-Pulled Noodles (Biang Biang Mian) with Chili Oil Vinaigrette. Then, test cook Dan Souza makes Chinese-Style Barbecued Spareribs.

  • Bridget and Julia reveal the secrets to making the perfect Gingerbread Layer Cake at home. Gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews stovetop kettles. Finally, test cook Keith Dresser makes a foolproof recipe for Sticky Toffee Pudding Cakes.

  • Julia and Bridget unlock the secrets to the ultimate Roast Chicken with Warm Bread Salad. Then, test cook Elle Simone teaches Bridget how to make foolproof Skillet-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Chile, Peanuts, and Mint.

  • Bridget and Julia uncover the secrets to making Foolproof All-Butter Pie Dough and Chocolate Cream Pie. Test cook Elle Simone makes Julia a decadent Dark Chocolate Fudge Sauce.

  • Test cook Elle Simone makes Bridget the ultimate Deviled Pork Chops. Science expert Dan Souza reveals the science behind non-Newtonian fluids, and test cook Lan Lam makes the perfect Thick-Cut Oven Fries.

  • Test cook Elle Simone makes Bridget the ultimate Deviled Pork Chops. Science expert Dan Souza reveals the science behind non-Newtonian fluids, and test cook Lan Lam makes the perfect Thick-Cut Oven Fries.

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