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Cook’s Country From America’s Test Kitchen: Pucker-Up Pies

Airs Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

In a renovated 1806 farmhouse (pictured), the cast scientifically re-imagines...

Credit: Daniel J. van Ackere © 2008 Boston Common Press, DBA America's Test Kitchen

Above: In a renovated 1806 farmhouse (pictured), the cast scientifically re-imagines family-friendly recipes for the modern home cook.

"Cook's Country From America's Test Kitchen" features regional home cooking from across the country. The series, like the successful Cook’s Country magazine, approaches food in a practical, no-nonsense way. In a renovated 1806 farmhouse, the cast scientifically re-imagines family-friendly recipes for the modern home cook. In season two, chefs Bridget Lancaster and Erin McMurrer re-create blue-ribbon regional specialties, such as Creole fried chicken and Alabama BBQ chicken, from across the United States.

In this episode, Pucker-Up Pies," Bridget Lancaster uncovers the test kitchen's secrets to a perfect lemon meringue pie with a firm, sky-high topping. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews inexpensive stand mixers and reveals the best bargain for the home cook. Finally, Erin McMurrer shows host Christopher Kimball how to make easy icebox Key lime pie with perfect texture and real lime flavor.

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Cook's Country: Season Two Sizzle Reel

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"Cook's Country From America's Test Kitchen" features regional home cooking from across the country. The series, like the successful Cook’s Country magazine, approaches food in a practical, no-nonsense way. In a renovated 1806 farmhouse, the cast scientifically re-imagines family-friendly recipes for the modern home cook. In season two, chefs Bridget Lancaster and Erin McMurrer re-create blue-ribbon regional specialties, such as Creole fried chicken and Alabama BBQ chicken, from across the United States.

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