Cook’s Country From America’s Test Kitchen: Pucker-Up Pies
Airs Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. on KPBS TV
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Credit: Daniel J. van Ackere © 2008 Boston Common Press, DBA America's Test Kitchen
"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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