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America’s Test Kitchen From Cook’s Illustrated: Skewered And Wrapped

Airs Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. on KPBS TV

Above: Test kitchen chef Bridget Lancaster cooks with host Christopher Kimball.

Christopher Kimball and the cast of AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN FROM COOK'S ILLUSTRATED, the most-watched cooking show on public television and a 2012 Daytime Emmy® winner, use a common-sense, practical approach to solve everyday cooking problems and help viewers save time and money.

America’s Test Kitchen Feed

America’s Test Kitchen Feed is a destination for free recipes and food stories from the crew at America’s Test Kitchen–we’ll be featuring everything from how to make homemade bacon jam to how to solve kitchen problems with a hairdryer. You’ll also get a glimpse of exclusive, behind-the-scenes snapshots of life at the Test Kitchen.

Courtesy of Daniel J. van Ackere. © 2012 Boston Common Press

Equipment expert Adam Ried reviews his top picks for sauté pans in the Equipment Corner.

Kimball and test kitchen cooks Bridget Lancaster, Julia Collin Davison and Rebecca Hays reveal the basics of home cooking while preparing dozens of tried-and-true recipes, including prime rib and French-style pot-roasted pork loin, pasta all'Amatriciana, Sichuan stir-fried pork in garlic sauce, grill-roasted turkey, classic chicken salad, French apple cake, carrot layer cake and raspberry sorbet.

The popular segments viewers love and trust also return, including food tastings with Jack Bishop, equipment testing with Adam Ried, gadget reviews with Lisa McManus and food science with Guy Crosby.

"Skewered & Wrapped" - Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Grilled Beef Satay.

Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews his top picks for sauté pans in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to making quick Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps at home.

Episodes from past seasons are now available for online viewing.

AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN is on Facebook, and you can follow @TestKitchen on Twitter.

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Above: Want to cook like the professionals at America's Test Kitchen? Now you can. Learn about our new online Cooking School and discover how you can become a better cook with help from Bridget Lancaster and the Cooking School crew.

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What is America's Test Kitchen?

Above: We know how frustrating it can be when things go wrong in the kitchen. That's why every single recipe in our books has been tested not once, not twice, but often as many as 20, 30, or even 40 times. And then, just to make absolutely sure, we often test our recipes using cheap cookware, mediocre stovetops, and the wrong ingredients. All of this work results, we hope, in a simple promise: Our recipes work the first time and every time. Please visit our websites: http://www.americastestkitchen.com/ http://www.cooksillustrated.com/ http://www.cookscountrytv.com/

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