Cook’s Country From America’s Test Kitchen: Homespun Breakfast Treats
Airs Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. on KPBS TV
Originally published October 31, 2013 at 3:53 p.m., updated December 19, 2013 at 3:39 p.m.
COOK'S COUNTRY FROM AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN features the best regional specialties — from potluck dinners and holiday favorites to simple suppers and lost recipes. The Daytime Emmy®-nominated series takes the same practical, no-nonsense and scientific approach as Cook’s Country magazine by providing home cooks with foolproof recipes and cooking techniques developed through rigorous investigation and careful testing.
These comprehensive cooking guides will teach you the core techniques behind classic American dishes. You will also learn what equipment and which ingredients are absolutely essential in the preparation of these classic recipes. Each guide also lists our all-time best recipes so you can find just the recipe you want.
In season six, test kitchen chefs Bridget Lancaster, Julia Collin Davison and Erin McMurrer prepare a variety of blue-ribbon specialties and American classics with host Christopher Kimball.
In addition, Kimball introduces educational "Food History" segments, Jack Bishop challenges Kimball to taste — and rank — supermarket staples, Adam Ried recommends household equipment, and Kimball and Lancaster share practical test kitchen tips and techniques.
"Homespun Breakfast Treats" - Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Fluffy Cornmeal Pancakes. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of multigrain bread.
Next, Chris shares the top 10 cooking tips from the test kitchen. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer uncovers the secrets to making English Muffin Bread right at home.