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Equipment expert Adam Ried in the test kitchen. In this episode of AMERICA's TEST KITCHEN, Adam reviews his favorite moka pots.
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Equipment expert Adam Ried in the test kitchen. In this episode of AMERICA's TEST KITCHEN, Adam reviews his favorite moka pots.

Airs Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 10 a.m. on KPBS TV

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.

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.

"Breakfast Standbys" - Man on the Street John "Doc" Willoughby challenges viewers to a blind oatmeal tasting to see if steel-cut really is better than instant. Then, host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn how to make the best bowl of 10-Minute Steel Cut Oatmeal.

Next, equipment expert Adam Ried is in the Equipment Corner reviewing his favorite moka pots, and Chris answers questions from viewers. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making perfect Home Fries.

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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