AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN FROM COOK'S ILLUSTRATED: Classic Italian Fare
Airs Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 2 p.m. on KPBS TV
Christopher Kimball and the cast of the Daytime Emmy-nominated AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN use a common-sense, practical approach to solve everyday cooking problems and help viewers save time and money. Kimball and test kitchen cooks Bridget Lancaster, Julia Collin Davison, Rebecca Hays, Bryan Roof and Dan Souza reveal the basics of home cooking while preparing dozens of tried-and-true recipes, including beef burgundy, lemon chiffon pie, pepper-crusted beef tenderloin roast, New England lobster roll, French-style pork stew, no-knead brioche, oven-steamed mussels, grilled glazed baby back ribs, chocolate tart and more.
The popular segments viewers love and trust also return. The Tasting Lab's Jack Bishop challenges Kimball to taste-test supermarket staples before revealing AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN'S top recommendations for BBQ sauce, chicken broth, coffee, hummus, bacon and other foods. Adam Ried, the test kitchen’s resident equipment expert, takes Kimball through the unbiased results for cookware, charcoal grills, pepper grinders, chef's knives and other kitchen items.
"Classic Italian Fare" - Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to the Best Chicken Parmesan. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews her favorite kitchen gadgets, and cheese storage wraps. And finally, test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to foolproof Pasta alla Norcina.