AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN FROM COOK’S ILLUSTRATED: Comfort Food Revisited (New Season Premiere)
Airs Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 2 p.m. on KPBS TV
Christopher Kimball and the cast of AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN, the most-watched cooking show on public television and a 2012 Daytime Emmy nominee, use a common-sense, practical approach to solve everyday cooking problems and save viewers time and money. Kimball and dedicated test kitchen cooks Bridget Lancaster, Julia Collin Davison and Rebecca Hays reveal the basics of foolproof home cooking while preparing dozens of exhaustively tested recipes.
Season 15 features 51 all-new recipes, including modern cheese souffle, best chicken stew, broiled pork tenderloin, cioppino, fresh strawberry mousse, the best baguette, grilled fish tacos, the best grilled burger, French apple 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 jasmine rice, white beans, dark chocolate, orange juice, frozen yogurt and other foods. Adam Ried, the test kitchen's resident equipment expert, takes Kimball through the unbiased results for mixing bowls, ladles, mandolines, French presses and other kitchen items. Each episode concludes with Kimball sharing the test kitchen's tips and techniques for aerating wine, cooking crispy yet tender bacon, and thawing meat quickly, among others.
"Comfort Food Revisited" - Test cook Dan Souza uncovers the secrets to the Best Chicken Stew. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews 13 by 9-inch metal baking pans in the Equipment Corner. Then, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Cream Cheese Brownies.