Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Arts & Culture

AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN FROM COOK’S ILLUSTRATED: Pizza & Cookies Go Gluten-Free

Test cook Julia Collin Davison and host Christopher Kimball uncover the secrets to the best gluten-free pizza.
Courtesy of steve klise / WGBH
Test cook Julia Collin Davison and host Christopher Kimball uncover the secrets to the best gluten-free pizza.

Airs Saturday, May 23, 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.

The cast of AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN: Jack Bishop, Adam Reid, host Christopher Kimball, Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster.
Courtesy of WGBH/ AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN
The cast of AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN: Jack Bishop, Adam Reid, host Christopher Kimball, Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster.
Gluten-Free Pizza
Courtesy of Carl Tremblay/ WGBH
Gluten-Free Pizza
Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Courtesy of Carl Tremblay/ WGBH
Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

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.

"Pizza And Cookies Go Gluten-Free" - Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to the best gluten-free pizza. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of gluten-free spaghetti. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make gluten-free chocolate chip cookies as good as the original!

When looking for a wheat-free substitute for all-purpose flour, no single gluten-free flour or starch behaves like wheat flour—a blend is a must. Because store-bought blends perform inconsistently—one product might deliver great cookies but subpar cakes—we decided to create our own. Get the recipe for AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN gluten-free flour blend.

Episodes from past seasons are now available for online viewing. AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN is on Facebook, Google +, Pinterest, and you can follow @TestKitchen on Twitter.

Science: A Closer Look at Gluten
Science: Gluten-Free Pizza Dough
Learn to Cook: Gluten-Free Baking on AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN Online Cooking School
AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN Season 15 Trailer
Introducing The America's Test Kitchen Online Cooking School
What is America's Test Kitchen?