Cook’s Country – Season 1
Would you like to learn how to cook by watching a video? Would you like to see how the chef answers the cooking questions from his neighbor? Please watch Cook’s Country-Season 1.
Part of the Cook’s Country series
Welcome to the home of Cook’s Country, a renovated 1806 farmhouse with a full working test kitchen, a live audience, two barns, and the odd neighbor who stops by with cooking problems. Host Christopher Kimball and your favorite chefs from America’s Test Kitchen turn their no-nonsense approach to cooking to the American repertoire.
Food & Cooking
EPISODE 130 MIN.
Join us as we re-create two classic cakes from the 1960s. Christopher Kimball shares tips for error-proof baking, and Jack Bishop reveals which milk chocolate won our taste tests.
EPISODE 230 MIN.
Learn how to make an unforgettable garlic roast beef and mashed potato casserole. Christopher Kimball also reveals what you need to know to select the perfect cut of meat.
Feeding a Crowd, Italian-Style
EPISODE 330 MIN.
Everyone loves Italian food. We share the secrets to making extraordinary meatballs and marinara and the perfect “Sunday gravy”-a slow-simmered sauce with several kinds of meat.
Southern Regional Recipes
EPISODE 430 MIN.
We share the test kitchen’s method for simplifying Lexington-style pulled pork, and explain how to make the perfect Memphis coleslaw-a barbecue-joint staple.
EPISODE 530 MIN.
Making pork roast is tricky. Which cut is best and how do you keep the meat moist? Our unique seven-hour recipe will change the way you think about the other white meat.
EPISODE 630 MIN.
Learn to make super-crunchy fried chicken. Pair it with our classic potato salad, or with the potato chips that won our taste test of top brands.
Easy As Pie
EPISODE 730 MIN.
Bridget Lancaster explains how to make foolproof pie crust and then prepares an incredible raspberry chiffon pie. Jack Bishop searches for the best store-bought pie crust.
EPISODE 830 MIN.
Learn the technique for perfectly broiled steaks, and discover the secret to super-stuffed potatoes. Adam Ried tells us which steaks knives make the cut.
EPISODE 930 MIN.
Grilled chicken with barbecue sauce seems simple. So why does this recipe often fail? Our unique method guarantees perfect results. Serve with our easy baked mac and cheese.
EPISODE 1030 MIN.
Learn to grill double-thick chops and how to give them authentic smoke flavor. The test kitchen also perfects a recipe for whiskey-glazed pork chops.
EPISODE 1130 MIN.
Learn to replicate fall-off-the-bone Chicago-style ribs and discover the secrets to Cincinnati’s unique chili. We’ll also reveal the winner of our cheddar cheese taste test.
EPISODE 1230 MIN.
Bridget Lancaster teaches Christopher Kimball how to cook a garlicky tri-tip roast on the grill. She also prepares California barbecued beans and Santa Maria-style salsa.
EPISODE 1330 MIN.
Enjoy a diner-style brunch at home with impossibly tall and fluffy omelets, crusty, deeply browned home fries, and the best store-bought orange juice as judged by our tasters.
-Hongmei, Adult Services & Acquisitions Librarian