America's Test Kitchen (2001)


Genre: Documentary

Plot: In "America's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated," a team of expert chefs continue to provide viewers with practical recipes and recommendations that they can use to save money, time and effort in the kitchen. With its uniquely scientific flavor, the show uses blind tasting judges, flash animations and laboratory procedures to answer a variety of kitchen questions. Putting everything from pasta and pasta pots, cheese and cheese graters, as well as host Chris Kimball to the test, this series offers surprises that often defy price points and move beyond fancy packaging and brand expectations. Read More



Episode 7: Japanese-Inspired Favorites
Episode 26: Latin Comfort Food
Episode 22: New Flavors on the Grill
Episode 19: Better Breakfast
Episode 18: Middle Eastern Dinner
Episode 17: Classic Chinese at Home
Episode 16: A Taste of Brazil
Episode 15: How to Braise Everything
Episode 11: Mexican Fare
Episode 9: Chicken and Biscuits
Episode 8: Sous Vide for Everybody
Episode 7: Elegant Dinner Party
Episode 6: The Perfect Cookie
Episode 5: Chinese Favorites
Episode 4: The Perfect Cake
Episode 3: Roast Chicken and Sprouts
Episode 2: Chocolate Delights
Episode 1: Pork Chops and Oven Fries
Episode 26: Pub-Style Favorites, Revisited
Episode 25: Elegant Desserts
Episode 23: Summer Cookout
Episode 22: Chinese Classics
Episode 21: Pork Chops and Corn Fritters, Perfected
Episode 20: Spicing Up the Grill
Episode 19: Grilled Steak and Fruit Tart
Episode 18: Vibrant Mediterranean Cooking
Episode 17: Simple Chinese Staples
Episode 16: Brunch at Home
Episode 15: Weeknight Japanese Suppers
Episode 14: Mediterranean Sweets
Episode 13: Mexican Dinner Party
Episode 12: Italian Seafood Suppers
Episode 11: Diner-Style Favorites with a Twist
Episode 10: Pressure Cooker Perfection
Episode 9: Soup for Dinner
Episode 8: Just Add Apples
Episode 7: Vegan for Everyone
Episode 6: Modern Weeknight Meals
Episode 5: Ultimate Italian
Episode 4: All Chocolate, All the Time
Episode 3: How to Roast Everything
Episode 2: Flavors of Thailand
Episode 1: Grown Up Comfort Classics
Episode 26: Comfort Classics
Episode 25: Summer Pork Supper
Episode 22: A Spanish Affair
Episode 21: Mediterranean Grill
Episode 20: Steak and Veggies
Episode 18: Elegant Fall Dinner
Episode 17: Chinese Takeout, Revised
Episode 16: Autumn Desserts
Episode 12: Pantry Pastas
Episode 11: Big Easy Favorites
Episode 9: Outsmarting Thanksgiving
Episode 6: Seafood Supper
Episode 5: Flavorful Italian Favorites
Episode 4: New England Classics
Episode 3: Back to Basics
Episode 2: Two Modern Stews
Episode 21: Dinner in Cuba
Episode 20: Braised to Perfection
Episode 19: Vegetarian Essentials
Episode 17: French Pork Chops and Bisque
Episode 9: Saucing Up Chicken and Roasting Mushrooms
Episode 8: Why Not Add Wine?
Episode 6: Pass the Pasta
Episode 5: Spanish Chicken and Israeli Couscous
Episode 3: A Hearty Start to the Day
Episode 2: New York Natives
Episode 26: Bistro-Style Steak and Potatoes
Episode 25: Summertime Supper
Episode 24: Southeast Asian Favorites
Episode 23: Sweet Summer Endings
Episode 22: Time to Grill
Episode 21: Gnocchi and Panzanella
Episode 20: Cold-Weather Comfort
Episode 19: Mediterranean Specials
Episode 18: Slow-Cooker Revolution
Episode 17: Backyard Chicken Dinner
Episode 16: Cool and Creamy Desserts
Episode 15: Vegetarian Pasta Night
Episode 14: A Moroccan Feast
Episode 13: Soup and Bread From Scratch
Episode 12: Salmon and Sole
Episode 11: Crepes and Croissants
Episode 10: Here's the Beef
Episode 9: Shake and Bake Reinvented
Episode 8: New York-Style Pizza at Home
Episode 7: A Latin Celebration
Episode 6: A Slow and Easy Thanksgiving
Episode 5: Pasta, Please
Episode 4: Chocolate Torte
Episode 3: Rise and Shine Breakfast
Episode 2: Fall Classics
Episode 1: Simply Chicken
Episode 26: Lazy Day Breakfast
Episode 25: Grilled Steak and Gazpacho
Episode 24: Summertime Supper Fare
Episode 23: Great Grilled Roast Beef
Episode 22: Simply Italian
Episode 21: Grilled Pork Chops and Ribs
Episode 20: All-American Fruit Desserts
Episode 19: Deep Dish Pizza
Episode 18: Shrimp in a Skillet
Episode 17: Steak Frites
Episode 16: Easier Italian Favorites
Episode 15: Thanksgiving Turkey
Episode 14: Weeknight Workhorses
Episode 13: Sweet Endings
Episode 12: Stuffed Beef Tenderloin
Episode 11: Southern Fare Reinvented
Episode 10: Asian Favorites at Home
Episode 9: Dutch Oven Classics
Episode 8: Coffee Break Sweets
Episode 7: Seafood in a Skillet
Episode 6: Fall Favorites
Episode 5: Italian Comfort Classics
Episode 4: Chewy Brownies and Chocolate Cupcakes
Episode 3: Tostadas and Empanadas
Episode 2: Desserts with an English Accent
Episode 1: Old-Fashioned Sunday Dinners
Episode 26: Old-Fashioned Fruit Desserts
Episode 25: Turkey on the Grill
Episode 24: Classic Asian Appetizers
Episode 23: The Italian Grill
Episode 22: Best Burgers and Fries
Episode 21: South-of-the-Border Supper
Episode 20: All-Time Cookie Favorites
Episode 19: Chicken and Rice - Indian-Style
Episode 18: Great Glazed Chicken
Episode 17: Italian Bread and Sauce
Episode 16: Salmon - Indoors and Out
Episode 15: Coconut Layer Cake
Episode 14: An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving
Episode 13: Who Wants Pasta?
Episode 12: An Austrian Supper
Episode 11: Sensation Skillet Recipes
Episode 10: Egg Dishes With an Accent
Episode 9: Rolls and Loaves
Episode 8: Meat and Potatoes for Company
Episode 7: Saucy Italian Favorites
Episode 6: The Cookie Jar
Episode 5: Two Ways with Pork
Episode 4: Classic Beef Braises
Episode 3: Best Weekend Breakfast
Episode 2: Chicken Classics, Reinvented
Episode 1: Triple-Chocolate Mousse Cake
Episode 26: Puddings - from Simple to Spectacular
Episode 25: French Country Cooking
Episode 24: Weeknight Summer Supper
Episode 23: Breadmaking Simplified
Episode 22: Four-Star Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Episode 21: Grilled Rack of Lamb Dinner
Episode 20: Backyard Steak and Potatoes
Episode 19: Old Fashioned Snack Cakes
Episode 18: Pork on the Grill
Episode 17: Let's Do Chinese
Episode 16: Holiday Ham And Biscuits
Episode 15: A Grand, Sweet Finale
Episode 14: Fish Made Easy
Episode 13: Lunchtime Specials
Episode 12: South Of The Border Supper
Episode 11: Resurrecting The Roast Beef Dinner
Episode 10: Everyone's Favorite Cake
Episode 9: Bringing Home Italian Favorites
Episode 8: Soups of the Day
Episode 7: One Great Thanksgiving
Episode 6: Easy Apple Desserts
Episode 5: Perfecting Pasta Sauces
Episode 4: The Crunchiest Pork Chops Ever
Episode 3: Dinner with a Spanish Accent
Episode 2: French Classics Reimagined
Episode 1: The Best Blueberry Pie
Episode 26: Favorite Slow Cooker Classics
Episode 25: Drive-In Specials
Episode 24: Two Ways with Shrimp
Episode 23: Four-Cheese Lasagna
Episode 22: Easy Skillet Suppers
Episode 21: Grilled Cornish Game Hens
Episode 20: Indian Favorites, Simplified
Episode 19: Fish on the Grill
Episode 18: Lightening Up Chocolate Desserts
Episode 17: Bistro Steak Dinner
Episode 16: Old-Fashioned Breakfast Cakes
Episode 15: Pizza Party
Episode 14: More Chicken in a Skillet
Episode 13: French Apple Tart
Episode 12: White Chicken Chili Supper
Episode 11: A New Way with Turkey
Episode 10: Pasta and Tomatoes, Reimagined
Episode 9: Holiday Beef Tenderloin Dinner
Episode 8: Asian Take-Out at Home
Episode 7: Coffeehouse Treats
Episode 6: French Classics
Episode 5: Kansas City BBQ
Episode 4: More Cookie Jar Favorites
Episode 3: Italian-American Classics
Episode 2: Lemon Layer Cake
Episode 1: Rainy Day BBQ Pork Chops
Episode 26: Lighter Cheesecake
Episode 25: Favorite Citrus Desserts
Episode 24: Easy Apple Desserts
Episode 23: Old-Fashioned Chocolate Cake
Episode 22: Dark Chocolate Desserts
Episode 21: Strawberry Cream Cake
Episode 20: Rainy Day Barbecue
Episode 19: Beer Can Chicken Dinner
Episode 18: Barbecued Brisket and Corn Fritters
Episode 17: Summer Cooking
Episode 16: Hearty Eggs for Breakfast
Episode 15: Flambé at Home
Episode 14: Even More Italian Classics
Episode 13: More Tex-Mex Favorites
Episode 12: Not Your Average Stir-Fry
Episode 11: Staying in For Chinese Take-Out
Episode 10: Meat and Potatoes for Company
Episode 9: Chicken Kiev
Episode 8: Fish and Chips at Home
Episode 7: Lighter Family Favorites
Episode 6: Faster Family Favorites
Episode 5: Two Ways with Pork
Episode 4: Sunday Roast Chicken and Stuffing
Episode 3: Best Beef Stew
Episode 2: Streamlined Chicken Skillet Suppers
Episode 1: Meatloaf Dinner
Episode 26: German Chocolate Cake
Episode 25: Old-Fashioned Birthday Cake
Episode 24: Cookies
Episode 23: Deep-Dish Apple Pie
Episode 22: Summer Fruit Desserts
Episode 21: Rethinking Barbecued Chicken
Episode 20: Pulled Pork & Cornbread
Episode 19: Grill Roasted Pork Loin
Episode 18: Grilled Pizza
Episode 17: Paella Party
Episode 16: Asian Chicken
Episode 15: Two Curry Traditions
Episode 13: Seafood Classics
Episode 12: Fish Steaks 101
Episode 11: Pork Chops and Tenderloins
Episode 10: Let's Talk Turkey
Episode 9: High Roast Chicken Dinner
Episode 8: Meat and Potatoes II
Episode 7: More American Classics
Episode 6: One Skillet Dinners
Episode 5: Dinner on a Dime
Episode 4: Cooking with Squash
Episode 3: South-of-the-Border Soups
Episode 2: Tex-Mex Favorites
Episode 1: Eggs for Brunch
Episode 26: Four-Star Desserts
Episode 25: Pumpkin Cheesecake
Episode 24: There's a Hole in Your Cake
Episode 23: Holiday Cookies
Episode 22: Bake-Sale Favorites
Episode 21: Ultimate Sticky Buns
Episode 20: Bistro Classics
Episode 19: Winter Supper
Episode 18: Italian Classics
Episode 17: In an Italian-American Kitchen
Episode 16: Pissaladière
Episode 15: A Passage to India
Episode 14: Quick Pasta
Episode 13: Mexican Favorites
Episode 12: New Flavors from the Grill
Episode 11: Grill-Roasted Beef Tenderloin
Episode 10: Texas Rib House
Episode 9: Restaurant Cooking Comes Home
Episode 8: Family Favorites
Episode 7: Flash in a Pan
Episode 6: Two Roast Chickens
Episode 5: Pork Chops and Gravy
Episode 4: Regional Classics
Episode 3: A Soup Supper
Episode 2: Simple Soups
Episode 1: Appetizers
Episode 26: Showstopper Desserts
Episode 25: Lemon Cheescake
Episode 24: Easy Sheet Cakes
Episode 23: Summer Berry Desserts
Episode 22: Cookie Jar Favorites
Episode 21: The Pancake Show
Episode 20: Sunday Brunch
Episode 19: Tea Time
Episode 18: French Food in a Flash
Episode 17: Italian Classics
Episode 16: Asian Noodles
Episode 15: Stir Fry 101
Episode 14: Steak Tips
Episode 13: Steak and Potatoes
Episode 12: Chicken in a Pot
Episode 11: Chicken in a Skillet
Episode 10: Truck Stop Classics
Episode 9: Maple-Glazed Pork Roast
Episode 8: Pot Roast
Episode 7: Quick Classic Pastas
Episode 6: Freedom from Red Sauce
Episode 5: New Orleans Menu
Episode 4: East Coast Seafood
Episode 3: One-Pot Wonders
Episode 2: Summer Tomatoes
Episode 1: Salad 101
Episode 26: New York Cheese Cake
Episode 25: Two Chocolate Cakes
Episode 24: Shortcake and Cobbler
Episode 23: Lemon Meringue Pie
Episode 22: Cookie Jar Favorites
Episode 21: Rustic Bread at Home
Episode 20: Quick Breads
Episode 19: Weekend Brunch
Episode 18: Ham Dinners
Episode 17: Holiday Dinner
Episode 16: Thanksgiving from the Grill
Episode 15: Barbecued Salmon
Episode 14: Backyard BBQ
Episode 13: Pork Chops, Two Ways
Episode 12: American Casseroles
Episode 11: Texas Chili
Episode 10: Beef Burgundy
Episode 9: Pasta Quick and Easy
Episode 8: Pasta Classics
Episode 7: Chicken in a Flash
Episode 6: Chinese Takeout
Episode 5: Steak House Dinners
Episode 4: Bistro Basics
Episode 3: Dressing Up Vegetables
Episode 2: Hearty Soups
Episode 1: Party Foods
Episode 26: Chocolate Desserts
Episode 25: Chilled Summer Puddings
Episode 24: Peach Pie and Cherry Cobbler
Episode 23: Apple Pies
Episode 22: Diner Pies
Episode 21: Two French Tarts
Episode 20: Bar Cookies
Episode 19: French Toast, Waffles, and Breakfast Strata
Episode 18: Bacon, Eggs, and Homefries
Episode 17: Muffins and Scones
Episode 16: Ham, Biscuits, and Greens
Episode 15: Winter Supper
Episode 14: Christmas Dinner
Episode 13: Thanksgiving Dinner
Episode 12: Fajitas and Margaritas
Episode 11: Middle Eastern Barbeque
Episode 10: All-American Cookout
Episode 9: Chicken Cutlets 101
Episode 8: Fried Chicken and 'Fixens
Episode 7: Steak Frites
Episode 6: Shrimp Classics
Episode 5: Simple Sandwiches
Episode 4: Pizza Night
Episode 3: Spaghetti and Meatball Supper
Episode 2: Pesto, Carbonara and Salad
Episode 1: Three Pureed Vegetable Soups
Episode 13: Crisps, Cobblers, and Gratins
Episode 12: Holiday Pies
Episode 11: The Perfect All-Purpose Cake
Episode 10: Cookie Jar Favorites
Episode 9: Cooking Eggs
Episode 8: Sunday Dinner
Episode 7: Stir Fry Made Easy
Episode 6: How to Cook Salmon
Episode 5: Perfect Pork
Episode 4: Beef Stew
Episode 3: Great Roast Chicken
Episode 2: The Perfect Roast Turkey
Episode 1: Tomato Sauces for Pasta