The BEST Episodes of Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 27, 2021

Network: PBS

Cook's Country From America's Test Kitchen uncovers the best of American home cooking. Our recipes are developed through in-depth kitchen testing. The result: foolproof recipes you can trust to work the first time—and every time. Cooks's Country From America's Test Kitchen features the cast and crew of America's Test Kitchen, the top-rated cooking show on public television—now in its ninth season. Our new show is filmed in a renovated 1806 farmhouse with a full working test kitchen. Watch us update traditional American recipes—everything from California Barbecued Tri-Tip and Cincinnati Chili to Mashed Potato Casserole and Chocolate Blackout Cake. You'll learn what makes a recipe succeed (or fail) as well as which kitchen tools, cookware, and supermarket ingredients have won our independent tests. Join us every week as we bring the pages of Cook's Country magazine into your home.

Sunday Dinner

#1 - Sunday Dinner

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 13, 2009

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. Recipes: - Sunday-Best Garlic Roast Beef - Mashed Potato Casserole Equipment Corner: - Liquid Dish Detergent

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1 votes
Steakhouse Favorites

#2 - Steakhouse Favorites

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 25, 2008

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. Recipes: - Broiled Steaks - Super-Stuffed Baked Potatoes Equipment Corner: - Steak Knives - Electric Knife Sharpeners

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2 votes
Old-Fashioned Roast Beef Dinner

#3 - Old-Fashioned Roast Beef Dinner

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 5, 2009

We make a classic American meal starting with a juicy roast with a rich, meaty gravy. Recipes - Classic Roast Beef and Gravy - Perfect Popovers Equipment Corner - Plastic Wrap

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1 votes
Pucker-Up Pies

#4 - Pucker-Up Pies

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 12, 2009

Bridget Lancaster reveals the test kitchen’s secrets to a perfect lemon meringue pie with a sky-high topping that won’t weep. And Erin McMurrer makes easy Icebox Key Lime Pie with perfect texture and real lime flavor. Recipes - Mile-High Lemon Meringue Pie - Icebox Key Lime Pie Equipment Corner - Inexpensive Stand Mixers

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1 votes
Icebox Desserts

#5 - Icebox Desserts

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 17, 2011

Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Lemon Icebox Cheesecake. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of chocolate ice cream. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make French Silk Chocolate Pie.

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2 votes
Irish Country Cooking

#6 - Irish Country Cooking

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 26, 2013

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Guinness Beef Stew. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for whisks. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make perfect Brown Soda Bread. Recipes: Guinness Beef Stew, Brown Soda Bread, Brown Soda Bread with Currants and Caraway Equipment Reviews: All-Purpose Whisks

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1 votes
Get Your Chile Fix

#7 - Get Your Chile Fix

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 9, 2013

Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Green Chile Cheeseburgers at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of mayonnaise. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen’s top tips on making your own burger. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer uncovers the secrets to making the best Five-Alarm Chili. Recipes: Green Chile Cheeseburgers, Five-Alarm Chili Taste Tests: Mayonnaise

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1 votes
Dessert on Bourbon Street

#8 - Dessert on Bourbon Street

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 28, 2013

Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate New Orleans Bourbon Bread Pudding. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for sugar shakers. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of grits. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making perfect Beignets at home. Recipes: New Orleans Bourbon Bread Pudding, Beignets, Bourbon Sauce Equipment Reviews: Confectioners' Sugar Shakers Taste Tests: Grits

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1 votes
All-American Sweet Dough Desserts

#9 - All-American Sweet Dough Desserts

Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 25, 2015

Test cook Julia Collin Davison revives a classic recipe for Dakota Peach Kuchen. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of peach jam. Finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows Chris how to make the perfect Kolaches.

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30 votes
Beef, Dressed Up

#10 - Beef, Dressed Up

Season 12 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 14, 2019

Test cook Christie Morrison shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make perfect Spice-Crusted Steaks. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of supermarket bacon. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried shows Julia his top pick of electric griddles. Finally, test cook Ashley Moore and Julia reveal a showstopping recipe for Grilled Bacon Burgers with Caramelized Onion.

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1 votes
Holiday Feast

#11 - Holiday Feast

Season 12 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 2, 2019

Test cook Ashley Moore shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make a Crumb-Crusted Rack of Lamb that is perfect for the holidays. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried shows host Julia Collin Davison his top picks of electric knives. Finally, test cook Christie Morrison shows Julia how to make a showstopping Brussels Sprout Gratin.

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1 votes
A Trip to the Big Easy

#12 - A Trip to the Big Easy

Season 12 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 9, 2019

Test cook Bryan Roof and host Julia Collin Davison team up to make a New Orleans classic, Shrimp Po’ Boys. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Bridget Lancaster to a tasting of a Mardi Gras favorite, king cakes. Finally, test cook Ashley Moore and Bridget make a Cajun specialty, Chicken Sauce Piquant.

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1 votes
Comfort Food Done Right

#13 - Comfort Food Done Right

Season 12 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 16, 2019

Test cook Christie Morrison and host Bridget Lancaster uncover the secrets to making a flavorful Double-Crust Chicken Pot Pie from scratch. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Julia Collin Davison to a tasting of creamy peanut butter. Finally, test cook Ashley Moore makes Julia a delicious First Lady specialty, Cowboy Cookies.

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1 votes
Regional Seafood Specialties

#14 - Regional Seafood Specialties

Season 13 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 12, 2020

Test cook Bryan Roof makes host Julia Collin Davison a regional specialty, Monterey Bay Cioppino. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried shows host Bridget Lancaster his top pick for can openers. Finally, test cook Morgan Bolling shows Bridget how to make the ultimate Shrimp Mozambique.

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1 votes
Taste of Summer

#15 - Taste of Summer

Season 13 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 19, 2020

Test cook Lawman Johnson makes host Julia Collin Davison foolproof Grilled Flank Steak with Basil Dressing. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for herb keepers. Finally, test cook Christie Morrison shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make a show-stopping Fresh Tomato Galette.

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1 votes
Grilled Chicken, Two Ways

#16 - Grilled Chicken, Two Ways

Season 13 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 3, 2020

Test cook Bryan Roof makes host Julia Collin Davison flavor-packed Grilled Jerk Chicken. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried and host Bridget Lancaster discuss grill brushes. Finally, test cook Christie Morrison reveals the secrets to Smoked Chicken Wings.

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1 votes
Tacos Two Ways

#17 - Tacos Two Ways

Season 13 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 10, 2020

Test cook Christie Morrison and host Julia Collin Davison make mouthwatering Pork Carnitas. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Bridget Lancaster to a tasting of lard. Finally, Julia makes crunchy Shrimp Tacos.

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1 votes
Herbaceous Chicken and Potatoes

#18 - Herbaceous Chicken and Potatoes

Season 13 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 24, 2020

Test cook Bryan Roof cooks host Julia Collin Davison a Birmingham specialty, Greek Chicken. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop has host Bridget Lancaster taste crumbled feta, and equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for liquid measuring cups. Finally, test cook Lawman Johnson makes the best Crushed Red Potatoes with Garlic and Herbs.

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2 votes
Italian Comfort Food

#19 - Italian Comfort Food

Season 13 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 31, 2020

Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster make a streamlined recipe for Cheesy Stuffed Shells. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for 13x9 broiler-safe baking dishes. Finally, test cook Bryan Roof shows Julia how to make Eggplant Pecorino.

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1 votes
Chicken and Biscuits

#20 - Chicken and Biscuits

Season 13 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 7, 2020

Test cook Bryan Roof makes host Bridget Lancaster the ultimate One-Batch Fried Chicken. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Julia Collin Davison to a tasting of strawberry spreads. Finally, test cook Christie Morrison prepares a regional favorite, North Carolina Cheese Biscuits.

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1 votes
Motor City Favorites

#21 - Motor City Favorites

Season 13 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 21, 2020

Test cook Bryan Roof shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate Bottom Round Roast Beef with Zip-Style Sauce. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for measuring spoons. Finally, test cook Christie Morrison makes host Bridget Lancaster a regional favorite Almond Boneless Chicken.

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1 votes
Never Enough Chocolate

#22 - Never Enough Chocolate

Season 13 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 28, 2020

Test cook Christie Morrison and host Bridget Lancaster make the ultimate Triple-Chocolate Sticky Buns. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Julia Collin Davison to a tasting of milk chocolate. Finally, test cook Morgan Bolling reveals the secret to Thin and Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies.

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1 votes
A Trip to Tarheel Country

#23 - A Trip to Tarheel Country

Season 11 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 8, 2018

Test cook Bryan Roof shows host Julia Collin Davison a top secret recipe for North Carolina dipped fried chicken. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Bridget Lancaster to a tasting of chocolate ice cream. And finally, test cook Ashley Moore makes Bridget a classic version of North Carolina lemon pie.

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3 votes
Straight From So-Cal

#24 - Straight From So-Cal

Season 10 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 14, 2017

Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to making show-stopping Citrus-Braised Pork Tacos at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a Mild Salsa taste test. Next, test cook Christie Morrison shows Julia how to achieve unforgettable So-Cal inspired Churros right at home. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried shares his piping bag best-buy.

star 9.25
4 votes
Forgotten Cakes

#25 - Forgotten Cakes

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 6, 2008

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. Recipes: - Chocolate Blackout Cake - Strawberry Poke Cake Tasting Lab: - Milk Chocolate

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2 votes