List of America's Test Kitchen episodes

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The following is a list of episodes of the public television cooking show America's Test Kitchen in the United States. The program started with 13 shows in 2001, its first season.[1] Beginning with the second season (2002), the show grew to 26 episodes per season.

Series Overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 13 August 4, 2001 (2001-08-04) October 27, 2001 (2001-10-27)
2 26 January 5, 2002 (2002-01-05) June 29, 2002 (2002-06-29)
3 26 January 4, 2003 (2003-01-04) June 28, 2003 (2003-06-28)
4 26 January 3, 2004 (2004-01-03) June 26, 2004 (2004-06-26)
5 26 January 1, 2005 (2005-01-01) June 25, 2005 (2005-06-25)
6 26 January 7, 2006 (2006-01-07) July 1, 2006 (2006-07-01)
7 26 January 6, 2007 (2007-01-06) June 30, 2007 (2007-06-30)
8 26 January 5, 2008 (2008-01-05) June 28, 2008 (2008-06-28)
9 26 January 3, 2009 (2009-01-03) June 27, 2009 (2009-06-27)
10 26 January 2, 2010 (2010-01-02) June 26, 2010 (2010-06-26)
11 26 January 8, 2011 (2011-01-08) June 25, 2011 (2011-06-25)
12 26 January 7, 2012 (2012-01-07) June 30, 2012 (2012-06-30)
13 26 January 5, 2013 (2013-01-05) June 29, 2013 (2013-06-29)
14 26 January 4, 2014 (2014-01-04) June 28, 2014 (2014-06-28)
15 26 January 3, 2015 (2015-01-03) July 18, 2015 (2015-07-18)
16 26 January 2, 2016 (2016-01-02) July 30, 2016 (2016-07-30)
17 26 January 7, 2017 (2017-01-07) TBA

Season 1 (2001)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Tomato Sauces for Pasta"[2] August 4, 2001 (2001-08-04)[3]
Recipes for pasta and fresh tomato sauce with garlic and basil, and rustic slow-simmered tomato sauce with meat. Featuring a Tasting Lab on canned diced tomatoes and a Science Desk segment exploring taste.
2 "The Perfect Roast Turkey" August 11, 2001 (2001-08-11)
A recipe for roast crisped-skin turkey. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering instant read thermometers, a Tasting Lab on store-bought turkey, and a Science Desk segment exploring how brining works.
3 "Great Roast Chicken" August 18, 2001 (2001-08-18)
A recipe for easy roast chicken. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering roasting racks, a Tasting Lab on supermarket chicken, and a Science Desk segment exploring white vs. dark meat.
4 "Beef Stew" August 25, 2001 (2001-08-25)
Recipes for beef stew with bacon, mushrooms, and pearl onions; hearty beef stew; beef carbonnade; and beef goulash. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering dutch ovens and a Science Desk segment exploring how browning meat seals in juiciness.
5 "Perfect Pork" September 1, 2001 (2001-09-01)
Recipes for pan-seared, oven-roasted thick-cut pork chops; and garlic studded roast pork loin. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering electric knives and a Science Desk segment exploring the role of fat.
6 "How to Cook Salmon" September 8, 2001 (2001-09-08)
Recipes for simple pan-seared salmon, simple grilled salmon, and broiled salmon with mustard and crisp dilled crust. Featuring a Science Desk segment exploring fish fat.
7 "Stir-Fry Made Easy" September 15, 2001 (2001-09-15)
Recipes for stir-fried chicken and zucchini in ginger sauce; stir-fried tofu, snow peas, and red onion in hot and sour sauce; and stir-fried shrimp, asparagus, and yellow pepper in lemon sauce. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering chef's knives and a Tasting Lab on soy sauce.
8 "Sunday Dinner" September 22, 2001 (2001-09-22)
Recipes for bacon-wrapped meatloaf with brown sugar-ketchup glaze, and garlic mashed potatoes. Featuring a Tasting Lab on ketchup and a Science Desk segment exploring garlic's changing flavor.
9 "Cooking Eggs" September 29, 2001 (2001-09-29)
Recipes for fluffy scrambled eggs, poached eggs, foolproof hard-cooked eggs, and fried eggs for two. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering non-stick skillets, a Tasting Lab on bacon, and a Science Desk segment exploring egg science.
10 "Cookie Jar Classics" October 6, 2001 (2001-10-06)
Recipes for thick and chewy chocolate chip cookies, big chewy oatmeal raisin cookies, and big, super-nutty peanut butter cookies. Featuring a Tasting Lab on dark chocolate chips and a Science Desk segment exploring baking soda.
11 "The Perfect All-Purpose Cake" October 13, 2001 (2001-10-13)
Recipes for yellow layer cake, and classic vanilla buttercream frosting. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering round cake pans and a Science Desk segment exploring protein in flour.
12 "Holiday Pies" October 20, 2001 (2001-10-20)
Recipes for American pie dough, perfect pecan pie, and the best pumpkin pie. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering pie plates.
13 "Crisps, Cobblers, and Gratins" October 27, 2001 (2001-10-27)
Recipes for fresh berry gratin, and fruit crisp. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering food processors and a Taste Lab on cinnamon.

Season 2 (2002)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Three Pureed Vegetable Soups"[4] January 5, 2002 (2002-01-05)[5]
Recipes for cream of tomato soup, and creamy mushroom soup. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering blenders and a Tasting Lab on commercial chicken broth.
2 "Pesto, Carbonara, and Salad" January 12, 2002 (2002-01-12)
Recipes for bow-tie pasta with pesto, leafy salad, and spaghetti alla carbonara. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering salad spinners and a Tasting Lab on supermarket extra-virgin olive oils.
3 "Spaghetti and Meatball Supper" January 19, 2002 (2002-01-19)
Recipes for spaghetti and meatballs, and American garlic bread. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering bread knives and a Tasting Lab on Parmesan cheese.
4 "Pizza Night" January 26, 2002 (2002-01-26)
A recipe for deep-dish pizza. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering box graters and a Tasting Lab on mozzarella cheese.
5 "Simple Sandwiches" February 2, 2002 (2002-02-02)
Recipes for classic tuna salad, classic grilled cheese sandwiches, and flank steak and arugula sandwiches with red onion. Featuring a Tasting Lab on canned tuna and a Science Desk segment exploring mayonnaise emulsification.
6 "Shrimp Classics" February 9, 2002 (2002-02-09)
Recipes for herb-poached shrimp cocktail sauce, shrimp fra diavolo with linguine, and shrimp scampi. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering garlic presses and a Science Desk segment exploring changing garlic's flavor.
7 "Steak Frites" February 16, 2002 (2002-02-16)
Recipes for pan-seared steaks, shallot butter sauce, red wine sauce, and french fries. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering corkscrews and a Tasting Lab on red wines for cooking.
8 "Fried Chicken and 'Fixens" February 23, 2002 (2002-02-23)
Recipes for crispy fried chicken, creamy coleslaw, and sweet-and-sour coleslaw. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering cutting boards and a Science Desk segment exploring successful frying.
9 "Chicken Cutlets 101" March 2, 2002 (2002-03-02)
Recipes for chicken marsala, and stuffed chicken cutlets with three fillings. Featuring a Tasting Lab on bread crumbs and a Science Desk segment exploring the role of "fond" in pan sauces.
10 "All-American Cookout" March 9, 2002 (2002-03-09)
Recipes for grilled hamburgers with many toppings, and grilled vegetables. Featuring a Tasting Lab on hot dogs.
11 "Middle Eastern Barbeque" March 16, 2002 (2002-03-16)
Recipes for grilled shish kebab and baba ghanoush. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering grill tongs and a Science Desk segment exploring how marinades work.
12 "Fajitas and Margaritas" March 23, 2002 (2002-03-23)
Recipes for chunky guacamole, classic fajitas, and fresh margaritas. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering zesters.
13 "Thanksgiving Dinner" March 30, 2002 (2002-03-30)
Recipes for crisp-skin high-roast, butterflied turkey with sausage dressing, and turkey gravy. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering sauce pans.
14 "Christmas Dinner" April 6, 2002 (2002-04-06)
Recipes for prime rib, pommes anne, and blanched green beans. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering roasting pans and a Science Desk segment exploring why aging tenderizes beef.
15 "Winter Dinner" April 13, 2002 (2002-04-13)
Recipes for short ribs braised in red wine with bacon, parsnips and pearl onions; and mashed potatoes. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering food mills and a Science Desk segment exploring starch in potatoes.
16 "Ham, Biscuits, and Greens" April 20, 2002 (2002-04-20)
Recipes for Coca-Cola ham, cream biscuits, and quick-cooked tough greens. Featuring a Tasting Lab on all-purpose flour.
17 "Muffins and Scones" April 27, 2002 (2002-04-27)
Recipes for cinnamon-sugar-dipped blueberry muffins, and cream scones. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering muffin tins and a Tasting Lab on butter.
18 "Bacon, Eggs, and Homefries" May 4, 2002 (2002-05-04)
Recipes for diner-style home fries, oven-fried bacon, and cheese omelet. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering colanders and a Tasting Lab on orange juice.
19 "French Toast, Waffles, and Breakfast Strata" May 11, 2002 (2002-05-11)
Recipes for buttermilk waffles, French toast for challah or sandwich bread, and breakfast strata with spinach and gruyère. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering waffle irons and a Tasting Lab on maple syrup.
20 "Bar Cookies" May 18, 2002 (2002-05-18)
Recipes for chewy, fudgy triple-chocolate brownies; and raspberry squares. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering coffee makers, a Tasting Lab on raspberry preserves, and a Science Desk segment exploring chocolate flavor diffusion.
21 "Two French Tarts" May 25, 2002 (2002-05-25)
Recipes for sweet tart pastry (pâte sucrée), lemon tart, and fresh fruit tart with pastry cream. Featuring a Tasting Lab on lemon zest and extracts and a Science Desk segment exploring eggs and acid.
22 "Diner Pies" June 1, 2002 (2002-06-01)
Recipes for chocolate cream pie, key lime pie, and whipped cream. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering whisks and a Science Desk segment exploring temperature and whipped cream.
23 "Apple Pies" June 8, 2002 (2002-06-08)
Recipes for apple pie dough, and classic apple pie. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering paring knives and a Science Desk segment exploring what makes pastry flaky.
24 "Peach Pie" June 15, 2002 (2002-06-15)
A recipe for lattice-top fresh peach pie. Featuring a Tasting Lab on vanilla ice cream and a Science Desk segment exploring how starches work.
25 "Chilled Summer Puddings" June 22, 2002 (2002-06-22)
Recipes for summer berry puddings, panna cotta, and rhubarb fool. Featuring a Science Desk segment exploring how gelatin works.
26 "Chocolate Desserts" June 29, 2002 (2002-06-29)
Recipes for espresso-mascarpone cream, dark chocolate ganache, and bittersweet chocolate roulade. Featuring a Tasting Lab on bittersweet chocolate and a Science Desk segment exploring how to beat egg whites.

Season 3 (2003)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Party Foods"[6] January 4, 2003 (2003-01-04)[7]
Recipes for cheese nachos, fresh guacamole, one-minute salsa, and buffalo wings. Featuring a Tasting Lab on tortilla chips.
2 "Hearty Soups" January 11, 2003 (2003-01-11)
Recipes for ham and split pea soup, and rustic potato-leek soup. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering vegetable peelers and a Tasting Lab on salt.
3 "Dressing Up Vegetables" January 18, 2003 (2003-01-18)
Recipes for twice-baked potatoes, and classic stuffed bell peppers. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering pepper mills and a Tasting Lab on black pepper.
4 "Bistro Basics" January 25, 2003 (2003-01-25)
Recipes for steak au poivre with branded cream sauce, and classic cream brulee. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering torches and a Science Desk segment exploring how egg yolks thicken custard.
5 "Steak House Dinners" February 1, 2003 (2003-02-01)
Recipes for pan-seared filet mignon, and leafy salad with blue cheese dressing. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering steak knives and a Tasting Lab on blue cheese.
6 "Chinese Takeout" February 8, 2003 (2003-02-08)
Recipes for fried rice with shrimp, pork, and shiitake mushrooms; and kung pao shrimp. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering rice cookers and a Tasting Lab on long-grain rice.
7 "Chicken in a Flash" February 15, 2003 (2003-02-15)
Recipes for pan-roasted chicken with shallot and Vermouth sauce, and chicken piccata. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering inexpensive nonstick skillets.
8 "Pasta Classics" February 22, 2003 (2003-02-22)
Recipes for spaghetti puttanesca, and fettuccine with bolognese sauce. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering saute pans and a Science Desk segment exploring what makes some pasta so sticky.
9 "Pasta Quick and Easy" March 1, 2003 (2003-03-01)
Recipes for pasta with garlic and oil, and simple lasagna with hearty tomato-meat sauce. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering pasta paraphernalia and a Tasting Lab on no-boil lasagna noodles.
10 "Beef Burgundy" March 8, 2003 (2003-03-08)
A recipe for beef burgundy. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering oven thermometers.
11 "Texas Chili" March 15, 2003 (2003-03-15)
A recipe for chili con carne. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering pot scrubbers and a Science Desk segment exploring why we eat chilies.
12 "American Casseroles" March 22, 2003 (2003-03-22)
Recipes for baked macaroni and cheese, and turkey tetrazzini. Featuring a Tasting Lab on cheddar cheese and a Science Desk segment exploring why evaporated milk doesn't curdle.
13 "Pork Chops, Two Ways" March 29, 2003 (2003-03-29)
Recipes for gas-grilled pork chops, and smothered pork chops. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering gas grills, a Tasting Lab on enhanced pork, and a Science Desk segment exploring how braising works.
14 "Backyard BBQ" April 5, 2003 (2003-04-05)
Recipes for barbecued baby back ribs, and American potato salad with hard-boiled eggs and sweet pickles. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering wood chucks and chips and a Tasting Lab on barbecue sauce.
15 "Barbecued Salmon" April 12, 2003 (2003-04-12)
Recipes for barbecued salmon, and creamy dill cucumber salad. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering charcoal grills and a Tasting Lab on paprika.
16 "Thanksgiving from the Grill" April 19, 2003 (2003-04-19)
Recipes for grill-roasted turkey, mashed sweet potatoes, and basic cranberry sauce. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering potato mashers.
17 "Holiday Dinner" April 26, 2003 (2003-04-26)
Recipes for roast beef tenderloin, parsley sauce with cornichons and capers, and scalloped potatoes. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering boning knives.
18 "Ham Dinner" May 3, 2003 (2003-05-03)
Recipes for spiral-sliced ham, and green bean casserole. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering timers and thermometers and a Tasting Lab on spiral-sliced hams.
19 "Weekend Brunch" May 10, 2003 (2003-05-10)
Recipes for sour cream coffee cake with brown sugar-pecan streusel, and fruit with reduction sauces. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering coffee grinders and a Science Desk segment exploring how decaffeination works.
20 "Quick Breads" May 17, 2003 (2003-05-17)
Recipes for quick cinnamon buns with buttermilk icing, and banana bread. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering loaf pans and a Science Desk segment exploring the magic of buttermilk.
21 "Rustic Bread at Home" May 24, 2003 (2003-05-24)
A recipe for rustic country bread. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering dry measuring cups and a Tasting Lab on yeast.
22 "Cookie Jar Favorites" May 31, 2003 (2003-05-31)
Recipes for thick and chewy double-chocolate cookies, and molasses spice cookies. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering measuring spoons.
23 "Lemon Meringue Pie" June 7, 2003 (2003-06-07)
A recipe for lemon meringue pie. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering rolling pins and a Tasting Lab on store-bought pie crusts.
24 "Shortcake and Cobbler" June 14, 2003 (2003-06-14)
Recipes for strawberry shortcake, and sour cherry cobbler. Featuring a Tasting Lab on cherries and a Science Desk segment exploring baking soda and browning.
25 "Two Chocolate Cakes" June 21, 2003 (2003-06-21)
Recipes for hot fudge pudding cake, and flourless chocolate cake. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering digital kitchen scanners and a Science Desk segment exploring the allure of chocolate.
26 "New York Cheesecake" June 28, 2003 (2003-06-28)
Recipes for cheesecake, and fresh strawberry topping. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering kitchen timers, a Tasting Lab on store-bought cheesecakes, and a Science Desk segment exploring vanilla extracts.

Season 4 (2004)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Salad 101"[8] January 3, 2004 (2004-01-03)[9]
Recipes for Greek salad, and wilted green salad and bacon dressing. Featuring a Tasting Lab on red wine vinegars and quick tips for a basic tossed salad.
2 "Summer Tomatoes" January 10, 2004 (2004-01-10)
Recipes for gaspacho, and quick summer tomato tart. Featuring a Tasting Lab on mozzarella cheese.
3 "One-Pot Wonders" January 17, 2004 (2004-01-17)
Recipes for beef chili with kidney beans, and indoor clambake. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering crock pots and a Tasting Lab on tomato puree.
4 "East Coast Seafood" January 24, 2004 (2004-01-24)
Recipes for New England clam chowder, and Maryland crab cakes. Featuring a Tasting Lab on mayonnaise.
5 "New Orleans Menu" January 31, 2004 (2004-01-31)
Recipes for Jambalaya, and bananas Foster. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering ice cream scoops and a Tasting Lab on vegetable broth.
6 "Freedom from Red Sauce" February 7, 2004 (2004-02-07)
Recipes for pasta with mushrooms, orecchiette with broccoli, and rabe and sausage. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering herb choppers and a Tasting Lab on extra virgin olive oil.
7 "Quick Pasta" February 14, 2004 (2004-02-14)
Recipes for quick bolognese, and four cheese pasta. Featuring a Tasting Lab on tomato paste.
8 "Pot Roast" February 21, 2004 (2004-02-21)
Recipes for pot roast with root vegetables, and skillet green beans. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering vegetable choppers and quick tips for de-fatting liquids.
9 "Maple-Glazed Pork Roast" February 28, 2004 (2004-02-28)
Recipes for maple-glazed pork loin, and wild rice pilaf. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering food storage containers and quick tips for cleaning crusty pans.
10 "Truck Stop Favorites" March 6, 2004 (2004-03-06)
Recipes for chicken-fried steak with gravy, and coconut cream pie. Featuring a Tasting Lab on Graham crackers and quick tips for whipped cream.
11 "Chicken in a Skillet" March 13, 2004 (2004-03-13)
Recipes for pan-roasted chicken breasts, and almond-crusted chicken breasts with wilted spinach. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering traditional skillets and quick tips for carving whole chicken.
12 "Chicken in a Pot" March 20, 2004 (2004-03-20)
Recipes for chicken provençal, and chicken with 40 cloves of garlic. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering kitchen shears and a Tasting Lab on vermouth.
13 "Steak and Potatoes" March 27, 2004 (2004-03-27)
Recipes for blue cheese mashed potatoes with caramelized onions, and grilled steaks. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering large saucepans, a Tasting Lab on mail order steaks vs. supermarket steaks, and quick tips for charcoal chimneys.
14 "Steak Tips" April 3, 2004 (2004-04-03)
Recipes for steak tips, and steak fries. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering grill brushes, Food Facts about grills, and quick tips for charcoal chimneys.
15 "Stir-Fry 101" April 10, 2004 (2004-04-10)
Recipes for stir-fried pork with eggplant, and stir-fried beef and broccoli. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering electric woks and a Tasting Lab on oyster sauce.
16 "Asian Noodles" April 17, 2004 (2004-04-17)
Recipes for pad thai, and sesame noodles. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering flat-bottomed woks, Food Facts about tamarind, and quick tips for using instant-read thermometers.
17 "Favorite Italian Classics" April 24, 2004 (2004-04-24)
Recipes for chicken diavola, and Frico strawberries with balsamic vinegar. Featuring a Tasting Lab on balsamic vinegar and quick tips for grilling raw meat plates.
18 "French Food in a Flash" May 1, 2004 (2004-05-01)
Recipes for simplified cassoulet with pork and kielbasa, and tarte tatin. Featuring a Tasting Lab on diced canned tomatoes.
19 "Tea Time" May 8, 2004 (2004-05-08)
Recipes for lemon pound cake, and oatmeal scones. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering citrus juicers and reamers, a Tasting Lab on supermarket teas, Food Facts about tea parties, and quick tips for stabilizing mixing bowls.
20 "Sunday Brunch" May 15, 2004 (2004-05-15)
Recipes for Denver omelet, and classic corn muffins. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering rubber spatulas, a Tasting Lab on baking powder, and quick tips for egg buying.
21 "The Pancakes Show" May 22, 2004 (2004-05-22)
Recipes for blueberry pancakes, and German apple pancake. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering electric griddles, a Tasting Lab on fresh vs. frozen blueberries, Food Facts about pancakes, and quick tips for keeping pancakes warm.
22 "Cookie Jar Favorites" May 29, 2004 (2004-05-29)
Recipes for thin and crisp chocolate chip cookies, and coconut macaroons. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering pot holders and a Tasting Lab on refrigerator cookie dough.
23 "Summer Berry Desserts" June 5, 2004 (2004-06-05)
Recipes for summer berry pie, and berry gratin with lemon sabayon. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering ice cream makers and quick tips for whipping cream.
24 "Easy Sheet Cakes" June 12, 2004 (2004-06-12)
Recipes for chocolate sheet cake, and carrot cake. Featuring a Tasting Lab on milk chocolate, Food Facts about baking, and quick tips for wrapping frosted cakes.
25 "Lemon Cheesecake" June 19, 2004 (2004-06-19)
A recipe for lemon cheesecake. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering springform pans, Food Facts about animal crackers, and quick tips for buying lemons.
26 "Showstopper Desserts" June 26, 2004 (2004-06-26)
Recipes for chocolate mousse cake, and frozen lemon soufflé. Featuring a Tasting Lab on unsweetened chocolate.

Season 5 (2005)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Appetizers"[10] January 1, 2005 (2005-01-01)[11]
Recipes for spiced pecans with rum glaze, pita chips with creamy herb spinach dip, and beef satay with spicy peanut dipping sauce. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering meat cleavers, a Tasting Lab on jarred medium salsa, and quick tips for how to store nuts.
2 "Simple Soups" January 8, 2005 (2005-01-08)
Recipes for hearty chicken noodle soup, and pasta e faigoli (Italian pasta & bean soup). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering fat separators and quick tips for how to freeze soup and broth.
3 "A Soup Supper" January 15, 2005 (2005-01-15)
Recipes for quick cheese bread, and hearty lentil soup. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering vegetable peelers, a Tasting Lab on artisanal bacon, quick tips for freezing bacon, and uses for leftover bread.
4 "Regional Classics" January 22, 2005 (2005-01-22)
Recipes for Creole-style shrimp and sausage gumbo, and Cincinnati chili. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering useful kitchen gadgets and a Tasting Lab on long-grain rice.
5 "Pork Chops and Gravy" January 29, 2005 (2005-01-29)
Recipes for stuffed pork chops with all-purpose gravy, and glazed carrots. Featuring quick tips for measuring salt content and a Science Desk segment exploring how brining works.
6 "Two Roast Chickens" February 5, 2005 (2005-02-05)
Recipes for crispy roasted lemon chicken, and chicken under a brick with herb-roasted potatoes. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering countertop rotisseries.
7 "Flash in a Pan" February 12, 2005 (2005-02-12)
Recipes for chicken paillard (sauteed chicken cutlets with mustard-cider sauce), and pan-seared shrimp with garlic lemon butter. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering cookware cleaners, a Tasting Lab on chicken cutlets, and quick tips for non-alcoholic white wine substitutes.
8 "Family Favorites" February 19, 2005 (2005-02-19)
Recipes for sweet and tangy oven-barbecued chicken, and classic macaroni and cheese. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering stain removers, a Tasting Lab on microwave popcorn, and quick tips for electric burners.
9 "Restaurant Cooking at Home" February 26, 2005 (2005-02-26)
Recipes for flambéed pan-roasted lobster, and crab towers with avocado & gazpacho salsa. Featuring quick tips for Flambé-ing 101.
10 "Texas Rib House" March 5, 2005 (2005-03-05)
Recipes for Texas-style barbecued beef ribs, and Southern-style corn bread. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering cast-iron skillet care, a Tasting Lab on corn bread mixes, and quick tips for setting up charcoal grills.
11 "Grill-Roasted Beef Tenderloin" March 12, 2005 (2005-03-12)
Recipes for grill-roasted beef tenderloin with salsa verde, and broiled asparagus. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering kitchen gadgets and quick tips for setting up charcoal grills.
12 "New Flavors from the Grill" March 19, 2005 (2005-03-19)
Recipes for Gai Yang-inspired Thai-style grilled chicken with spicy sweet-and-sour dipping sauce, and grilled salmon with maple-soy glaze. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering portable gas grills and a Science Desk segment exploring the truth about cutting boards and bacteria.
13 "Mexican Favorites" March 26, 2005 (2005-03-26)
Recipes for chicken enchiladas with red chili sauce, and arroz a la Mexicana (Mexican rice). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering spice grinders.
14 "Quicker Pasta" April 2, 2005 (2005-04-02)
Recipes for farfalle with tomatoes, olives, and feta; campanelli with asparagus, basil, and balsamic glaze; pasta with arugula, goat cheese, and sun-dried tomato pesto; and penne with toasted nut and parsley pesto. Featuring a Tasting Lab on sun-dried tomatoes.
15 "A Passage to India" April 9, 2005 (2005-04-09)
Recipes for chicken biryani, and mulligatawny soup. Featuring a Tasting Lab on curry powder.
16 "Pissaladiere" April 16, 2005 (2005-04-16)
A recipe for Pissaladière (Provençal pizza with onions, anchovies, & olives). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering baking stones and pizza cutters.
17 "In an Italian-American Kitchen" April 23, 2005 (2005-04-23)
Recipes for eggplant Parmesan; and pasta with chicken, broccoli, and sun-dried tomatoes.
18 "More Italian Classics" April 30, 2005 (2005-04-30)
Recipes for pasta al'Amatriciana (pasta with tomato, bacon, and onion), and mushroom risotto. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering cheese graters and a Tasting Lab on jarred pasta sauce.
19 "Winter Supper" May 7, 2005 (2005-05-07)
Recipes for osso buco (braised veal shanks), and simple homemade polenta. Featuring a Tasting Lab on bottled water.
20 "Bistro Classics" May 14, 2005 (2005-05-14)
Recipes for salad with herbed baked goat cheese and vinaigrette, and french onion soup. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering Santoku knives and a Tasting Lab on goat cheese.
21 "Ultimate Sticky Buns" May 21, 2005 (2005-05-21)
A recipe for sticky pecan buns. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering innovative coffee makers and a Tasting Lab on supermarket coffee.
22 "Bake Sale Favorites" May 28, 2005 (2005-05-28)
Recipes for chewy brownies, and congo bars (blondies with coconut and chocolate chips). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering 13x9-inch baking pans and dishes and a Tasting Lab on boxed brownie mixes.
23 "Holiday Cookies" June 4, 2005 (2005-06-04)
Recipes for butter cookies with cream cheese glaze, and walnut crescent cookies. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering stand mixers and hand mixers.
24 "There's a Hole in Your Cake" June 11, 2005 (2005-06-11)
Recipes for chocolate sour cream Bundt cake, and angel food cake. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering Bundt pans, and quick tips for wet vs. dry measuring cups.
25 "Pumpkin Cheesecake" June 18, 2005 (2005-06-18)
A recipe for spiced pumpkin cheesecake with bourbon and brown sugar whipped cream. Featuring a Tasting Lab on cream cheese and quick tips for preventing cracked cheesecakes.
26 "Four-Star Desserts" June 25, 2005 (2005-06-25)
Recipes for chocolate volcano cake with espresso ice cream, and caramelized pears with blue cheese and black pepper-caramel sauce. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering hand mixers.

Season 6 (2006)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Eggs for Brunch"[12] January 7, 2006 (2006-01-07)[13]
Recipes for asparagus, ham and Gruyère frittata, and quiche lorraine. Featuring a Tasting Lab on supermarket bacon, and quick tips for handling eggs.
2 "Tex-Mex Favorites" January 14, 2006 (2006-01-14)
Recipes for fresh tomato salsa, homemade quesadillas, and homemade beef tacos. Featuring a Tasting Lab on flour tortillas.
3 "South-of-the-Border Soups" January 21, 2006 (2006-01-21)
Recipes for black bean soup, and tortilla soup. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering inexpensive chef's knives and a Tasting Lab on chicken broth.
4 "Cooking with Squash" January 28, 2006 (2006-01-28)
Recipes for butternut squash soup, and butternut squash risotto. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering nutmeg graters.
5 "Dinner on a Dime" February 4, 2006 (2006-02-04)
Recipes for buttermilk mashed potatoes, and pan-seared cheap steaks with mustard-cream sauce. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering sauciers and steak knife sets and a Tasting Lab on cheap steaks.
6 "One-Skillet Dinners" February 11, 2006 (2006-02-11)
Recipes for skillet lasagna, and skillet jambalaya. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering celebrity skillets and a Tasting Lab on canned diced tomatoes.
7 "American Classics" February 18, 2006 (2006-02-18)
Recipes for chicken and dumplings, and Boston baked beans. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering plastic food storage bags and a Science Desk segment exploring how acidity affects cooking beans.
8 "Meat and Potatoes" February 25, 2006 (2006-02-25)
Recipes for onion-braised beef brisket, and smashed potatoes. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering electric knives.
9 "High-Roast Chicken Dinner" March 4, 2006 (2006-03-04)
Recipes for crisp-skin high-roast butterflied chicken with potatoes, and pan-roasted asparagus with toasted garlic and Parmesan. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering remote thermometers and a Tasting Lab on whole chickens.
10 "Let's Talk Turkey" March 11, 2006 (2006-03-11)
Recipes for roasted large 22-pound turkey for a crowd, and candied sweet potato casserole. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering turkey gadgets and fat separators.
11 "Pork Chops and Tenderloin" March 18, 2006 (2006-03-18)
Recipes for pork chops with vinegar and sweet peppers, and pan-seared oven-roasted pork tenderloins with dried cherry-port sauce. Featuring a Tasting Lab on white wine vinegars.
12 "Fish Steaks 101" March 25, 2006 (2006-03-25)
Recipes for pan-seared sesame-crusted tuna steaks with ginger soy sauce, and pan-roasted halibut steaks with Chipotle-garlic butter. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering oven mitts and a Tasting Lab on soy sauce.
13 "Seafood Classics" April 1, 2006 (2006-04-01)
Recipes for fish Meunière with browned butter and lemon, and pan-seared scallops with wilted spinach, watercress and orange salad. Featuring a Tasting Lab on butter alternatives.
14 "Classic Italian Dishes" April 8, 2006 (2006-04-08)
Recipes for fettuccine alfredo, and beef braised in barolo. Featuring a Tasting Lab on Parmesan cheese and a Science Desk segment exploring how braising works.
15 "Two Curry Traditions" April 15, 2006 (2006-04-15)
Recipes for shrimp curry with yogurt and peas, and Thai green curry with chicken, broccoli, and mushrooms. Featuring a Tasting Lab on coconut milk and quick tips for preserving ginger.
16 "Asian Chicken Classics" April 22, 2006 (2006-04-22)
Recipes for chicken teriyaki, and orange chicken. Featuring a Tasting Lab on store-bought teriyaki sauce and quick tips for cooking with rice cookers and cooking oil disposal.
17 "Paella Party" April 29, 2006 (2006-04-29)
Recipes for sangria, and paella. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering paella pans and a Tasting Lab on olive oil.
18 "Grilled Pizza" May 6, 2006 (2006-05-06)
A recipe for charcoal-grilled tomato and cheese pizzas with spicy garlic oil. Featuring a Science Desk segment exploring what yeast is and quick tips for starting charcoal with chimney starters.
19 "Grill-Roasted Pork Loin" May 13, 2006 (2006-05-13)
Recipes for charcoal grill-roasted pork loin, and French potato salad with Dijon mustard and herbs. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering kitchen twine, a Tasting Lab on Dijon mustard, and quick tips for gas grilling vs. charcoal grilling.
20 "Pulled Pork and Cornbread" May 20, 2006 (2006-05-20)
Recipes for barbecued pulled pork on a charcoal grill, and all-purpose cornbread. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering plastic wrap and liquid measuring cups and a Science Desk segment exploring lighter fluid vs. chimney starting for charcoal grills.
21 "Rethinking Barbecued Chicken" May 27, 2006 (2006-05-27)
Recipes for barbecued pulled chicken on a charcoal grill, and cabbage and red pepper salad with lime-cumin vinaigrette. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering mini food processors and a Tasting Lab on barbecue sauce.
22 "Summer Fruit Desserts" June 3, 2006 (2006-06-03)
Recipes for free-form summer fruit tart, and blueberry cobbler. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering food processors and a Science Desk segment exploring great pie crust.
23 "Deep-Dish Apple Pie" June 10, 2006 (2006-06-10)
A recipe for deep-dish apple pie. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering rolling pins and a Tasting Lab on premium butters.
24 "Cookies" June 17, 2006 (2006-06-17)
Recipes for spritz cookies, and chocolate oatmeal cookies with pecans and dried cherries. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering cookie presses and quick tips for convection ovens and freezing cookie dough.
25 "Old-Fashioned Birthday Cake" June 24, 2006 (2006-06-24)
A recipe for classic white layer cake with butter frosting and raspberry-almond filling. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering cake pans and a Tasting Lab on raspberry preserves.
26 "German Chocolate Cake" July 1, 2006 (2006-07-01)
A recipe for German chocolate cake with coconut-pecan filling. Featuring a Tasting Lab on cocoa powders, a Science Desk segment exploring butter temperature and baking, and quick tips for cake making.

Season 7 (2007)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Meatloaf Dinner"[14] January 6, 2007 (2007-01-06)[15]
Recipes for all-beef meatloaf with ketchup glaze, and skillet-roasted red potatoes with olive oil. Featuring a Tasting Lab on ketchup.
2 "Streamlined Chicken Skillet Suppers" January 13, 2007 (2007-01-13)
Recipes for skillet chicken and rice with peas and scallions, and skillet chicken with broccoli, ziti, and asiago cheese. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering universal knife block sets and a Tasting Lab on white wine for cooking.
3 "Best Beef Stew" January 20, 2007 (2007-01-20)
Recipes for carbonnade a la flamande (Belgian beef, beer, and onion stew), and roasted acorn squash with brown sugar. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering paring knives, a Tasting Lab on beer for cooking, a comparison of stovetop and oven-baked stews, and a Science Desk segment exploring microwave power.
4 "Sunday Roast Chicken and Stuffing" January 27, 2007 (2007-01-27)
Recipes for butterflied roast chicken with stuffing, and sautéed garlic-lemon spinach. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering kitchen shears.
5 "Two Ways with Pork" February 3, 2007 (2007-02-03)
Recipes for cider-glazed pork chops, and bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin medallions. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering sauté pans.
6 "Faster Family Favorites" February 10, 2007 (2007-02-10)
Recipes for skillet tamale pie, and skillet chicken pot pie topped with biscuits. Featuring a Tasting Lab on Italian dressing.
7 "Lighter Family Favorites" February 17, 2007 (2007-02-17)
Recipes for lighter chicken Parmesan with tomato sauce, and lighter macaroni and cheese. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering indoor grills and a Tasting Lab on alternative pasta.
8 "Fish and Chips at Home" February 24, 2007 (2007-02-24)
A recipe for fish and chips. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering electric deep fryers and a Tasting Lab on low-fat mayonnaise.
9 "Chicken Kiev" March 3, 2007 (2007-03-03)
Recipes for chicken Kiev, and pan-roasted broccoli. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering cookbook holders and a Tasting Lab on white sandwich bread.
10 "Meat and Potatoes for Company" March 10, 2007 (2007-03-10)
Recipes for pepper-crusted filet mignon with blue cheese chive butter, and potatoes Lyonnaise. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering cocktail shakers, a Tasting Lab on filet mignon, and Quick Tips for taming peppercorn heat.
11 "Staying in For Chinese Takeout" March 17, 2007 (2007-03-17)
Recipes for stir-fried chicken and bok choy with crispy noodle cake, and hot and sour soup. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering small non-stick saucepans and a Science Desk segment exploring cornstarch.
12 "Not Your Average Stir-Fry" March 24, 2007 (2007-03-24)
Recipes for shrimp potstickers, and stir-fried Thai-style beef with chilies and shallots. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering inexpensive nonstick skillets.
13 "More Tex-Mex Favorites" March 31, 2007 (2007-03-31)
A recipe for huevos rancheros. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering kitchen tongs, a Tasting Lab on refried beans, and Quick Tips for stacking pans.
14 "Even More Italian Classics" April 7, 2007 (2007-04-07)
A recipe for spaghetti with marinara sauce. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering immersion blenders, a Tasting Lab on canned whole tomatoes, and Quick Tips for freezing stock and wine.
15 "Flambé at Home" April 14, 2007 (2007-04-14)
Recipes for steak Diane, and crêpes Suzette. Featuring a Tasting Lab on orange liqueurs.
16 "Hearty Eggs for Breakfast" April 21, 2007 (2007-04-21)
Recipes for scrambled eggs with sausage, sweet peppers, and cheddar cheese; and family sized tomato, bacon, and garlic omelette. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering non-stick spatulas, a Tasting Lab on breakfast sausage links, and a Science Desk segment exploring scrambled eggs.
17 "Summer Cooking" April 28, 2007 (2007-04-28)
Recipes for charcoal-grilled shrimp skewers, and spice-rubbed picnic chicken. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering grilling skewers and a Tasting Lab on lemonade.
18 "Barbecued Brisket and Corn Fritters" May 5, 2007 (2007-05-05)
Recipes for charcoal-grilled barbecued beef brisket, and farmstand corn fritters. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering charcoal grills, and a Tasting Lab on hot sauce.
19 "Beer Can Chicken Dinner" May 12, 2007 (2007-05-12)
Recipes for grill-roasted beer can chicken, and pasta salad with pesto. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering grilling gadgets.
20 "Rainy Day Barbecue" May 19, 2007 (2007-05-19)
Recipes for oven-barbecued spareribs with quick barbecue sauce, and buttermilk coleslaw. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering grill pans and Quick Tips for a spice rub container.
21 "Strawberry Cream Cake" May 26, 2007 (2007-05-26)
A recipe for strawberry cream cake. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering standing mixers and Food Facts about the differences between heavy cream and whipping cream.
22 "Dark Chocolate Desserts" June 2, 2007 (2007-06-02)
Recipes for chocolate cupcakes with vanilla bean buttercream, and dark chocolate mousse. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering inexpensive muffin tins and a Tasting Lab on dark chocolate.
23 "Old-Fashioned Chocolate Cake" June 9, 2007 (2007-06-09)
A recipe for old-fashioned chocolate layer cake with creamy bittersweet chocolate frosting. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering cake stands, a Tasting Lab on chocolate chips, and Quick Tips for "blooming" chocolate.
24 "Easy Apple Desserts" June 16, 2007 (2007-06-16)
Recipes for apple brown Betty, and apple strudel. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering silicone pastry brushes.
25 "Favorite Citrus Desserts" June 23, 2007 (2007-06-23)
Recipes for key lime bars, and lemon Bundt cake. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering non-stick baking sprays and Quick Tips for juicing citrus fruits.
26 "Lighter Cheesecake" June 30, 2007 (2007-06-30)
A recipe for light New York cheesecake with strawberry topping. Featuring a Tasting Lab on supermarket whole-bean coffee.

Season 8 (2008)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Easy Skillet Suppers"[16] May 31, 2008 (2008-05-31)[17]
Recipes for baked ziti in the skillet, and beef stroganoff in the skillet. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering can openers and a Tasting Lab on supermarket extra-virgin olive oil.
2 "Pasta and Tomatoes, Reimagined" March 8, 2008 (2008-03-08)
Recipes for penne alla vodka (penne in vodka-tomato cream sauce), and pasta caprese (summer pasta with tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering stockpots and a Tasting Lab on penne.
3 "Two Ways with Shrimp" June 14, 2008 (2008-06-14)
Recipes for garlicky shrimp with bread crumbs, and deli-style shrimp salad. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering kitchen timers and a Tasting Lab on canned tuna.
4 "Rainy Day BBQ Pork Chops" January 5, 2008 (2008-01-05)
Recipes for skillet-barbecued pork chops, and creamy macaroni salad. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering chef's knives and a Science Desk segment exploring marinades.
5 "Four-Cheese Lasagna" June 7, 2008 (2008-06-07)
Recipes for four-cheese lasagna, and spicy salad with mustard and balsamic vinaigrette. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering box graters and a Tasting Lab on balsamic vinegar.
6 "More Chicken in a Skillet" April 5, 2008 (2008-04-05)
Recipes for pan-roasted chicken breasts with potatoes, and Parmesan-crusted chicken cutlets. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering kitchen thermometers and a Science Desk segment exploring cooking with alcohol.
7 "Italian-American Classics" January 19, 2008 (2008-01-19)
Recipes for baked manicotti, and cheesy garlic bread. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering garlic presses and a Tasting Lab on supermarket Parmesan cheese.
8 "Favorite Slow-Cooker Classics" June 28, 2008 (2008-06-28)
Recipes for slow-cooker beef burgundy, and Belgian beer-braised short ribs. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering slow-cookers.
9 "White Chicken Chili Supper" March 22, 2008 (2008-03-22)
Recipes for white chicken chili, and double-corn skillet corn bread. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering cast-iron skillets and a Tasting Lab on tortilla chips.
10 "A New Way with Turkey" March 15, 2008 (2008-03-15)
Recipes for roast salted turkey, and roasted green beans with red onion and walnuts. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering roasting pans and a Tasting Lab on turkey.
11 "Holiday Beef Tenderloin Dinner" March 1, 2008 (2008-03-01)
Recipes for roast beef tenderloin with caramelized onion and mushroom stuffing, and creamy mashed potatoes. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering electric knife sharpeners.
12 "Kansas City BBQ" February 2, 2008 (2008-02-02)
Recipes for charcoal-grilled Kansas City-style sticky ribs, and smoky Kansas City-style barbecue beans. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering barbecue thermometers and a Tasting Lab on pickles.
13 "Fish on the Grill" May 10, 2008 (2008-05-10)
Recipes for charcoal-grilled blackened red snapper, and sweet and saucy charcoal-grilled salmon with lime-Jalapeño glaze. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering barbecue mitts.
14 "Grilled Cornish Game Hens" May 24, 2008 (2008-05-24)
Recipes for charcoal grill-roasted Cornish game hens; and rice salad with oranges, olives, and almonds. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering chimney starters, a Tasting Lab on Basmati rice, and Quick Tips for cooking rice.
15 "Drive-In Specials" June 21, 2008 (2008-06-21)
Recipes for oven-fried onion rings, and well-done hamburgers done right. Featuring a Tasting Lab on pre-sliced cheddar cheese and a Science Desk segment exploring dry burgers.
16 "Pizza Party" April 12, 2008 (2008-04-12)
Recipes for Chicago delivery-style pepperoni pan pizza, and antipasto pasta salad. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering convection toaster ovens and a Tasting Lab on frozen pizzas.
17 "Bistro Steak Dinner" April 26, 2008 (2008-04-26)
Recipes for pan-seared thick-cut strip steaks, and garlic and olive oil mashed potatoes. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering slotted spoons, a Science Desk segment exploring how thick-cut steaks stay tender, and Food Facts about salt.
18 "French Classics" February 9, 2008 (2008-02-09)
Recipes for modern Coq au Vin (French chicken and red wine stew), and chocolate pots de creme. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering inexpensive dutch ovens and a Science Desk segment exploring how much alcohol evaporates when cooking.
19 "Asian Take-Out at Home" February 23, 2008 (2008-02-23)
Recipes for Thai-style chicken soup, and stir-fried portobello mushrooms with ginger-oyster sauce. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering soup ladles and a Tasting Lab on soy sauce.
20 "Indian Favorites, Simplified" May 17, 2008 (2008-05-17)
Recipes for korma (Indian-style vegetable curry with potatoes, cauliflower, peas, and chickpeas), and chicken tikka masala. Featuring a Tasting Lab on crushed tomatoes and Quick Tips for organizing spices.
21 "Old-Fashioned Breakfast Cakes" April 19, 2008 (2008-04-19)
Recipes for Krümelkuchen (New York-style crumb cake), and blueberry boy bait. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering baking pans and a Tasting Lab on hot cocoa.
22 "Coffeehouse Treats" February 16, 2008 (2008-02-16)
Recipes for blueberry scones, and bran muffins. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering commuter coffee mugs and a Tasting Lab on strawberry preserves.
23 "More Cookie Jar Favorites" January 26, 2008 (2008-01-26)
Recipes for triple-chocolate cookies, and brown sugar cookies. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering inexpensive coffee makers.
24 "Lemon Layer Cake" January 12, 2008 (2008-01-12)
A recipe for lemon layer cake. Featuring a Tasting Lab on yellow cake mixes and Quick Tips for baking techniques.
25 "French Apple Tart" May 29, 2008 (2008-05-29)
A recipe for apple galette (French apple tart). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering favorite baking equipment, and a Science Desk segment exploring flour and flour types.
26 "Lightening Up Chocolate Desserts" May 3, 2008 (2008-05-03)
Recipes for low-fat chocolate mousse, and low-fat brownies. Featuring a Tasting Lab on low-fat vanilla ice cream.

Season 9 (2009)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "The Best Blueberry Pie"[18] January 3, 2009 (2009-01-03)[19]
Recipes for vodka pie dough, and blueberry pie. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering rimmed baking sheets and a Science Desk segment exploring how vodka pie dough works.
2 "French Classics, Reimagined" January 10, 2009 (2009-01-10)
Recipes for poulet en cocotte (French chicken in a pot), and soupe à l'oignon (French onion soup). Featuring a Tasting Lab on Gruyère cheese.
3 "Dinner with a Spanish Accent" January 17, 2009 (2009-01-17)
Recipes for arroz con pollo (Latino-style chicken and rice), and Spanish-style garlic shrimp. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering onion goggles and pie gate.
4 "The Crunchiest Pork Chops Ever" January 24, 2009 (2009-01-24)
Recipes for crunchy baked pork chops, and apple sauce. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering nonstick skillets and a Tasting lab on Dijon mustard.
5 "Perfecting Pasta Sauces" January 31, 2009 (2009-01-31)
Recipes for simple but authentic Italian meat sauce, and pasta with creamy three-way tomato sauce. Featuring a Tasting Lab on supermarket extra-virgin olive oil and Quick Tips for how to use panades.
6 "More Easy Apple Desserts" February 7, 2009 (2009-02-07)
Recipes for apple pie in a skillet, and applesauce snack cake. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering automatic drip coffee makers.
7 "One Great Thanksgiving" February 14, 2009 (2009-02-14)
Recipes for herb-roasted turkey with gravy, and traditional mashed potatoes. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering potato ricers and a Science Desk segment exploring how starch affects texture in mashed potatoes.
8 "Soups of the Day" February 21, 2009 (2009-02-21)
Recipes for beef and vegetable soup, and ribollita (Tuscan bean stew). Featuring a Science Desk segment exploring glutamates and Quick Tips for brining beans.
9 "Bringing Home Italian Favorites" February 28, 2009 (2009-02-28)
Recipes for saltimbocca (chicken with prosciutto and sage), and tiramisù (ladyfinger cake with espresso and mascaparone cheese). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering refrigerator and freezer thermometers and a Tasting Lab on prosciutto.
10 "Everyone's Favorite Cake" March 7, 2009 (2009-03-07)
A recipe for fluffy yellow cake layered with chocolate buttercream frosting. Featuring a Tasting Lab on dark chocolate.
11 "Resurrecting the Roast Beef Dinner" March 14, 2009 (2009-03-14)
Recipes for slow-roasted beef with horseradish cream sauce, and root vegetable-flavored mashed potatoes. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering meat-probe thermometers and Quick Tips for salting meat.
12 "South-of-the-Border Supper" March 21, 2009 (2009-03-21)
Recipes for enchiladas verdes (enchiladas with New Mexican green chili sauce), and steak tacos with sweet and spicy pickled onions. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering silicone spatulas and a Tasting Lab on jarred hot salsa.
13 "Lunchtime Specials" March 28, 2009 (2009-03-28)
Recipes for pizza bianca (baked pizza dough topped with rosemary), and creamless "creamy" tomato soup with homemade croutons. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering digital weight scales.
14 "Fish Made Easy" April 4, 2009 (2009-04-04)
Recipes for water-poached salmon with herb and caper vinaigrette, and crunchy oven-fried fish with sweet and tangy tartar sauce. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering mandolines.
15 "A Grand, Sweet Finale" April 11, 2009 (2009-04-11)
Recipes for chocolate soufflé, and Grand Marnier soufflé. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering all-purpose balloon whisks and a Science Desk segment exploring soufflés.
16 "Holiday Ham and Biscuits" April 18, 2009 (2009-04-18)
Recipes for glazed spiral-sliced ham, and drop biscuits. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering cutting boards, a Tasting Lab on orange marmalade, and a Science Desk segment exploring bacteria on cutting boards.
17 "Let's Do Chinese" April 25, 2009 (2009-04-25)
Recipes for lo mein (pork and noodle stir fry), and teriyaki-style beef stir fry with green beans and shiitake mushrooms. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering rice cookers.
18 "Pork on the Grill" May 2, 2009 (2009-05-02)
Recipes for grilled pork loin with apple-cranberry filling on a charcoal grill, and sautéed baby spinach with almonds and golden raisins. Featuring a Tasting Lab on artisanal bacon.
19 "Old-Fashioned Snack Cakes" May 9, 2009 (2009-05-09)
Recipes for spice cake with cream cheese frosting, and oatmeal cake with broiled icing. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering dry measuring cups and Quick Tips for removing gumminess.
20 "Backyard Steak and Potatoes" May 16, 2009 (2009-05-16)
Recipes for grilled flank steak with garlic-shallot-rosemary marinade, and charcoal-grilled potatoes with garlic and rosemary. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering silicone spatulas and a Tasting Lab on mail-order porterhouse steaks.
21 "Grilled Rack of Lamb Dinner" May 23, 2009 (2009-05-23)
Recipes for charcoal-grilled rack of lamb with garlic and herbs, and summer vegetable gratin. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering broiler-safe gratin dishes.
22 "Four-Star Stuffed Chicken Breasts" May 30, 2009 (2009-05-30)
Recipes for French-style stuffed chicken breasts, and green beans amandine. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering meat pounders and a Tasting Lab on black peppercorns.
23 "Breadmaking, Simplified" June 6, 2009 (2009-06-06)
Recipes for bread for beginners, and Irish soda bread in a skillet. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering serrated knives and a Science Desk segment exploring kneading and autolysis.
24 "Weeknight Summer Supper" June 13, 2009 (2009-06-13)
Recipes for charcoal-grilled bone-in chicken breasts, and Greek-style cherry tomato salad. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering solar cookers.
25 "French Country Cooking" June 20, 2009 (2009-06-20)
Recipes for Daube Provençal (Provençal beef stew with olives, thyme, and cabernet), and traditional meringue cookies. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering pastry bags and a Science Desk segment exploring the twin stabilizers sugar and cornstarch.
26 "Puddings—from Simple to Spectacular" June 27, 2009 (2009-06-27)
Recipes for crème caramel (lightweight French custard with liquid caramel topping), and stove-top rice pudding with cinnamon and dried fruit. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering electric tea kettles.

Season 10 (2010)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Triple-Chocolate Mousse Cake"[20] January 2, 2010 (2010-01-02)[21]
A recipe for triple-chocolate mousse cake. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering innovative teapots and a Tasting Lab on white chocolate.
2 "Chicken Classics, Reinvented" January 9, 2010 (2010-01-09)
Recipes for stovetop chicken noodle soup, and extra-crispy roasted chicken. Featuring a Tasting Lab on vegetable broth and a Science Desk segment exploring crisping chicken skin.
3 "Best Weekend Breakfast" January 16, 2010 (2010-01-16)
Recipes for blueberry muffins, and French omelets. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering omelet pans and Quick Tips for using frozen butter.
4 "Classic Beef Braises" January 23, 2010 (2010-01-23)
Recipes for goulash (Hungarian beef stew), and braised beef short ribs. Featuring a Tasting Lab on sweet paprika.
5 "Pork Two Ways" January 30, 2010 (2010-01-30)
Recipes for pan-seared thick-cut pork chops, and maple-glazed pork tenderloin. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering portable induction burners, electric citrus juicers, cut-resistant gloves, and electric egg cookers.
6 "The Cookie Jar" February 6, 2010 (2010-02-06)
Recipes for perfect chocolate chip cookies, and sablés (French butter cookies). Featuring a Tasting Lab on milk chocolate chips and dark chocolate chips.
7 "Saucy Italian Favorites" February 13, 2010 (2010-02-13)
Recipes for pesto alla trapanese (pasta with tomato and almond pesto), and Sunday gravy (Italian-American meat sauce). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering blenders and Food Facts about panades.
8 "Making Meat and Potatoes for Company" February 20, 2010 (2010-02-20)
Recipes for traditional oven-roasted beef tenderloin, and aligot (mashed potatoes with cheese and garlic). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering slicing knives and Quick Tips for processing potatoes.
9 "Rolls and Loaves" February 27, 2010 (2010-02-27)
Recipes for multigrain bread, and rustic dinner rolls.
10 "Egg Dishes with an Accent" March 6, 2010 (2010-03-06)
Recipes for French onion and bacon tart, and tortilla (Spanish omelet with roasted red peppers and peas). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering electric wine openers.
11 "Sensational Skillet Recipes" March 13, 2010 (2010-03-13)
Recipes for stove-top roasted chicken with lemon-herb sauce, and skillet lemon soufflé. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering inexpensive citrus juicers.
12 "An Austrian Supper" March 20, 2010 (2010-03-20)
Recipes for pork schnitzel (breaded pork cutlets), and Kartoffelsalat (Austrian potato salad). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering traditional skillets and wine aerators.
13 "Who Wants Pasta?" March 27, 2010 (2010-03-27)
Recipes for garlicky shrimp pasta, and baked ziti. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering cookware sets and a Tasting Lab on cottage cheese.
14 "An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving" April 3, 2010 (2010-04-03)
Recipes for slow-roasted turkey with gravy, and pumpkin pie. Featuring a Tasting Lab on cinnamon.
15 "Coconut Layer Cake" April 10, 2010 (2010-04-10)
A recipe for coconut layer cake. Featuring a Tasting Lab on premium butter and Quick Tips for cake baking.
16 "Salmon—Indoors and Out" April 17, 2010 (2010-04-17)
Recipes for gas-grilled salmon fillets, and oven-roasted salmon. Featuring a Tasting Lab on California extra-virgin olive oil and a Science Desk segment exploring why fish sticks.
17 "Italian Bread and Sauce" April 24, 2010 (2010-04-24)
Recipes for ciabatta, and homemade tomato sauce. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering bowl scrapers.
18 "Great Glazed Chicken" May 1, 2010 (2010-05-01)
Recipes for roasted broccoli with (optional) garlic, and glaze-roasted chicken using a vertical roaster. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering vertical roasters and mini prep bowls.
19 "Chicken and Rice—Indian-Style" May 8, 2010 (2010-05-08)
Recipes for Tandoori chicken without a tandoor, and homemade rice pilaf. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering boning knives.
20 "All-Time Cookie Favorites" May 15, 2010 (2010-05-15)
Recipes for chewy chocolate cookies, and salty thin and crispy oatmeal cookies. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering environmentally-friendly skillets and a Tasting Lab on oats.
21 "Supper From South of the Border" May 22, 2010 (2010-05-22)
Recipes for carnitas (Mexican pulled pork), and Mexican-style charcoal-grilled corn. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering corn strippers.
22 "Best Burgers and Fries" May 29, 2010 (2010-05-29)
Recipes for drive-in style cheeseburgers, and shortcut Yukon gold french fries. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering electric deep fryers, Quick Tips for handling meat, and a Science Desk segment exploring cold oil frying.
23 "The Italian Grill" June 5, 2010 (2010-06-05)
Recipes for pollo al mattone (Sicilian chicken grilled under a brick), and braciole (grilled and stuffed flank steak pinwheels). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering grill presses and a Tasting Lab on provolone cheese.
24 "Classic Asian Appetizers" June 12, 2010 (2010-06-12)
Recipes for shrimp tempura (Japanese-style fried shrimp) using home kitchen techniques, and Thai pork lettuce wraps. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering mortars and pestles and a Tasting Lab on mirin (Japanese rice vinegar).
25 "Turkey on the Grill" June 19, 2010 (2010-06-19)
Recipes for charcoal grill-roasted boneless turkey breast, and crisp roasted potatoes. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering grill cookware for vegetables.
26 "Old-Fashioned Fruit Desserts" June 26, 2010 (2010-06-26)
Recipes for apple upside-down cake, and individual berry gratins. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering apple slicers and a Tasting Lab on vanilla extract.

Season 11 (2011)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Old-Fashioned Sunday Dinners"[22] January 8, 2011 (2011-01-08)[23]
Recipes for traditional pot roast, and chicken pot pie with savory crumble topping. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering food storage containers and a Science Desk segment exploring the science of brining poultry.
2 "Desserts with an English Accent" January 15, 2011 (2011-01-15)
Recipes for traditional bread pudding, and traditional shortbread. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering best small appliances and a Science Desk segment exploring differences between stale bread and dried bread.
3 "Tostadas and Empanadas" January 22, 2011 (2011-01-22)
Recipes for beef empanadas, and tinga (spicy shredded pork tostadas).
4 "Chewy Brownies and Chocolate Cupcakes" January 29, 2011 (2011-01-29)
Recipes for chewy brownies, and chocolate cupcakes with ganache filling. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering baking gadgets.
5 "Italian Comfort Classics" February 5, 2011 (2011-02-05)
Recipes for chicken Canzanese (chicken braised in white wine and garlic), and creamy Parmesan polenta. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering kitchen gadget favorites.
6 "Fall Favorites" February 12, 2011 (2011-02-12)
Recipes for slow-roasted pork shoulder with peach sauce, and baked apples. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering inexpensive instant-read thermometers.
7 "Seafood in a Skillet" February 19, 2011 (2011-02-19)
Recipes for pan-seared scallops, and skillet-roasted fish fillets. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering inexpensive nonstick skillets and a Science Desk segment exploring the difference between caramelizing and browning.
8 "Coffee Break Sweets" February 26, 2011 (2011-02-26)
Recipes for banana bread, and cream cheese-stuffed coffee cake. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering adjustable electric kettles.
9 "Dutch Oven Classics" February 26, 2011 (2011-02-26)
Recipes for beef stew, and chicken and dumplings. Featuring a Tasting Lab on beef broth.
10 "Asian Favorites at Home" March 5, 2011 (2011-03-05)
Recipes for Thai-style ground chicken with basil, and Shu Mai (steamed Chinese dumplings). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering large saucepans.
11 "Southern Fare Reinvented" March 12, 2011 (2011-03-12)
Recipes for indoor pulled pork with sweet and tangy barbecue sauce, and simplified fried chicken. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering electric pressure cookers and a Science Desk segment exploring salting milk.
12 "Stuffed Beef Tenderloin" March 19, 2011 (2011-03-19)
Recipes for horseradish-crusted beef tenderloin, and roasted carrots. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering the Jamie Oliver flavour shaker and a Tasting Lab on horseradish and vegetable oil.
13 "Sweet Endings" March 26, 2011 (2011-03-26)
Recipes for chewy sugar cookies, and berry fool. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering innovative mixing bowls.
14 "Weeknight Workhorses" April 2, 2011 (2011-04-02)
Recipes for pan-seared chicken breasts with lemon and chive pan sauce, and sautéed pork cutlets with mustard-cider sauce. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering meat pounders and fire extinguishers.
15 "Thanksgiving Turkey" April 9, 2011 (2011-04-09)
A recipe for old fashioned stuffed turkey and gravy. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering hybrid chef's knives and a Science Desk segment exploring staling bread.
16 "Easier Italian Favorites" April 16, 2011 (2011-04-16)
Recipes for hearty minstrone, and simplified risotto with Parmesan and herbs. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering vacuum robots.
17 "Steak Frites" April 23, 2011 (2011-04-23)
Recipes for steak frites (rib-eye with french fries), and traditional French vinaigrette. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering metal and plastic spatulas.
18 "Shrimp in a Skillet" April 30, 2011 (2011-04-30)
Recipes for shrimp saganaki (Greek-style shrimp with tomatoes and feta), and hot and sour stir-fried shrimp with snow peas and red bell peppers. Featuring a Tasting Lab on feta cheese and a Science Desk segment exploring muscle in fish vs. muscle in meat.
19 "Deep-Dish Pizza" May 7, 2011 (2011-05-07)
Recipes for Chicago-style deep-dish pizza, and Mediterranean chopped salad.
20 "All-American Fruit Desserts" May 14, 2011 (2011-05-14)
Recipes for sweet cherry pie, and skillet apple crisp. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering ice cream scoops and a Tasting Lab on supermarket vanilla ice cream.
21 "Grilled Pork Chops and Ribs" May 21, 2011 (2011-05-21)
Recipes for charcoal-grilled Memphis-style barbecued spareribs, and charcoal grill-smoked pork chops. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering new grill gadgets.
22 "Simply Italian" May 28, 2011 (2011-05-28)
Recipes for rosemary focaccia, and cacio e pepe (spaghetti with pecorino romano and black pepper). Featuring a Tasting Lab on whole-wheat pasta.
23 "Great Grilled Roast Beef" June 4, 2011 (2011-06-04)
Recipes for charcoal grill-roasted beef with garlic and rosemary, and roasted smashed potatoes. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering smokers and a Science Desk segment exploring brining.
24 "Summertime Supper Fare" June 11, 2011 (2011-06-11)
Recipes for charcoal-grilled stuffed chicken breasts with prosciutto and fontina, and charcoal-grilled tuna steaks with red wine vinegar and mustard vinaigrette. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering summer gadgets.
25 "Grilled Steak and Gazpacho" June 18, 2011 (2011-06-18)
Recipes for charcoal-grilled Argentine steaks with chimichurri sauce, and creamy gazpacho andaluz. Featuring a Tasting Lab on canned diced tomatoes.
26 "Lazy Day Breakfast" June 25, 2011 (2011-06-25)
Recipes for buttermilk waffles, and french toast. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering waffle irons and a Science Desk segment exploring baking soda and browning.

Season 12 (2012)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Simply Chicken"[24] January 7, 2012 (2012-01-07)[25]
Recipes for chicken fricassée (chicken braised in cream sauce and vegetables), and simple roast chicken without brining or salting. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering wooden cutting boards and a Science Desk segment exploring emulsification.
2 "Fall Classics" January 14, 2012 (2012-01-14)
Recipes for enchaud perigordine (French-style pot-roasted pork loin), and classic gingerbread cake. Featuring a Tasting Lab on premium pork and a Science Desk segment exploring the differences between baking soda and baking powder. Note: This Episode aired the Same Day That Laura Kaeppeler was Crowned Miss America 2012.
3 "Rise and Shine Breakfast" January 21, 2012 (2012-01-21)
Recipes for perfect scrambled eggs, and cranberry-pecan muffins. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering toaster ovens, a Tasting Lab on peanut butter, and a Science Desk segment exploring the science of scrambled eggs.
4 "Chocolate Torte" January 28, 2012 (2012-01-28)
A recipe for chocolate-raspberry torte (inspired by Austrian sachertorte). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering manual nut choppers and a Tasting Lab on unsweetened chocolate.
5 "Pasta, Please" February 4, 2012 (2012-02-04)
Recipes for classic spaghetti and meatballs for a crowd, and pasta primavera (Spring vegetable pasta). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering the Sous Vide machine.
6 "A Slow and Easy Thanksgiving" February 11, 2012 (2012-02-11)
Recipes for braised turkey with gravy, and bread stuffing with sausage, dried cherries, and pecans. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering oven thermometers.
7 "A Latin Celebration" February 18, 2012 (2012-02-18)
Recipes for pollo a la brasa (Peruvian roast chicken with garlic and lime), and moros y cristianos (Cuban-style black beans and rice). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering vertical roasters and a Tasting Lab on brown rice.
8 "New York-Style Pizza at Home" February 25, 2012 (2012-02-25)
A recipe for New York-style thin-crust pizza. Featuring a Tasting Lab on red wine vinegars.
9 "Shake and Bake Reinvented" March 3, 2012 (2012-03-03)
Recipes for nut-crusted chicken cutlets with lemon and thyme, and crispy pan-fried pork chops. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering food processors.
10 "Here's the Beef" March 10, 2012 (2012-03-10)
Recipes for Test Kitchen's favorite chili, and pub-style burgers with shallots and blue cheese. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering meat grinders.
11 "Crepes and Croissants" March 17, 2012 (2012-03-17)
Recipes for croissants, and crepes with sugar and lemon.
12 "Salmon and Sole" March 24, 2012 (2012-03-24)
Recipes for salmon with soy-mustard glaze, and baked sole fillets with herbs and bread crumbs. Featuring a Tasting Lab on canned tuna.
13 "Soup and Bread from Scratch" March 31, 2012 (2012-03-31)
Recipes for whole-wheat sandwich bread, and broccoli-cheddar cheese soup. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering Pullman loaf pans, a Tasting Lab on whole wheat flour, and a Science Desk segment exploring the problems with whole wheat flour.
14 "A Moroccan Feast" April 7, 2012 (2012-04-07)
Recipes for chicken tagine (Moroccan chicken with olives and lemon), and homemade couscous. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering compost buckets and steamer baskets.
15 "Vegetarian Pasta Night" April 14, 2012 (2012-04-14)
Recipes for vegetable lasagna, and spaghetti al limone (spaghetti with lemon and olive oil). Featuring a Tasting Lab on whole wheat lasagna noodles and a Science Desk segment exploring cornstarch.
16 "Cool and Creamy Desserts" April 21, 2012 (2012-04-21)
Recipes for creamy chocolate pudding, and homemade vanilla ice cream. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering ice cream makers and a Tasting Lab on vanilla beans.
17 "Backyard Chicken Dinner" April 28, 2012 (2012-04-28)
Recipes for grill-smoked chicken, and salt-baked potatoes with roasted garlic and rosemary butter. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering outdoor coolers.
18 "Slow-Cooker Revolution" May 5, 2012 (2012-05-05)
Recipes for slow-cooker chicken noodle soup, slow-cooker pork loin with cranberries and orange, and slow-cooker chocolate-hazelnut bread pudding. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering slow cookers.
19 "Mediterranean Specials" May 12, 2012 (2012-05-12)
Recipes for grilled beef and vegetable kebabs, and spanakopita (Greek spinach and feta pie). Featuring a Tasting Lab on nonfat Greek yogurt.
20 "Cold-Weather Comfort" May 19, 2012 (2012-05-19)
Recipes for easy caramel cake, and split peas and ham soup.
21 "Gnocchi and Panzanella" May 26, 2012 (2012-05-26)
Recipes for potato gnocchi with browned butter and sage, and panzanella (Italian bread salad with tomatoes and basil). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering rotary graters.
22 "Time to Grill" June 2, 2012 (2012-06-02)
Recipes for grilled bone-in pork roast, and grilled scallops. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering grilling baskets for whole fish, salt containers, beverage carbonators, steamer lids, and frozen ice pop makers.
23 "Sweet Summer Endings" June 9, 2012 (2012-06-09)
Recipes for fresh strawberry pie, and summer peach cake. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering paring knives and a Science Desk segment exploring vodka in pie dough.
24 "Southeast Asian Favorites" June 16, 2012 (2012-06-16)
Recipes for nasi goreng (Indonesian-style fried rice), and nuea yang nam tok (Thai grilled-beef salad). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering smoker boxes.
25 "Summertime Supper" June 23, 2012 (2012-06-23)
Recipes for grilled pork tenderloin stuffed with olive and sun-dried tomatoes, and corn chowder. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering liquid measuring cups.
26 "Bistro-Style Steak and Potatoes" June 30, 2012 (2012-06-30)
Recipes for pan-seared steak with herb sauce, and potato galette. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering wine openers.

Season 13 (2013)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Meat and Potatoes à la Francaise"[26] January 5, 2013 (2013-01-05)[27]
Recipes for enchaud perigordine (French-style pot-roasted pork loin), and potatoes boulangere (potato casserole with bacon and caramelized onion). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering block knife sets and mandoline.
2 "Great American Classics" January 12, 2013 (2013-01-12)
Recipes for peanut butter sandwich cookies, and carrot layer cake for guests. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering springform pans.
3 "A Taste of Spain" January 19, 2013 (2013-01-19)
Recipes for escofat de bou (Catalan beef stew with mushrooms), and fideuà (Spanish-style toasted pasta with shrimp). Featuring a Tasting Lab on supermarket spaghetti.
4 "Simple & Satisfying Vegetable Mains" January 26, 2013 (2013-01-26)
Recipes for mushroom and leek galette with gorgonzola, and farmhouse vegetable and barley soup. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering vegetable cleavers.
5 "Pork Chops and Lentil Salad" February 2, 2013 (2013-02-02)
Recipes for pork chops braised in red wine; and lentil salad with olives, mint, and feta. Featuring Quick Tips for storing, chopping, and handling fresh herbs, and a Science Desk segment exploring braising.
6 "Ultimate Italian" February 9, 2013 (2013-02-09)
Recipes for fresh pasta without a machine (served with olive oil, anchovies, and parsley), and ragu alla bolognese (six-meat sauce with pappardelle). Featuring a Tasting Lab on supermarket mozzarella.
7 "Irish Comfort Classics" February 16, 2013 (2013-02-16)
Recipes for shepherd's pie, and New England-style corned beef and cabbage. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering quirky kitchen gadgets.
8 "Two Ways with Fish" February 23, 2013 (2013-02-23)
Recipes for olive oil-poached fish fillets with sherry-tomato vinaigrette, and skillet salmon cakes. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering oyster knives, a Tasting Lab on oyster crackers, and a Science Desk segment exploring oil-poaching.
9 "Big, Bold Chicken Braises" March 2, 2013 (2013-03-02)
Recipes for chicken marbella (chicken browned with prunes, olives, capers, and garlic), and Filipino-style chicken adobo with coconut milk. Featuring a Tasting lab on whole roasted chickens.
10 "Spicy Fall Sweets" March 9, 2013 (2013-03-09)
Recipes for pumpkin bread, and gingersnaps. Featuring a Tasting Lab on molasses and a Science Desk segment exploring why too much baking soda leads to crispier cookies.
11 "Company's Coming" March 16, 2013 (2013-03-16)
Recipes for prime rib, and roasted brussels sprouts. Featuring a Tasting Lab on unsalted butter.
12 "Breakfast Standbys" March 23, 2013 (2013-03-23)
Recipes for 10-minute steel cut oatmeal, and home fries. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering moka pots.
13 "Turkey on the Grill" March 30, 2013 (2013-03-30)
Recipes for grill-roasted turkey, and cranberry chutney with apple and crystallized ginger. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering all-purpose spray cleaners and Quick Tips for taking the temperature of turkey.
14 "Chicken Classics, Improved" April 6, 2013 (2013-04-06)
Recipes for skillet chicken fajitas, and Waldorf chicken salad. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering pizza pans and Espresso presses, and a Tasting Lab on flour tortillas.
15 "Great Italian Pasta Sauces" April 13, 2013 (2013-04-13)
Recipes for pasta al'Amatriciana (spaghetti with guanciale, tomato, chili, and pecorino), and mushroom ragu (spaghetti with mushroom and tomato sauce). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering box graters and a Tasting Lab on canned whole tomatoes.
16 "Asian Takeout Favorites" April 20, 2013 (2013-04-20)
Recipes for yu shiang (Sichuan-style pork in garlic sauce), and pad see ew (Thai-style stir-fried noodles with chicken and broccoli). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering blenders.
17 "Spicing Up the Grill" April 27, 2013 (2013-04-27)
Recipes for tacos al pastor (tacos with grilled pork marinated in guajillo chili sauce), and Jamaican-style jerk chicken. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering grilling tools and mortar and pestles.
18 "Perfecting Summer Classics" May 4, 2013 (2013-05-04)
Recipes for grilled steaks with New Mexican chili dry rub, and raspberry sorbet. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering ice cream machines and cone makers, a Tasting Lab on hot sauces, and a Science Desk segment exploring ice crystallization in sorbet.
19 "Rethinking Seafood Classics" May 11, 2013 (2013-05-11)
Recipes for crab cakes bound in shrimp mousse, and grill-smoked salmon. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering seafood scissors and a Tasting Lab on supermarket crab meat.
20 "Skewered and Wrapped" May 18, 2013 (2013-05-18)
Recipes for beef satay (grilled flank steak skewers basted with lemongrass, ginger, coconut milk, and fish sauce), and sung choi bao (Chinese chicken lettuce wraps). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering sauté pans.
21 "Short Ribs and Chops Hit the Grill" May 25, 2013 (2013-05-25)
Recipes for grilled boneless pork chops, and grill-roasted beef short ribs. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering pressure cookers and summertime gadgets.
22 "Indian Classics Made Easy" June 1, 2013 (2013-06-01)
Recipes for naan (Indian flatbread), and saang paneer (Indian-style spinach with fresh cheese). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering electric juicers and knife storage.
23 "Ultimate Grilled Turkey Burgers" June 8, 2013 (2013-06-08)
Recipes for grilled turkey burgers, and potato burger buns. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering oil misters and a Tasting Lab on artisanal cheddar cheese.
24 "Chili and Stew Go Vegetarian" June 15, 2013 (2013-06-15)
Recipes for vegetarian chili, and ciambotta (Italian vegetable stew). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering vegetable peelers.
25 "French Sweets, Refined and Rustic" June 22, 2013 (2013-06-22)
Recipes for chocolate truffles coated in cocoa powder, and French apple cake. Featuring a Tasting Lab on cocoa powder.
26 "Sunday Brunch" June 29, 2013 (2013-06-29)
Recipes for cinnamon swirl bread, and baked eggs Florentine. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering pancake dispensers and a Science Desk segment exploring properly baked eggs.

Season 14 (2014)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Meat and Potatoes with Panache"[28] January 4, 2014 (2014-01-04)[29]
Recipes for modern beef burgundy using new oven techniques, and braised red potatoes with lemon and chives. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering potato ricers and a Science Desk segment exploring potato starch.
2 "A Fancy Finale" January 11, 2014 (2014-01-11)
A recipe for chocolate-espresso dacquoise. Featuring a Science Desk segment exploring the effect of sugar on whipped egg whites.
3 "Three Ways with Eggs" January 18, 2014 (2014-01-18)
Recipes for soft-cooked eggs, fluffy omelet, and perfect fried eggs. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering egg toppers.
4 "A Modern Take on Pizza and Grilled Cheese" January 25, 2014 (2014-01-25)
Recipes for thin-crust whole-wheat pizza with garlic oil, three cheeses, and basil; and grown-up grilled cheese sandwiches with cheddar and shallot. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering baking peels and baking steels and a Tasting Lab on goat cheese.
5 "French-Style Dutch Oven Dinners" February 1, 2014 (2014-02-01)
Recipes for poule au pot (French-style chicken and stuffing in a pot), and potée (French-style pork stew).
6 "From an Italian Bakery" February 8, 2014 (2014-02-08)
Recipes for Florentine lace cookies, and almond biscotti. Featuring a Tasting Lab on supermarket medium-roast coffee.
7 "Salmon and Latkes" February 15, 2014 (2014-02-15)
Recipes for herb-crusted salmon, and crispy potato latkes. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering stovetop smokers.
8 "Classic Italian Fare" February 22, 2014 (2014-02-22)
Recipes for chicken Parmesan, and pasta alla norcina (orecchiette with homemade sausage and cream sauce). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering cheese storage wraps and parchment cooking bags.
9 "Revisiting Julia Child's Roast Turkey" March 1, 2014 (2014-03-01)
Recipes for Julia Child's stuffed turkey, and roasted root vegetables. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering the ultimate turkey rack.
10 "Decadent Desserts" March 8, 2014 (2014-03-08)
Recipes for rich chocolate tart, and butterscotch pudding. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering butter keepers and peanut butter mixers.
11 "Special-Occasion Roasts" March 15, 2014 (2014-03-15)
Recipes for pepper-encrusted beef tenderloin, and butterflied leg of lamb with coriander, cumin, and mustard seeds. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering pepper mills.
12 "Let's Start with Soup" March 22, 2014 (2014-03-22)
Recipes for wild rice and mushroom soup, and cauliflower soup. Featuring a Tasting Lab on wild rice.
13 "It's Pasta Night!" March 29, 2014 (2014-03-29)
Recipes for spaghetti carbonara, and campanelle alla puttanesca (pasta with olives, capers, tomatoes, and anchovies). Featuring a Tasting Lab on pimento-stuffed green olives and a Science Desk segment exploring how starch affects egg protein.
14 "Oatmeal Muffins and Granola" April 5, 2014 (2014-04-05)
Recipes for oatmeal muffins, and almond granola with dried fruit. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering automatic-drip coffee makers.
15 "Hearty Spanish and Italian Soups, Revamped" April 12, 2014 (2014-04-12)
Recipes for wedding soup (Italian-American soup with meatballs and kale), and sopa de lentejas (Spanish-style lentil and chorizo soup). Featuring a Tasting Lab on chicken broth.
16 "Great American Sandwiches" April 19, 2014 (2014-04-19)
Recieps for philly cheesesteaks, and New England lobster roll. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering scrub brushes and knife sharpeners.
17 "At the Seafood Counter" April 26, 2014 (2014-04-26)
Recipes for garlicky roasted shrimp with parsley and anise, and oven-steamed mussels. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering lightweight cast-iron skillets and dutch ovens.
18 "Elegant Brunch Favorites" May 3, 2014 (2014-05-03)
Recipes for no-knead brioche, and lemon ricotta pancakes. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering brioche pans and a Tasting Lab on supermarket bacon.
19 "Spiced-Up Cuban Cuisine" May 10, 2014 (2014-05-10)
Recipes for picadillo (Cuban-style beef and pork hash), and vaca frita (Cuban-style shredded beef). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering tortilla presses.
20 "Best Barbecued Chicken and Cornbread" May 17, 2014 (2014-05-17)
Recipes for sweet and tangy barbecued chicken, and cornbread with fresh corn. Featuring a Tasting Lab on high-end barbecue sauces.
21 "Easy Summer Supper" May 24, 2014 (2014-05-24)
Recipes for grilled lemon chicken with rosemary, and beets with lemon and almonds. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering non-stick skillets and saucepans.
22 "Quick and Easy Rib Dinner" May 31, 2014 (2014-05-31)
Recipes for grilled and glazed baby back ribs, and grilled corn with basil and lemon butter. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering charcoal grills.
23 "Summertime Desserts" June 7, 2014 (2014-06-07)
Recipes for summer berry trifle, and fresh peach pie.
24 "Grilled and Glazed" June 14, 2014 (2014-06-14)
Recipes for grilled and glazed pork tenderloin, and grilled and glazed boneless skinless chicken breasts. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering chef's knives.
25 "Grilling Goes International" June 21, 2014 (2014-06-21)
Recipes for kofte (skewered and grilled ground lamb with pine nuts and spices), and mechouia (Tunisian-style grilled vegetables). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering skewers and a Tasting Lab on supermarket hummus.
26 "Sweet American Classics" June 28, 2014 (2014-06-28)
Recipes for lemon chiffon pie, and marbled blueberry bundt cake. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering new coffee gadgets.

Season 15 (2015)[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Comfort Food Revisited"[30] January 3, 2015 (2015-01-03)[31]
Recipes for best chicken stew, and cream cheese brownies. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering 13x9-inch baking pans.
2 "Almond Cake and British Scones" January 10, 2015 (2015-01-10)
Recipes for British-style currant scones, and best almond cake. Featuring a Tasting Lab on orange juice.
3 "Pork Tenderloin Dinner" January 17, 2015 (2015-01-17)
Recipes for broiled pork tenderloin, and rice and lentils with crispy onions (mujaddara). Featuring an Equipment Corner covering wine savers.
4 "Beefing Up Mexican Favorites" January 24, 2015 (2015-01-24)
Recipes for Mexican-style grilled steak (carne asada), and shredded beef tacos (carne deshebrada). Featuring a Tasting Lab on dark chocolate.
5 "Pasta Rustica" January 31, 2015 (2015-01-31)
Recipes for rigatoni with beef and onion ragu; and pasta with pesto, potatoes, and green beans. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering colanders and a Tasting Lab on canned white beans.
6 "Sweet on Custard and Cookies" February 7, 2015 (2015-02-07)
Recipes for perfect Latin flan, and chocolate crinkle cookies. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering cookie presses.
7 "Chicken and Rice Get an Upgrade" February 14, 2015 (2015-02-14)
Recipes for crispy-skinned chicken breasts with vinegar-pepper pan sauce, and rice and pasta pilaf. Featuring a Tasting Lab on jasmine rice.
8 "Seafood Specials" February 21, 2015 (2015-02-21)
Recipes for cioppino, and shrimp fra diavolo. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering home seltzer makers and a Tasting Lab on fire-roasted tomatoes.
9 "Classic Fare with Flair" February 28, 2015 (2015-02-28)
Recipes for herb-roasted Cornish game hens, and French apple tart. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering French press coffee makers.
10 "Springtime Sweets" March 7, 2015 (2015-03-07)
Recipes for lemon pudding cakes, and fresh strawberry mousse. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering high-end stand mixers.
11 "Mahogany Chicken and Asparagus Stir-Fry" March 14, 2015 (2015-03-14)
Recipes for mahogany chicken thighs, and stir-fried asparagus with shiitake mushrooms. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering red wine stain removers and tablet stands and covers.
12 "The Italian Vegetarian" April 11, 2015 (2015-04-11)
Recipes for eggplant involtini, and fusilli with ricotta and spinach. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering microwave pasta cookers and a Tasting Lab on supermarket prosciutto.
13 "Spa Cuisine Gets a Makeover" April 18, 2015 (2015-04-18)
Recipes for perfect poached chicken breasts, and carrot-ginger soup. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering chef's knives for kids and mandolines.
14 "Pizza and Cookies go Gluten-Free" April 25, 2015 (2015-04-25)
A recipe for the best gluten-free pizza. Featuring a Tasting Lab on gluten-free spaghetti.
15 "Southeast Asian Specialties" May 2, 2015 (2015-05-02)
Recipes for Vietnamese beef pho, and Singapore noodles.
16 "Great Grilled Burgers and Sweet Potato Fries" May 9, 2015 (2015-05-09)
Recipes for tender and juicy grilled burgers, and thick-cut sweet potato fries. Featuring a Tasting Lab on Swiss cheese.
17 "Favorite Ways with the Catch of the Day" May 16, 2015 (2015-05-16)
Recipes for grilled fish tacos, and sesame-crusted salmon with lemon and ginger. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering bench scrapers.
18 "Dinner in the Mediterranean" May 23, 2015 (2015-05-23)
Recipes for grilled chicken souvlaki, and tabbouleh. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering mixing bowls and Greek yogurt makers.
19 "Spicing Up the Backyard Barbecue" May 30, 2015 (2015-05-30)
Recipes for garlic-lime grilled pork tenderloin steaks; and quinoa pilaf with chipotle, queso fresco, and peanuts. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering grill brushes, pizza grilling kits, and burger presses.
20 "Scallops and Shrimps Hot Off the Grill" June 6, 2015 (2015-06-06)
A recipe for grilled bacon-wrapped scallops. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering wine chillers and a Tasting Lab on supermarket frozen yogurt.
21 "Introducing Caldo Verde and White Gazpacho" June 13, 2015 (2015-06-13)
Recipes for caldo verde, and Spanish chilled almond and garlic soup. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering soup ladles.
22 "Get a Rise out of Your Eggs" June 20, 2015 (2015-06-20)
Recipes for pasta frittata with sausage and hot peppers, and cheese soufflé.
23 "Let's Make Bread" June 27, 2015 (2015-06-27)
Recipes for easy sandwich bread, and zucchini bread. Featuring a Tasting Lab on artisanal cream cheese.
24 "Two Ways to Unlock Asian Flavor" July 4, 2015 (2015-07-04)
Recipes for Thai chicken curry with potatoes and peanuts, and Chinese braised beef. Featuring a Tasting Lab on five-spice powder.
25 "A Meal to Celebrate Fall" July 11, 2015 (2015-07-11)
Recipes for slow-roasted bone-in pork rib roast, and roasted butternut squash with browned butter and hazelnuts. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering food storage bags.
26 "Baguettes at Home" July 18, 2015 (2015-07-18)
A recipe for authentic baguettes at home.

Season 16 (2016)[edit]

This is the final season hosted by Christopher Kimball.

No. Title Original air date
1 "French Bistro Favorites"[32] January 2, 2016 (2016-01-02)[33]
Recipes for simple pot-au-feu, and raspberry charlotte.
2 "New York Natives" January 9, 2016 (2016-01-09)
Recipes for foolproof New York cheesecake, and New York bagels.
3 "A Hearty Start to the Day" January 16, 2016 (2016-01-16)
Recipes for eggs pipérade, chocolate hazelnut spread, and 100 percent whole-wheat pancakes. Featuring a Tasting Lab on maple syrup.
4 "A Hearty Fall Feast" January 23, 2016 (2016-01-23)
Recipes for roasted brined turkey, roasted rack of lamb with sweet mint-almond relish, and root vegetable gratin. Featuring a Tasting Lab on Dijon mustard.
5 "Spanish Chicken and Israeli Couscous" January 30, 2016 (2016-01-30)
Recipes for Spanish braised chicken with sherry and saffron (pollo en pepitoria); and Israeli couscous with lemon, mint, peas, feta, and pickled shallots. Featuring a Tasting Lab on Israeli couscous.
6 "Pass the Pasta" February 6, 2016 (2016-02-06)
Recipes for sausage meatballs and spaghetti, and tagliatelle with prosciutto and peas. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering insulated shopping totes.
7 "Chocolate-Caramel Layer Cake" February 13, 2016 (2016-02-13)
A recipe for chocolate-caramel layer cake. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering large ice cream makers and ice cream scoops.
8 "Why Not Add Wine?" February 20, 2016 (2016-02-20)
Recipes for Tuscan-style beef stew, and coq au riesling. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering corkscrew wine openers.
9 "Saucing Up Chicken and Roasting Mushrooms" February 27, 2016 (2016-02-27)
Recipes for quick sauces (roasted red pepper, sun-dried tomato, and tomatillo) for sautéed chicken, and roasted mushrooms with Parmesan and pine nuts. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering serrated paring knives.
10 "Sweet and Spicy Asian Specialties" March 26, 2016 (2016-03-26)
Recipes for crispy salt and pepper shrimp, and Vietnamese-style caramel chicken with broccoli. Featuring a Tasting Lab on Sichuan peppercorns.
11 "A Roast for the Holidays" April 2, 2016 (2016-04-02)
Recipes for fennel-coriander top sirloin roast, and duck fat-roasted potatoes. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering carving boards.
12 "Pork and Pears" April 9, 2016 (2016-04-09)
Recipes for milk-braised pork loin, and roasted pears with dried apricots and pistachios. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering apple corers and a Tasting Lab on apricot preserves.
13 "Roast Chicken and Potatoes Revisited" April 16, 2016 (2016-04-16)
Recipes for slow-roasted chicken parts with shallot-garlic pan sauce, and boiled potatoes with black olive tapenade. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering carbon-steel knives.
14 "Dinner in Italy" April 23, 2016 (2016-04-23)
Recipes for thick-crust Sicilian-style pizza; pasta with cauliflower, bacon, and bread crumbs; and homemade ricotta cheese.
15 "Serving Up Noodles and Rice" April 30, 2016 (2016-04-30)
Recipes for Japanese-style stir-fried noodles with beef, and fried brown rice with pork and shrimp. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering knife sharpeners.
16 "Italian with Ease" May 7, 2016 (2016-05-07)
Recipes for semolina gnocchi (gnocchi alla romana), and Italian sausage with grapes and balsamic vinegar. Featuring a Tasting Lab on supermarket balsamic vinegar.
17 "French Pork Chops and Bisque" May 14, 2016 (2016-05-14)
Recipes for French-style pork chops with apples and calvados, and mushroom bisque. Featuring a Tasting Lab on supermarket brie.
18 "Ultimate Chinese" May 21, 2016 (2016-05-21)
Recipes for mu shu pork, and crispy orange beef. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering rice cookers.
19 "Vegetarian Essentials" May 28, 2016 (2016-05-28)
Recipes for black bean burgers, and vegetable broth base. Featuring a Tasting Lab on vegetarian broth.
20 "Braised to Perfection" June 18, 2016 (2016-06-18)
Recipes for braised halibut with leeks and mustard, and smoked salmon. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering warming trays.
21 "Dinner in Cuba" June 25, 2016 (2016-06-25)
Recipes for Cuban braised shredded beef (ropa vieja); and mango, orange and jicama salad. Featuring a Tasting Lab on fried sweet plantains (plátanos maduros).
22 "Country Ribs and Corn Muffins" July 2, 2016 (2016-07-02)
Recipes for sweet and tangy grilled country-style pork ribs, and savory corn muffins. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering laundry stain removers.
23 "Pork Kebabs and Steaks Hit the Grill" July 9, 2016 (2016-07-09)
Recipes for ultimate charcoal-grilled steaks, and grilled pork kebabs with hoisin and five spice. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering steak knives, jar spatulas, and jar openers.
24 "Mexican Mole and Drunken Beans" July 16, 2016 (2016-07-16)
Recipes for Mexican mole, and drunken beans. Featuring a Tasting Lab on Mexican lagers.
25 "Grilled Chicken and Salad with a Kick" July 23, 2016 (2016-07-23)
Recipes for peri peri grilled chicken, and pita bread salad with tomatoes and cucumber (fattoush).
26 "Revolutionizing Classic Fruit Desserts" July 30, 2016 (2016-07-30)
Recipes for strawberry-rhubarb pie, and cherry clafouti. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering cold brew coffee makers.

Season 17 (2017)[edit]

This is the first season hosted by Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin-Davison.

No. Title Original air date
1 "Cast Iron Staples"[34] January 7, 2017 (2017-01-07)[35]
Recipes for cast iron steak, and crisp roast butterflied chicken with rosemary and garlic. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering paper towel holders and a Science Segment on Cast Iron.
2 "Two Modern Stews" January 14, 2017 (2017-01-14)
Recipes for Portuguese-style beef stew (alcatra), and quinoa and vegetable stew. Featuring an Gadget Corner covering salad dressing shakers, potato mashers, manual spice grinders, and mason jar adapters, and a Tasting Lab on prepared pesto.
3 "Back to Basics" January 21, 2017 (2017-01-21)
Recipes for roasted bone-in chicken breasts, best baked potatoes, and jalapeño and cilandro sauce. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering new-generation kitchen trash cans.
4 "New England Classics" January 28, 2017 (2017-01-28)
Recipes for home-corned beef with vegetables, and snickerdoodles. Featuring a Tasting Lab on sherry vinegar.
5 "Flavorful Italian Favorites" February 4, 2017 (2017-02-04)
Recipes for cheese and tomato lasagna, and really good garlic bread. Featuring a Tasting Lab on anchovies.
6 "Seafood Supper" February 11, 2017 (2017-02-11)
Recipes for pan-seared salmon, mango-mint salsa, and shrimp scampi. Featuring a Tasting Lab on fish sauce and Science Segment on Wild and Farmed Salmon.
7 "The Ultimate Sticky Buns" February 18, 2017 (2017-02-18)
A recipe for sticky buns. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering electric waffle makers and a Tasting Lab on almond butter.
8 "Hearty One Pot Meals" February 25, 2017 (2017-02-25)
Recipes for best ground beef chili, and red lentil soup with North African spices. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering food processors.
9 "Outsmarting Thanksgiving" March 4, 2017 (2017-03-04)
Recipes for easier roast turkey and gravy, foolproof boiled corn, and chili-lime salt. Featuring an Gadget Corner covering oven thermometers.
10 "Korean Feast" March 11, 2017 (2017-03-11)
Recipes for Korean rice bowl (dolsot bibimbap), and Korean fried chicken wings. Featuring an Equipment Corner covering spider skimmers.
11 "Big Easy Favorites" March 18, 2017 (2017-03-18)
Recipes for red beans and rice, and chicken and sausage gumbo. Featuring a Tasting Lab on smoked paprika.
12 "Pantry Pastas" March 25, 2017 (2017-03-25)
Recipes for pasta e ceci (pasta with chickpeas), and penne arrabbiata. Featuring a Tasting Lab on supermarket Parmesan and a Science Segment on Cheese Interior.
13 "Refreshing Desserts" April 22, 2017 (2017-04-22)
Recipes for Ginger Frozen Yogurt and Lemon Posset with Berries. Featuring a Gadget Segment on the Personal Blenders and an Equipment Corner on Digital Scales.
14 "Baked Alaska Showstopper" April 29, 2017 (2017-04-29)
Recipe for Baked Alaska. Featuring a Science Segment on insulation and thermodynamics at work in Baked Alaska, Equipment Corner on Ice Cream Machines and a Gadget Segment on Offset Spatulas.
15 "Italian Chicken" May 6, 2017 (2017-05-06)
Recipes for Chicken Marsala and Lemon Skillet Chicken. Featuring an Equipment Corner on Manual Citrus Juicers.
16 "Autumn Desserts" May 13, 2017 (2017-05-13)
Recipes for Chewy Oatmeal Cookies and Ultranutty Pecan Bars. Featuring an Equipment Corner on Mini Prep Bowls and a Gadget Segment on Best Pie Carriers.

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