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26 Knowledge Packed Episodes

German Chocolate Cake
Published: July 2006
German Chocolate Cake
German chocolate cake—filled with sticky pecans and coconut, and left au naturel…
Old-Fashioned Birthday Cake
Published: June 2006
Old-Fashioned Birthday Cake
In this episode, we aim to resurrect the traditional birthday cake. No tiramisù …
Cookies
Published: June 2006
Cookies
There seems to be a cookie to fit any occasion or mood. In this episode we look …
Deep-Dish Apple Pie
Published: June 2006
Deep-Dish Apple Pie
With its impressive mounds of tender, juicy apples and melt-in-your-mouth pastry…
Summer Fruit Desserts
Published: June 2006
Summer Fruit Desserts
Summer desserts are all about fruit. As inviting as an icy wedge of watermelon o…
Rethinking Barbecued Chicken
Published: May 2006
Rethinking Barbecued Chicken
If you're a fan of saucy barbecued chicken, you'll love pulled chicken. Similar …
Pulled Pork and Cornbread
Published: May 2006
Pulled Pork and Cornbread
We wanted to develop a recipe for pulled pork that rivals that of the best barbe…
Grill-Roasted Pork Loin
Published: May 2006
Grill-Roasted Pork Loin
Pork loin is delicious roasted in the oven, but it takes on a new character when…
Grilled Pizza
Published: May 2006
Grilled Pizza
We set out to develop a hassle-free pizza recipe especially for the grill, , one…
Paella Party
Published: April 2006
Paella Party
One of our favorite Spanish dishes is paella, a saffron-spiced rice dish. But wi…
Asian Chicken Classics
Published: April 2006
Asian Chicken Classics
When you eat chicken frequently, it pays to have a number of preparations and fl…
Two Curry Traditions
Published: April 2006
Two Curry Traditions
In this episode, we look at two styles of curry: rich and exotically spicy India…
Classic Italian Dishes
Published: April 2006
Classic Italian Dishes
Why is Italian food so popular? Most recipes seem startlingly easy to prepare, r…
Seafood Classics
Published: April 2006
Seafood Classics
Some people are intimidated by the thought of preparing fish, preferring to orde…
Fish Steaks 101
Published: March 2006
Fish Steaks 101
Tuna, which is often served rare to medium-rare, can be particularly tricky to g…
Pork Chops and Tenderloin
Published: March 2006
Pork Chops and Tenderloin
We develop a foolproof preparation for pork chops with vinegar and peppers—a mod…
Let's Talk Turkey
Published: March 2006
Let's Talk Turkey
Thanksgiving can strike fear into the heart of even the most proficient cook. Fi…
High-Roast Chicken Dinner
Published: March 2006
High-Roast Chicken Dinner
There are certain dinners we rely on again and again. Take roast chicken and pot…
Meat and Potatoes
Published: February 2006
Meat and Potatoes
What’s for Sunday dinner? Around many American tables, it’s meat and potatoes. B…
American Classics
Published: February 2006
American Classics
Two old-fashioned dishes with modern appeal: Boston baked beans and chicken and …
One-Skillet Dinners
Published: February 2006
One-Skillet Dinners
When most people think of dishes like lasagna and jambalaya, they think of labor…
Dinner on a Dime
Published: February 2006
Dinner on a Dime
We investigate inexpensive steaks and find out which were worth eating and how b…
Cooking with Squash
Published: January 2006
Cooking with Squash
What could be more synonymous with fall than butternut squash, with its vivid or…
South-of-the-Border Soups
Published: January 2006
South-of-the-Border Soups
Traditional recipes for black bean soup require a significant commitment of prep…
Tex-Mex Favorites
Published: January 2006
Tex-Mex Favorites
Tex-Mex food needn’t be bland, greasy fare. When made right, these dishes can be…
Eggs for Brunch
Published: January 2006
Eggs for Brunch
Excellent egg dishes shouldn’t require the talents of a short-order cook. Our he…

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