The cooks from America's Test Kitchen are dedicated to finding the best methods for preparing foolproof home-cooked meals. The 2,500-square-foot test kitchen in which America's Test Kitchen is shot is the same kitchen where three dozen full-time test cooks work, testing and retesting recipes 20, 30, and sometimes 50 times, until they find the recipe that they are confident will work every time.
Entire Season Available on DVD from PBS Distribution June 12th
Arlington, Va. - May 14, 2012 - PBS Distribution today announced it is releasing America's Test Kitchen Season 12 on DVD. The cooks from America's Test Kitchen are dedicated to finding the best methods for preparing foolproof home-cooked meals. The 2,500-square-foot test kitchen in which America's Test Kitchen is shot is the same kitchen where three dozen full-time test cooks work, testing and retesting recipes 20, 30, and sometimes 50 times, until they find the recipe that they are confident will work every time.
In addition to the popular segments that viewers have come to love and trust, such as equipment reviews, taste tests, and foolproof recipes, the 12th season features even more content, a new segment, and numerous visits with well-loved chefs! America's Test Kitchen, hosted by Christopher Kimball, founder of the magazines Cook's Illustrated and Cook's Country, is the most-watched cooking show on public television - up to two million viewers tune in each week! America's Test Kitchen Season 12 comes on four discs and has a running time of 676 minutes. The SRP for America's Test Kitchen Season 12 is $39.95 and it will be available June 12.
America's Test Kitchen Recipes
The test kitchen chefs cook America's favorite recipes and deconstruct each recipe to reveal the test kitchen secrets to foolproof cooking at home. This season includes 51 all-new recipes, including chocolate torte, grilled bone in pork roast, summer peach cake, beef kebabs, New York-style thin-crust pizza, the best homemade ice cream, juicy pub-style burgers, whole wheat sandwich bread, glazed salmon, and more.
Food Tastings With Jack Bishop
Jack Bishop heads up the Tasting Lab in America's Test Kitchen and challenges host Christopher Kimball to taste test supermarket staples. Based on the tastings completed by America's Test Kitchen, Jack reveals the top recommendations for peanut butter, baking chocolate, red wine vinegar, brown rice, pork, and more.
Equipment Testing With Adam Ried
Adam Ried, the test kitchen's equipment expert, takes host Christopher Kimball through his top equipment recommendations for the home cook. From food processors to cutting boards to meat grinders and toaster ovens, Adam provides unbiased results from America's Test Kitchen's exhaustive testing.
Gadgets Galore With Lisa Mcmanus
America's Test Kitchen tests hundreds of gadgets each year to find out what's hot and what's not. Testing guru Lisa McManus reviews her favorite gadgets and reveals which ones are worth the cost - or not. Gadgets include rotary graters, vertical roasters, nut choppers, compost buckets, and many more.
Test Kitchen Tips And Techniques
Host Christopher Kimball shares test kitchen tips and techniques. Designed to make home cooking easier, these tips include how to maintain grill heat, how to choose the perfect pork loin, and how to easily roll out pie dough.
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AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN: SEASON 12
Street Date: June 12, 2012
Genre: How To
Run Time: 676 Minutes on four discs