'Cook's Country: Season 8'
(2-Disc DVD / NR / 2015 / PBS)
Overview: Season 8 of Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen features the best regional home cooking in the country from host Christopher Kimball and your favorite chefs from America's Test Kitchen as they uncover blue-ribbon regional specialties from across the country and classic fare in need of a makeover.
DVD Verdict: Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen features the best regional home cooking in the country and relies on a practical, no-nonsense food approach where family-friendly recipes are scientifically re-imagined for the modern home cook.
Join host Christopher Kimball and your favorite chefs from America's Test Kitchen as they uncover blue-ribbon regional specialties from across the country and classic fare in need of a makeover. And as always, find out which cookware, kitchen tools, and supermarket foods are worth the dough, and learn more about the history of American food.
This set contains all 13 episodes from Season Eight, and Printable Versions of all 26 Recipes. Those incredible Recipes include:
1) American Classics with a Twist
Apple Pie with Cheddar Cheese Crust
2) Muffins and Doughnuts Get a Makeover
Muffin Tin Doughnuts
Whole-Wheat Blueberry Muffins
3) A Hearty Fall Dinner
Skillet Roast Chicken and Potatoes
Brussels Sprout Salad
4) Cooking Class: Secret Ingredient Biscuits
5) Grilled and Smoked
Barbecued Burnt Ends
Smoky Potato Salad
6) Pasta for Every Palate
Pasta with Roasted Garlic Sauce, Arugula, and Walnuts
7) Fried Chicken and Grilled Peppers
Latin Fried Chicken
8) All-American Sweet Dough Desserts
9) Dakota Peach Kuchen
10) Break Out the Bourbon
Smoked Bourbon Chicken
Sweet Potato Pie
11) Southern Comfort
Delta Hot Tamales
Charleston Shrimp Perloo
12) Simplified Showstoppers
One-Pan Prime Rib and Roasted Vegetables
13) Grilled Salmon and Stuffed Tomatoes
Grilled Salmon Steaks with Lemon-Caper Sauce
14) Bringing Home Tex-Mex Favorites
Tex-Mex Cheese Enchiladas
15) Chinese Comes Home
Chicken Chow Mein
Slow-Cooker Chinese Barbecued Pork
This is a Widescreen Presentation (1.85:1) enhanced for 16x9 TVs.