'America's Test Kitchen: Season 16'
(Christopher Kimball / 4-Disc DVD / NR / 2016 / PBS)
Overview: oin Christopher Kimball and cast to reveal the test kitchen's secrets to foolproof cooking at home. From a Simple Pot-au-Feu to New York Cheesecake and Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie, these recipes will work the first time you try them. Includes printable versions of all 51 recipes.
DVD Verdict: My goodness! 'America's Test Kitchen - Season Sixteen' (I know, right!) is a four-DVD set packed with over thirteen hours of delicious episodes of the most-watched cooking show on public television. Each of the recipes presented has been fine-tuned and tweaked to virtual perfection by dozens of expert test cooks. In addition to the recipes themselves, episodes offer taste tests of supermarket goods, ratings of assorted kitchen equipment and tools from blenders to personal teapots, and solid grocery shopping advice.
Indeed, watching this for the very first time, it's obvious that cooks of all skill and experience levels, from family meal providers to professional restaurateurs, are sure to appreciate the value, research, and practical wisdom found within 'America's Test Kitchen - Season Sixteen' (or any of the other seasons, of course!)
French Bistro Favorites
New York Natives
A Hearty Start to the Day
A Hearty Fall Feast
Spanish Chicken and Israeli Couscous
Pass the Pasta
Chocolate-Caramel Layer Cake
Why Not Add Wine?
Saucing Up Chicken and Roasting Mushrooms
Sweet and Spicy Asian Specialties
A Roast for the Holidays
Pork and Pears
Roast Chicken and Potatoes Revisited
Dinner in Italy
Serving Up Noodles and Rice
Italian with Ease
French Pork Chops and Bisque
Braised to Perfection
Dinner in Cuba
Country Ribs and Corn Muffins
Pork Kebabs and Steaks Hit the Grill
Mexican Mole and Drunken Beans
Grilled Chicken and Salad with a Kick
Revolutionizing Classic Fruit Desserts
As you can guess by now, 'America's Test Kitchen' is always guaranteed to satisfy! My inner geek loves all the research that goes into developing the perfect recipe and so I will most definitely add this to my now-growing collection of cooking-on-DVD sets. Oh, and it also includes printable versions of all the recipes shown! This is a Widescreen Presentation (1.85:1) enhanced for 16x9 TVs.