America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Summer Dinner Party

Host Julia Collin Davison goes into the test kitchen with test cook Dan Souza to learn how to make the ultimate grill-roasted beef tenderloin. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews gas grills in the Equipment Corner. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best pie carriers. Finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make an elegant pear-walnut upside-down cake.

Monday, August 7 at 4:00 pm on 12.1

additional airdates

  • Tuesday, August 8 at 3:00 am on 12.1
  • Monday, September 4 at 10:30 am on 12.2

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This series' ensemble of chefs, cooks, testers and tasters, led by "editor-in-chef" Christopher Kimball, reveal the best ways to prepare favorite dishes using a common-sense, practical approach to solve everyday cooking problems and save viewers time and money.