Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn how to make the best French-style pork chops with apples and calvados. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of brie. Then, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to making the ultimate mushroom bisque.
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.