Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison the steps to making the ultimate chicken and sausage gumbo. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of smoked paprika. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus shares her favorite quirky kitchen tools. Finally, test cook Erin McMurrer reveals the secrets to making the best red beans and rice.
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.