Host Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets for making perfect pasta e ceci. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Julia Collin Davison to a tasting of parmesan. Then, science expert Dan Souza reveals the science behind parmesan's signature flavor. Finally, test cook Elle Simone shows Bridget how to make the ultimate penne arrabbiata.
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.