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America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated

Mexican Fare

Hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison unlock the secrets to making a Mexican staple: Crispy Tacos (Tacos Dorados). Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a dry vermouth tasting, and gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews a must-have for home cooks: fire extinguishers. Science expert Dan Souza then gives a demonstration of fast-freezing liquid nitrogen, and test cook Erin McMurrer makes the perfect Roasted Poblano and Black Bean Enchiladas for Bridget.

Monday, April 1 at 4:00 pm on 12.1


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  • Tuesday, April 2 at 3:00 am on 12.1

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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.