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109: What You Don't Know about Coffee Beans

From: America's Test Kitchen Radio
Series: America's Test Kitchen Radio
Length: 54:01

PLEASE NOTE: Program-specific and generic promos are available Tuesday, March 6. The full show is available on Thursday, March 8. This time on America’s Test Kitchen Radio, we investigate the world of coffee beans: where they come from, how they’re roasted, and which ones we should buy. We’ll be tasting alternative sweeteners, and we’ll find out what’s hot and what’s not in the world of kitchen gadgets. We’ll check in with our science expert, Guy Crosby, to find out which method for staling bread works best, and then we’ll head into the test kitchen to learn how to make the perfect gingerbread cake. And of course we’ll be taking your calls to answer all of your cooking questions. (AIR WINDOW: March 8-15, 2012)

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America's Test Kitchen Radio Show 109: What You Don't Know about Coffee Beans

In this hour:

—Host Christopher Kimball investigates the world of coffee beans in the hope of answering that most elusive home cooking question: How do you make a great cup of coffee at home?

—Call-Ins with Host Christopher Kimball and Culinary Expert Bridget Lancaster: Chris and Bridget take calls from listeners and answer their cooking questions.

—Hot or Not: Gadget guru Lisa McManus explores what is hot and what is not in the world of kitchen gadgets.

—Taste Test with Jack Bishop: Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of alternative sweeteners.

—The Science Minute: Science expert Guy Crosby explains the best method for staling bread.

—Recipe Challenge: Test cook Dan Souza uncovers the secrets to making the perfect gingerbread cake.

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America's Test Kitchen Radio Show 109: What You Don't Know about Coffee Beans

In this hour:

—Host Christopher Kimball investigates the world of coffee beans in the hope of answering that most elusive home cooking question: How do you make a great cup of coffee at home?

—Call-Ins with Host Christopher Kimball and Culinary Expert Bridget Lancaster: Chris and Bridget take calls from listeners and answer their cooking questions.

—Hot or Not: Gadget guru Lisa McManus explores what is hot and what is not in the world of kitchen gadgets.

—Taste Test with Jack Bishop: Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of alternative sweeteners.

—The Science Minute: Science expert Guy Crosby explains the best method for staling bread.

—Recipe Challenge: Test cook Dan Souza uncovers the secrets to making the perfect gingerbread cake.

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Out cue: "your cooking questions, stay tuned...."

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Timings are as they occur with a 5-minute news hole after the billboard.

Billboard: 00:00 - 00:59
In cue: [MUSIC] " This is America's Test Kitchen Radio..."
Out cue: "your cooking questions, stay tuned...."

INSERT NEWS HOLE: 1:00 - 5:59

Segment 1: 6:00 - 20:49
In cue: [MUSIC ] "Welcome to Americas Test Kitchen Radio
Out cue: …DCS applicances.com . [MUSIC]

Break 1: 20:49 21:48

Segment 2: 21:48- 35:42
In cue: "You're listening to ..."
Out cue: "…. DCS applicances. com "

Break 2: 35:41 - 36:41

Segment 3: 36: 42 - 59:00
In cue: "You're listening to America's Test Kitchen Radio .."
Out cue: "…distributed by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.ORG." [MUSIC ENDS]

Additional Credits

America's Test Kitchen Radio is produced by America’s Test Kitchen, in association with WGBH
Executive Producer: Melissa Baldino
Associate Producer: Stephanie Stender
Production Assistant: Kaitlin Hammond
Senior Audio Engineer: Jane Pipik
Segment Editors: Viki Merrick and Samantha Broun; mastering by Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media
Production Help: Debby Paddock
America’s Test Kitchen Radio is distributed by the Public Radio Exchange

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http://www.americastestkitchen.com/radio/