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113: Do Diets Work?

From: America's Test Kitchen Radio
Series: America's Test Kitchen Radio
Length: 53:54

PLEASE NOTE: Program-specific and generic promos available now. Full show available Thursday, April 12th. This time on America’s Test Kitchen Radio, we investigate the confusing world of weight loss. Why do some people lose weight more easily than others? Is it all about environmental factors or do genetics play a role? We’ll find out what’s hot and what’s not in the world of kitchen gadgets, and we’ll learn all about measuring cups from gadget guru Lisa McManus. Then we’ll head into the test kitchen to learn how to make quick tomato sauce year-round. And of course we’ll be taking your calls to answer all of your cooking questions. (AIR WINDOW: April 12-19, 2012) Read the full description.

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America's Test Kitchen Radio Show 113: Do Diets Work?

In this hour:

—Host Christopher Kimball speaks with the experts about weight loss: is it all about environmental factors or do genetics play a role?

—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.

—Equipment Review with Lisa McManus: Gadget guru Lisa McManus discusses all things measuring cups: which ones to buy and why it matters to your cooking. 

—Recipe Challenge: Test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to making quick tomato sauce year-round.

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America's Test Kitchen Radio Show 113: Do Diets Work?

In this hour:

—Host Christopher Kimball speaks with the experts about weight loss: is it all about environmental factors or do genetics play a role?

—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.

—Equipment Review with Lisa McManus: Gadget guru Lisa McManus discusses all things measuring cups: which ones to buy and why it matters to your cooking. 

—Recipe Challenge: Test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to making quick tomato sauce year-round.

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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 - 16:50
In cue: [MUSIC ] "This is America's Test Kitchen Radio
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Break 1: 16:51 17:51

Segment 2: 17:52 - 36:50
In cue: "This is Christopher Kimball and you're listening to ..."
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Break 2: 36:51 - 37:51

Segment 3: 37:52- 58:57
In cue: "You're listening to America's Test Kitchen Radio .."
Out cue: "…distributed by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.ORG." [MUSIC ENDS]

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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
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