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137: Thanksgiving Special Show

From: America's Test Kitchen Radio
Series: America's Test Kitchen Radio
Length: 53:58

This time on America’s Test Kitchen, we travel to the Topsfield fair for the annual giant pumpkin contest to meet the man who grew the world’s first one-ton pumpkin. We’ll be tasting turkey to find out which brands of bird are best, and we’ll travel back in time to discover how to bard a turkey. Then we’ll head into the test kitchen to learn how to make fluffy mashed potatoes. And of course, we’ll be taking your calls to answer all of your cooking questions. (AIR WINDOW: November 15-22, 2012) Read the full description.

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America's Test Kitchen Show 137: Thanksgiving Special Show

In this hour:

—Host Christopher Kimball travels to the Topsfield fair for the annual giant pumpkin contest to meet the man who grew the world’s first one-ton pumpkin.

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

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

—Taste of America: Host Christopher Kimball takes us back in time to discover how to bard a turkey.

—Recipe Challenge: Test cook Dan Souza uncovers the secrets to making fluffy mashed potatoes.

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America's Test Kitchen Show 137: Thanksgiving Special Show

In this hour:

—Host Christopher Kimball travels to the Topsfield fair for the annual giant pumpkin contest to meet the man who grew the world’s first one-ton pumpkin.

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

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

—Taste of America: Host Christopher Kimball takes us back in time to discover how to bard a turkey.

—Recipe Challenge: Test cook Dan Souza uncovers the secrets to making fluffy mashed potatoes.

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Segment 3: 38:55 - 58:59
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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, Melissa Allison, 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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