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America's Test Kitchen Radio

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America’s Test Kitchen Radio applies the no-nonsense, first-hand testing approach of our TV show to the wide world of food, dining, and cooking—with your voices thrown into the mix for good measure. Each episode features food and cookware recommendations and in-depth interviews.

America’s Test Kitchen Radio with host Chris Kimball is one of public radio’s newest weekend anchor programs, distributed by PRX. This show is available for an annual carriage fee. Rates are listed below in the full description.

For more information about America’s Test Kitchen Radio, please contact Kathleen Unwin at 314-963-9763 or kathleen@prx.org. We also request that you report your carriage day and time to Kathleen.

Food has become a national obsession and with it a multitude of flashy programs, magazines, books and blogs – ranging from pure entertainment to celebrity showcases. Yet they aren’t much help to the every day cook. That's why America’s Test Kitchen in Boston wants to find a better way to make a food program for radio. America’s Test Kitchen Radio is a food program for right now – filled with clear, practical information, without the gourmet fuss. The hour is all about insights, tips and techniques that illuminate the truth about real home cooking. There will be some mystery, too, like why bad things happen to good recipes and the science behind good results The team behind America's Test Kitchen Radio knows something about connecting with audiences. Some two million public television fans watch each episode of America’s Test Kitchen, the most watched weekend lifestyle show on public TV. America’s Test Kitchen Radio host Chris Kimball will introduce listeners to an eclectic collection of test cooks and food experts from the Test Kitchen, and people who come at food and cooking from unique and useful perspectives, with rich stories to tell. Chris is a natural host during segments and call-in, and has moved easily from guesting on Morning Edition and other programs. In previews, test PD’s called the show “surprising, useful and entertaining,” “fascinating,” “relevant” and “personal,” and many said it drew them in even though they don’t cook and aren’t foodies.

Carriage fees for FY 2015:
  • 5+ Million: $2,500
  • $2.5 - 5 million: $2,200
  • $1 - 2.5 million: $1,750
  • $600,000- 1 million: $1,500
  • $300,00 - $600,000: $1,250
  • $25,000 - $300,000: $750
  • Less than $25,000: $250
For more information about America’s Test Kitchen Radio, please contact Kathleen Unwin at 314-963-9763 or kathleen@prx.org. Hide full description
America’s Test Kitchen Radio with host Chris Kimball is one of public radio’s newest weekend anchor programs, distributed by PRX. This show is available for an annual carriage fee. Rates are listed below in the full description.

For more information about America’s Test Kitchen Radio, please contact Kathleen Unwin at 314-963-9763 or kathleen@prx.org. We also request that you report your carriage day and time to Kathleen.

Food has become a national obsession and with it a multitude of flashy programs, magazines, books and blogs – ranging from pure entertainment to celebrity showcases. Yet they aren’t much help to the every day cook. That's why America’s Test Kitchen in Boston wants to find a better way to make a food program for radio.America’s Test Kitchen Radio is a food program for... Show full description

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This week from the Test Kitchen, do you really need to drink 8 glasses of water a day? Or have you been swindled by the bottled water industry? W...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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This week from the Test Kitchen…MOFAD. The Museum of Food and Drink is New York City's first food museum with exhibits you can eat. It’s goal is ...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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This week we speak with Travis Lett of Gjelina. Travis is also the chef at GTA, and Gjusta in Venice, California. Gadget Guru Lisa McManus will re...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Real Chinese home cooking is a far cry from the oily takeout food that Americans have come to know. This week, Fuchsia Dunlop, Sichuan cooking expe...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
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This week we speak with Patrick Martins about the ethics of meat and discuss how to be responsible carnivores, even on a budget. Patrick is the fou...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
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This week we speak with Dan Pashman, host of the podcast The Sporkful and author of Eat More Better, to analyze whether hot dogs is a sandwich, the...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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This week we speak with Maureen Downey, founder of WineFraud.com, who peels back the secrets of this billion dollar industry, from fake labels and ...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
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What defines modern soul food? This week we speak with Caroline Randall Williams, author of Soul Food Love, about her family's history and the soul...

  • Added: Dec 21, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
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This week, it’s our annual holiday special. We investigate the psychology of holiday giving with Stephen G. Post, a researcher on the benefits of h...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
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This week we reminisce about our favorite food scenes in holiday literature, from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol to Louisa May Alcott’s Little ...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
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In Faviken's tiny dining room, head chef Magnus Nilsson serves Swedish delicacies that diners have traveled 390 miles north of Stockholm to taste, ...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
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This week, we chat with the turkey experts who man Butterball’s Turkey Talk-Line, providing answers to more than 100,000 holiday cooking questions ...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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Before marching bands, character balloons, and reindeer-driven sleighs began parading down 34th street every Thanksgiving Day, there were beggars, ...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
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Sorted Food is YouTube’s top cooking channel with over one million subscribers, a fridge cam, and a recipe for rainbow pancakes. What’s the secret ...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
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Is sound the forgotten flavor sense? This week we speak with Charles Spence, professor of Experimental Psychology at Oxford University, about the s...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
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This week, for Halloween, we’re bringing you a scary story. On March 3rd, 1876, large chunks of red meat fell from the sky for a period of several ...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
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Who killed Thelma Todd? This Halloween we reopen the case of this famous hollywood actress and restaurateur and investigate the most popular theori...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
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Is natural always better? This week we speak with pediatrician and New York Times contributor Dr. Aaron Carroll about the advance of artificial swe...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
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Everyone knows that Doritos are not naturally flavored, but what does natural mean anyways? This week author Mark Schatzker introduces us to labora...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
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This week, we speak to Emeril Lagasse about getting fired three times in his early attempts at television, succeeding Paul Prudhomme as chef at Com...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2015
  • Length: 53:58