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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. It's free until January 2015 and available to all stations on PRX.org.

For more information about America’s Test Kitchen Radio, please contact Melissa LaCasse at 207-776-4926 or lacasse.melissa@gmail.com.

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.

For more information about America’s Test Kitchen Radio, please contact Melissa LaCasse at 207-776-4926 or lacasse.melissa@gmail.com. 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. It's free until January 2015 and available to all stations on PRX.org. For more information about America’s Test Kitchen Radio, please contact Melissa LaCasse at 207-776-4926 or lacasse.melissa@gmail.com.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... Show full description


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114 Pieces

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This time on America’s Test Kitchen, we talk to Ruth Reichl, a food writer and the last editor-in-chief of the now shuttered Gourmet magazine. We’l...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
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This week, we explore the benefits of fermented foods with culinary author, fermentation revivalist, and DIY food activist Sandor Katz. We’ll be ta...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • 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 13, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
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This week, we talk to the man who some would say has the most coveted job in the food industry: New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells. We’ll ...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
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This week, we speak with Anna Badkhen, a war correspondent and the author of Peace Meals: Candy-Wrapped Kalashnikovs and Other War Stories, who sha...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
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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 23, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
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This time on America’s Test Kitchen, we speak to Fuchsia Dunlop, the first Westerner to train at the Sichuan Institute of Higher Cuisine in Sichuan...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
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This week, we interview chef extraordinaire Mario Batali, who owns 20 restaurants around the world. We’ll put kitchen towels through their paces wi...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
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This week, we speak with Kathleen Flinn, author of Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good: A Memoir of Food and Love from an American Midwest Family, abou...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
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This time on America’s Test Kitchen, we speak to Harvard professor Richard Wrangham about his latest book, Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
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This week, we chat with Eric Asimov, the New York Times chief wine critic and author of How to Love Wine: A Memoir and Manifesto. We’ll be tasting ...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
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Can we create breathable food? Are edible water bottles the environmental cure of the future? This week, we speak to David Edwards, a Harvard profe...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
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This time on America’s Test Kitchen, we interview Langdon Cook, the author of The Mushroom Hunters: On the Trail of an Underground America, about t...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
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This week, we chat with Brett Anderson, the restaurant critic for the Times Picayune in New Orleans. In the wake of Katrina, Brett had to turn to a...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
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This week, we investigate the world’s strangest food obsession: eating white dirt. We talk to Adam Forrester whose documentary “Eat White Dirt” wil...

  • Added: Aug 13, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
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This time on America’s Test Kitchen, we interview Lidia Bastianich, the host of Lidia’s Italy, about everything from how she ended up working with ...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
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What has your food been eating? This time on America’s Test Kitchen, we talk to Laurent Adamowicz, an entrepreneur and food industry veteran. He is...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
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This time on America’s Test Kitchen, we investigate junk food engineering with author Michael Moss to find out how food companies weaponize ingredi...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
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This week, Boston’s own Barbara Lynch tells her story to America’s Test Kitchen – how she stole an MBTA bus at age 13, how she opened her first res...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
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This time on America’s Test Kitchen, we speak with Molly Wizenberg, author of Delancey: A Man, A Woman, A Restaurant, A Marriage, who takes us behi...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 53:58