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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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Would you like to go to space? Could you face the challenge of leaving your loved ones forever, to spend the rest of your days on an unknown planet...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2015
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This week, we speak to New York Times reporter Michael Moss about the Dead Pit, a USDA livestock research facility in Nebraska that has caused the ...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
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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: Mar 10, 2015
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Is Beyonce’s diet really more effective than Taylor Swift’s? This week, we speak with Rebecca Harrington, author of I’ll Have What She’s Having: My...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
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Sea bird eggs, tea-poached skate, and smoked puffin are just a few of the menu items at Dill Restaurant in Reykjavik. This week, we travel to Icela...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
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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: Feb 18, 2015
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This week, we speak to Rachael Ray to find out why she still has a crush on Tom Jones and how she fended off an attacker in New York with pepper sp...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
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This week, we investigate the truth about fad diets, from blood types to Paleo. We’ll be tasting white chocolate, and we’ll discuss the age old riv...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
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This week, we investigate the history of the chicken from ancient Egypt to the birth of the modern chicken industry in the 1950s. Gadget Guru Lisa ...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
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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: Jan 21, 2015
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This week, we speak with professor Marcie Cohen Ferris about her new book The Edible South: The Power of Food and the Making of an American Region,...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
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This week, we speak to Ina Garten about working in the White House, starting the Barefoot Contessa retail store, and becoming a Food Network supers...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
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This week, we investigate the language of food with linguist Dan Jurafsky. From voluptuous to sinful, the words we choose tell a great deal about t...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
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This time on America’s Test Kitchen, we investigate what it means to have good manners in the 21st century: what matters, what doesn’t, and when to...

  • Added: Dec 24, 2014
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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 17, 2014
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This time on America’s Test Kitchen, we talk to some of our favorite guests about their happiest holiday memories. We’ll be tasting wine with exper...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2014
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This week, we investigate why Julia Child’s kitchen is one of the top tourist attractions in Washington, DC. We also chat with Jean Jacques Paimbla...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
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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
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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
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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