America's Test Kitchen: Season 2

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/21/2009
  • UPC: 783421429697
  • Rating:

  • Source: Wgbh / Pbs
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English
  • Time: 11:36:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 53,593


   Episode 1: Pured Vegetable Soups
      Play Show
         Cream of Tomato Soup
         Creamy Mushroom Soup
         Equipment: Blenders
         Tasting: Commercial Chicken Broth
   Episode 2: Pesto, Carbonara, & Salad
      Play Show
         Bow-Tie Pasta With Pesto
         Leafy Salad
         Spaghetti Alla Carbonara
         Equipment: Salad Spinners
         Tasting: Supermarket Extra-Virgin Olive Oils
   Episode 3: Spaghetti & Meatballs
      Play Show
         Spaghetti and Meatballs
         American Garlic Bread
         Equipment: Bread Knives
         Tasting: Parmesan Cheese
   Episode 4: Pizza Night
      Play Show
         Deep-Dish Pizza
         Equipment: Box Graters
         Tasting: Mozzerella Cheese
   Episode 5: Simple Sandwiches
      Play Show
         Classic Tuna Salad
         Classic Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
         Flank Steak and Arugula Sandwiches With Red Onion
         Tasting: Canned Tuna
         Science: Mayonnaise Emulsification
   Episode 6: Shrimp Classics
      Play Show
         Herb-Poached Shrimp
         Cocktail Sauce
         Shrimp Fra Diavolo With Linguine
         Shrimp Scampi
         Equipment: Garlic Presses
         Science: Changing Garlic's Flavor
   Episode 7: Steak Frites
      Play Show
         Pan-Seared Steaks
         Shallot Butter Sauce
         Red Wine Sauce
         French Fries
         Equipment: Corkscrews
         Tasting: Red Wines for Cooking
   Episode 8: Fried Chicken & Fixin's
      Play Show
         Crispy Fried Chicken
         Creamy Coleslaw
         Sweet-And-Sour Coleslaw
         Equipment: Cutting Boards
         Science: Succcessful Frying
   Episode 9: Chicken Cutlets 101
      Play Show
         Chicken Marsala
         Stuffed Chicken Cutlets With Three Fillings
         Tasting: Bread Crumbs
         Science: The Role of "Fond" In Pan Sauces
   Episode 10: All-American Cookout
      Play Show
         Grilled Hamburgers With Many Toppings
         Grilled Vegetables
         Tasting: Hot Dogs
   Episode 11: Middle Eastern Barbecue
      Play Show
         Grilled Shish Kebab
         Baba Ghanoush
         Equipment: Grill Tongs
         Science: Do Marinades Work?
   Episode 12: Fajitas & Margaritas
      Play Show
         Chunky Guacamole
         Classic Fajitas
         Fresh Margaritas
         Equipment: Zesters
   Episode 13: Thanksgiving Dinner
      Play Show
         Crisp-Skin High-Roast Butterflied Turkey With Sausage Dressing
         Turkey Gravy
         Equipment: Sauce Pans
   Episode 14: Christmas Dinner
      Play Show
         Prime Rib
         Pommes Anna
         Blanched Green Beans
         Equipment: Roasting Pans
         Science: Why Aging Tenderizes Beef
   Episode 15: Winter Supper
      Play Show
         Short Ribs Braised In Red Wine With Bacon, Parsnips, and Pearl Onions
         Mashed Potatoes
         Equipment: Food Mills
         Science: Starch In Potatoes
   Episode 16: Ham, Biscuits & Greens
      Play Show
         Coca-Cola Ham
         Cream Biscuits
         Quick-Cooked Tough Greens
         Tasting: All-Purpose Flour
   Episode 17: Muffins & Scones
      Play Show
         Cinnamon-Sugar-Dipped Blueberry Muffins
         Cream Scones
         Equipment: Muffin Tins
         Tasting: Butter
   Episode 18: Bacon, Eggs, & Homefries
      Play Show
         Diner-Style Home Fries
         Over-Fried Bacon
         Cheese Omelet
         Equipment: Colanders
         Tasting: Orange Juice
   Episode 19: French Toast, Waffles & Strata
      Play Show
         Buttermilk Waffles
         French Toast for Challah or Sandwich Bread
         Breakfast Strata With Spinach and Gruyère
         Equipment: Waffle Irons
         Tasting: Maple Syrup
   Episode 20: Bar Cookies
      Play Show
         Chewy, Fudge Triple-Chocolate Brownies
         Raspberry Squares
         Equipment: Coffee Makers
         Science: Chocolate Flavor Diffusion
         Tasting: Raspberry Preserves
   Episode 21: Two French Tarts
      Play Show
         Sweet Tart Pastry (Pate Sucrée)
         Lemon Tart
         Fresh Fruit Tart With Pastry Cream
         Tasting: Lemon Zest, Oils, and Extracts
         Science: Eggs and Acid
   Episode 22: Diner Pies
      Play Show
         Chocolate Cream Pie
         Key Lime Pie
         Whipped Cream
         Equipment: Whisks
         Science: Temperature and Whipped Cream
   Episode 23: Apples Pies
      Play Show
         Apple Pie Dough
         Classic Apple Pie
         Equipment: Paring Knives
         Science: What Makes Pastry Flaky?
   Episode 24: Peach Pie
      Play Show
         Lattice-Top Fresh Pie
         Tasting: Vanilla Ice Cream
         Science: How Starches Work
   Episode 25: Chilled Summer Puddings
      Play Show
         Summer Berry Pudding
         Panna Cotta
         Rhubarb Fool
         Science: How Gelatin Works
   Episode 26: Chocolate Desserts
      Play Show
         Espresso-Mascarpone Cream
         Dark Chocolate Ganache
         Bittersweet Chocolate Roulade
         Tasting: Bittersweet Chocolate
         Science: How to Beat Egg Whites
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