Sunday, May 3, 2015, 10:00am
We'll investigate the language of food. From voluptuous to sinful, the words we choose tell a great deal about the food, the restaurant, or the history of the recipe. We’ll be tasting grapefruit juice, and we’ll learn the difference between Burgundy and Bordeaux. Then we’ll head into the test...
Sunday, April 26, 2015, 10:00am
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 expert and author of Every Grain of Rice: Simple Chinese Home Cooking, shows us how to make a healthy, exotic meal in just 15 minutes. Then we’ll head...
Sunday, April 19, 2015, 10:00am
Pigs are smart enough to play computer games and regulate a thermostat, yet they are raised in the worst possible conditions by the pork industry. We'll get both sides of the story. We’ll also taste brown rice. Then, we head into the test kitchen to learn how to make better Rice Pilaf.
Sunday, April 12, 2015, 10:00am
Julia Child’s kitchen is one of the top tourist attractions in Washington, DC. We'll travel to the Smithsonian Institute to find out why. We’ll also be tast-testing salted butter. Then, we head into the test kitchen to learn how to make the best Skillet Roast Chicken and Potatoes.