Season 21: America's Test Kitchen From Cooks Illustrated

America’s Test Kitchen is the most-watched cooking show on public television and launched its 21st season in 2021. This season, we took home cooking quite literally by presenting all 26 episodes from our cast members’ home kitchens. Hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison bring more foolproof recipes for the home cook as well as the results of our equipment reviews and taste tests.

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America’s Test Kitchen From Cook’s Illustrated

A Taste of Mexico

Host Julia Collin Davison makes a foolproof recipe for Chile Verde con Cerdo.

A Taste of Mexico

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America’s Test Kitchen From Cook’s Illustrated

Autumn Supper

Host Bridget Lancaster prepares perfect Oven-Roasted Chicken Thighs.

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Autumn Supper

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Simple Chicken Dinner

Host Julia Collin Davison makes Chicken Under a Brick with Herb-Roasted Potatoes.

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Simple Chicken Dinner

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Simple and Elegant Dinner

Host Bridget Lancaster makes a foolproof recipe for Pan-Seared Strip Steaks.

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Simple and Elegant Dinner

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Breakfast Basics

Host Julia Collin Davison cooks up Perfect Fried Eggs.

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Breakfast Basics

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French-Inspired Comfort Food

Host Bridget Lancaster cooks a showstopping Beef en Cocotte with Mushroom Sauce.

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French-Inspired Comfort Food

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Japanese-Inspired Favorites

Host Bridget Lancaster fries up a batch of Karaage (Japanese Fried Chicken Thighs).

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Japanese-Inspired Favorites

Video thumbnail: America’s Test Kitchen From Cook’s Illustrated Crepes Two Ways

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Crepes Two Ways

Host Julia Collin Davison cooks a French staple, galettes complètes.

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Crepes Two Ways

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Rustic Italian Fare

Host Bridget Lancaster makes a hearty Acquacotta (Tuscan White Bean and Escarole Soup).

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Rustic Italian Fare

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Tagine and Hummus

Host Julia Collin Davison makes a fabulous Moroccan Fish Tagine.

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Tagine and Hummus

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Mediterranean Comfort Food

Host Bridget Lancaster shares the steps to making a hearty Pastitsio.

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Mediterranean Comfort Food

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Schnitzel and Roesti

Host Julia Collin Davison fries up crispy Chicken Schnitzel.

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Schnitzel and Roesti

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Indian Feast

Host Julia Collin Davison cooks Murgh Makhani (Indian Butter Chicken).

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Indian Feast

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Bistro Classics at Home

Host Bridget Lancaster makes a showstopping Pan Bagnat (Provençal Tuna Sandwich).

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Bistro Classics at Home

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Salmon Steaks Done Right

Host Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to perfect Pan-Seared Salmon Steaks.

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Salmon Steaks Done Right

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Burgers and Chips

Host Bridget Lancaster makes classic Smashed Burgers.

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Burgers and Chips

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Bake Sale Favorites

Host Bridget Lancaster bakes celebration-worthy Yellow Sheet Cake with Chocolate Frosting.

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Bake Sale Favorites

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Back to Grilling Basics

Host Julia Collin Davison cooks Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Grilled Pineapple.

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Back to Grilling Basics

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A Trip to Vietnam

Test cook Lan Lam makes a childhood favorite, Bò Lúc Lắc (Shaking Beef).

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A Trip to Vietnam

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Tacos, Guacamole, and Margaritas

Host Julia Collin Davison grills Sous Vide Cochinita Pibil.

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Tacos, Guacamole, and Margaritas

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Butter-Basted Fish and Succotash

Host Bridget Lancaster cooks the easiest Butter-Basted Fish Fillets with Garlic and Thyme.

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Butter-Basted Fish and Succotash

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Cook It in Cast Iron

Host Bridget Lancaster cooks a crispy Cast Iron Pan Pizza.

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Cook It in Cast Iron

Video thumbnail: America’s Test Kitchen From Cook’s Illustrated Summer Dinner for Two

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Summer Dinner for Two

Host Julia Collin Davison makes Grilled Scallops with Fennel and Orange Salad for Two.

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Summer Dinner for Two

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Farmers’ Market Fare

Host Bridget Lancaster cooks a creamy Corn Risotto.

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Farmers’ Market Fare