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Season 05, Episode 01 Appetizers

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Jan 1, 2005
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Appetizers Jan 1, 2005 We've chosen recipes that deliver big flavor without much work. Recipes- Spiced Pecans with Rum Glaze- Pita Chips- Creamy Spinach Dip- Spicy Peanut Dipping Sauce- Beef SatayEquipment Corner- Meat cleaversTasting Lab- Store-bought Salsa

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Season 05, Episode 02 Simple Soups

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Jan 8, 2005
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Simple Soups Jan 8, 2005 Have you ever been tempted to prepare a restaurant recipe only to be disappointed with the results? The recipe sounded great, but once you got to work you realized it was never tested in a home kitchen. Recipes- Quick Chicken Stock- Chicken Noodle Soup- Pasta e FaigoliEquipment Corner- Fat separaters

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Season 05, Episode 03 A Soup Supper

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Jan 15, 2005
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A Soup Supper Jan 15, 2005 Soup for supper is an appealing concept, especially on a cold, snowy night. But for soup to work as a main course, it better be hearty. A light, clear broth simply won't do. Recipes- Quick Cheese Bread- Hearty Lentil SoupEquipment Corner- Vegetable peelersTasting Lab- Mail order bacon

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Season 05, Episode 04 Regional Classics

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Jan 22, 2005
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Regional Classics Jan 22, 2005 On occasion local dishes become so popular that they transcend their region. Gumbo is a taste of Louisiana in a big old bowl. Its distinct aroma and flavor are like a quick trip to the bayous outside of New Orleans. Recipes- Creole-Style Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo- Cincinnati ChiliEquipment Corner- Useful kitchen gadgetsTasting Lab- Long-grain white rice

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Season 05, Episode 05 Pork Chops and Gravy

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Jan 29, 2005
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Pork Chops and Gravy Jan 29, 2005 It sometimes seems like the simplest recipes suffer the worst fate in modern cookbooks. Maybe it's because no one really cares enough about these dishes to get them right. Recipes- Stuffed Pork Chops- All-Purpose Gravy- Glazed Carrots

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Season 05, Episode 06 Two Roast Chickens

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Feb 5, 2005
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Two Roast Chickens Feb 5, 2005 Despite its apparent simplicity, roast chicken is a hard recipe to get right. Recipes- Crispy Roast Lemon Chicken- Chicken Under a Brick with Roasted PotatoesEquipment Corner- Countertop Rotisserie ovens

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Season 05, Episode 07 Flash in a Pan

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Feb 12, 2005
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Flash in a Pan Feb 12, 2005 Dinner in less than 20 minutes is the holy grail of weeknight cooking. Many recipes make good on this promise, but most ultimately reflect the minimal effort exerted on the part of the cook. They are fine in a pinch but rarely worth making again. But it doesn't have to be this way. Recipes- Chicken Paillard- Pan-Seared Shrimp with Garlic Lemon ButterEquipment Corner- Cookware cleaning productsTasting Lab- Chicken cutlets

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Season 05, Episode 08 Family Favorites

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Feb 19, 2005
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Family Favorites Feb 19, 2005 Cooking for a family isn't as easy as it was once. In Norman Rockwell pictures, the entire clan (with aunts, uncles, cousins, and grandparents) is gathered around the table with a dozen different dishes in front of them. No one has soccer practice or is working late. No one is on a weird diet, and the kids seem to eat the same thing as the adults. Recipes- Sweet and Tangy Oven-Barbecued Chicken- Classic Macaroni and CheeseEquipment Corner- Stain removal productsTasting Lab- Microwave popcorn

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Season 05, Episode 09 Restaurant Cooking Comes Home

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Feb 26, 2005
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Restaurant Cooking Comes Home Feb 26, 2005 Have you ever been tempted to prepare a restaurant recipe only to be disappointed with the results? The recipe sounded great, but once you got to work you realized it was never tested in a home kitchen. Recipes- Flambéed Pan-Roasted Lobster- Crab Towers with Avocado and Gazpacho Salsas

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Season 05, Episode 10 Texas Rib House

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Mar 5, 2005
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Texas Rib House Mar 5, 2005 In Texas, good beef ribs are the secret handshake between experienced grillers. Recipes- Texas-Style Barbecued Ribs- Southern CornbreadEquipment Corner- Cast-iron skillet careTasting Lab- Corn bread mixes

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Season 05, Episode 11 Grill-Roasted Beef Tenderloin

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Mar 12, 2005
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Grill-Roasted Beef Tenderloin Mar 12, 2005 We don’t part easily with money, but we will on occasion break the bank and buy a beef tenderloin. The tender, buttery interior is the big draw, and the combination of a healthy dose of seasoning and the flavor from the charcoal grill is a perfect solution to a rather mild-tasting (boring) piece of meat. Recipes- Grill-Roasted Beef Tenderloin- Salsa Verde- Broiled AsparagusEquipment Corner- Kitchen gadgets

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Season 05, Episode 12 New Flavors from the Grill

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Mar 19, 2005
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New Flavors from the Grill Mar 19, 2005 Even expert grillers can get in a rut. They make the same four or five recipes over and over again. Sure, the steaks are great, but isn’t there something a bit more exciting? Recipes- Thai Grilled Chicken with Spicy, Sweet, and Sour Dipping Sauce- Grilled Salmon with Maple-Soy GlazeEquipment Corner- Portable gas grills

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Season 05, Episode 13 Mexican Favorites

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Mar 26, 2005
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Mexican Favorites Mar 26, 2005 There's a significant disconnect between real Mexican food (as prepared in Mexico) and the food served in "Mexican" restaurants in the United States. Recipes- Chicken Enchiladas with Red Chili Sauce- Mexican RiceEquipment Corner- Spice grinders

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Season 05, Episode 14 Quick Pasta

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Apr 2, 2005
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Quick Pasta Apr 2, 2005 Pasta is usually quick, but all too often quick pasta dishes taste like little time or effort was expended during their preparation. Recipes- Farfalle with Tomatoes, Olives and Feta- Campanelli with Asparagus, Basil, and Balsamic Glaze- Pasta with Three PestosTasting Lab- Sun-dried tomatoes

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Season 05, Episode 15 A Passage to India

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Apr 9, 2005
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A Passage to India Apr 9, 2005 Indian food has a reputation for being spicy (most of it is not) and hard to prepare at home (tell that to one billion Indians). However, it is true that many recipes require a long list of spices and other ingredients. Recipes- Chicken Biryani- Mulligatawny SoupTasting Lab- Curry powder

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Season 05, Episode 16 Pissaladière

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Apr 16, 2005
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Pissaladière Apr 16, 2005 Pissaladière is Provençal street food, a fragrant, pizza-like tart prized for its contrast of salty black olives and anchovies against a backdrop of sweet caramelized onions and thyme. Recipes- PissaladièreEquipment Corner- Baking stones- Pizza cutters

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Season 05, Episode 17 In an Italian-American Kitchen

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Apr 23, 2005
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In an Italian-American Kitchen Apr 23, 2005 In the test kitchen, we enjoy authentic Italian dishes such as pasta all'amatriciana (episode 18-Italian Classics) and osso buco and polenta (episode 19-Winter Supper). But we also like to prepare Italian-American dishes. Recipes- Eggplant Parmesan- Pasta with Chicken and Brocoli

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Season 05, Episode 18 Italian Classics

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Apr 30, 2005
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Italian Classics Apr 30, 2005 There seems to be an endless supply of "classic" Italian dishes. Just when we think we've mastered the canon, we realize there are more seminal Italian dishes to learn-recipes as important as pesto, steak fiorentina, or pasta with garlic and oil. Recipes- Pasta all'Amatriciana- Mushroom RisottoEquipment Corner- Rotary cheese gratersTasting Lab- Jarred pasta sauces

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Season 05, Episode 19 Winter Supper

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May 7, 2005
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Winter Supper May 7, 2005 Stew and starch is a familiar and comforting winter combination. Stew-and-starch pairings include everything from beef stew and mashed potatoes to chicken paprikash and egg noodles. Our favorite Italian stew-and-starch combo is osso buco and polenta. Recipes- Osso Buco- Basic PolentaTasting Lab- Bottled water

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Season 05, Episode 20 Bistro Classics

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May 14, 2005
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Bistro Classics May 14, 2005 Who doesn't like bistro food? It offers the panache of fine French cooking but in a casual setting. The dishes are rustic, hearty, and satisfying. Recipes- Baked Goat Cheese Salad- French Onion SoupEquipment Corner- Santoku knivesTasting Lab- Goat cheese

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Season 05, Episode 21 Ultimate Sticky Buns

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May 21, 2005
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Ultimate Sticky Buns May 21, 2005 Sticky buns are things of breakfast-time debauchery. In bakeries, they are often plate-size buns, warm and glistening, heady with brown sugar and spices. In our opinion, anything less than a great one is not worth its calories. Recipes- Sticky Buns with PecansEquipment Lab- New-generation Coffee MakersTasting Lab- Supermarket coffee

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Season 05, Episode 22 Bake-Sale Favorites

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May 28, 2005
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Bake-Sale Favorites May 28, 2005 Every afternoon around three, editors come sniffing around the test kitchen looking for cookies fresh from the oven. Given how many cookies we make, our test cooks appreciate bar cookies. Recipes- Classic Brownies- Congo BarsEquipment Corner- Baking PansTasting Lab- Boxed Brownie Mixes

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Season 05, Episode 23 Holiday Cookies

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Jun 4, 2005
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Holiday Cookies Jun 4, 2005 Making cookies is a favorite holiday activity. Many people who bake infrequently during the year throw themselves into marathon cookie projects. Recipes- Glazed Butter Cookies- Walnut Cresent CookiesEquipment Corner- Handheld verses standing mixers

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Season 05, Episode 24 There's a Hole in Your Cake

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Jun 11, 2005
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There's a Hole in Your Cake Jun 11, 2005 Cakes baked in Bundt pans and tube pans are popular for a variety of reasons. Recipes- Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake- Angel Food CakeEquipment Corner- Bundt Pans

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Season 05, Episode 25 Pumpkin Cheesecake

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Jun 18, 2005
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Pumpkin Cheesecake Jun 18, 2005 Pumpkin cheesecake stands second to the traditional pumpkin pie as a holiday dessert. Those who suffer from pumpkin pie ennui embrace pumpkin cheesecake as "a nice change," but the expectations are low. Recipes- Spiced Pumpkin Cheesecake- Brown Sugar and Bourbon CreamTasting Lab- Cream Cheese

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Season 05, Episode 26 Four-Star Desserts

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Jun 25, 2005
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Four-Star Desserts Jun 25, 2005 When our test cooks eat in restaurants, they always come back to the kitchen and talk about the dessert. Dramatic and artful presentations rightfully garner a lot of attention. Recipes- Chocolate Volcano Cake with Espresso Ice Cream- Caramelized Pears with Blue Cheese and Black-Pepper-Caramel SauceEquipment Corner- Handheld Mixers

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