This week on America’s Test Kitchen Radio, we investigate the business of making olive oil to find out what’s really in a bottle of extra-virgin olive oil. We check in with our gadget guru to find out what’s hot and what’s not in the world of kitchen gadgets. We’ll go back in time with our Taste of America Recipe to discover the origins of batter-fried chicken, and we’ll learn the secrets to making authentic Tuscan bean soup at home. And finally, we’ll be taking your calls to answer your cooking questions.
Listen to Episode 4: How to Buy Olive Oil (Air date: 01/28/12)
From this Episode:
This unusual, old-fashioned technique sounded simple enough, but we had to work to achieve the picture-perfect, golden-brown crust and moist chicken that we were after.
Hearty Tuscan Bean Stew
In Tuscany, creamy, flavorful beans transform rustic soups and stews into something special. We were determined to avoid tough, exploded beans.
Can these gadgets deliver on their promise to provide all the convenience of Reddi-wip, minus that product’s additives and sweeteners?