- Number of Discs: 4
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 11 hours, 34 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: July 15, 2008
- Originally Released: 2008
- Label: Wgbh / Pbs
- 4-Disc Set
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Box Set
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.78
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Host Christopher Kimball presents another series of easy-to-follow cooking lessons with the eighth season of AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN. The show also includes informative pieces on essential kitchen tools and common mistakes that are made in preparing a meal, but the main action takes place in Kimball's test kitchen. In this season Kimball invites a host of chefs to carefully develop recipes for BBQ pork chops, four cheese lasagna, French apple tart, and many other dishes--and their combined knowledge results in the best possible version of each recipe.
Description by WGBH Boston Video:
Join Christopher Kimball and the cast of America's Test Kitchen, the most-watched cooking show on public television, to learn the basics of great home cooking. From Baked Manicotti to Sweet and Saucy Grilled Salmon, New York-Style Crumb Cake to Beer-Braised Short Ribs, these recipes will work the first time you try them, thanks to the dozens of test cooks who develop, refine, and test recipes again and again until they arrive at the very best versions. In addition, this collection includes honest tastings of supermarket ingredients, detailed ratings of indispensable kitchen equipment and tools, and helpful kitchen science tips so that you can make informed choices when shopping. Simply put, learning to become a better cook has never been this foolproof or fun! Season 8 includes 26 programs: Disc 1: Rainy Day BBQ Pork Chops, Lemon Layer Cake, Italian-American Classics, Cookie Jar Favorites, Kansas City BBQ, French Classics, and Coffeehouse Treats. Disc 2: Asian Take-Out at Home, Holiday Beef Tenderloin Dinner, Pasta and Tomatoes, Reimagined , A New Way with Turkey, French Apple Tart, White Chicken Chili Supper, and Chicken in a Skillet. Disc 3: Pizza Party, Old-Fashioned Breakfast Cakes, Bistro Steak Dinner, Lightening Up Chocolate Desserts, Fish on the Grill, and Indian Favorites Simplified. Disc 4: Grilled Cornish Hens, Easy Skillet Suppers, Four Cheese Lasagna, Two Ways with Shrimp Drive-In Specials, and Favorite Slow-Cooker Classics.
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