Bridget and Julia make tagliatelle with bolognese sauce. Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of crushed tomatoes, Dan Souza explains why you cannot overcook mushrooms, and then Becky Hays makes the ultimate meatless "meat" sauce.
Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to perfect pan-seared thick-cut boneless pork chops. Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of white wine vinegar, and then Keith Dresser makes foolproof corn fritters.
Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to making Thai grilled Cornish hens with chili dipping sauce. Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of tahini, Lisa McManus reviews grill tongs, and Dan Souza makes the ultimate grilled pita stuffed with lamb.
Dan Souza makes grill-smoked and herb-rubbed flat iron steaks, and then Jack Bishop taste tests mascarpone. Adam Ried reveals his pick for tart pans, Dan Souza explains the science of salting, and then Elle Simone makes a fresh fruit tart.
Dan Souza makes foolproof swordfish skewers with tomato-scallion caponata on the grill. Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of feta, and then Becky Hays makes a vibrant Mediterranean favorite: Egyptian barley salad.
Bridget and Julia uncover the secrets to making foolproof eggs Benedict at home. Next, Adam Ried reveals his top espresso machines, and Lisa McManus reviews stovetop kettles. Finally, Dan Souza makes a show-stopping German pancake.
Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to crispy pan-fried chicken cutlets. In the Equipment Corner, Adam Ried reveals his top santoku knives, Dan Souza demystifies the science of radiant heat, and then Keith Dresser makes perfect miso-marinated salmon.
Dan Souza makes the ultimate olive oil cake. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of premium extra virgin olive oil. Gadget critic Lisa McManus reveals her favorite gadgets, and Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to making foolproof Bbaklava at home.
The Season 18 premiere shares secrets to simple stovetop macaroni and cheese; and shows how to make turkey meatloaf with ketchup-brown sugar glaze..Also: large saucepans; lid holders; and the proper way to use a whisk.