What Is America's Test Kitchen?

What Is America's Test Kitchen?

"America's Test Kitchen" is a cooking show that has spawned cookbooks, magazines and DVD cooking videos. The content produced for the show typically involves instructions for two or three recipes of a common theme, such as pasta dinners or seafood lunches.

"America's Test Kitchen" began in January 2001 and, as of June 2015, has aired 14 seasons, totaling 163 episodes. The show is produced in Brookline, Massachusetts, and is distributed to public television stations across the country. Christopher Kimball, editor-in-chief of "Cook's Illustrated," the magazine that developed the show, hosts "America's Test Kitchen" and introduces the recipes to be featured on each episode of the show.