As the weather starts to get cooler, canning and pickling season begins. Jack Bishop, editorial director of America’s Test Kitchen, walks us through the basics of pickling and how to get creative with pickles.
Pasta is a staple of Italian food, but noodles are also an important part of Asian cuisine. Pasta is versatile, comes in hundreds of shapes and sizes, and on this week’s Please Explain we’ll find out how it’s made and ways to cook with it. Joining us: Ron Palladino, pasta expert and Fresh Pasta counter general manager at Eataly, and Jack Bishop, editorial director of America’s Test Kitchen and author of several cookbooks, including The Complete Italian Vegetarian Cookbook, Pasta e Verdura, and the editor of Pasta Revolution.
As the weather gets colder, our ovens get hotter! As you get ready to plan your holiday menus, we thought we'd give you a primer on the best secrets, recipes and strategies to making a truly fabulous apple pie. Jack Bishop, editorial director for America's Test Kitchen, says vodka is a suprisingly important ingredient in his apple pie repertoire. But he also gives us a recipe that celebrates the simplicity of the good, old-fashioned American dessert. (Click through for an assortment of apple pie recipes from America's Test Kitchen and White House Pastry Chef Bill Yosses.)