314: Inside Top Chef with Top Model Host Padma Lakshmi

Friday, May 09, 2014

This time on America’s Test Kitchen, we speak with Padma Lakshmi, a model, actress, and cookbook author who is most well known for her work as the host of Top Chef. We’ll find out all about salad spinners from gadget guru Lisa McManus, and we’ll be tasting wines with expert Stephen Meuse. Then we’ll head into the test kitchen to learn how to make quick and easy cinnamon buns. And of course, we’ll be taking your calls to answer all of your cooking questions.


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Food has become a national obsession and with it a multitude of flashy programs, magazines, books and blogs ranging from pure entertainment to celebrity showcases. Yet they aren’t much help to the everyday cook. That's why America’s Test Kitchen wants to find a better way to make a food program for radio. America’s Test Kitchen Radio is a food program for right now – filled with clear, practical information, without the gourmet fuss. The hour is all about insights, tips and techniques that illuminate the truth about real home cooking. There will be some mystery, too, like why bad things happen to good recipes and the science behind good results.


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