Christopher Kimball, host of America's Test Kitchen, brought the PBS show to life on stage Thursday night during America's Test Kitchen Live. Fans of the cooking show, young and old, filled the seats of Jones Hall to listen to Kimball share secrets about the production of the show and explain how the recipes are tested.
Photo courtesy of Mills Entertainment Christopher Kimball brought the Test Kitchen to Houston on Thursday.
Kimball is the exact same bubbly, energetic and goofy host in person as he is on camera. Since 1979, Kimball and his team of culinary experts have made it their goal to figure out the best method for cooking specific recipes, from soft-boiling eggs to grinding burger meat.
Sometimes these recipes result from science experiments, and sometimes they come about from hundreds of tests.
Thursday night included lots of laughs and jokes from Kimball, live taste-test demonstrations and a behind-the-scenes look into life on America's Test Kitchen. Here are five of the best bits of information learned:More »