How-ToYou may not know this, but the eggplant emoji is actually based on a real-life vegetable (or fruit, if you want to get technical). That's right, it blew our minds too. Anyway, watch as 50 people try to cut and prep a beautiful, purple eggplant!
PeopleThis Basic Skills Challenge is not for the squeamish. Do you know all the different cuts of beef? Sure, the tripe and tongue are pretty easy to identify, but how about the short rib or the hanger steak? Watch as 50 people attempt to identify a bunch of different cuts of beef.
How-ToWe challenged chefs of three different levels - an amateur, a home cook and a professional chef - to make their versions of fried chicken. And then we brought in a food scientist to review their work. Which fried chicken was the best?
How-ToWe challenged chefs of three different levels - an amateur, a home cook and a professional chef - to make their versions of pizza. And then we brought in a food scientist to review their work. Which pizza was the best?
CuisinesWe challenged a bunch of kids to see if they could tell the difference between store-bought and homemade pastas. We test their tastebuds on mac and cheese, ravioli, spaghettios, lasagna and baked ziti.
How-ToWhat is the best way to crack a walnut open? A nutcracker? A hammer? A knife? Your fingers? Watch as 50 people attempt to crack, smash and open a delicious walnut.
DrinkingIn this episode of 'Price Points,' Epicurious challenges whiskey expert Heather Greene to guess which one of two whiskies is more expensive. Heather breaks down Scotch, rye, Irish, Bourbon and Japanese whiskey before making her guesses! Heather Greene is a whiskey author/expert and partner at Ben Milam Whiskey: www.benmilamwhiskey.com
PeopleEverybody can identify the basic shellfish -- lobster, shrimp, crab, etc. But who here knows what a langoustine is? How about a geoduck clam? We put 50 people to the test and challenge them to try identify various exotic shellfish.
PeopleYou may not have guessed it, but every 'Kids Try' video to this point was a test to see which kids demonstrated a sophisticated understandings of complex dishes and showed a strong, yet subtle vocabulary for all things culinary. Now these kids face their greatest challenge yet: guessing if cookies are homemade or store-bought. Are they up to the task?
How-ToWhen chopping lettuce, what is more important: speed or accuracy? In the case of some of these people, just being able to identify the vegetable would be a good start. Watch as 50 people attempt to chop, cut and, in some cases, tear up a head of iceberg lettuce.
How-ToIn this episode of 'Price Points', Epicurious challenges vinegar expert Michael Harlan Turkell, to guess which one of two vinegars is more expensive. Michael breaks down white wine, apple cider, balsamic and rice vinegar before making his guesses! Michael Harlan Turkell is the author of 'Acid Trip', available here: https://www.abramsbooks.com/acidtrip
How-ToButternut squashes are notoriously difficult to prepare for cooking. Watch as 50 people try to peel, open, cut and deseed a butternut squash!
How-ToGrilled cheeses are that after school snack that so many of us grew up with, but what makes a truly perfect grilled cheese? And what kind of cheese is the absolute best? Watch as 50 people attempt to make a melty, buttery, crispy grilled cheese!
PeopleWatch as kids try and react to some of the most famous foods from children's books, including Green Eggs and Ham, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Dragons Love Tacos, Winnie-the-Pooh, Curious George Goes to a Chocolate Factory, The Giant Jam Sandwich, The Gruffalo and The Monster Who Ate My Peas.