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-ToRules for opening a wine bottle: put your safety goggles on, put the knife down and watch this video because apparently a lot of people have no idea how to do it. Watch as 50 people try to open a wine bottle using corkscrews, screwdriver, hammers and knives!
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-ToWe challenged chefs of three different levels - an amateur, a home cook and a professional chef - to make their versions of French toast. And then we brought in a food scientist to review their work. Which French toast 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 a hamburger. And then we brought in a food scientist to review their work. Which hamburger was the best?
How-ToWho doesn't love to whip out their personal deep fryer that everybody definitely has in their kitchens and make fried chicken? Piece of cake, right? Watch as 50 people attempt to batter and fry chicken!
How-ToWatch as 50 people attempt to make a poached egg. Half of them don't even know what a poached egg is! Do you?
CuisinesWatch as kids try and react to some of the most famous foods from fairy tales, including 'The Gingerbread Man,' 'The Tiger and the Dried Persimmon,' 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears,' 'Hansel and Gretel,' 'Momotaro,' 'Anansi and the Talking Melon,' 'Peter Rabbit,' 'The Blue Corn Maiden,' 'Rapunzel' and 'Alice in Wonderland.'
How-ToIn this episode of 'Price Points', Epicurious challenges wine expert Belinda Chang to guess which one of two wines is more expensive. Belinda breaks down sparkling, white, red, rosé and port wines and then gives her professional opinion! Belinda is a "James Beard Award-winning Wine Director and Wine Writer". You could call her a sommelier, but she doesn't really care for the term.
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!