Hearty Autumn Dinner
Season 5, Ep. 501
Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Smothered Pork Chops. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of breakfast sausage. Next, Chris answers questions from viewers. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to perfect Apple Fritters.
Smothered pork chops may sound like Grandma’s best dish, but they often taste like dinner discards.
You can’t have apple fritters without apples. But apples caused a bushel of problems.
Shaping and frying breakfast sausage meat is more work than simply browning a frozen, fully cooked patty. Is it worth the effort?