Anna and Kristina's Grocery Bag

On Next: Today at 7|6c AM

Experienced hosts Anna Wallner and Kristina Matisic (Anna and Kristina's Beauty Call)  put popular cookbooks to the test. In each episode, they try out and review recipes, ingredients, appliances and food preparation techniques to see if the average cook can re-create the beautifully photographed meals. At the end of the show, a guest chef gives a final evaluation of the meal and decides if the cookbook delivers the goods.

Upcoming Episodes

Today at 7|6c AM

This Episode: Irma Rombauer's Joy Of Cooking

Anna and Kristina testing Joy of Cooking, a 75-year-old cookbook that includes thousands of recipes on, well, everything. Product tests reveal the best vegetable peeler and if fancy salt is worth the extra licks. But will the grilled salmon recipe be delicious enough for famed Seattle chef Tom Douglas?

Today at 3|2c PM

This Episode: Thai Food By David Thompson

Anna and Kristina love Thai food, so they want to find out if a 673-page epic Thai cookbook will leave them eating, breathing, and speaking Thai, or if theyll be left saying Owa Taygoo Siam three times fast. Then, Anna and Kristina find out how not to core a pineapple.

Today at 3:30|2:30c PM

This Episode: Garlic, Garlic, Garlic By Linda And Fred Griffith

Vampires beware! Anna and Kristina are testing a cookbook where every recipe yes, even dessert contains garlic. While theyre at it, theyll find out if any modern mincing gadget is better for garlic than your standard chefs knife.