Pro Chefs Share Their Hardest Cooking Tasks | Test Kitchen Talks | Bon Appétit

  • Published: 26 December 2019
  • Join Carla Lalli Music, Alex Delany, Sohla El-Waylly, Amiel Stanek, Priya Krishna, Molly Baz, Chris Moroccco, Rick Martinez, Brad Leone and Claire Saffitz for another episode of Test Kitchen Talks. In this episode, our beloved pro chefs tell us what they think is the most difficult kitchen task.

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  • Diego A Secas
    Diego A Secas  55 minutes back

    claire's hair omg 😍

    • Tin Can
      Tin Can  3 hours back

      ive made my own chips many times, i kind of prefer when they are abit overdone, but not burned and perfect in other spots, adds a depth to the flavor, they might not look pretty, but they are definately better than mass produced chips in my opinion, but im always making very small batches.

      • not a fox
        not a fox  22 hours back

        finally someone understands me :') i hate bananas

        • Noreen Pitts
          Noreen Pitts  1 days back

          Cracking an egg one-handed is the easiest out of all those things BY FAR. I can do two at once.

          • Shelly
            Shelly  1 days back

            Bruuhhh priya is plugging her book AGAIN 😩 aloo paratha is not that difficult

            • zac t
              zac t  2 days back

              Whenever I see Claire isn't one of these my heart breaks just a little

              • YAAAWN420 #
                YAAAWN420 #  2 days back

                A lot of inside jokes, i love it

                • Stephen worthington-white

                  Not to brag but I can crack an egg in each hand at the same time. I also have worked too many brunches!

                  • Hannah Cross
                    Hannah Cross  3 days back

                    Tabling method for tempering is the best way! In my opinion!

                    • Hannah Cross
                      Hannah Cross  3 days back

                      Also agitation is really good for it!

                  • TheWizardMiner
                    TheWizardMiner  4 days back

                    Andy: "No, I just slowly like to fail and suffer"
                    Editors: Same
                    I died XDXDXD

                    • Henry HEUNG
                      Henry HEUNG  4 days back

                      I saw the title and immediately know chocolate will be involved

                      • adrian ram
                        adrian ram  5 days back

                        What the heck is a “ paronta” love your stuff btw 😀

                        • Janno_O
                          Janno_O  5 days back

                          13:06 always remain funny as a Belgian to see that the use of a cornet for fries is considered as fancy.

                          • Janno_O
                            Janno_O  17 hours back

                            @not a fox you might think that, but I've seen restaurants acting like they are fancy making such a thing in a golfer.

                          • not a fox
                            not a fox  22 hours back

                            it was sarcasm!

                        • salome Bousbaci
                          salome Bousbaci  5 days back

                          ually a "cornet de frites" or "french fires cone"is absolutelly not fancy in France,, we use it in every fast food... And also, the best fries are actually Belgian Fries, even the french agree with that :)

                          • Dezh22
                            Dezh22  5 days back

                            Are they going to cook those eggs?

                            • JesusMySavior
                              JesusMySavior  6 days back

                              I love how Chris says: "Even Claire has had trouble with that". It shows that he holds her in high regard and respects her culinary skills. :) <3

                              • peter mccracken
                                peter mccracken  6 days back

                                my new favorite character in the ba test kitchen expanded cinematic universe is whoever's doing the commentary with the little squares

                                • Kathrine Jernigan
                                  Kathrine Jernigan  7 days back

                                  Brad trying to make a paper cone is the most defeated I've ever seen him 🤦🏼‍♀️😹

                                  • Carina C. Zona
                                    Carina C. Zona  1 weeks back

                                    Oh my loves, Molly, Chris, Adam...using double boiling to temper the chocolate? They've watched Claire spend literally years testing tempering methods and ultimately land on sous vide as the go-to approach. Chris and Molly especially know how confident she's become in that, even though she still claims to hate it. She's taken the bullet, so the rest of us don't have to.

                                    • Karlyrose Acosta
                                      Karlyrose Acosta  1 weeks back

                                      I ship Christina and Delaney HARD

                                      • Roger Trahan
                                        Roger Trahan  1 weeks back

                                        Fighting babies in the kitchen is the hardest.

                                        • Faye Cummings
                                          Faye Cummings  1 weeks back

                                          Whoever is writing the comments in post production: brilliant. The whole segment with Gaby and Brad lol especially 13:47 🤣

                                          • Elyse Czapalay
                                            Elyse Czapalay  1 weeks back

                                            molly's energy in this is s fun

                                            • Zaina
                                              Zaina  1 weeks back

                                              Claire isn't in the video because she already mastered or does half these things in gourmet makes 😂😂

                                              • alicia andersen
                                                alicia andersen  1 weeks back

                                                All I want is a show dedicated to Gaby teaching Brad something and he fails miserably.

                                                • Logan Womack
                                                  Logan Womack  1 weeks back

                                                  "You're in no position to lecture the public about anything. You know nothing about the real world"
                                                  -Ricky gervais
                                                  Never has a quote fit a group of chefs better than these fools. Stop talking about the generalities of the service industry, none of you know the state of true modern kitchens in America.

                                                  • Goofy Fandango
                                                    Goofy Fandango  1 weeks back

                                                    More Sohla please

                                                    • zakkyummms
                                                      zakkyummms  1 weeks back

                                                      How I do Russet potato chips, mandolin them thin at .3 or .4 mil, wash and drain with water 3 times to get the starch off, pour boiling water over them, stir till translucent, then drain one last time and onto frying at 350. Remember to dry them a bit, water kills your oil temp and can make the oil bubble up(messy). Season to your liking and enjoy.

                                                      • Sarah Willacker
                                                        Sarah Willacker  1 weeks back

                                                        I broke my dominant hand and learned how to crack an egg one-handed with my non dominant hand 🍳

                                                        • Nathalie J
                                                          Nathalie J  1 weeks back

                                                          I love seeing these test kitchen friendships 🥰🥰

                                                          • Eva Galanes-Rosenbaum
                                                            Eva Galanes-Rosenbaum  1 weeks back

                                                            I wanted this video to be two or three times as long.

                                                            • 09yulstube
                                                              09yulstube  1 weeks back

                                                              I'd love to hear about their experience working in restaurant kitchens. They always seem such a mystical place for me.

                                                              • Susan Anderson
                                                                Susan Anderson  1 weeks back

                                                                Gawd I love all you guys and all your shows

                                                                • Windy Hawthorn
                                                                  Windy Hawthorn  1 weeks back

                                                                  Of all the things they mentioned the ones I can do is.

                                                                  Crack an egg one handed.
                                                                  Make mozzarella cheese.
                                                                  Temper chocolate.
                                                                  And I can cook roti

                                                                  • heyandy x
                                                                    heyandy x  1 weeks back


                                                                    • Bannlyst Man
                                                                      Bannlyst Man  1 weeks back

                                                                      Why does Molly haaaaate Adam?

                                                                      • To Ja
                                                                        To Ja  1 weeks back

                                                                        I could listen Gabby for hours. I love her accent💛

                                                                        • Michelle Verdugo
                                                                          Michelle Verdugo  1 weeks back

                                                                          0:42 I learned to crack an egg with one hand. It took a year.

                                                                          • cannon fam
                                                                            cannon fam  1 weeks back

                                                                            Shipping alex and christina

                                                                            • Sal Altschul
                                                                              Sal Altschul  2 weeks back

                                                                              What'd Molly's deal with chocolate?

                                                                              • Hedyeh Javaheri
                                                                                Hedyeh Javaheri  2 weeks back

                                                                                Would love to see a Persian food video with Andy and Sohla!

                                                                                • Abel Romero
                                                                                  Abel Romero  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Why don't they put some salt on the chocolate for Molly

                                                                                  • No Akomplice
                                                                                    No Akomplice  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Speak English.

                                                                                    • No Akomplice
                                                                                      No Akomplice  2 weeks back

                                                                                      How much of Molly's frizzy hair do you think fell into that chocolate? Do you own a hair brush?

                                                                                      For real though, what does she do there? She's not a talented chef, like most of the other people in this video. She's not particularly intelligent, the uptalk only accentuates her mediocrity. Does her daddy own the magazine or something? That would make sense.

                                                                                      • mj
                                                                                        mj  2 weeks back

                                                                                        i also hate bananas n peanut butter this video is so reassuring

                                                                                        • Hannah Mayjor
                                                                                          Hannah Mayjor  2 weeks back

                                                                                          tell me I’m not the only one who ships Alex and Christina

                                                                                          • Grecia Gramajo
                                                                                            Grecia Gramajo  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Gaby's hands are so tiny compared to Brad's!

                                                                                            • Ysabel Hollero
                                                                                              Ysabel Hollero  2 weeks back

                                                                                              Brad having to like bend 90 degrees when paired with Gabbie in videos is my favourite thing