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  • Published: 05 September 2019
  • Watch your fingers. In this episode, Brad, Molly, Priya, Gaby, Andy, Amiel and Chris put their knife skills to the test in a timed challenge.
    The challenge:
    1. Mince the garlic
    2. Macédoine the sweet potato
    3. Julienne the jicama

    Which of our beloved Test Kitchen chefs will prevail?

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Comments • 2 154

  • Oh Hi Dad
    Oh Hi Dad  4 hours back

    Only came for Brad

    • choco chocolate
      choco chocolate  4 hours back

      Well in my country indonesia we use to chope those sweet potato in small cubes because we use it for our samosa kindof... recepies, we call it epok-epok. We gona cook it with many spices.. red chili. so yeah that was quite pain but it worth the pain 🤣🤣🤣🤣( sorry my english is really bad...)

      • Justin OConnell
        Justin OConnell  4 days back

        Youtube cooks compete at least incompetent knife user challenge. FIXED

        • Boss Hog
          Boss Hog  4 days back

          Does priya suck at everything? Nothing but excuses.

          • drewcooks42
            drewcooks42  4 days back

            pretty disappointed in all of their knife skills.....

            • S.A.
              S.A.  5 days back

              But i like tiny squares :(

              • Lucario Riolu
                Lucario Riolu  5 days back

                5:31 cos the dog can actually eat this homework

                • joel Chamberlain
                  joel Chamberlain  6 days back

                  10 points for Brad pointing out that sharp knives safer than dull, I have that argument so many times. People like "ahh if it's too sharp I'll cut myself" I'm like "if it's blunt you'll slip and cut yourself!!"

                  • joel Chamberlain
                    joel Chamberlain  6 days back

                    The only time I really use Macidoine is in chowder when you want small peices so can can get a peice of everything on your spoon.

                    • razordu30
                      razordu30  7 days back

                      Love that claymore Brad uses.

                      • removal pewpew
                        removal pewpew  1 weeks back

                        Cutting vegetables in a YouTube video does not make you a professional chef....Painful to watch

                        • Nick Skiver
                          Nick Skiver  1 weeks back

                          Garlic, smash, slice, then using the edge of the knife, bend it into the garlic to smash/cut the garlic into a mince. Unfortunately you will lose oil into the board this way... But who cares, its a speed test.

                          • Ry Ruebensaal
                            Ry Ruebensaal  1 weeks back

                            can someone tell me what knife brad is using

                            • Leo Grey
                              Leo Grey  1 weeks back

                              I am honestly in love with Brad's knife. I gotta find one

                              • kbim3535
                                kbim3535  1 weeks back

                                Does molly only wear maturity clothing? Gees lol

                                • SnOwNoNo
                                  SnOwNoNo  1 weeks back

                                  Actually, in Chinese cuisine, a lot of the time knife skill and shape of the food is a big deal. I've seen some really insane ones that blow me away

                                  • Scott Dagenhart
                                    Scott Dagenhart  1 weeks back

                                    Ok, the one dude touched his nose and touched food...

                                    • Farras AM
                                      Farras AM  1 weeks back

                                      Brad: "A stessful crazy fast kitchen is not the kind of environment i'd like to cook"
                                      BA knew that Brad's perfect for "It's A Live" 💕👌🏻

                                      • Lissette Karen Hernandez

                                        I'm the sick person watching lol

                                        • abemagic10
                                          abemagic10  1 weeks back

                                          Brad's shirt, like it . Brand?

                                          • jack wilson
                                            jack wilson  1 weeks back

                                            The first thing we do in nz is learn knife skill and how to cut different ways and safely

                                            • Miss D
                                              Miss D  2 weeks back

                                              Sharp Knife

                                              • Freckley
                                                Freckley  2 weeks back

                                                if you square your root or whatever before you slice it ur a puss

                                                • Heaven Green
                                                  Heaven Green  2 weeks back

                                                  Brad in a sentence “do I have to say that?”😂😂😂

                                                  • Maiguelairou
                                                    Maiguelairou  2 weeks back

                                                    molly got the perfect time, am i right? 😏

                                                    • Tom Brablec
                                                      Tom Brablec  2 weeks back

                                                      I think this competition could have been judged a little more fairly. Each chef's ingredients would be weighed at the start. They would choose their techniques, but in the end, their yield and waste would be weighed and calculated as a percentage of the raw ingredients. Molly wasn't cheating by squaring off her vegetables, but she did cut down her time by half by wasting half the vegetable. In the end, the most efficient chef would win.

                                                      • 물건
                                                        물건  2 weeks back

                                                        You can really tell Brad went to culinary school and knows his skills, his knife handling is so smooth.

                                                        • Mike D
                                                          Mike D  2 weeks back

                                                          What are these people even doing in a kitchen????

                                                          • Felipe Brockveld
                                                            Felipe Brockveld  2 weeks back

                                                            Macédoine that’s what I was searching

                                                            • Trey Roberson
                                                              Trey Roberson  2 weeks back

                                                              im sitting here FUMING because you're saying dicing sweet potato is a waste of time....I used to have to dice a whole 50lb to 80lb bag per week...i still have blisters

                                                              • Angela Bianca Chua
                                                                Angela Bianca Chua  2 weeks back

                                                                I got shocked at what Brad said because, I am the sick person that's watching, and I AM having fun watching. Lol

                                                                • Sam Asher
                                                                  Sam Asher  2 weeks back

                                                                  gaby is a treasure

                                                                  • S3V3N13TT3R5
                                                                    S3V3N13TT3R5  2 weeks back

                                                                    Bad test

                                                                    • iceygrillz
                                                                      iceygrillz  3 weeks back

                                                                      Molly and Priya are so sloppy. Take the skin off properly before cutting. Gross. Molly talking about proper execution when that's exactly what she DIDN'T do.

                                                                      • Matthew Manning
                                                                        Matthew Manning  3 weeks back

                                                                        Are some of these people even chefs ?

                                                                        • Nathalie Buzaglo
                                                                          Nathalie Buzaglo  3 weeks back

                                                                          Shout out to the most important person in the kitchen at 8:37 ! Over on the left side of the screen.

                                                                          • Rocky1015
                                                                            Rocky1015  3 weeks back

                                                                            If you're going to peel something then don't use a knife, unless your name is Hiroyuki Sakai.. lol

                                                                            • enjoisk8a911
                                                                              enjoisk8a911  3 weeks back

                                                                              I definitely agree that culinary school teaches a lot of outdated techniques, but that's more tourne than small dice or julienning

                                                                              • mike mcquillan
                                                                                mike mcquillan  3 weeks back

                                                                                Wow. Glad I never wasted my money on a cooking school

                                                                                • b
                                                                                  b  3 weeks back

                                                                                  wow, not impressive knife skills across the board!

                                                                                  • Becky Edmonds
                                                                                    Becky Edmonds  3 weeks back

                                                                                    I love Priya.

                                                                                    • Luis Escalante
                                                                                      Luis Escalante  3 weeks back

                                                                                      All their knife cuts suck 🤣

                                                                                      • BarnyTrubble
                                                                                        BarnyTrubble  3 weeks back

                                                                                        The fastest guy was a line cook for 6 years? You don't say

                                                                                        • Bashar Kano
                                                                                          Bashar Kano  3 weeks back

                                                                                          Today I learned that I'm faster than most of BA chefs.

                                                                                          • karam faiz
                                                                                            karam faiz  3 weeks back

                                                                                            They each have their own knife...Brad's one is the bomb 😂😂😂

                                                                                            • Jamine Regnier
                                                                                              Jamine Regnier  4 weeks back

                                                                                              How is Priya a chef?

                                                                                              • MaikNL
                                                                                                MaikNL  4 weeks back

                                                                                                Molly is my winner, she was the second fastest but her results were also second best after Morocco

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