195 episodes

We take America's Test Kitchen's inquisitive and relentless approach to telling unexpected, funny, and thought-provoking narratives about food and drink. This is not a recipe show. And this is not a show about celebrity chefs or what they like to eat. Proof plunges into history, culture, science, and the psyche to uncover the hidden backstories that feed your food-obsessed brain. A production of America's Test Kitchen.

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    • Arts
    • 4.3 • 1.8K Ratings

We take America's Test Kitchen's inquisitive and relentless approach to telling unexpected, funny, and thought-provoking narratives about food and drink. This is not a recipe show. And this is not a show about celebrity chefs or what they like to eat. Proof plunges into history, culture, science, and the psyche to uncover the hidden backstories that feed your food-obsessed brain. A production of America's Test Kitchen.

    100 Proof: From 100 to Zero Proof (Episode 6)

    100 Proof: From 100 to Zero Proof (Episode 6)

    In the final episode of the 100 Proof Series: We meet more modern cocktail revivalists who are breaking new ground and venture into the world of zero proof drinks.

    • 27 min
    100 Proof: The Dark Ages (Episode 5)

    100 Proof: The Dark Ages (Episode 5)

    How TGI Fridays, Madonna, and the Cosmopolitan helped define this era of the American cocktail.

    • 30 min
    100 Proof: Prohibition (Episode 4)

    100 Proof: Prohibition (Episode 4)

    Was Prohibition really the Gilded Age utopia that it's made out to be? In this episode: Cocktail innovation happening in unlikely places under unlikely circumstances. We feature the Bees Knees and the Bloody Mary.

    • 26 min
    100 Proof: The Golden Age of Cocktails (Episode 3)

    100 Proof: The Golden Age of Cocktails (Episode 3)

    How did the Industrial Revolution, immigration--and maybe Winston Churchill's mother--give rise to the Golden Age of cocktails in America? We explore the story of the Martini, the Manhattan, and the Daiquiri.

    • 30 min
    Buy Me Some Biryani and Cracker Jacks

    Buy Me Some Biryani and Cracker Jacks

    How did biryani become the go-to dish of cricket matches? Journalist Kunwar Khuldune Shahid reports as the Cricket World Cup tournament plays out this week. (100 Proof will be back on June 20.)

    • 27 min
    100 Proof: The Dawn of the American Cocktail (Episode 2)

    100 Proof: The Dawn of the American Cocktail (Episode 2)

    Where does the word "cocktail" come from? Who invented it? We explore these questions and the backstories of two drinks from America's early days as a nation: The Mint Julep and the Sazerac.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
1.8K Ratings

1.8K Ratings

Baker Tam ,

100proof

This mini series is fabulous. As are all the other shows !!

BillyH01 ,

Greek salad

Just listened to “It’s All Greek Salad To Me”. Great episode! I learned a lot, and it made me really hungry. Can’t wait to go to Greece and get some horiatiki.

Mr.J.Beauregard ,

Bring Back Bridget

As a chef Bridget brings something to the show that Kevin never can. Honestly I’ve lost interest in the show since Brian has started hosting.
Just not the same.

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