Cook's Illustrated Revolutionary Recipes: Groundbreaking Recipes That Will Change the Way You Cook

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  • ISBN 10 1945256478
  • ISBN 13 9781945256479
  • Published Oct 23 2018
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 576
  • Language English
  • Edition Illustrated
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Cook's Illustrated

Publishers Text

On the occasion of Cook's Illustrated's 25th anniversary, we've gathered together our most ground-breaking recipes and extraordinary innovations from the past quarter century. This collection of 180 recipes and essays offers an unparalleled window into what makes Cook's Illustrated America's most trusted cooking magazine.

Anyone who has ever made a recipe from Cook's Illustrated knows that we do things differently. Our testing leaves no culinary stone unturned, and this has led to some pretty surprising discoveries. This book is built upon those: recipes that are not just foolproof but have changed the way America cooks. Examples range from hard-boiled eggs that aren't actually boiled to perfectly pan-seared steaks that start in the oven, plus secret ingredients ranging from baking soda to dried milk powder to gelatin. We've made international favorites like Dolsot Bibimbap accessible for the home kitchen by cooking ours family-style in a Dutch oven, but we've also challenged traditional wisdom on the simplest fare like whole roast chicken; ours is butterflied and cooked under the broiler for chicken perfection in under an hour. Alongside these recipes and many more we've included the smart, funny essays that detail the fascinating path of how each recipe came to be, complete with bursts of insight and wrong turns, plus sidebars, helpful illustrations, and gorgeous full-page photos, all to tell the story of what Cook's Illustrated does best.