The best bet for people who love to cook.
Four landmark books that offer cooks of any skill level the roadmap to success in the kitchen. Master all types of baking (easy to advanced), learn everything there is to know about cooking meat and poultry, broaden your vegetable horizons, and get the iconic all-purpose cookbook with 2,000 recipes from the pages of Cook’s Illustrated.
Cook's Illustrated Revolutionary Recipes - Collector's Edition
These recipes tell the story of how Cook’s Illustrated has changed American home cooking through its signature blend of rigorous testing, culinary research, science, and unorthodox approaches to developing foolproof recipes. As fans of Cook’s Illustrated know, a big part of what makes the magazine so trustworthy (and enjoyable to read) is the essays that accompany each recipe in every issue, tracing from initial brainstorming to aha moments (and the occasional catastrophe) to final success. Rarely republished since they first appeared in the magazine, these feature-length stories celebrate the art of food writing and the extensive work that goes into every recipe.
Cook's Illustrated Baking Book
The Cook’s Illustrated Baking Book has it all—definitive recipes for all your favorite cookies, cakes, pies, tarts, breads, pizza, and more, along with kitchen-tested techniques that will transform your baking. An illustrated “Baking Basics” chapter at the front of the book provides information on key ingredients and equipment and lays the groundwork for a lifetime of baking success.
Cook's Illustrated Meat Book
Whether you’re grilling hamburgers or roasting beef tenderloin, no one wants to waste time and money on inferior recipes. The Cook’s Illustrated Meat Book is a master class in meat and poultry that will give you the skills you need to cook with absolute confidence. Matching cut to cooking method is a key to success, so our guide includes a fully illustrated shopping guide and pages devoted to all the major cooking methods, including sautéing, pan-searing, pan-roasting, roasting, grilling, barbecuing, and more.
The cookbook for anyone looking for fresh, modern ways to add more vegetables to their everyday diet . . . in other words, just about all of us. This authoritative, practical, and inspirational guide could only have come from Cook’s Illustrated. Vegetables Illustrated has you covered for every vegetable, every season, and every meal with plenty of mains (with and without meat), salads, sides, and even baked goods.