Cook's Illustrated Revolutionary Recipes

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Celebrating 25 Years of Excellence

On the occasion of Cook’s Illustrated’s 25th anniversary, we’ve gathered together our most groundbreaking recipes and extraordinary innovations from the past quarter-century in this hands-on book packed with practical tips and techniques.

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.

In addition to the recipes, essays, and helpful sidebars, this book also features the trademark black-and-white illustrations that have become synonymous with Cook’s Illustrated, creative use of the beloved front- and back-cover art, and a new addition: gorgeous, full-color photographs of each dish.

Some of the recipes you'll find inside:

  • Memphis-Style Barbecue Spareribs
  • Smoky Pulled Pork on a Gas Grill
  • Ultracreamy Tomato Soup
  • Shepherd's Pie
  • Spring Vegetable Pasta
  • Perfect Fried Eggs
  • “Oven-grilled” London broil
  • The Best Grilled Turkey Burgers
  • Pasta alla Norma
  • Drunken Beans
  • Black Bean Soup
  • Traditional Potato Latkes
  • Braised Red Potatoes with Lemon and Chives
  • Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits
  • Pepper-Crusted Filet Mignon
  • Paella on the Grill
  • Ultimate Oven Fries
  • Walkaway Ratatouille

Recipes: 180
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Item Number: CF20
Item Weight: 5.2 pounds

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Changing The Way America Cooks, One Recipe At A Time

A piece of culinary history and your new everyday cookbook

This is a hands-on cookbook packed with practical tips and techniques and, most importantly, 180 foolproof recipes.

Organized by the detail-organized team behind Cook's Illustrated

Straightforward organization by type of dish makes it easy to navigate, whether you're looking to wade into the chemistry of baking or just want an eminently trustworthy recipe for Bolognese.

Recipes from the entire lifespan of the magazine

See the curiosity, originality, and dedication to delicious food that define this iconic magazine on every page of this cookbook.