Recipe collections that showcase the best of the best from Cook’s Illustrated.
These six hardcover books are filled with foolproof recipes handpicked from 25 years of Cook’s Illustrated magazine as well as essential product ratings, useful cooking tips, and new full-color photographs. Each book’s front section offers unique subject-focused expertise (such as creative menu ideas and inspired pairings, stress-free task planning, cocktail ideas, and more). Alone or as a set, they make a great gift..
All-Time Best Appetizers
Invite Cook’s Illustrated to the party with a perfectly curated selection of our favorite appetizer recipes for a spread that hits all the high points, from dippable options to snacks to food you’ll want to munch by the handful to elegant two-bite treats. All-Time Best Appetizers also includes detailed make-ahead instructions for many recipes so you can avoid day-of stress.
All-Time Best Holiday Entertaining
This cookbook gathers the absolute best dishes for making your next celebration memorable, stress free, and, above all, delicious. Complete with helpful tips, make-ahead instructions, and a few festive drink recipes, this volume will turn you into the host you were always meant to be.
All-Time Best Sunday Suppers
With 25 years of Cook’s Illustrated expertise packed inside, this book is destined to be your new go-to guide for weekend cooking. Whether you’re craving a cozy classic straight out of grandma’s kitchen or want to create new traditions with modern favorites and meatless mains, these foolproof recipes deliver perfect results every time.
All-Time Best Soups
There’s a whole wide world of soup—every country, every culture, every family has its traditions and well-loved recipes. So how do you find the keepers, the very best recipes to add to your repertoire? All-Time Best Soups features definitive takes on classic soups, offering tips for coaxing the most flavor out of your ingredients, as well as new recipes that blend favorite flavors into fresh creations with delicious results.
All-Time Best Brunch
Everything that makes brunch great is also what makes it tricky to prepare at home. From just-set eggs to high-flying popovers to rich (not soggy) strata, it’s challenging to get every element just right. Enter this fresh collection of 75 foolproof recipes that guarantee a perfectly executed brunch every time.
All-Time Best Dinners for Two
Whether you’re in the mood for a takeout-inspired stir-fry or a more refined beef tenderloin, this collection includes dinner recipes to satisfy everyone’s tastes. From easy weeknight options to meals for a date night at home to hearty meatless mains for vegetarians (or for meatless Monday!), All-Time Best Dinners for Two offers options for any occasion, all perfectly tailored for two.