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The authority for the best recipes, how-to cooking tips, and step-by-step videos.
Since 1993, Cook’s Illustrated has been empowering home cooks everywhere to achieve success in the kitchen by giving them the reliable recipes and resources they need to cook with confidence. Each issue—we publish six per year—features dozens of recipes with nutritional information, step-by-step photos, and linked how-to videos available on our sites; reader-submitted quick tips; science sidebars; and unbiased product reviews. (Even better? You won’t find any ads in the magazine!)
Our approach to recipes is unique in that we analyze each variable of a recipe (ingredients, cooking times, temperature, tools, etc.) to determine how it impacts the finished dish, making changes until the recipe is the best version possible. And we don’t shy away from sharing our mistakes and learnings from the recipe development process. All recipes are accompanied by thoughtful essays written by the test cooks who developed the recipes. We also rely on the feedback of our volunteer at-home recipe testers during the development process (months of trial and error); their feedback helps us understand how home cooks re-create our dishes and identify any needed improvements. Discover a brand-new way of cooking with the kitchen experts at your side–we promise to give you our best recipes so that you can do your best in the kitchen every time you cook.
In Every Issue:
for everything from Thick-Cut Oven Fries to Foolproof All-Butter Pie Crust, including recipe pairing ideas for many main dishes.
equipment ratings help you shop smart and save money.
Unbiased Product Reviews
reveal which supermarket ingredients to buy (and which to avoid).
Step-By-Step Photos and Illustrations
demonstrating the right way to prepare a recipe.
of cooking mistakes as well as successes.
explaining the underlying processes at work as ingredients are transformed into a finished dish.
for everything from softening butter (place under a glass) to big-batch deep frying (use your roasting pan).
Back Cover Art
features hand-drawn illustrations by renowned illustrator John Burgoyne. Select illustrations are available for order as prints.
We work for home cooks,
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