The Best Recipe: American Classics, the fourth title in the Cook's Illustrated The Best Recipe cookbook series, continues the Cook's Illustrated quest for the Best in providing foolproof recipes for America's favorite dishes. The editors of Cook's Illustrated, known for their obsessive recipe, cookware, and technique testing, tested thousands of recipe variations to yield these 220 versions of American classics. Recipes include regional dishes (gumbo, cioppino, Philly cheese steaks, Boston baked beans), down-home dishes (chicken pot pie, smothered pork chops, tamale pie, ranch dressing, buffalo wings) as well as updated restaurant classics (waldorf salad, Parker House rolls, banana foster).
Also included are dozens of equipment recommendations and ingredient testing results. This volume is sure to provide cooks of all abilities with what they want--a comprehensive collection of the best recipes that help to define classic American cuisine.