Have you ever wanted to cure your own prosciutto, brew your own root beer, or make your own marshmallows? if you are an adventurous, curious cook, whether a novice or a seasoned pro, then this latest project from america’s test Kitchen is for you. Using the recipes on our DiY blog as a starting point, this collection of more than 100 recipes is great for stocking your own kitchen or for giving as a gift. our editors, test cooks, and staffers share their favorite from-scratch projects, walking you through the process so you can easily create many of today’s store-bought staples and gourmet favorites at home. plus, you’ll make them better and be able to customize them to suit your taste. From pretzels and american cheese to balsamic vinegar and seville orange marmalade, beautiful step photography and first-person captions ensure that no matter how intimidating an idea may seem, every recipe is approachable, foolproof, and fun.
In The America’s Test Kitchen DIY Cookbook, you’ll find a wide variety of recipes to suit all interests, whether you love salty foods or sweets, or are a gourmet foodie or a junk food fan. these recipes also speak to a range of skill levels. Want an easy project that requires just a step or two? try almond butter or vanilla extract. looking for a rewarding project that takes a little more work? then recipes like cultured butter, bacon, and feta are for you. With options like our own version of Nutella and hot cocoa mix, you’ll even find fun projects to do with the kids.
The energy and enthusiasm of the first-person introductions by the recipes’ authors will draw you in, while easy-to-follow step-by-step photographs clearly show what to do so you’ll be able to keep pace with every recipe. Whether a recipe requires 20 minutes of simmering or several days of fermenting time, you’ll discover that the results are so much better than the one-size-fits-all products from the supermarket. With The America’s Test Kitchen DIY Cookbook showing you the way, you’ll experience the joy of creating foodstuffs you never thought you could make, all in your own kitchen (or backyard or basement). everything is better when it’s homemade, so why stop at dinner?