This best-selling ringbound cookbook, now revised and updated with an all-new 50-page cookware buying guide, delivers more than 1,200 foolproof recipes for classic American family fare in a clear, accessible style. Beautiful step-by-step photos illuminate every conceivable technique from chopping shallots and skinning salmon to cutting up a chicken and tying a roast. And the recipes will keep you busy (and your friends and family happy) for years to come since we’ve included hundreds of easy weeknight dishes (like Skillet Lasagna and One-Pot Chicken and Rice) and company- and holiday-worthy dinners (like Beef Burgundy, Roast Leg of Lamb, and Flourless Chocolate Cake).
And with the addition of our Guide to Kitchen Equipment and the America’s Test Kitchen Buying Guide, this cookbook is even more timely and valuable--it’s a kitchen essential you can’t live without. The Guide to Kitchen Equipment identifies which basic equipment and tools you need and shows you how to use and care for them properly. The Buying Guide, organized by category in a handy, illustrated chart, gives home cooks an invaluable, at-a-glance summary of our testing of core kitchen equipment; it is easy to tell which features we think are important (and why), along with any other details that matter. And of course we give you the name of the test kitchen’s favorite brands, the ones that made it to the top in our rigorous testing process. This proprietary information will be invaluable to home cooks looking for the most value for their dollar. Plus, having the right equipment on hand makes anyone a more efficient and successful cook.