This newly revised edition captures eleven seasons (including 2011) of the hit TV show in a lively collection featuring more than 700 foolproof recipes and dozens of tips and techniques. All your favorites are here--from juicy steak tacos, garlicky shrimp, and creamy mashed potatoes to deep-dish pizza, flaky buttermilk biscuits, chewy fudgy brownies, and more.
In a special “behind the scenes” feature throughout, you’ll learn what happens in the test kitchen before the cameras start rolling, what’s really involved in our recipe development process, and the wacky lengths we’ll go to in order to produce a “best” recipe. Discover which kitchen gadgets we consider the worst ever and why Chris never gets stumped during tasting segments.
Our comprehensive shopping guide to ingredients and equipment will help you make informed choices, so you won’t waste money on inferior products. This 40-page guide, expanded to include all the tastings and testing from the 2011 season, features the test kitchen’s winning brands for everything from chicken broth, chocolate chips, and extra-virgin olive oil to chef ’s knives, baking sheets, blenders, and more--and we explain what makes our top-rated brands stand apart from the competition.
With this newly revised edition, you’ll have a decade plus of great cooking and expertise from America’s most trusted test kitchen.