The Cook’s Illustrated Cookbook

By Lauren Gniazdowski from original

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The editors at Cook’s Illustrated have compiled the ultimate collection: over 2,000 of their best, thoroughly tested recipes – and all the tips that go along with them. The helpful “Why This Recipe Works” notes throughout explain pitfalls and virtually ensure success.

Try these recipes: Old-Fashioned Beef Stew; Foolproof Pie Dough; Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies