Dec 09, 2011 01:51 PM EDT
The Cook’s Illustrated Cookbook
by Lauren Gniazdowski
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