The recipes are great but it would have helped to have more photos of the final dishes.
Feb 17, 2011
Extraordinary Cooking Resource
Not only are the recipes carefully researched and tested but the explanations are excellent . The information is so thorough you can decide rationally how close you want to follow the recipe or modify it. A great tool in the kitchen.
Mar 13, 2008
great book at a great value!
This cookbook provides amazing recipes with very helpful illustrations. It also offers variations on dishes so after you've mastered it one way, you can try with different pairings, sauces, etc. The tomato soup was to-die-for! And, by far, Alibris had the lowest price for this book!
Aug 28, 2007
I am an avid cookbook collector and have to say this is one of my favorites it is filled with the most valuable information for cooks of all abilities.Cook's Illustrated has always done an amazing job at testing and explaining perfectly how to steam cauliflower, roast the perfect pork roast, and make the best peanut butter cookies and this is simply a collection of those great magazines and other forms of literature.5 stars!
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