America’s Test Kitchen Live!
brings you into our test kitchen as the cast and crew prepare a year’s worth of foolproof recipes. A companion to the 2005 season, this book also includes all the tastings and equipment ratings covered on the show. Step behind the scenes as they prepare everything from authentic Texas-style ribs and quick pan-seared shrimp to the ultimate sticky buns and the best-ever pumpkin cheesecake. From soup (Chicken Noodle and Hearty Lentil to nuts (Spiced Pecans with Rum Glaze), it’s all here.
INSIDE YOU’LL FIND . . .
Foolproof Recipes - Find a year’s worth of recipes, organized around the themes of each show (like Family Favorites and New Flavors from the Grill), so you can be sure to follow along at home.
Honest Tastings - Learn all the details from their ratings of ingredients, everything from chicken cutlets and supermarket coffee to mail-order bacon and even bottled water.
Detailed Equipment Ratings - Discover which rotisserie oven is best or whether that expensive knife is really worth it. Don’t waste money on products that don’t work.
Cooking Questions Answered - A new Q&A feature will help make you a better cook. Learn how to prevent pasta from sticking to the pot as well as when to sift flour and when you skip this step.
Helpful Kitchen Science - Understand how a flambé works, why some cheeses melt better than others, and when you should salt meat during the cooking process.