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Oct 31, 2017
| ISBN 9781940352718
Oct 31, 2017
| ISBN 9781940352725
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Oct 31, 2017 | ISBN 9781940352718
Oct 31, 2017 | ISBN 9781940352725
In this follow-up to 2014’s best-selling Kitchen Hacks, the expert editors at Cook’s Illustrated magazine have applied the same creative thinking to a new Q&A-style book. Kitchen Smarts packs together hundreds of definitive, researched, kitchen-tested answers to questions large and small, common and bizarre. There are no dumb questions but there are dumb–and wrong!–answers, we’re here to protect you from those and help you become a better, more confident cook.
The experts at Cook’s Illustrated magazine offer hundreds of definitive, researched, and kitchen-tested answers in this Q&A-style guide for home cooks looking to improve their kitchen prowess Does searing meat really seal in juices? Does it matter what kind of salt you use? What’s the best way to measure a sticky ingredient like honey? Why does whiskey taste better when you add water? How do you actually pronounce dacquoise, and what on earth is it? In this follow up to Kitchen Hacks, the expert editors at Cook’s Illustrated magazine answer your burning questions, offering tips and tricks on how to become a better, more confident cook. Kitchen Smarts captures all the questions Cook’s Illustrated test cooks have worked through in their quest to determine the best way to do everything in the kitchen, and it does so in a fun, hip, but still very practical way. I can be a real challenge to figure out who’s right and who has no idea what they’re talking about when it comes to cooking. We are used to being able to simply Google any kitchen question—no matter how strange—the moment it arises. But how do you know you’re getting the best (or even the right) answer? Silence all the noise and avoid confusion by going straight to this go-to cooking reference guide from one of America’s most trusted cooking magazines!
America’s Test Kitchen is well-known for its top-rated television shows with more than 4 million weekly public television viewers, bestselling cookbooks, magazines, websites, and cooking school. The highly reputable and recognizable brands of America’s Test Kitchen, Cook’s Illustrated, and Cook’s… More about America’s Test Kitchen
Cook’s Illustrated is a widely renowned America’s Test Kitchen brand that is the work of over 60 passionate chefs based in Boston, Massachusetts, who put ingredients, cookware, equipment, and recipes through objective, rigorous testing to identify the very best. America’s… More about Cook’s Illustrated
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