I highly recommend this cookbook, especially if you're looking for a book that has a lot of basics and regular everyday meals. I learned a lot of useful things about the science behind cooking. This instant classic belongs on the shelf of every home cook. Some of my favorite recipes include weeknight chili, stuffed bell peppers, creamed spinach, cream biscuits, sugar cookies, molasses spice cookies, and snickerdoodles. Categories: General ISBN: 9781933615486 Ring-bound (United States) 10/1/2010 Bookshelf. 6 years ago | 76 views. I sometimes just sit and read it. Add to Cart. 0:23. My First Cookbook will inspire the youngest chefs to enter the kitchen, empower them to cook, and engage their creativity--plus they'll have fun doing it. A revision of the Fall 2005 BookSense pick and bestseller, this edition features a new light recipe chapter, more than 1500 color photos, heavy duty paper and binding, over 2 dozen new recipes, and handy new cooking charts. America's Test Kitchen Twentieth Anniversary TV Show Cookbook: Best-Ever Recipes from the Most Successful Cooking Show on TV by America's Test Kitchen. Favorite recipe so far: Eggplant Parmesan...HUGE family favorite. I was super excited to get this cookbook as a gift for Christmas last year (I literally carried it around for several days) and it has pretty much taken over as the only cookbook I use. The new edition is bound on five rings, shrink-wrapped, and durably packaged. And they do. I find the recipes less complex in here than in the Cook's Illustrated recipes, so this is a more suitable basic cookbook for someone who just wants to cook and get out of the kitchen than some of the other books produced by America's Test Kitchen. The America's Test Kitchen Family Cookbook book. Surely I am not the only mother who can barely recall what it was like before three kids took over the house, the car, the backyard, and my heart, and it’s precisely because of this 180-degree turnaround that I wanted to write this book. Some of the recipes can be a little complex in order to get the best results, but you really learn why you are doing what you are doing. I mean, I am not one of those cooks who can throw a little of this and a little of that into a pot and it turns out marvelous. In 6 years, only a handful of recipes have been deemed "never cook again" - and that's out of hundreds of recipes I've tried (yes, I counted up every recipe I made out of this particular book). Most importantly, the recipes, without fail, turn out delicious. There is also a great recipe for Weeknight Skillet Fajitas. Yes. Highlights: Each recipe includes a list of exactly which steps kids can tackle. Log in. Report. The indispensable companion to every family’s favorite gathering spot, The Family Kitchen has a place in every home. [PDF Download] The America's Test Kitchen Family Cookbook 3rd Edition: Cookware Rating Edition This is my go-to cookbook when I can't figure what I want to cook that night...or for when I'm menu-planning for the week. The buying guide is also color coded: yellow for what they consider necessary; white for optional, but nice to have. It is a great cookbook to have on hand for the everyday basics and has tons of info such as equipment recommendations and the best tasting brands of various food products. I've liked most of the recipes I've tried so far. How can I tell if my bread dough is adequately proofed? probably totally nerdy for me to add this, but seriously, this book answers any questions for the everyday cook. The recipes are simple, directions easy to follow and for most recipes there are pictures of the end result. Worth it in the end? Great tips, recipes, and explanations of why things are done the way they are. The book doesn't have a gimmick-it is full of good, solid food that would please crowds of people with varied tastes. The biggest downside is that when there is a choice between fat and lean, this cookbook always picks fat; and the recipes are often not naturally kosher - I have to adjust them. We have it every Thursday night! The seafood section is especially creepy. We’ve completely updated and redesigned this edition, adding more than 1,100 new recipes to 200 best-loved classics from the original book. If the recipe calls for white pepper, I go buy WHITE pepper...black pepper isn't even considered! How can I tell if my bread dough is adequately proofed? And they come out as they're supposed to! Even their recipe for quick baked potatoes rocks! Special Price $19.95 Regular Price $45.00 Quick View. (Some of what they consider necessary, I don't.) The Complete America's Test Kitchen TV Show Cookbook 2001-2021: Every Recipe from the HIt TV Show Along with Product Ratings Includes the 2021 Season (Complete ATK TV Show Cookbook) by America's Test Kitchen 4.8 out of 5 stars 766. It contains two hundred of the old favorite recipes and includes more than a thousand new recipes. I love ATK. So far, all the recipes have come out very tasty. Highly recommended. Your email address will not be published. In Air Fryer Perfection we show you the best food to cook in an air fryer and share test kitchen secrets that ensure even cooking; coax better browning; create the crispiest, crunchiest coatings; and guarantee juicy steaks. Way good recipes with explanations as to why they did certain things. Skinner Hollow Road, Chiloquin, Oregon 97624, wikimaniacs.com Copyright. The editors have tested for the best ingredients and the best procedure for making each perfect recipe. Read 231 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is one of my go to books for basic recipes. Very interesting listening to the cooks interact and explain what they do and don't like about the book, and about their customers! English 1936493373. The orange chicken & green beans is great (but too much soy sauce & chili paste for me). A must have for any kitchen. Your Header Sidebar area is currently empty. How should I store lettuce? DH makes the peanut butter cookies on a regular basis, and they rarely last more than a day. The biggest downside is that when there is a choice between fat and lean, this cookbook always picks fat; and the recipes are often not naturally kosher - I have to adjust them. I'm going to be trying more of them, I haven't found one I wouldn't make again yet. I haven't made all of the recipes but every one I've tackled has turned out great and everyone has loved them! you can't really beat the nerd chef's appeal of this cookbook. There are lots of photographs (I love photographs in cookbooks!). The seafood section is especially creepy. The America's Test Kitchen Family Cookbook, Heavy-Duty Revised Edition. 97 $45.00 $45.00. Get Free NOOK Book Sample. My stepchildren (who are deathly afraid of any food that looks "different" ie didn't come from a box) will eat everything I've made from this cookbook. For most of these recipes, I have had to adapt the cooking time more so than with other cook books. Read a letter, written exclusively for Amazon.com, from Christopher Kimball, host of America's Test Kitchen and founder and editor of Cook's Illustrated magazine, as he talks about the years-in-the-making new project, America's Test Kitchen Family Cookbook- … Kitchen equipment and off-the-shelf grocery store items are tested, as well, so you'll know exactly which food processor or can of tomatoes to buy. Available on Compatible NOOK Devices and the free NOOK Apps. You may also like: vegan for everybody + Vegan vegan for everybody + Main Courses vegan for everybody + Vegetables vegan for everybody + Desserts or Baked Goods vegan for everybody + Grains vegan for everybody + Beans. We aren't very adventureous around here so things like curry didn't go over very well. They tend to take their recipes to the High Foodie/Gourmand level. I find the recipes less complex in here than in the Cook's Illustrated recipes, so this is a more suitable basic cookbook for someone Literally my kitchen bible. Kitchen equipment and off-the-shelf grocery store items are tested, as well, so you'll know exactly which food processor or can of tomatoes to buy. What the hell does it mean to proof bread dough, anyway? The book is divided up into chapters on appetizers, salads, meats, breads, desserts, etc., but the first cha The book just arrived in the mail this morning, so I haven't had time to actually try any recipes, but coming from America's Test Kitchen, the recipes tend to work every time (I've had ONE recipe fail, from the American Classics cookbook). What makes average food just ok, and what makes a truly excellent dish excellent? A lot of the recipes have color photos of what the finished product should look like, and the method with each recipe often includes not just what to do, but why to do it. My husband's family has commented many times on what a good cook I am...and 99.9% of the reason goes to this book! The great thing about this cookbook is that the authors have tested so many different ways to make the same dish and they present the easiest, best tasting way. A great book but, to be honest, recipes do tend to be a bit too exact for Is it weird to have a signed cookbook? Those that I didn't care for turned out fine, I just didn't like the seasoning. I love this book! I'm going to be trying more of them, I haven't found one I wouldn't make again yet. America's Test Kitchen. In 6 years, only a handful of recipes have been deemed "never cook again" - and that's out of hundreds of recipes I've tried (yes, I counted up every recipe I made out of this particular book). The recipe for French toast is the best - who knew flour in the batter is the key to keeping it crisp. Ellie Ellie Belton. Copyright © Created by Peter Anderson. I use it at least once a week. I'm sure the final product would be fantastic. The recipes cover all the bases in American cooking from appetizers like salsa and guacamole to main courses ranging from lasagna to steaks to dessert. Front to back. This is a great gift for graduates and newlyweds. And everything I've tried by America's Test Kitchen turns out spot on as long as I follow the recipe closely, which is very helpful for learning technique as well as getting food on the table. My mom gifted me this in 2006, when I was a grad student living on my own and desperately needed to learn to cook. Publisher's Weekly called it "a foolproof, go-to resource for everyday cooking." It's fantastic. Back by popular demand, The Complete America’s Test Kitchen TV Show Cookbook includes every recipe and rating from the most-watched instructional cooking show (including all new recipes and reviews from season 21)!Featuring 1,670+ foolproof recipes, you’ll find inspiration for all occasions. I love the sidenote lessons and product/equipment recommendations, too. NOOK Book (eBook) $ 9.99. Very interesting listening to the cooks interact and explain what they do and don't like about the book, and about their customers! Because the authors are so precise, the timing of these recipes is not for those living at 8500 feet (like me). 33 offers from $19.90. It also sits nice and flat on my counter while in use. Hardcover. Bless them, too, for giving special one page collections of quick and easy recipes for things like appetizers for If you love Cook's Illustrated magazine this is a cookbook for you! What makes food good? I like the 3-ring edition better than the updated hardcover edition because I like to pull out a page instead of coking from a bulky book. WANT A NOOK? Received this as a bridal shower gift from a friend who loves to bake and insists that late one night she wandered into her kitchen to discover this book kicking Betty Crocker's ass. So I like to read cookbooks. Most are great for weeknight cooking, and the directions are very easy to follow - many with photographed step-by-step instructions. Sign up for our cooking newsletter. I haven't made much from this book yet, but so far, the recipes I have made have been mighty tasty. Oh, and what size egg is best, and who makes the best ingredient for that, and what makes this come out flat? Sign up. If you want to fool everyone into thinking you are a master chef (and you can follow a recipe) then get this book..you won't regret it! This cookbook is amazing. I'd consider myself more of a foodie than a cook, which is why I love this book. now, as one that doesn't necessarily appreciate product placement, this part was a little weird and it definitely dates the book as time passes, but all the same, it does influence me as i think the america's test kitchen really is an authority source (i am sway-able). In this case, though, the design of the cookbook needed serious improvement. 6 years ago | 76 views. Bless them, too, for giving special one page collections of quick and easy recipes for things like appetizers for those times when we are in a wicked hurry. This book was a simplified version of that, which I didn't really need. I haven't made much from this book yet, but so far, the recipes I have made have been mighty tasty. If that floats yer boat, follow their directions to the word, but for myself, some of their more persnickety steps can be omitted with no discernible effect on the finished product. The test kitchen team spent more than a year rebuilding our classic landmark family cookbook from the ground up, continuing its quest to create the absolute best versions of recipes everyone counts on. The New Family Cookbook. The America’s Test Kitchen Family Cookbook, published in 2005, has sold more than 800,000 copies. The indispensable companion to every family’s favorite gathering spot, The Family Kitchen has a place in every home. I have tried about 50 recipes from this and most I have cooked or would cook again. I wish there were more photos, and the looseleaf format hasn't held up well, but this is my kitchen go-to for.... so many things. I learned a lot of useful things about the science behind cooking. probably totally nerdy for me to add this, but seriously, this book answers any questions for the everyday cook. I do have to say that I wish this book were a bit more updated as I know some of these recipes have been revisted and improved. Add to Cart. I really enjoyed this one because of all the side notes. Like the best treasured cookbooks of the past, The America's Test Kitchen Family cookbook offers more than 1,200 kitchen-tested recipes, more than 1,500 4-color photos and much more. Publisher's Weekly called it "a foolproof, go-to resource for everyday cooking." America's Test Kitchen Healthy Family Cookbook. The recipes use a lot of fresh ingredie Received this as a bridal shower gift from a friend who loves to bake and insists that late one night she wandered into her kitchen to discover this book kicking Betty Crocker's ass. now, as one that doesn't necessarily appreciate product placement, this part was a little weird and it definitely dates the boo i am so excited to have found the joy of cooking/betty crocker cookbook of the 21st century. I am black and white when it comes to cooking, I follow the instructions to the letter. The America's Test Kitchen Family Cookbook, Third Edition: More Than 1,200 Kitchen-Tested Recipes by America's Test Kitchen Editors. This allows them to figure out how things could go wrong and use somewhat nontraditional approaches that make food better. Front to back. Some of my favorite recipes include weeknight chili, stuffed bell peppers, creamed spinach, cream biscuits, sugar cookies, molasses spice cookies, and snickerdoodles. Whenever I cook from this book for company, eve My mom gifted me this in 2006, when I was a grad student living on my own and desperately needed to learn to cook. They all seemed quite frustrated that people don't tend to follow precisely the recipes that they work so hard on. I've always wanted to know 'the best' recipe for this, that, and everything in between. Great tips, recipes, and explanations of why things are done the way they are. advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and At 700+ pages it commands a sizable portion of the shelf, but the ring binding is perfect for laying open on the ba If I were to own just one cookbook, it would be this one. It's now a tradition to get to the farmer's market every fall, buy fresh eggplant, and spend an entire weekend making enough of this to fill the freezer. I've only made a fraction of these recipes, but I've been pleased with the ones I have made. This is far and away the absolute best cookbook I've seen out there--and I was raised on both Betty Crocker AND Better Homes & Gardens cookbooks. I picked this book up at a Costco of all places because it was cheap and I'd tried and liked some recipes from the Cook's Illustrated magazine. I also like the binder/loose-leaf page format. Search. I can't think of a recipe in this book that I've tried that hasn't turned out well. This allows them to figure out how things could go wrong and use somewhat nontraditional approaches that make food better. So far, all the recipes have come out very tasty. 37 offers from $17.95. Now, this is not a low fat cookbook, so I really only use it for special occasion cooking. It's full of good tips and photos and ratings for different brands of what to buy and things like that. America's Test Kitchen. 4.2 out of 5 stars 144. This cookbook can truly change your technique in the kitchen. I wish there were more photos, and the looseleaf format hasn't held up well, but this is my kitchen go-to for.... so many things. I was living in Boston (where ATK is located) when this one came out, so I went to the book signing. Special Price $13.50 Regular Price $29.95. If you love Cook's Illustrated magazine this is a cookbook for you! The America's Test Kitchen Quick Family Cookbook: A Faster, Smarter Way to Cook Everything from America's Most Trusted Test Kitchen 464. by America's Test Kitchen. And they do. Revamping a classic like The America’s Test Kitchen Family Cookbook is no mean feat, but this new edition of the old ring-bound cookbook has been received very warmly by cooks around the country. This is my go-to cookbook when I can't figure what I want to cook that night...or for when I'm menu-planning for the week. Favorite recipe so far: Eggplant Parmesan...HUG My second favorite cookbook (only coming up second to "The Flavor Bible"), and my most favorite cook book of recipes. Explore Now. I'm pretty big on cooking and it's just about the only cooking show I like to watch. The kitchen is warm, the pace relaxed, and the conversation easy. DH makes the peanut butter cookies on a regular basis, and they rarely last more than a day. It's great for basics, and has many recipes that I come back to again and again. This is a great general cookbook, and if I didn't already have my dog-eared Joy of Cooking, I would buy this one. After this book saved my Thanksgiving, I felt it deserved a review from me. A lot of the recipes include a wide range of variations you can use depending on your taste and/or mood which increases the overall amount of recipes you can make. Someone with particularly fine-tuned taste buds will love what you make by following every step in any of the recipes. The recipe for French toast is the best - who knew flour in the batter is the key to keeping it crisp. My stepchildren (who are deathly afraid of any food that looks "different" ie didn't come from a box) will eat everything I've made from this cookbook. Literally my kitchen bible. Myself, I think some of their choices are a bit expensive, but if one can afford to buy what they recommend, she'll never be disappointed. However, many of the front pages in my binder have ripped out and the book is hard to use/operate. Whenever I cook from this book for company, everyone wants the recipe. This is by far my favorite cookbook I've owned. Once in awhile you'll come across a recipe too fussy for the family chef, but the overwhelming majority are realistic and have a good effort/quality balance. They even make meat loaf taste good. Sorry kids - you and Dad are my test subjects! When I want to make something that I know will be excellent (although possibly a lot of work) I go to this cookbook. The meatloaf is the best I've eaten. At 700+ pages it commands a sizable portion of the shelf, but the ring binding is perfect for laying open on the bar without risk of flopping shut halfway through cooking. A revision of the Fall 2005 BookSense pick and bestseller, this edition features a new light recipe chapter, more than 1500 color photos, heavy duty paper and binding, over 2 … I'd highly recommend this cookbook to anyone who cooks. The meatloaf is the best I've eaten. But this is a good one if I do ever feel like being so detail-oriented. I also like the binder/loose-leaf page format. 4.6 out of 5 stars 627. Sign in to Purchase Instantly. I hear they've fixed that in the 2010 edition, so look for that one. A companion to the bestselling America's Test Kitchen Family Cookbook (with more than 550,000 copies sold), this comprehensive cookbook delivers the foolproof recipes, step-by-step instructions, and troubleshooting guides that have become the hallmark of every book published by America's most trusted test kitchen. We received this as a wedding gift from one of my parents sweet friends, and we've been in love (with each other and the book) ever since. When I want to make something that I know will be excellent (although possibly a lot of work) I go to this cookbook. I didn't expect it to be by far my favorite cookbook. The Complete America's Test Kitchen TV Show Cookbook, 2001-2021 . This is a great book for beginning cooks as well as more advanced cooks who are looking to add some variety to the rotation of weeknight dinners. I mean, I am not one of those cooks who can throw a little of this and a little of that into a pot and it turns out marvelous. Books library land is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate I just discovered the convenience of checking cookbooks out from the library, and this was the first one I did. We aren't very adventureous around here so things like curry didn't go So I like to read cookbooks. 28 offers from $56.67. Plus, I appreciate that their cookware suggestions take price into account; they'll tell you when something is not worth the price, and often suggest a cheaper alternative. I would have to say its only major flaw is its scope. Otherwise, it's a great basic. This is a very user-friendly cookbook which contains lots of helpful pages like "good salad combinations" to provide endless variations. The recipes culled together in this book are for the most part very simple to understand and do, even if you don't know cooking jargon. This is the only cookbook I've used where EVERY SINGLE RECIPE I've tried came out beautifully--and even looking like the pictures! This cookbook taught me to cook, along with cultivating a better sense of taste and an appreciation for fine food made from normal ingredients. Most are great for weeknight cooking, and the directions are very easy to follow - many with photographed step-by-step instructions. This cookbook is my go-to for learning most basic American dishes and dishes adapted for American cooks. Ring-bound. Otherwise, it seems to be a good cookbook. Again, this is a book I return to again and again to get information or to look up standard recipes. I'd consider myself more of a foodie than a cook, which is why I love this book. This instant classic belongs on the shelf of every home cook. One of my favorite cookbooks.