My son also loves cooking and between us we have learnt a lot more about the actual science of cooking. Unlock a lifetime of successful cooking with this groundbreaking new volume from the editors of Cook's Illustrated, the magazine that put food science on the map. Organized around 50 core principles our test cooks use to develop foolproof recipes, The Science of Good Cooking is a radical new approach to teaching the fundamentals of the kitchen. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. They give the recipes with the how’s and why’s behind it. You Save 10%. I think it is time for Cook's Illustrated to come up with some new recipes and factoids - Or maybe I just buy too many of their cookbooks. The Science of Good Cooking Posted on January 14, 2013 Many people will describe baking as a science, and point out that they like the freedom of cooking by feel a lot more than the exactitude of baking. Ideal as a reference for the bookshelf and as a book to curl up and get lost in, this volume will be turned to time and again for definitive instruction on just about any food-related matter. Such an interview was on Lab Out Loud with food chemistry expert Guy Crosby, Ph.D., about his book The Science of Good Cooking. We explain the science in simple, practical terms, so you really understand how these principles work and how you can apply them as you cook. $8.20. Chefs, comes the best ever interactive workbook for kids ages 8 to 12 who want recipes, science experiments, hands-on activities, and games—all about food! Reviewed in the United States on September 22, 2012. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Unlock a lifetime of successful cooking with this groundbreaking new volume from the editors of Cook's Illustrated, the magazine that put food science on the map. In their trademark style of experimenting, assessing results, deriving takeaways, and offering related recipes, they explain 50 fundamental concepts that will make even the most skilled cook better. Cooks Illustrated’s The Science of Good Cooking. Our goal was five minutes of stirring, tops. There are lots of lovely drawings, but I like seeing pictures of the at least some of the finished product. The Science of Good Cooking Review More Jason Logsdon's Books and Other Modernist Books Click here to get great sous vide content via email If you are looking for a good book on why food cooks the way it does, then The Science of Good Cooking by The Editors of America's Test Kitchen and Guy Crosby Ph.D. is a perfect selection for you. A must-read to improve the results of your food! Having relied on Cooks Illustrated recommendations for many of my favourite kitchen tools, buying this book was a no brainer. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Good cooks work their magic on recipes, but they perfect their skill by mastering basic kitchen concepts. For example, a discussion about the importance of slow cooking pork is followed by several recipes that seem to ignore that counsel. I am looking forward to trying more out. Free shipping . Enabling JavaScript in your browser will allow you to experience all the features of our site. If you have even ONE Cook's Illustrated Cookbook, you do not need to buy this one. People say cooking is an art, and that's true, but the science of cooking is easier to grasp and repeat. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Please try your request again later. Classic risotto can demand half an hour of stovetop tedium for the best creamy results. Understanding it will make you a better cook and help you have a little fun in the process. Practical Food Science on virtually every page America’s Test Kitchen has spent 30 years investigating how cooking works - and why recipes sometimes don’t. Current price is $35.99, Original price is $40. 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. However, conversions of the metric system are explained. I own a hard-cover copy, and it has a place of honor on my kitchen bookshelf. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. With scientific explanations of 50 cooking phenomena plus recipes, The Science of Good Cooking prepares the home chef for any challenge In the recently released book, The Science of … Insightful teachings such as gentle heat prevents overcooking and high heat develops flavor are showcased in appealing recipes such as glazed spiral ham and stir-fried beef with snap peas and red peppers. (Oct.), Apart from grouping recipes by concept (e.g., "High Heat Develops Flavor," "Fat Makes Eggs Tender," and "Salting Vegetables Removes Liquids") instead of by course, this cookbook largely resembles other America's Test Kitchen titles, like The Cook's Illustrated Cookbook and The America's Test Kitchen Family Cookbook. To start, a sponge (a mixture of flour, water, and yeast that rests for at least eight hours) gives us the flavor benefits of a long fermentation with minimal effort. 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. Cooking Light Mad Delicious : The Science of Making Good-for-You Food Taste... $6.99. Reviewed in the United States on December 13, 2016. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 5, 2013, A Very interesting book, there are some tasty recipies which are described well. Unlock a lifetime of successful cooking with this groundbreaking new volume from the editors of Cook's Illustrated, the magazine that put food science on the map. We explain the science in simple, practical terms, so you really understand how these principles work and how you can apply them as you cook. Looking for a light summer dessert on a balmy July day? Discover, learn, and expand your cooking repertoire with Julia Collin Davison, Bridget Lancaster, Jack Bishop, Dan Souza, Lisa McManus, Tucker Shaw, Bryan Roof, and our fabulous team of test cooks! So we ... Everyone loves a burger, including everyone you know who doesn’t eat meat anymore. VERDICT A handy (if redundant) collection that synthesizes America's Test Kitchen's numerous kitchen experiments. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Please try again. If interested in the science of cooking, as the title suggests, this is an incredibly good book for it. Click or Press Enter to view the items in your shopping bag or Press Tab to interact with the Shopping bag tooltip. The editors at America's Test Kitchen earn their reputation by sharpening those concepts and perfecting those recipes. 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Sidebars provide useful advice and guidelines on everything from egg safety and salt to flour and butter. The Science of Good Cooking is done in the typical Cook’s Illustrated Style. America’s Test Kitchen brands are well-known for top-rated television shows with more than 4 million weekly public television viewers, bestselling cookbooks, magazines, websites, and a cooking school. 144-page special issue from the cooks at America's Test Kitchen is packed with foolproof summertime dessert recipes as well as helpful kitchen tips and ratings. [Check out Neal Wyatt's "RA Crossroads: What To Read After Modernist Cuisine" at ow.ly/cjbe3 for more titles on food science.—Ed. Members save with free shipping everyday! Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Master 50 simple concepts to enjoy a lifetime of success in the kitchen. Cook's Illustrated; Illustrated edition (October 1, 2012). To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Javascript is not enabled in your browser. Organized around 50 core principles our test cooks use to develop foolproof recipes, The Science of Good Cooking is a radical new approach to teaching the fundamentals of the kitchen. It teaches some fundamental concepts of good cooking that are reusable across almost all recipes. We explain the science in simple, practical terms, so you really understand how these principles work and how you can apply them as you cook. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 20, 2013. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. There was a problem loading your book clubs. You can view Barnes & Noble’s Privacy Policy. The Science of Good Cooking: Master 50 Simple Concepts to Enjoy a Lifetime of Success in the Kitchen (Cook's Illustrated Cookbooks). 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