The Cook's Illustrated Cookbook
The Cook’s Illustrated Cookbook: Nut-Crusted Chicken Breasts with Lemon and Thyme

The Cook’s Illustrated Cookbook: Nut-Crusted Chicken Breasts with Lemon and Thyme

As I've mentioned before, chicken breasts need a lot of help. I would almost always rather have a leg, a thigh or even a wing over a breast any day because, of course, they're fattier and that equals better. But if you insist on white meat I think you need to do...

The Cook's Illustrated Cookbook
The Cook’s Illustrated Cookbook: “The Only Tomato Sauce You’ll Ever Need”

The Cook’s Illustrated Cookbook: “The Only Tomato Sauce You’ll Ever Need”

This was a perfectly delicious tomato sauce but if I had to pick one to call "the only tomato sauce" I'll ever need it will not be this one.  That honor goes to Marcella Hazan's brilliant sauce which is simply a 28-oz. can of whole, peeled tomatoes, an onion cut in...