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Last Week's Contest Winners

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Cook the Book: America's Test Kitchen Family Baking Book: princesskaren, pamlovescoffee, chupachups, Larikatz, and poomy. Cook the Book Party Planner: La Cucina: Anne-Marie, HadleyCT, mbreen, BostonDiner, and honeybea. Winners have been notified by email and also appear on our Contest Winners page. Thanks to all who entered.... More

Cook the Book: Meringue Kisses

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 1 comment

[Flickr: freakgirl] In my experience we all tend to fill up during the savory part of the holiday meal, leaving the sweet meal-enders barely touched. In an effort to cope with this dessert neglect I purpose offering a cookie plate... More

Cook the Book: Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 7 comments

These tasted shockingly professional, as if they came from a bakery and not my own humble kitchen. Uniformly flavored, crisp on the edges and chewy within, and damn good. More

Jam Thumbprints

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The following recipe is from the December 23 edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! The whole time that I was baking these Jam Thumbprints from America's Test Kitchen Family Baking... More

Cook the Book: Glazed Lemon Cookies

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 8 comments

The cookies have a very crisp texture, and a pronounced lemon flavor both aromatic and tart. But the nicest part of these cookies is that the lemon flavor is sharp and bright, and there's something about them that bring to mind a refreshing glass of lemonade or a scoop of lemon sorbet. More

Cook the Book: Black and White Cookies

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 7 comments

For me, black and white cookies are about two things—visual appeal and icing appreciation. I couldn't wait to replicate these deli favorites at home, to see just what goes into that lemon-scented cakey cookie and what kind of magic made that sweet, sweet icing. More

Cook the Book: Almond Biscotti

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 6 comments

The finished biscotti emerge just barely browned, crunchy, and thankfully nothing like those sad coffee shop specimens. These homemade biscotti have layers of crunch and softness, and a wonderful crumb. More

Cook the Book: America's Test Kitchen Family Baking Book

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You won't find Christopher Kimball on Food Network or pandering to the morning talkshow set—he's quite the polar opposite of the flamboyant, vivacious food personalities we've become so accustomed to in recent years. But Kimball has been an integral part of American food media for the last 30 years. You might recognize his signature horn-rimmed glasses and suspenders from America's Test Kitchen, a program syndicated on PBS stations around the country or from the pages of Cook's Illustrated, a bimonthly magazine that he's helmed for the since 1993. Kimball's reserved and meticulous New England sensibilities have made him into a reliable source of solid information and recipes for a very specific type of home cooks. Within the pages of... More

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