Lisa McManus is senior editor in charge of all equipment testing and ingredient tasting stories at Cook’s Illustrated and Cook’s Country magazines, and writes testing and tasting features for Cook’s Illustrated. She joined America’s Test Kitchen in 2006, after working as a newspaper food editor, and magazine and newspaper journalist for many years in Boston, New York, and California. She is a graduate of Brown University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Her husband, Hugh, is a rocket scientist, and they have two sons.
This best-selling ringbound cookbook, now revised and updated with an all-new 50-page cookware buying guide, delivers more than 1,200 foolproof recipes for classic American family fare in a clear, accessible style. With the addition of our Guide to Kitchen Equipment and the America's Test Kitchen Buying Guide, this cookbook is even more timely and valuable.