Clockwise from bottom left, assistant tasting and testing editor Hannah Crowley leads senior editor Lisa McManus, test kitchen intern Alleson Goldfinger, and associate editor Amy Graves in synchronized preparation eight different batches of our Almost Hands-Free Risotto with Parmesan and Herbs, each using a different brand of chicken broth, ahead of a taste test of the kitchen staple in the classic Italian rice dish. Why the coordinated effort? It’s important that each sample is ready for tasting at the same time to ensure accurate results and fair consideration for each option, and really, who’s going to feel good about cold risotto?
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Careful coordination is the key to preparation of a prodigious broth battle.