Dan Souza is a senior editor of Cook’s Illustrated and an on-screen test cook for America’s Test Kitchen. In addition to his work on Cook’s Illustrated, Dan has contributed content to a dozen America’s Test Kitchen cookbooks, most recently executing and editing the test kitchen experiments for The Science of Good Cooking (October 2012). Dan cut his culinary teeth as an apprentice in Hungary before graduating first in his class from the Culinary Institute of America (CIA). After cooking in restaurants in New York City and Boston, however, he found his true calling: applying good science to create great recipes for the home cook. Follow him at @testcook.
This is a book that will make anyone, no matter their skill level, a better cook. More than 3,000 step-by-step color photos and almost 200 cooking lessons show you how things should be done, and captions featuring the voice of the test kitchen tell you why. It's like having an expert by your side every step of the way, guaranteeing success and making you a more skilled cook at every turn.