This 64-page double issue is dedicated to the very best Italian recipes and cooking tips from the test cooks and editors of Cook's Illustrated magazine and the America's Test Kitchen public television cooking show.
The 60+ recipes include everything from pasta classics like Four-Cheese Lasagna and Pasta Primavera to seafood favorites like Shrimp Scampi and Mussels Steamed in White Wine to mainstays like Slow Cooker Italian Sunday Gravy, Chicken Saltimbocca, and Deep-Dish Pizza, and specialty desserts like Cannoli Ice Cream Cake and Italian Jam Tart.
Italian Favorites 2010 features a two-page illustrated spread on "Garlic Tips and Techniques" as well as dozens of Italian cooking quick tips and shortcuts including: Quicker Tomato Coring, Easier Bread Slicing, Smoothing out Polenta, Seeding Cucumbers, Keeping Pasta Dough Moist, and Drying Fresh Pasta.
Also included are our top picks for the best ingredients and cookware, including the best: bacon, black pepper, extra-virgin olive oil ,chicken broth, canned diced tomatoes, slow cooker vegetable peeler, garlic press, and salad spinner.
Featured Recipes Include:
Veal Parmesan, Slow Cooker Italian Sunday Gravy, Tuscan-Style Roast Pork Loin, Chicken Saltimbocca, Parmesan Crusted Chicken Cutlets, Chicken Francese, Simple Shrimp Scampi, Mussels Steamed in White Wine, Spinach, Potato, and Bacon Frittata, Porcini Mushroom Pasta Sauces, Weeknight Bolognese, Salerno-Style Spaghetti with Fried Eggs and Bread Crumbs, Meatballs and Marinara, Spaghetti alla Carbonara, Baked Manicotti, Pasta Primavera, Four-Cheese Lasagna, Ricotta Calzones, Deep-Dish Pizza, Insalata Mista, Fritto Misto, Make-Ahead Italian Dressing Mix, Italian Spinach with Raisins and Pine Nuts, Risotto alla Milanese, Braised Fennel with Wine and Parmesan, Peperonata, Straciatella, Italian Chickpea Soup, Really Good Pasta "Fazool", Italian-Style Lamb Stew with Green Beans, Tomatoes, and Basil, Italian Almond Cake, Ricotta Cheesecake, Cannoli Ice Cream Cake, Berries with Zabaglione, Italian Jam Tart