Innovative solutions to everyday cooking challenges—from maximizing minimal counter space to preparing delicious meals without special appliances—from the Cook’s Illustrated team of test kitchen MacGyvers
The test cooks of Cook's Illustrated have hacked their way through the kitchen—and beyond—to find innovative solutions to everyday cooking challenges. A kitchen hack is an unusual, easier, and/or better way of performing a task that often saves money and time or improves the quality of the outcome. Kitchen Hacks features over 1,000 of Cook’s Illustrated’s test kitchen-approved tips and tricks to help you face down kitchen conundrums, such as:
• Need extra counter space? Place a baking sheet on top of a pulled-out kitchen drawer.
• No rolling pin to be found? Pull out a bottle of wine to flatten your pie dough.
• Can’t get that sticky jar open? Fit a rubber band around the lid for a helpful grip.
Throughout, you'll find fun and helpful illustrations that guide you every step of the way. Additionally, you’ll find 22 “How Did They Do That?” recipes, which include hacks like how to make the perfect vanilla ice cream without a machine, how to whip up a DIY eggless mayonnaise in no time—and much more.
Become a more efficient and inventive cook and take your skills to the next level with our kitchen hacks—and have fun while doing it.