DIY Cookbook: Can It, Cure It, Churn It, Brew It

September 8, 2019 - Comment

Why buy it when you can make it? From smoked bacon and dill pickles to your own home-brewed ale, trust the test kitchen experts to guide you through more than 100 foolproof kitchen projects. Pantry Staples For the freshest, best results, make your own ketchup, hot sauce, and vanilla extract. For the adventurous, there’s sriracha,

Why buy it when you can make it?

From smoked bacon and dill pickles to your own home-brewed ale, trust the test kitchen experts to guide you through more than 100 foolproof kitchen projects. Pantry Staples For the freshest, best results, make your own ketchup, hot sauce, and vanilla extract. For the adventurous, there’s sriracha, harissa, and wine vinegar. Jams and Jellies Preserve the seasons with orange marmalade, strawberry jam, and apple butter, while wine jelly and bacon jam are great year-round options. Pickled Favorites Get your pickle fix with classics like bread-and-butters and sour dills, plus test kitchen favorites like dilly beans, giardiniera, and kimchi. The Dairy Best Making fresh cheeses like ricotta and goat cheese, churning butter, preparing yogurt, and even making soy milk (for tofu) are simpler than you think. Charcuterie at home From artisanal pancetta, prosciutto, pâtés, and terrines to everyday favorites like bacon, chorizo, and beef jerky, our recipes have the carnivore covered. Snacks and Sweets Make store-bought favorites like rich buttery crackers, marshmallows, and graham crackers fresher and better. Or take the fancier route with lavash crackers, grissini, salted caramels, and chocolate-hazelnut spread. Beverages Stock your fridge with root beer, ginger beer, and cold-brew coffee. Stock your bar with sweet vermouth, cocktail bitters, and tonic water. Plus, our IPA beer recipe is ideal for first-time home brewers.

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Comments

Anonymous says:

Same format and in-depth descriptions that you have come to expect from ATK First, a word of warning – most of these recipes you can get free online at America’s Test Kitchen The Feed (AmericasTestKitchenFeed [dot] com). I was unaware of that when I ordered the book, so I just paid for a book of recipes that I already had for free and was very disappointed. THIS WAS MY MISTAKE AND WILL NOT AFFECT MY RATING.With that said, it’s a good book. If you are the type of person that prefers to have all of your recipes in a book instead of a digital copy, I…

Anonymous says:

Easy step by step instructions for seemingly challenging tasks I was about to not buy this book because another review told me that all of these recipes are available for free on the America’s Test Kitchen Feed site. That was a great tip and review because I never knew about that site before and it was a great find. However, when I started to look at what was available online and what was in this book (according to the description) I noticed that a lot of the recipes in this book where not online. I ended up buying the book and am really happy I did. This…

Anonymous says:

Broadens my horizons It is great fun to make everyday products, and try to put my own spin on some old favorites.I strongly urge people who like to cook to try their hand at DIY for ordinary products like mustard. This is America’s Home Kitchen’s great starter book that I have used to make many different products. Often I don’t save any money, but it is a real joy to share a new spin on mustard, for example, that no one else in the world can buy.Here is the basic mustard recipe, simple…

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