Join Christopher Kimball and the cast of Americaís Test Kitchen, the most-watched cooking show on public television, to learn the basics of great home cooking. The Americaís Test Kitchen team has carefully selected eleven tried-and-true recipes that belong in every home cookís weeknight repertoire. These favorite dishes have been tested and retested to make sure they work every time. This special collection also includes independent, objective reviews of indispensable kitchen equipment such as celebrity skillets, as well as recommendations for supermarket staples from tomato paste to white wine vinegar. With advice from Americaís Test Kitchen, youíll never have to waste money on gadgets that donít work and youíll maximize your budget when grocery shopping. Recipes include:- Asparagus, Ham, and GruyËre Frittata- Pan-Roasted Chicken Breasts- Pan-Seared Inexpensive Steak and Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes- Chicken Paillard- ìQuickî Bolognese- Stir-Fry Beef and Broccoli- Farfalle with Tomatoes, Olives, and Feta- Skillet Lasagna- Pork Chops with Vinegar and Sweet Peppers- Pan-Seared Shrimp- Classic Macaroni and Cheese.