Recipes from Cook's Illustrated Meat Book

Cook's Illustrated Meat Book Cookbook

The Cook’s Illustrated Meat Book begins with a 27-page master class in meat cookery, which covers shopping, storing , and seasoning meat. It also includes fully illustrated pages devoted to all of the major cooking methods: sautéing, pan-searing, pan-roasting, roasting, grilling, barbecuing, and more. The Cook’s Illustrated Meat Book also includes equipment recommendations. In addition, hundreds of step-by-step illustrations guide you through our core techniques so whether you’re slicing a chicken breast into cutlets or getting ready to carve prime rib the Cook’s Illustrated Meat Book covers all the bases.

Sheet pan of oven-roasted chicken thighs, topped with salt and pepper.

Oven Roasted Chicken Thighs

“Simple.” “Perfect.” “The moistest chicken with the crispest skin we’ve ever had.” That’s what folks are saying about this easy peasy, crowd-pleasing, weeknight-friendly technique.

  • (2)
  • 5 M
  • 45 M
  • 14
A white tray with slices of perfect baked bacon.

Baked Bacon

A ridiculously easy way to cook bacon for a crowd. No fuss. No standing at the stovetop. No spatters.

  • (7)
  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 48