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America's Test Kitchen is the home of Cook's Illustrated and Cook's Country magazines. The mission of the editors of America's Test Kitchen is to test and test and test recipes until they can discern how and why a particular technique works.

Perfect Baked Bacon Recipe

Baked Bacon

This perfect baked bacon recipe, made on a baking sheet in the oven, is a ridiculously easy way to cook bacon for a crowd. No fuss.

  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 46
Seared Scallops Recipe

Seared Scallops

Seared scallops are perhaps the easiest and most elegant dinner in existence. Here’s how to cook them.

  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 16
Baked Mac and Cheese With Bread Crumbs Recipe

Baked Mac and Cheese with Bread Crumbs

Because nothing says love like cheesy pasta magnificence, in particular, this baked macaroni and cheese recipe, which is one of the best we’ve ever had.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 8
Pan Seared Chicken Breast Recipe

Pan Seared Chicken Breast

Shatteringly crisp skin. Tender meat. And a stovetop that isn’t spattered with grease. This is going to change your weeknight chicken game.

  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 6
Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

Vegan chocolate cupcakes. So scrumilicious and deep dark chocolatey no one’s even going to notice they’re vegan. Swear.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 4 H
  • 0
Mango Guacamole Recipe

Mango Guacamole

Mango guacamole. Don’t judge. Not until you’ve tasted just the sweet heat that comes from adding tropical fruit and habanero to classic guacamole.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 0
Slow Cooker Ribs Recipe

Slow Cooker Ribs

All the scintillating, fall-off-the-bone magnificence of smoked ribs. None of the standing outside in the snow or sleet to tend your grill or smoker.

  • 25 M
  • 6 H, 45 M
  • 29
Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

Scalloped Potatoes

These scalloped potatoes are creamy easy cheesy side dish awesomeness. As welcome on weeknights as it is on holidays.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 2
Dark Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe

Dark Chocolate Cream Pie

Carefully concocted to rely on less sugar than the cloying milk chocolate cream pie of our childhood, this is a far more adult-friendly, yet still spectacularly satisfying, rendition of a classic.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 4
Slow Cooker Shredded Pork Recipe

Slow Cooker Shredded Pork

Pull out your slow cooker and sate yourself with this tender, sweetly spiced, subtly smoky shredded pork.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 12 H
  • 0
Four Cheese Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Four Cheese Macaroni and Cheese

Too much of a good thing can be wonderful. Witness this macaroni and cheese with fontina, Gorgonzola, pecorino, and Parm.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2
Oven-Roasted Chicken Thighs Recipe

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 recipe.

  • 5 M
  • 45 M
  • 12
Mashed Potatoes and Root Vegetables Recipe

Mashed Potatoes and Root Vegetables

Mashed potatoes are mixed with root vegetables to make a deeply flavored, satisfying side dish. For the mashed potatoes, use russets or Yukon Gold.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0