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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. @testkitchen

A partially-eaten chocolate souffle in a round white ceramic dish.

Chocolate Soufflé

If you’ve been hesitant to make chocolate souffle out of fear, worry not. This easy version is guaranteed to reach lofty heights. A no-stress, high-stakes dessert. We show you how.

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A white bowl filled with New Mexican red pork chili, garnished with red onion and cilantro.

New Mexican Red Pork Chili

This riff on carne adovada is a lazy cook’s dream come true. Red pork chili with layers of flavor? Yes, please. Set-it-and-forget-it comfort food.

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Two pan seared chicken breasts in a stainless steel skillet with a pair of tongs resting on one of the chicken breasts.

Pan Seared Chicken Breast

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

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Pieces of broiled broccoli rabe being turned over on a sheet pan by a person using tongs.

Broiled Broccoli Rabe

“My husband even asked for seconds!” That’s what we’re hearing about this easy-peasy approach to incorporating more healthful yet not-at-all off-putting greens into your every day.

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A parchment-lined baking sheet with four roasted cod fillet on top of roasted potatoes slices and topped with lemon slices

Roasted Cod With Lemon and Potatoes

“The epitome of success.” “Simple yet elegant.” “I definitely will be making this again and again.” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe. Sorta makes you forget it’s healthy.

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A white bowl filled with Provençale fish soup with a spoon resting inside.

Provençale Fish Soup

A simple fish stew that’s elegant yet effortless in that maddening French manner. (You know how French women just toss that scarf and it looks so elegant? Like that.)

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A skillet filled with pan seared scallops cooked in butter

Pan Seared Scallops

Perhaps the easiest and most elegant dinner conceivable. Here’s how to cook your pricey (and worth every penny) sea scallops to perfection.

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A glass baking dish filled with scalloped potatoes

Scalloped Potatoes

Essentially creamy easy cheesy side dish awesomeness., these are as welcome on weeknights as they are on holidays.

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A spoon scooping chocolate mug cake from a blue mug.

Chocolate Mug Cake

Molten, gooey, dense, chocolatey, and done in minutes with nary any evidence, er, we mean cleanup, this microwave mug cake is the solution to when you need dessert stat.

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