3 November, 2015
Just the Essentials with Lisa McManus
The Gadget Guru lists her five favorite recipes from 100 Recipes.
In celebration of our latest publication, 100 Recipes—a book which lists, in our estimation, the 100 most essential recipes in the history of the Test Kitchen—our beloved television personalities have each compiled a list of their five favorite recipes from the book. Below, the Gadget Guru Lisa McManus lists hers, including a simple yet elegant recipe for pan-seared chicken breasts.
You might grab a package of boneless skinless chicken breasts for dinner. It seems easy… and can go so wrong. This recipe fixes everything.
(Yeah, we eat a lot of chicken in my family.) Roasting it in a searing-hot skillet in the oven instantly solves a lot of problems that arise when trying to evenly cook dark and light meat. Plus, it’s quick.
This is what a scone is. This is why scones are great.
4. Pork Tinga
This dish has a really addictive taste, nice combination of textures, and it’s not hard to make.
Big flavor, rich and decadent, and so good. (Plus, you get to say pots de crème.) Sort of impressive, but actually pretty easy to make. Get the right chocolate, or it will be harder to nail the texture.
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Source: America’s Test Kitchen.