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Cook's Illustrated How To Make Muffins, Biscuits & Scones
Cook's Illustrated How To Make Muffins Biscuits Scones Author:John Burgoyne Quick breads have plenty of appeal for the modern cook. They can be made in a matter of minutes, yet the payoff is high. Who doesn?t love a good blueberry muffin or a basket of warm biscuits served with dinner? — In How to Make Muffins, Biscuits, & Scones,, we show you how to make perfect muffins, biscuits, and scones, as well as other quick brea... more »ds, including Irish soda bread, banana bread, cornbread, and cranberry-nut bread. All the recipes in this handy book have been put through the rigorous Cook?s Illustrated testing process, and along the way, our test kitchen has made some interesting discoveries.
We share our findings about the equipment (a food processor is the best tool for cutting cold butter into dry ingredients when making biscuits and scones), ingredients (stone-ground yellow cornmeal, with flecks of germ and bran, makes the best-tasting cornbread and corn muffins), and techniques (for the most-tender, best-tasting muffins, cream the butter and sugar, beat in the eggs, then add the dry ingredients to the batter alternately with the liquid) that yield the best results.
This beautiful hardbound book, with over 95 pages of recipes, hand-drawn illustrations, and step-by-step instructions, will provide you with the recipes, tips and techniques needed to guarantee perfect quick breads.« less