Free Download PDF America’s Test Kitchen Twentieth Anniversary TV Show Cookbook: Best-Ever Recipes from the Most Successful Cooking Show on TV (Complete ATK TV Show Cookbook)

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A special collection of the very best 500 recipes from two decades of the America’s Test Kitchen TV show, plus all the recipes from the 20th season. Here are ATK’s greatest hits, the most inventive and rewarding project recipes, classics reimagined, must-have basics, international favorites, and all-star baking recipes.

The recipes selected for this commemorative edition celebrate the best and most remarkable accomplishments from 500 episodes of the longest-running cooking show on TV. The collection also shines a spotlight on the cast with fascinating commentary on the recipes from the team that brought them to life on TV. The book captures the personality of the show and provides a first-ever behind-the-scenes look at its beloved cast members along with special features that relay the collected expertise, wit, and wisdom of the team behind America’s most-trusted test kitchen.

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Cheers to 20 Years!

500+ best ever foolproof recipes for the home cook, curated by the stars of ATK TV show who also share their own favorite recipes in this celebratory 20th anniversary collection.

Rice BowlRice Bowl

Brown Rice Bowls with Vegetables and Salmon

Kung PaoKung Pao

Kung Pao Chicken: Exploding flavors in every bite

Our foolproof recipe for this Chinese take-out mainstay of lightly glazed marinated chicken, scallions, celery, toasted peanuts, spicy chiles, and tingly Sichuan peppercorns offers up savory-sweet spiciness and satisfying crisp crunchy texture in every bite-size morsel.

Twenty Years of Rule-Breaking Cooking

Best-Ever Recipes from the Most Successful Cooking Show on TV

America’s Test Kitchen Twentieth Anniversary TV Show Cookbook is a must-have for fans old and new! This commemorative keepsake shines a spotlight on ATK’s most essential and trusted recipes as never before– with engaging personal comments from the cast and insights into why they love a particular recipe or what they learned while developing it in the test kitchen. Featuring more than 580 must-have recipes from the show’s 500+ episodes, each dish has a different story, purpose, and background.

SNEEK PEEK! Get the recipes from Season 20 before they air

Transform your cooking skills with project recipes that test the limits of anyone’s skills like Authentic Baguettes and Prochetta

Go from zero to hero with revolutionary recipes like Slow-Roasted Beef and Foolproof All-Butter Pie Dough

Recreate the greatest hits like Best Chicken Parmesan and Olive Oil Cake

Ultimate Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp ScampiShrimp Scampi

There is a reason shrimp scampi is a restaurant favorite. When done right, this dish marries tender shrimp with a creamy, garlicky, and lemony sauce.

“This recipe holds a special place in my heart because it was the first one I ever cooked after I joined the ATK family. It’s also a menu item that my mother and i enjoy ordering when we treat ourselves to dine-out nights. None of the scampi dishes we had in the past ever lived up to the ATK version; they often lacked any depth of flavor and, once the shrimp was out of the butter, the taste was gone. Our recipe offers an abundance of flavor that you don’t leave behind on the plate; it also utilizes all the parts of the shrimp so nothing goes to waste. Delicious and Sustainable!” – Elle Simone Scott

Infinitely Better & Easier Dishes

Roast Beef

Roast Beef

Cauliflower Bites

Cauliflower Bites

Lemon Olive Oil Tart

Lemon Olive Oil Tart

Sous Vide Rosemary-Mustard Seed Crusted Roast Beef

Hands-off roast reigns supreme

If you have a sous vide machine, you’re always on the lookout for the next great sous vide recipe. If you don’t have one, this recipe just may be your tipping point. The sealed meat cooks to your desired temperature in a gentle water bath–meaning it fits your definition of perfectly done–and you finish it with a quick sear on the stove.

Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

The next best thing to actual chicken

These crunchy, tangy, spicy, and just plain addictive cauliflower bites will be the new star of your game day table. The key to this recipe is the crunchy coating that can hold its own under the buffalo sauce, resulting in a bite that never becomes soggy. There is no doubt that these are sure to impress vegans, non-vegans and even the biggest cauliflower critics!

Lemon Olive Oil Tart

Bye bye butter!

“Ditch the butter for better flavor” is something you’ll rarely hear, but in this case it’s true. Using extra-virgin olive oil makes the press-in-pan crust snap and allows lemons’ acidity to shine in the rich, firm filling.


Found Her True Passion in the Kitchen

Julia has done just about every job at ATK–from developing recipes and leading the kitchen books team to 20 years of showing America how to cook on camera.

Music I Play While Cooking: Reggae

Secret Food Craving: Sour cream and onion potato chips

Ingredient I Cannot Live Without Scallions


Hates Winter, Loves Her Job

“I still despise the long new England winters and fantasize about moving down South… But I also still love walking through the doors at ATK and seeing the people I work with.”

Food I Will Not Eat: Beets (they taste like dirt)

When I’m Not Cooking You’ll Find me: Brewing beer or watching old movies

Favorite Food Destination: Rome


From Behind the Scenes to On the Screen

Elle’s culinary road has taken lots of twists and turns, but she’s found her niche on camera and in the photo studio at ATK.

Secret Food Craving: Butter-pecan ice cream

Favorite Cuisine: Caribbean

Music I Play While Cooking: Jazz


Can Do More than Just Talk

For 20 years, our taste-test expert has been helping home cooks figure out which supermarket ingredients are best–and which one’s don’t measure up.

First Recipe Developed at ATK: Vanilla Ice Cream

Favorite Cuisine: Italian

Ingredient I Cannot Live Without: Maldon Salt


Julia Collin Davison


Bridget Lancaster


Elle Simone Scott


Jack Bishop

Publisher‏:‎America’s Test Kitchen; Anniversary edition (October 22, 2019)
Hardcover‏:‎592 pages
Item Weight‏:‎4.65 pounds
Dimensions‏:‎8.69 x 1.45 x 11.19 inches
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