46 of 48 people found the following review helpful
Very nicely done,
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This review is from: The America's Test Kitchen DIY Cookbook (Paperback)
I guess if I have one compliant it is it should be thicker and cover more recipes. Pickled daikon and sag panneer (sp) didn't make the cut. However, it's a great book for learning all those odd skills that used to be part of cooking. I've been making bacon, pickling, playing at cheese making and brewing for a bit and this book would have been a great help when we started. For one, it has color pictures of steps for each project and very detailed instructions. It's not as good as having Dad or Grandma teach you to do it, but they are better than anything else I've seen and it covers a lot of ground. The book touches on fermentation, pickling, cheese-making, etc so you get an idea of the range of things to do as well as how complicated they are. It's definitely a keeper.