Tag Archives: Cook’s Illustrated

Grilled Lemon Chicken with Rosemary

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7.5 / 10 7.5 / 10 I’ve made this a bunch of times and it is awesome. Really moist, delicious chicken. Kind of a pain relative to grilled chicken, but definitely worth it. Going to start … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 8 / 10 9 / 10 Dish Chocolate and PB Chick Cookies Recipe Source Cook’s Illustrated, but with 1/2 the chocolate chips subbed out for Reese’s chips Difficulty 4 / 10 Time to Complete Sides Served … Continue reading

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Homemade Naan (quicker version)

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 5 / 10 Made this to go with the Chicken Tikka Masala. As it stands, it’s not worth the effort vs. buying naan from the store. However, I want to try the Cook’s … Continue reading

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Silky Butternut Squash Soup with Sage Hazlenut Pesto

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 6 / 10 After our discovery that butternut squash and sage hazlenut pesto were such a good pairing, I decided to combine the two here. The soup was very silky (as promised) and … Continue reading

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Sopa Seca with Chorizo

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 8 / 10 7 / 10 After looking at our expenses the past couple months, I have (not so) quickly come to the realization that we need to massively change our spending habits. Being a one … Continue reading

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Stuffed Acorn Squash

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 7 / 10 A really good, easy fall meal. Em liked this more last time, when I did not use golden raisins and when I had pine nuts. Dish Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe … Continue reading

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Chicken Tandoori

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 6.5 / 10 7.5 / 10 I really liked this classic Indian chicken dish – the flavors are not overly-Indian and it is not the typical saucy dish. As far as Indian goes, this is fairly … Continue reading

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