How to (Actually) Follow a Recipe | Techniquely with Lan Lam

From America’s Test Kitchen.

When we say our recipes work, it’s because we have a rigorous recipe development process to ensure they work for real home cooks. Cook’s Illustrated’s Lan Lam shows you how to follow a recipe for failproof results.

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