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America's Test Kitchen: Recipes on the show vs the cookbook?

takadi | Apr 12, 201212:19 AM

So I got the complete america's test kitchen tv show cookbook from 2001-2010. I was watching a show and they were showing this really awesome recipe for chicken and dumplings. Thinking that I would be find it in the "complete" compilation of recipes, I went to look for the recipe right after the show. Turns out the recipe was different, calling for whole milk instead of the buttermilk on the show, an addition of chicken wings, and egg whites to the buttermilk mixture. I was confused, so I looked up the recipe online and sure enough I found the "correct" one, which was called "lighter chicken and dumplings". The recipe post date was from 2009 as well so I know it couldn't have been that my book was out of date.

I've encountered this several times while trying to find recipes on the show in the book. My question is, why sell a cookbook that claims to have all the recipes from the show when you can't even find half them in it? I find myself having to look up all of them online, and most of the time, you need a subscription to even view the recipe. I feel like I got ripped off

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