Best Technique and Equipment Cookbooks

Find our top 6 picks for the best technique and equipment cookbooks of the past 25 years.

Top 6 Technique and Equipment Cookbooks
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Top 6 Technique and Equipment Cookbooks

Some single-topic technique books don’t know when to stop: They add recipes for bulk that just don’t fit. We saw a slow-cooker book with a whole chapter of quick bread recipes, for example, and pressure-cooker books with cheesecake recipes. We tended to set those books aside in favor of the sort reviewed here: six books that blew us away both for their technique expertise and their solid recipes.

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