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What's the best way to preserve leftover herbs, peel eggs in record time, or chop chocolate with ease? Ever wonder if it's possible to soundproof your coffee grinder? Find the answers to these questions and many more in this indispensable and practical A-to-Z handbook. Even the most experienced cook will find that these tips--the most highly rated feature of our books and magazines--deliver unique and clever solutions to common kitchen problems. Drawn from the Quick Tips department of Cook's Illustrated magazine (the result of thousands of reader submissions), this collection covers everything from techniques and ingredients to equipment. Want to know how to take the sting out of cutting chiles (coat the hand holding the chile with oil, proof bread dough in a dry climate (put it in the dishwasher), or store sharp kitchen tools safely (secure their pointy tips in leftover wine corks)? Look no further than this fun and comprehensive collection.