When my friend Noel raves about a recipe, I know it's going to be great.

Since I don't get Cooks Illustrated, and they don't post their recipes online without a paid subscription, I cheated and copied it from food.com (Noel was kind enough to print it out for me too).

Sorry, C.I.

If you want to read why this recipe works using Yukon gold potatoes and about the technique, C.I. has an article