Cook's Country

Cook's Country and Christopher Kimball

Christopher Kimball founded Cook's Magazine, a national magazine for cooking hobbyists, in 1980 and served as publisher and editorial director through 1989. In 1984, Chris founded the Who's Who of Cooking in America, which was initiated to honor America's leading chefs, restaurateurs, vintners, food writers, and food producers.

Chris relaunched Cook's Magazine as Cook's Illustrated in 1993 and founded Cook's Country. He serves as publisher and editor of both magazines. Chris hosts America's Test Kitchen, a public television cooking show now in its eleventh season. He is also the host and executive producer of Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen.

Chris is a regular contributor to The Today Show and has been featured in many publications including The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, People magazine, The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post and The Los Angeles Times. In 1996, he was inducted into the Who's Who of Food and Beverage in America.

A prolific writer, Chris is the author of The Cook's Bible, The Yellow Farmhouse Cookbook, Dear Charlie (a Christopher Award winner), The Dessert Bible, The Kitchen Detective and Fannie's Last Supper.

He lives in Boston and Vermont.

Canning 101

Our friends at Cook's Country share a comprehensive cannning 101 tutorial. Never tried canning before? This is a great place to start! Plus we are givingaway 5 copies of Grandma's Kitchen cookbook from the Cook's Country publisher. Come inside to find out how to enter.

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Asparagus at CHEFS Mix


CHEFS friends from Cook's Country share some tips for selecting, prepping, and cooking asparagus. Plus get Cook's Country recipes for Parmesan Asparagus and Creams Asparagus Soup.

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