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Chris Kimball on why cooking is a science, not an art

The Cook's Illustrated test kitchens test their recipes dozens of times!
Cook's Illustrated founder  Chris Kimball joins guest host  Piya Chattopadhyay to chat about the science behind great cooking, and why he'll test a recipe dozens of times before it goes into print. 

  In an age of fast-paced, foul-mouthed chefs on reality TV, Kimball's food magazine focuses on the detail work that goes into a trustworthy recipe. 

Click here or on the listen button above to hear the full segment (audio runs 0:16:53). 

Want to try one of Kimball's carefully-crafted recipes? 

  Choose your sweet or savoury adventure. Download and print (1) The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie and/or (2) Flavourful Poached Salmon 

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie


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