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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!
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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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