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Denise Landis

New Hampshire
Publisher and Editor-in-Chief — The Cook's Cook
Covers:  food writing, recipe editing, recipe testing and development, wine and wineries, foraging, kitchen products, agriculture, ingredients, education and career advice, chefs, craft beers and microbreweries, cooking with or for children, gluten-free cooking, spirits and distilleries, food and health, literary agents, publishing, spices, cookware, environmental issues, food-related film reviews, bloggers, opinion, vegan cooking, recipes, charities

Editor-in-Chief of The Cook's Cook: A Community of Cooks, Food Writers & Recipe Testers. Food writer, cookbook author, former @nytfood recipe tester.

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After having received a degree in Anthropology and worked for seven years as an archeologist, I fell into recipe-testing by accident and have now been at it for over 25 years. Most of my work has been for the New York Times, but I have tested and edited numerous cookbooks, have written for many p...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I was testing recipes for the New York Times & asked by my editor if I'd like to write an article comparing Japanese & European chef knives.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I have a little turquoise portable typewriter buried somewhere in my attic. I wonder if I can get ribbons for it now...

How is social media changing news?

We have to be very careful about who to trust for news. Much incorrect information is passed off as "fact" by self-appointed authorities.


Champion for Children Award

2010 - Volunteerism
For "pure and simple commitment" to the Seacoast School of Technology Culinary Arts Program, Seacoast, New Hampshire.