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Denise Landis

New Hampshire
Publisher and Editor-in-Chief — The Cook's Cook
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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...

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Nov 22, 2017

Try this traditional Chinese #dessert, known as #Almond Jelly, the next time your kids want to cook!

Nov 22, 2017

Oysters make a great holiday appetizer. We love these R. Murphy Knives to make shucking a lot easier:

Nov 22, 2017

If you're tired of #turkey for #Thanksgiving, try a Crown Roast of Pork to really impress your guests:

Nov 21, 2017

Don't throw out that #bacon fat from #brunch. Use it to keep the outdoor birds fed during the bitter cold months. @josiahcole explains how:

Nov 21, 2017

There are more ways to enjoy #pumpkin flavors than through pies and lattes. Edward Bottone provides some #recipes for Pumpkin Soup w/ Blue Cheese & Bacon, Pumpkin Walnut Muffins, Pumpkin Ice Cream, and more!

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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.