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  • At this time a subscription to our magazine does not include full access to our online content.

    Unlike other recipe resources out there, we don’t accept any sort of advertising. We know that our readers rely on us for unbiased reviews and we believe accepting advertising would stand in the way of that mission. As you may already know, America’s Test Kitchen is made up of dozens of incredibly talented test cooks, who exhaustively test every recipe we publish. That’s what makes our recipes so great! We know that charging for recipes is unusual, but we believe our content and our unbiased reputation are worth it, and we like to think our fans agree.

    With a membership to our website, you get benefits you don’t get from a magazine subscription. Online members can access recipes going all the way back to the first issue of Cook’s Illustrated magazine, or see episodes of America’s Test Kitchen from our very first season. You can easily access related content when viewing a recipe, create a shopping list, view pre-made menus for all sorts of occasions, and save your favorite recipes for easy access later.  

    We also offer the ability to register for free on both AmericasTestKitchen.com and CooksCountry.com. Registrants can access recipes and episodes from the two most current seasons of both of our shows for free online. And if you want access to older content, but still aren’t sure about paying for recipes, you can always try us out free for 14 days. Simply visit us at CooksIllustrated.com, AmericasTestKitchen.com, or CooksCountry.com, and click “Start Free Trial.”

  • To give either Cook’s Illustrated or Cook’s Country as a gift, simply visit our homepage at www.CookIllustrated.com or www.CooksCountry.com and click on ‘Gift Membership’ at the top of the page.

     

  • You can share your heirloom recipes with us by visiting us here:

    https://www.cookscountry.com/heirloomrecipes

    You can also submit your heirloom recipes  through the mail by sending them to:

    Cook’s Country

    Heirloom Recipes

    P.O. Box 470739

    Brookline, MA 02447

    If you’re submitting to us through the mail, please make sure to include all the information asked for on the web-page above in order to be considered.

  • To change an automatic renewal option for a magazine subscription, visit your account page and sign in with your account number or mailing address. Simply click on ‘Support’ in the upper right hand corner of any ATK, Cook’s Illustrated, or Cook’s Country  webpage, or follow the link below:

    http://www.cooksillustrated.com/support

    Once you have logged in, select the option “Change Your Automatic Renewal Status.” Select the option “Stop My Auto Renewal” and then click “Save My Preference” so save the changes made to your magazine subscription.

     

  • To change the credit card information associated with a magazine subscription, visit your account page and sign in with your account number or mailing address. If you are interested in changing your credit card information for your Cook’s Illustrated or Cook’s Country magazine simply click on ‘Support’ in the upper right hand corner of any ATK, Cook’s Illustrated, or Cook’s Country  webpage, or follow the link below:

    http://www.cooksillustrated.com/support

    Once you have logged in, you can select the option “Change Your Credit Card.” Once you have entered your new credit card information, click “Save My Changes” so that your updated information will be saved.

     

  • Cooks Country ran its final “Looking for a Recipe” feature in the February/March 2014 issue. We know some fans will miss this feature, and we hope that “Lost Recipe” fans  will enjoy our new recurring feature, “Heirloom Recipes.”

    You can enjoy past recipes and responses from “Looking for a Recipe” on The America’s Test Kitchen Feed, here:

    http://www.americastestkitchenfeed.com/topics/looking-for-a-recipe/

  • You can find the expiration date for your subscription on your magazine wrapper, right above your name. You can also find your expiration date by logging into your account. Simply click on ‘Support’ in the upper right hand corner of any ATK, Cook’s Illustrated, or Cook’s Country  webpage, or follow the link below:

    http://www.cooksillustrated.com/support

    Select your magazine from the right hand side, and log in using your account number or name and address. Your expiration date will be listed next to the magazine title.

     

  • You can visit us at the website below to share your Kitchen Shortcuts:

    http://www.cookscountry.com/kitchenshortcuts/

     

    You can also submit your Kitchen Shortcut through the mail by sending them to:

    Cook’s Country

    Kitchen Shortcuts

    P.O. Box 470739

    Brookline, MA 02447

    If you’re submitting to us through the mail, please make sure to include all the information asked for on the web-page above in order to be considered.

  • Think you’ve found the rooster in your Cook’s Country magazine? Click here to submit your entry to the 'Find the Rooster' contest!

     

  • You can send your questions and comments, or submit a Quick Tip by emailing cooks@americastestkitchen.com. You can also send your submissions or feedback to us at:

    Cook's Illustrated

    Editorial

    17 Station Street

    Brookline, MA 02445

    Fax: (617) 232-1572

    Please note that while we welcome your questions and feedback, we don’t accept freelance submissions of any kind.

     

  • If you’ve given Cook’s Illustrated or Cook’s Country as a gift and you’d like to download a gift card for your recipient, you can click here to download a gift card.  

     

  • We’d be happy to place an order for a single back issue for you! Simply give us a call at 800-611-0759 inside the U.S. or 515-246-6911 if you’re international. Back issues are $6.95 each, with $2.95 shipping and handling.

    You can also buy our back issues in bound annual editions at our bookstore. To browse our Cook’s Illustrated Annual Editions, click here or here to browse our Cook’s Country Annual Editions.

     

  • To pay a magazine subscription bill online, visit your account page and sign in with your account number or mailing address. If you are interested in paying for your Cook’s Illustrated or Cook’s Country magazine simply click on ‘Support’ in the upper right hand corner of any ATK, Cook’s Illustrated, or Cook’s Country  webpage, or follow the link below:

    http://www.cooksillustrated.com/support

    Once you have logged in, you can check to see if you have an outstanding balance on your magazine subscription. If you see “Pay Now” next to your magazine subscription, click and enter in your payment information to complete your payment .

     

  • To cancel a magazine subscription, visit your account page and sign in with your account number or mailing address. If you are interested in canceling your Cook’s Illustrated or Cook’s Country magazine simply click on ‘Support’ in the upper right hand corner of any ATK, Cook’s Illustrated, or Cook’s Country  webpage, or follow the link below:

    http://www.cooksillustrated.com/support

    Once you log in, you can click on the option “Cancel Your Subscription” on the left side of the screen. If you do not see the option to “Cancel Your Subscription” your subscription has either expired or has been previously cancelled.

     

  • To renew a magazine subscription, visit your account page and sign in with your account number or mailing address.If you are interested in renewing your Cook’s Illustrated or Cook’s Country magazine simply click on ‘Support’ in the upper right hand corner of any ATK, Cook’s Illustrated, or Cook’s Country  webpage, or follow the link below:

    http://www.cooksillustrated.com/support

    Once you log in, click on the option “Renew Your Subscription” on the left side of the screen. After you’ve entered in a subscription option under “Current Offer” and valid credit card information, click on “Renew Now” to complete your order.

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    To change your mailing address for a magazine subscription, visit your account page and sign in with your account number or mailing address. If you want to changing your address for your Cook’s Illustrated or Cook’s Country magazine, simply click on ‘Support’ in the upper right hand corner of any ATK, Cook’s Illustrated, or Cook’s Country  webpage, or follow the link below:

    http://www.cooksillustrated.com/support

    Once you log in, click on the option “Change Your Address” on the left side of the screen. Once you have entered your new address, click “Save My Changes.”

    The next issue in your subscription will be sent to your new mailing address.

     

  • A Multi-Site membership gives you access to all content across CooksIllustrated.com, CooksCountry.com and AmericasTestKitchen.com, plus over 1,000 recipes in our Cookbook Collection for just $69.95/year.

    You can sign up for Multi-Site at any time by clicking here

  • Cookies are small pieces of information stored in your browser that allow our websites to verify your account information and sign you in to our site. You can test your cookies and find information for enabling them in your preferred browser by clicking here.

     

  • You can cancel your online memberships at any time by following these steps:

    1. Go to AmericasTestKitchen.com/user to log into your account.

    2. Enter your email address and password, then click "Sign in."

    3. Click "Account" in the top right corner of the page.

    4. Click "Edit this membership" in the Membership section of your account page.

    5. Click the "Cancel this Membership" link.

    6. Select one of the two options and then click "Submit."

  • You can renew your online membership at any time by following these steps:

    1. Go to AmericasTestKitchen.com/user to log into your account.

    2. Enter your email address and password, then click "Sign in".

    3. Click "Account" in the top right corner of the page.

    4. Click "Renew this Membership" in the Membership section of your account page.

  • All videos from seasons 13 and 14 of America's Test Kitchen, as well as seasons 5 and 6 of Cook's Country, have closed captioning available. To turn on closed captioning, simply hold your cursor over the video until you see a small popup that says “Captions” in the upper left hand corner. Click this button and select “English” to turn on closed captioning.

  • You can save a recipe or article by using our new Favorites feature. Favorites are designed to let you bookmark and organize your favorite recipes into categories and menus. You can select "Add to Favorites" to bookmark any page, and you can click on "Favorites" at any time to refer back to your favorite recipes. If you’d rather save a recipe or article to your computer's hard drive, choose “File,” then “Save” on your Web browser menu bar.

  • There are a few reasons you might be having trouble logging in. First, make sure you are on the right website. We have several websites, and not all of our members have access to all of our sites. If you’re not sure which website you have a membership to, try checking the confirmation email you received from us when you signed up.

    If you’re sure you’re on the right website, try these tips:

    1. Our usernames and passwords are case sensitive. Make sure you’re entering your email and password the same way you did when you set up the account.

    2. Make sure there are no spaces before your email address or password.

    3. If your computer stores and populates your username and password automatically, try erasing this information from the login screen and entering your information manually. You will know that your computer has populated your password for you if you see dots or asterisks (****) in the password field.

    4. Make sure you have cookies enabled.

    5. If you have antivirus or firewall software, make sure that we are listed as a "safe site."

    6. Check the clock on your computer. If it’s not accurate, our website might not work properly.

    If you’re still having trouble, you can give us a call at 800-526-8442 CST, or send us a message, and we will be happy to help.

     

  • We provide three membership options, so our customers can choose the option that best fits their needs:

    *Basic Membership* - Enjoy access to the recipe website of your choice: AmericasTestKitchen.com, CooksIllustrated.com, or CooksCountry.com for $34.95 per year

    *Premium Membership* - Enhance your basic membership with additional access to our Premium Cookbook Collection, which includes nearly 1,000 of the best recipes from our cookbooks, hand-picked by our editors, for only an additional $15 a year

    *Multi-Site Membership* -  Experience unlimited membership privileges and seamless access to content across all three websites for $69.95 per year

     

  • Yes, you can! You can buy an online membership as a gift by visiting any of our three websites (AmericasTestKitchen.com, CooksIllustrated.com, or CooksCountry.com), clicking “Gift Membership” at the top of the screen, and following the prompts.

  • If you already know your password and want to change it, you can do so by following these steps:

    1. Log in to your membership. You should see “Welcome” and your name in the upper right hand corner of the screen.

    2. Click “Account” in the upper right hand corner of the screen, and select “Manage” from the pulldown menu.

    3. From the options on the left, choose “Your Personal Information.” Scroll down to “Password,” click “Edit Password” and follow the prompts.

    Can’t remember your password? Feel free to visit us here. We’ll send you an email with instructions to change your password.

  • Cookies are small pieces of information stored in your computer’s browser that help us remember you, so you aren’t asked to login every time you move to a new page on our site! Cookies must be enabled for you to be able to use our sites. If you’re not sure how to make sure you have cookies enabled, find your browser below and follow the link provided:

    Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en

    Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

    Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies

    Safari:http://support.apple.com/kb/PH17191

     

  • You can check out your account information at any time by selecting 'Account' in the upper right corner when you’re logged in to the site, or by clicking on the link below:

    https://www.cooksillustrated.com/user

    In 'Account' you can:

    - Edit your personal information, including your email and billing address

    - Change your password

    - Upgrade, downgrade, or cancel your membership

    - Let other ATK lovers know a little more about you by building a user bio

  • Nook: Barnes & Noble offers two ways to access Cook's Illustrated on the Nook. You can subscribe for a monthly fee of $1.99, and each new issue will be automatically downloaded to your Nook. Or you can purchase a single copy of the magazine for $6.95. To subscribe or download for Nook, just click here!

    Google Play: Google Play offers a few different ways to access Cook's Illustrated magazine. There are two different types of subscriptions: You can subscribe on a month-to-month basis for only $1.99/month. Or you can subscribe annually for only $19.99/year. Both subscriptions include a 14-day Free Trial. You can always purchase a single copy of Cook's Illustrated for $6.95. Cook's Illustrated magazine is available on the new Nexus 7 tablet from Google as well all Android phones and tablets, when you subscribe via Google Play.

     

    iPad: We offer two different types of iPad subscriptions: You can subscribe on a month-to-month basis (which includes a 7-day Free Trial) for only $1.99/month; or you can subscribe annually (which includes a 30-day Free Trial) for only $19.99/year. You can also purchase a single copy of Cook's Illustrated for $6.99. All options are described on our app page which you can reach by clicking here for Apple App Store.

    Kindle Fire: Amazon offers two ways to access Cook's Illustrated on the Kindle Fire. You can subscribe annually for $19.99, and each new issue will be automatically downloaded to your device. Or you can purchase a single copy of the magazine for $6.95

  • Nook: Your Cook's Illustrated Nook subscription will renew automatically every month until you cancel your subscription with Barnes & Noble.

    iPad: Your Cook's Illustrated magazine app for iPad subscription will renew automatically at the end of each subscription term (either monthly or annually) depending on the term of service you signed up for within In-App purchases.

    Kindle Fire: Your Cook's Illustrated Kindle subscription will renew automatically every month until you cancel your subscription with Amazon.

     

  • While we don’t currently offer a discount to subscribe to Cook’s Illustrated on a digital device for current print subscribers or website members, our digital magazine subscription offers many perks that you won't receive from the print magazine including step-by-step videos, expanded review charts, a specialized "cooking mode" slideshow, and easy to use navigation!

     

  • The Nook: For any questions about your Nook subscription or the Nook device, please contact the Nook Customer Service department at 1-800-THE-BOOK (1-800-843-2665) or email them at newsstand@barnesandnoble.com.

    Google Play: If you have any questions about your Google Play subscription, please contact the Google Play Customer Service department. You can also find answers to many questions on the Google Play help page.

    iPad:  If you require technical assistance with your iPad App or an iPad purchase please contact Apple at 1-(800) APL-CARE (800-275-2273).

    Kindle Fire: For any questions about your Kindle subscription or the Kindle device, please contact the Kindle Customer Service department.

     

  • Nook: Cancelling your Cook's Illustrated magazine Nook subscription is managed through your Nook Account Settings. After logging into your Nook account, click on My Account > Account Settings in the top menu. From there, look for “Manage Subscriptions” under “Digital Management”. For any questions about your Nook subscription, you can also contact the Nook Customer Service department at 1-800-THE-BOOK (1-800-843-2665) or email them at newsstand@barnesandnoble.com.

    Google Play: Your Google Play subscription can be managed through your Google Play account. For more information, please refer to the Google Play Subscription Help website.

    iPad: Cancelling your Cook's Illustrated magazine app for iPad subscription is managed through your iTunes Account Settings. After logging into your iTunes Account, look for the option to manage your subscriptions under Settings, where you can turn off auto-renewal on your subscription. Once turned off, your subscription will not renew at the end of the current subscription term.

    Kindle Fire: Cancelling your Cook's Illustrated or Cook's Country magazine Kindle subscription is managed through your Kindle Account Settings. After logging into your Kindle account, click on “Manage Subscriptions”. For any questions about your Kindle subscription, you can also contact the Kindle Customer Service department at 1-866-321-8851.

     

  • The Nook: To get Cook's Illustrated magazine on your Nook, go to the Nook store and, using your Nook account, follow the simple directions to either start your free trial subscription or to place an order for a single issue of the magazine.

    Google Play: Cook's Illustrated magazine is available on the new Nexus 7 tablet from Google as well all Android phones and tablets, when you subscribe via Google Play.

    iPad: To get Cook's Illustrated magazine on your iPad, go to the Apple App Store and download the free Cook's Illustrated magazine app for iPad. Within the app you will find options to purchase individual issues or start a subscription to receive each issue as it is published.

    Kindle Fire: To get Cook's Illustrated magazine on your Kindle Fire, go to the Amazon Kindle store and, using your Amazon account, follow the simple directions to either start your free trial subscription or to place an order for a single issue of the magazine.

  • You will not have to pay again for a digital issue you already purchased as long as you use the same Apple ID that you bought it with.  After launching our iPad app, go to the "Newstand" and select the Cook's Illustrated Digital Magazine app, click on the wheel icon in the upper righthand corner of the app and choose “Restore All Purchases.”

     

  • Cook's Illustrated and Cook's Country magazine iPad Apps can be downloaded via the Apple iTunes store. Your digital subscription is entirely managed within your Apple iTunes account.

     

  • The Cook's Illustrated magazine app for iPad allows you to read enhanced versions of each issue of Cook's Illustrated magazine on your iPad. For more information, visit our app for iPad information page.

    The free Cook's Illustrated app for iPhone gives you 50 of our all-time best recipes, ingredient reviews, useful shopping list and timer features, and provides access to all members-only recipes and ingredient reviews to existing CooksIllustrated.com online members. For more information, visit our app for iPhone information page.

     

  • Accessing Cook's Illustrated magazine digitally is similar to the print magazine, but with many enhancements. The digital version of the magazine will have videos to accompany every master recipe, as well as specially designed slide shows to illustrate step-by-step procedures in ensuring your recipe comes out right.

     

  • There are a few ways you can listen to America’s Test Kitchen Radio!

    To stream us to your computer or portable device, click here to visit the America’s Test Kitchen Radio homepage. From here you can also find a radio station where you can hear us live by clicking “Station finder.”

    You can also download our podcast from itunes by clicking here.

    If you prefer to access the show from your computer or portable device, you can stream new episodes by clicking the 'Radio' link at the top of AmericasTestKitchen.com.

    Click here to find a local station that airs our show and the times it airs.

     

  • America’s Test Kitchen Radio is a nationally syndicated radio show aired on NPR, hosted by Christopher Kimball and Bridget Lancaster of America’s Test Kitchen and Cook’s Country. The show features call-in Q&As from fans, wine tastings, interviews with influential people from the world of food, and more. America’s Test Kitchen Radio presents the exciting stories, history, and characters of the food world, in a way previously unexplored by our other shows.

  • America’s Test Kitchen Radio is absolutely free to listen to! Anyone can listen to the most recent episode by visiting the America’s Test Kitchen homepage, here. Registered listeners can listen to our entire archive of older episodes, plus access featured recipes, taste tests, and equipment ratings. Registering just takes a moment, and doesn’t cost a thing.

  • You can register for free access to recipes and episodes from the two most current seasons of America’s Test Kitchen and Cook's Country by clicking on the links below:

    www.AmericasTestKitchen.com/register

    www.CooksCountry.com/register

    Once you register your email address you can  select 'Watch Our Show' in the top navigation bar, Browse by Episodes, and select from the 2 most current seasons.

    The most current seasons of America's Test Kitchen and Cook's Country are available to all viewers.  If you want access to expired content from all previous seasons we offer a 14 Day Free Trial that might get you interested in a yearly membership.

  • If you’d like to sign up to test recipes for Cook's Illustrated or Cook's Country, you can find links on each website's homepage. Scroll all the way to the bottom of the page where it reads "Be a Recipe Tester." (On CooksCountry.com, be sure to first click on the “Current Issue” link below the Magazine information near the bottom of the page before scrolling down.)

    How it works: There are ten panels of recipe testers for each magazine, and each panel receives an e-mail with a recipe and a survey about once per month.  Each tester makes the recipe, then spend 5-10 minutes filling out the survey, letting us know if you would make the recipe again, if you followed the recipe as written, were there any instructions that were difficult to understand, etc. We ask testers to complete the survey within two weeks of receiving it, however if there is ever a recipe you’re not interested in, or if you just don’t have time, you can feel free to simply ignore the email.

  • We know that for many of our fans, special dietary needs play a big role in your choices in the kitchen. We also know that there are a lot of resources out there who specialize in specific diets. At America’s Test Kitchen, however, we have one goal: to make great tasting food. We know our fans will pick and choose from our recipe collection to make the choices that are right for them, and that not all of our recipes are right for everyone.

    Providing detailed nutritional information is a complicated and exacting science, and not our area of expertise. And just like with our recipes, we believe that anything worth doing is worth doing right! However, we also know that staying healthy is important to our fans! With that in mind, we’ve come out with a handful of titles that focus on cooking lighter:

    Comfort Food Makeovers: http://americastestkitchen.buysub.com/homepage/comfort-food-makeovers.html

    The America’s Test Kitchen Healthy Family Cookbook: http://americastestkitchen.buysub.com/best-sellers/the-america-s-test-kitchen-healthy-family-cookbook-bks.html

    The Best Light Recipes: http://americastestkitchen.buysub.com/cook-s-illustrated-cookbooks/the-best-light-recipe-bks.html

    Cook’s Country magazine also includes a “Recipe Makeover” column that focuses on taking the guilt out of some of our favorite recipes, and includes nutritional information.

  • When we publish a recipe, we test again and again to make sure that the ingredients, the texture, the cook time, and countless other factors all come together seamlessly to create a recipe that is as close to perfect as we can get it. We don’t recommend making any changes to our recipes, simply because once the recipe is altered, we can’t promise that it will give you the perfect results we know you’re looking for. You should always feel free to experiment in your kitchen! However we hope you understand that once you veer away from our tried and true recipes, we can’t guarantee the results.

  • We would love to hear from you! You can call our toll-free number, 855-34-COOKS, and leave a message with your cooking questions. You could be featured as a caller on our radio show and have your questions answered by host Christopher Kimball. Please leave your name, location, and phone number. If your question is chosen, we will call you back within a few weeks.

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