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  • Our Multi-Site Access 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.

    If you're not a paid member to a website membership, click here to purchase a standard membership. You'll be offered the option to upgrade to a Multi-Site Access membership after completing the purchase of a standard membership.

    If you're already a paid member to a website membership, login to the website then click "upgrade membership" at the top of the website (next to the logo) to upgrade your current membership to a Multi-Site Access membership.

  • 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.

     

  • To cancel your online membership:

    *Go to AmericasTestKitchen.com/user to log into your account.
    *Enter your email address and password, then click "Sign in."
    *Click "Account" in the top right corner of the page.
    *Click "Edit this membership" in the Membership section of your account page.
    *Click the "Cancel this Membership" link.

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

  • The videos on AmericasTestKitchen.com from Season 13 contain closed captioning. The new and upcoming season 14, which begins airing January 2014 will also have closed captioning.

    The videos on CooksCountry.com from seasons 5 and 6 have closed captioning.

    For additional information, please send inquiries to jvalerio@americastestkitchen.com

    America's Test Kitchen

    c/o Jacqui Valerio

    17 Station Street

    Brookline, MA

    02445

     

  • Our websites' Favorites feature is designed to let you bookmark your favorite recipes and articles from our websites in one place. You can select "Add to Favorites" to bookmark any page, and you can click on "Favorites" at any time to refer back to your bookmarks. If you prefer to save a recipe or article to your computer's hard drive, choose “File,” then “Save” on your Web browser menu bar.

  • If you are having difficulties logging in with your email and password: 

    1. First, close the current browser window, and then open a new one
    In the new browser window, type in "AmericasTestKitchen.com" in the URL field. Do not pull up the website from your favorites or from a bookmark. Then, log in with your email address and password. If you still have problems, check the following:
    2. Email user names and passwords are case-sensitive
    Make sure to enter your email and password exactly as you entered them when you established your account. In order for our login screen to recognize your account, you must enter your email and password with the same upper or lower case characters that you entered when setting up your account.
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    Our login screen recognizes spaces as characters. Therefore, make sure that you do not have any spaces at the beginning of your e-mail or password when logging in.
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    Check the clock on your computer. If it is not accurate, the website will not work properly.

    If you are still experiencing difficulty, please call us at 800-526-8442. Our hours are Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 7 PM CST.


  • Our membership offerings have changed.  We now have 3 levels of access:


    *Standard Access (membership to one site - CooksIllustrated.com, CooksCountry.com or AmericasTestKitchen.com) $34.95/year
    *Premium Access (membership to one site plus our Cookbook Collection database of recipes, formerly called Editor's Choice ) $49.95/year
    *Multi-Site Access (access to all content across CooksIllustrated.com, CooksCountry.com and AmericasTestKitchen.com plus Cookbook Collection) $69.95/year

     

  • You may purchase a gift membership to any of our three websites.

    Select any of the following links below to purchase a gift membership to:

    Americastestkitchen.com

    Cooksillustrated.com

    Cookscountry.com

  • To change your password:

    *Go to AmericasTestKitchen.com/user to log into your account
    *Enter your email address and password, and then click "sign in"
    *Click "Account" in the top right corner of the page
    *Click "Change Password" in the Personal Information section of your account page.
    *Enter your new password in both text fields and click "Save Changes"

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    *Click "Account" in the top right corner of the page
    *Click "Edit personal information" in the Personal Information section of your account page.
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  • 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 device. Or you can purchase a single copy of the magazine for $6.95. To subscribe or download for Nook, go here.

     

    Google Play: Google Play offers several 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 subscription options include a 14-day Free Trial. Or you can purchase a single copy of Cook's Illustrated for only $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 are offering several ways to access Cook's Illustrated magazine within the Cook's Illustrated magazine app for iPad. We offer two different types of 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. Or you can purchase a single copy of Cook's Illustrated for $6.99. All options are described on our app page in the 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 tell Barnes & Noble that you want your subscription to end.

     

    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 purchase at the time of purchase.

     

    Kindle Fire: Your Cook's Illustrated Kindle subscription will renew automatically every month until you tell Amazon that you want your subscription to end. 

     

     

  • At this time, there is no discount to subscribe to Cook’s Illustrated on a digital device for current print subscribers or website members. Unlike most publishers, which are mostly concerned about selling advertisements, Cook’s Illustrated does not accept any advertising or promotional revenue. We are 100% ADVERTISING FREE, and rely on the revenue from our magazine subscriptions and single issue sales to support our product. Considering the costs involved in creating, maintaining and updating our magazine on the iPad, we have no choice but to charge for subscriptions.

  • At this time, there is no discount to subscribe to Cook's Illustrated or Cook's Country on Google Play, iPad, Nook, or Kindle Fire for current print subscribers. Unlike most publishers, which are mostly concerned about selling advertisements,  Cook's Illustrated and Cook's Country do not accept any advertising or promotional revenue. We are 100% ADVERTISING FREE, and rely on the revenue from our magazine subscriptions and single issue sales to support our product.

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

     

    Google Play: If you have any questions about your Google Play subscription, you will need to 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, please contact us in one of two ways: By phone at 617-860-0192; or via email at appsupport@americastestkitchen.com. If you need technical assistance with your iPad itself, you will need to contact Apple Customer Service.

     

    Kindle Fire: For any questions about your Kindle subscription or the Kindle device, you will need to contact the Kindle Customer Service department.

     

    iPhone: 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, and 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.

  • 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.

     

    iPadTo 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 FireTo 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 “Library”, 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 are downloaded via the Apple iTunes store. Therefore your account 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, and 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 on the iPad is similar to the print magazine, but with many enhancements. The iPad version 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. For more detailed information on our new app and its features, please see our app for iPad information page.

  • 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.

  • The Season 14 companion DVD to the America's Test Kitchen television show will be available for shipping June, 2014.

    If you placed an order for the 2014 America's Test Kitchen cookbook and DVD set, the 2014 Season ATK DVD will begin shipping June, 2014.

  • America’s Test Kitchen Radio is a nationally syndicated public radio program. The show launched nationally in January 2012. The show combines call-in Q&As, in-depth reporting pieces offering a behind-the-scenes look at a variety of topics, plus food taste tests, equipment ratings, wine tastings, recipes, and culinary history.

    America’s Test Kitchen Radio host Christopher Kimball introduces listeners to an eclectic collection of test cooks and food experts from the test kitchen and people who come at food and cooking from unique and useful perspectives with rich stories to tell.

  • There is no fee to listen to ATK Radio. All visitors can stream the most recent episode by clicking the 'Radio' link at the top of AmericasTestKitchen.com. 

    Free registered users can listen to all past episodes and access featured recipes, taste tests, and equipment ratings.

  • 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.

  • You can locate the station and air time for Cook's County.  

    You can locate the station and air time for America's Test Kitchen.

     

  • You can access recipes from the most current two seasons of America’s Test Kitchen by logging onto our website, http://www.americastestkitchen.com.  If you’re looking for recipes from our Cook’s Country TV show, visit http://www.cookscountrytv.com.  Although you do have to register to view the current recipes, access to current recipes is free of charge.

  • If you wish 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.)

    Here's how recipe testing works.  We have about 10 panels of recipe testers for each magazine.  Each panel gets e-mailed a recipe with a survey about once per month, depending on how many recipes our editors have to send out.  We ask that testers make the recipe, then fill out the survey.  The survey asks if you would make the recipe again, if you followed the recipe as written, was anything difficult to understand or do, etc.  It probably takes 5–10 minutes to fill it out.  Of course, if there's a recipe we've sent that you're not interested in or don't have time to do (we usually ask that recipe testers complete surveys within two weeks), feel free to pass on it.

     

  • While your concern about nutrition and health is understandable, please understand that our energies are devoted to recipe development. Our goal is to develop “the best recipe” in terms of flavor and execution.  Only Cook's provides this in-depth approach to recipes, and we hope that you find our insight into the recipe-development process uniquely valuable.

     

    We currently do not plan to include nutritional information along with all our recipes due to the range of medical ailments and dietary restrictions in modern society (including gluten allergies, diabetes, sugar and salt restrictions, Paleo lifestyle, etc). We also don’t develop recipes around or recommend substitutions in our recipes for dietary or other health concerns, as this is outside our area of expertise. We know that readers will pick and choose from our recipes for all kinds of reasons, including nutritional value and whether the ingredients we use have a place in their diet. 

     

    Although we cannot endorse the following web sites, you may find them helpful:

     

    http://www.foodsubs.com - offers food substitutions for ingredients.

    http://www.nat.uiuc.edu - a nutritional analysis tool

    http://www.foodallergy.org - offers clinical information on food allergies

     

    We know that healthier lifestyles are important to our readers, and we have developed a Light & Healthy special issue series, as well as The Best Light Recipe, and The America's Test Kitchen Healthy Family Cookbook in order to help meet these demands. Please go to our online bookstore for information on these and other offerings that might interest you:

    http://www.cooksillustrated.com/bookstore.asp

     

    Cook’s Country also publishes a regular “Recipe Makeover” column that includes nutritional information.

  • We generally recommend against making adjustments (whether substituting ingredients or equipment or increasing or decreasing the yield) to our thoroughly tested recipes because of the changes in texture, cooking times and flavor, among other reasons, that can occur.  Feel free to experiment, but we cannot make recommendations on how to proceed or ensure the excellence of your outcome.

  • 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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