Welcome to Learn to Cook Week! We’re dedicated to making everyone a better cook, especially in our newly launched America’s Test Kitchen online Cooking School. See below for the full lineup of giveaways and events.
What is Learn to Cook Week?
What’s the secret ingredient behind any dish? Confidence in the kitchen! Join us on The Feed on April 23-27 as we encourage cooks of all levels — yup, that’s you and me — to try their hand at something new. With fundamental lessons and recipes, bonus video tips, live Q&As with the Test Kitchen cast, and a brand-new infographic, not only will you learn the hows — but also the whys — of cooking.
- Cookware 101: Must-Have Pots and Pans
- Recipe Roulette [INFOGRAPHIC]
- 5 Easy Prep Tips Every Self-Respecting Cook Should Know
- Meet the Kitchen: Bryan Roof
- How to Make Vanilla Sugar
- Secrets to Perfect Pies
- The Importance of Brining Your Beans [VIDEO]
That’s the spirit behind our newly launched America’s Test Kitchen online Cooking School. We created this comprehensive cooking resource because we know how good it feels to be successful in the kitchen and we want to help people become better cooks. Using our unique methods, revolutionary techniques and cutting edge technology, we’ll arm you with the knowledge and skills that you can carry forward to be a confident and successful cook for years to come. Curious to try? Start your cooking lessons today with our 14-day trial enrollment.
Got a cooking question? Ask us anything
We’ll be hosting online live chats with your favorite faces from America’s Test Kitchen. Plug it in your calendar, jot it down in your notebook, set your alarm clock, whatever — we’ll be ready to take your questions.
MONDAY, April 23, 1pm EST
Live Q&A with Christopher Kimball on Twitter
Tweet us @CPKimball with the hashtag #LearnToCook
WEDNESDAY, April 25, 1pm EST
THURSDAY, April 26, 1pm EST
Live Q&A with Jack Bishop on Twitter
Tweet us @TestKitchen with the hashtag #ATKchat
Win a Chance to Cook with Bridget!
Why do you want to learn to cook?
Let us know by Thursday, April 26 at 11:59 p.m. EST: You might be chosen to fly into Boston to learn to cook with Bridget in the test kitchen. Here’s how to enter the contest.
Catch new tips on Youtube
We’ll have bonus cooking video tips throughout the week, like this one! Here, Bridget explains how yeast works and reviews basic techniques for getting yeast breads to rise.
WIN ONE-YEAR ENROLLMENT AT THE COOKING SCHOOL
We’re giving away 5 one-year instructor-led enrollments, each worth nearly $500. As a member, you’ll have access to the complete catalog of 100 courses, and you can take as many classes at a time as you’d like. You’ll also have access to our test kitchen instructors — available to answer your questions, guide you through the material, and provide feedback on your assignments. Enter our sweepstakes on Facebook.
GET A FREE APRON SIGNED BY BRIDGET
We’re giving away these stylish aprons to the first 150 student to enroll in the Cooking School and continue past their free trial. All you need to do is sign up for a free trial between April 23 and April 27, and complete your free trial and pay your first Cooking School bill. If you’re one of the first 150 students to sign up during Learn to Cook Week and your Cooking School is paid and up-to-date, we’ll send you a signed apron!
Who’s ready to learn how to cook?
Tell us what you’re excited to learn in the comments. See you in the kitchen!