About the Author: John "Doc" Willoughby
John Willoughby was the original executive editor of Cook’s Illustrated when the magazine was founded in 1993. In 2001, he moved to New York to take the job of executive editor at Gourmet magazine, a position that he held until the fall of 2009. In February of 2010, he returned to America’s Test Kitchen to assume the job of executive editor for magazines. John is also the coauthor, with chef Chris Schlesinger, of nine cookbooks, including the award-winning The Thrill of the Grill and How to Cook Meat. He has taught graduate-level courses in food writing at both Boston University and the Radcliffe Seminars at Harvard College, as well as at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone.