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Date: October 4, 2004 (04-89) 

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TV Host and Cook’s Illustrated Founder,
Editor to Speak at Montgomery College
Christopher Kimball to Demonstrate Quick Tips for Best Recipe 

            Christopher Kimball, the well-known founder, editor, and publisher of Cook’s Illustrated and host of “America’s Test Kitchen” television show, will appear at Montgomery College to introduce his latest book, “The New Best Recipe: All-New Edition,” and give a quick tip cooking demonstration on Monday, Nov. 1, from 7-10 p.m.  The event will be held at the College’s Rockville Campus, Theatre Arts Arena, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Maryland.  There is a $65 registration fee for the session, which includes an autographed copy of the book.

“The New Best Recipe” is an update of the Cook’s Illustrated’s bestseller “The Best Recipe.”  Coming out this month, the new book includes more than 1,000 taste-tested favorite recipes from the editors, such as chicken noodle soup, macaroni and cheese, and brownies.  It also features advice for cooks on everything from salad preparation to grilling and cake decorating. 

            Kimball is also the author of “The Cook's Bible,” “The Yellow Farmhouse Cookbook,” “Dear Charlie,” “The Dessert Bible,” and “The Kitchen Detective.” He is a frequent guest on national television morning shows and regularly writes for New York Daily News.

            Kimball’s visit is sponsored by the Marriott Hospitality Center at Montgomery College, L’Academie de Cuisine, and Politics and Prose bookstore.

To register for this event, please contact L'Academie de Cuisine at 301-986-9490 or e-mail classes@lacademie.comThe deadline for registration is Friday, October 22.

            For Montgomery College event location information, or to request disability-related accommodations, please contact Julie Zagars at or 240-567-7914.  For directions to Montgomery College, log on to and click on the link to the Rockville Campus.

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Montgomery College is a public, open admissions community college with campuses in Germantown, Rockville, and Takoma Park, plus workforce development and continuing education centers in Gaithersburg, Wheaton and  Silver Spring. The College serves nearly 50,000 students a year, through both credit and non-credit programs, in more than 100 areas of study.