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Let’s live smarter in the kitchen


I’m Jess Dang, and I created Cook Smarts in late 2011 to fulfill a promise I made to myself over 10 years ago.

Our mission is to help you live your best life in the kitchen because we believe a simple home cooked meal can be the source of greater health, happiness, and community.

We’ve created a range of educational cooking tools and materials to empower you in the kitchen. Below are just a few ways to learn with us and start cooking inspired. Have fun learning – we’re always cheering for you!

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