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“If you are going to read one book to change your diet and your life, The Kitchen Counter Cooking School is it.” – Associated Press

This could be the most important book you’ll ever read” 
—Morgan Spurlock, Filmmaker Super Size Me

“A life-changing book—entertaining, inspiring, and deeply educational.”
—Erica Bauermeister, author of The School of Essential Ingredients

“…Like Julia Child before her, Flinn aims to demystify rarefied culinary know-howand bring basic cooking lessons to the simplest level.

Publishers Weekly

 – People magazine

Inspired by a supermarket encounter with a woman loading up on processed foods, Flinn decided to use her culinary training to help nine novice cooks find their cooking confidence. The Kitchen Counter Cooking School takes these lessons and provides practical, healthy tips to boost your culinary self-confidence, and strategies to get the most from your grocery dollars, as well as simple recipes to get you cooking.


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Wall Street Journal: Between Foodies and Frozen Dinners
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
So You Think You Can’t Cook? Think Again.
Associated PressThe Kitchen Counter Cooking School Inspires and Informs
Blogher.comA Conversation with Kathleen Flinn
The DayTake the Fear Out of Cooking
The Cleveland Plain DealerNew Book Lures Us Back to Four  Burners 


San Diego Living: Become a Fearless Home Cook (10/16/12)
Dining Around: Radio interview (10/13/12)
Let’s Talk Live: Live TV segment (10/10/12)
Santa Cruz SentinelMaking the cut: Author writes about whipping nine home cooks into shape (10/10/12)
Eye on Books: Audio interview (10/8/12)
The Georgetown Dish: 
Cooking Boot Camp with Kathleen Flinn Oct. 9 (10/2/12)
Feed You With A Kiss: Kitchen Counter Cooking School Tasting Event at the Book Larder (9/27/12)
Seattle Met: Kathleen Flinn to Release Third Book (9/20/12)
Seattle Weekly: Why Kathleen Flinn Wants You to Taste Salt (9/17/12)