Hi, I'm Karen Sanders, and I'm the Chief Editor here at The Cook Zone.

What is The Cook Zone? This site is about all of the nutritious and delicious magic one can experience in the kitchen, and the tools and recipes to make it happen. I’ve spent years working in restaurants and as a caterer, but I’ve also juggled my career with a busy family life. I understand the stresses facing the home cook and love researching and sharing tips for making home cooking more efficient and tasty. I know which cooking tools work and which ones are just hype, and I can let you in on all the insider secrets from professional kitchens that can help make you a culinary whiz in your home.

The Cook Zone is more than just my expertise and advice. An experienced and dedicated team of veteran chefs, food connoisseurs, gadget experts, and recipe masters help me collect and share information, tips, trends, and strategies so your cooking can shine. From preparing elaborate dishes for your next dinner party to helping you stretch your grocery dollar, The Cook Zone provides a clear roadmap for any cooking task. Let the team at The Cook Zone feed you with topical and useful information.

The Cook Zone features reviews of cooking tools and supplies. Wondering which stand mixer will outperform the competition? Are you Looking for new ways to use your summer garden herbs? Want to dazzle your family with a new twist on a classic dish? We have you covered!

If you're a new home cook who is a bit trepidatious about your kitchen skills, or if you are a seasoned pro with years of professional cooking under your belt, we welcome you to our site and our community, and we hope you find our resources helpful! We'd love to hear from you, whether that's in a comment on one of our posts or a private message to our team.