DK Publishing and Abby Dodge
Abigail Johnson Dodge began cooking as a young girl with her mother at home in Brooklyn, New York and Southport, Connecticut. After college, she studied in Paris at La Varenne and later worked under celebrated chefs Michel Guerard and Guy Savoy, specializing in pastry. She has held editorial posts at Parents, Woman's Day and Fine Cooking magazines, where at the latter of which, she founded the magazine's test kitchen and quickly gained a loyal following. She is the author of five popular cookbooks, and has received a wide range of critical acclaim and awards for her work.
In addition to appearing regularly on TV and radio, Abby teaches classes and seminars at cooking schools around the country, belongs to several food associations including The International Association of Culinary Professionals and the American Institute of Wine and Food, and serves on the National Cutco Culinary Advisory Board.
About DK Publishing: DK Publishing is the visionary book publisher renowned for pioneering a distinctive, highly visual style in its books for adults and children. DK (Dorling Kindersley) is a division Penguin Group (USA), one of the leading U.S. adult and children's trade book publishers, owning a wide range of imprints and trademarks, including Berkley Books, Dutton, Frederick Warne, G.P. Putnam's Sons, Grosset & Dunlap, New American Library, Penguin Books, The Penguin Press, Philomel, Plume, Puffin, Riverhead Books and Viking, among others. DK Publishing (http://us.dk.com) is part of Pearson plc, the international media group.