is a highly regarded food journalist, cookbook author and culinary
aficionado who tries to help his audience simply prepare good
food. His regular column, "The Minimalist," runs weekly in the Food
section of The New York Times and he has written articles for
magazines and newspapers including The New York Times Magazine,
Eating Well, Food & Wine, Saveur, Martha Stewart Living, Self, American
Health, and Cook's Illustrated, where he was executive
editor. He has also made many broadcast appearances, including feature
interviews on CNN, The Food Network, QVC and Lifetime Television.
is the author of several books, including two highly successful
and critically acclaimed cookbooks,
Fish(1995 winner of the IACP/Julia Child Cookbook Award
for best cookbook on a single subject) and Leafy
Greens, both published by Macmillan Publishing USA.