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About the Author

Mark Bittman has won IACP Julia Child Awards for his books Fish and How to Cook Everything, which has sold over 400,000 copies. He writes "The Minimalist" column for The New York Times, and his food writing appears in major publications nationwide. He is coauthor of the James Beard Award-winning show more Jean-Georges: Cooking at Home with a Four-Star Chef (Broadway Books, 1998). Mark's book, How to Cook Everything Fast: A Better Way to Cook Great Food, was a New York Times bestseller in 2014. (Bowker Author Biography) show less
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Works by Mark Bittman

How to Cook Everything: Vegetarian (2007) — Author — 1,368 copies
How to Cook Everything: The Basics (2003) — Author — 631 copies
How to Cook Everything: Fast (2014) 264 copies
The Minimalist Cooks Dinner (2001) — Author — 242 copies
The Minimalist Entertains (2003) 104 copies
How to Cook Everything: Holiday Cooking (2003) — Author — 41 copies
The Best American Food Writing 2023 (2023) — Editor — 32 copies
How to Cook Everything: Thanksgiving (2012) — Author — 22 copies
How to Cook Everything: Christmas (2012) — Author — 16 copies
How to Cook Everything: Summer (2012) — Author — 14 copies
VB6 — Author — 1 copy

Associated Works

Simple French Food (1974) — Foreword — 419 copies
Beard on Food (1974) — Foreword, some editions — 253 copies
Jean-Georges: Cooking At Home with a Four-Star Chef (1998) — Joint Author — 159 copies
Best Food Writing 2006 (2006) — Contributor — 99 copies
Best Food Writing 2008 (2008) — Contributor — 83 copies
Best Food Writing 2002 (2002) — Contributor — 58 copies
Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda and Winning (2014) — Foreword, some editions — 52 copies

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Common Knowledge

Canonical name
Bittman, Mark
Birthdate
1950-02-17
Gender
male
Nationality
USA
Education
Stuyvesant High School
Clark University
Occupations
journalist
columnist
Relationships
Doe, Kelly (wife)
Organizations
The New York Times
Agent
Angela Miller

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Reviews

What is the “best” diet? Do calories matter? And when it comes to protein, fat, and carbs, which ones are good and which are bad? Mark Bittman and health expert David Katz answer all these questions and more in a lively and easy-to-read Q&A format. Inspired by their viral hit article on Grub Street—one of New York magazine’s most popular and most-shared articles—Bittman and Katz share their clear, no-nonsense perspective on food and diet, answering questions covering everything from basic nutrients to superfoods to fad diets. Topics include dietary patterns (Just what should humans eat?); grains (Aren’t these just “carbs”? Do I need to avoid gluten?); meat and dairy (Does grass-fed matter?); alcohol (Is drinking wine actually good for me?); and more. Throughout, Bittman and Katz filter the science of diet and nutrition through a lens of common sense, delivering straightforward advice with a healthy dose of wit.… (more)
 
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jepeters333 | 4 other reviews | May 14, 2024 |
Weight Loss and Better Living. The diet with a philosophy ; Why VB6 does work ; The six principles of VB6. -- Making VB6 Work for You. Eating VB6 ; The VB6 28-day plan ; Cooking VB6 ; Breakfast recipes ; Lunch recipes ; Snack recipes ; Dinner recipes ; Building block recipes.
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Vegan cooking
 
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judico51 | 13 other reviews | Mar 23, 2024 |
Some really great recipes. There are not a lot of pictures but the recipes are easy to follow!
 
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Sassyjd32 | 27 other reviews | Dec 22, 2023 |
Mark Bittman’s How toCookEverything is an ideal book for all home cooks.
 
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Stark05 | 42 other reviews | May 23, 2023 |

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Works
56
Also by
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Members
11,269
Popularity
#2,088
Rating
4.1
Reviews
173
ISBNs
146
Languages
5
Favorited
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