Mark Bittman will be in residence on Chowhound for the week starting Monday, August 3, responding to questions about cooking and his new book, "Kitchen Express," which focuses on quick, easy, flexible recipes.
One of the country's best-known food personalities, Mark is hailed for his candor, his no-nonsense style, and his simple, approachable recipes. In addition to his award-winning cookbooks "How to Cook Everything" and "How to Cook Everything Vegetarian," Mark also writes The Minimalist column (now in its 12th year), with accompanying web videos, and the blog Bitten for the "New York Times," and he hosts public television series like "Bittman Takes on America's Chefs" and "The Best Recipes in the World."
You can check out Mark's work here:
Mark's Website: http://markbittman.com/
"Kitchen Express": http://www.amazon.com/Mark-Bittmans-K...
The Minimalist: http://topics.nytimes.com/top/feature...
Mark will be checking in at least once a day from August 3 through August 7 to respond. He's an incredible resource for everything and anything cooking-related. Some ideas for what he might discuss are:
-Ways to use seasonal produce--e.g., what should I do with all this zucchini?!
-Tips for improvising in the kitchen for fast weeknight meals
-How to cook on a budget
-Kitchen and pantry essentials
-Suggestions for getting out of a rut and adding new flavors to your cooking
Keep Mark busy -- start asking questions!