Mark Bittman

Cookbook author and New York Times food writer

Mark Bittman appears in the following:

Mark Bittman's Kitchen Matrix

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Mark Bittman talks about his latest effort to de-code recipes as well as his decision to leave The New York Times.

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Meat and Cancer: Will Americans Change Their Eating Habits?

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

A new report finds that red meat can cause cancer. Food authors Maureen Ogle and Mark Bittman share two very different reactions to the news.

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Our Food Problems Go Beyond Using the Right Artisanal Salt

Thursday, September 24, 2015

This month, food commentator Mark Bittman will end his career as an op-ed columnist at the New York Times. He spoke with us about the bigger issues he plans to tackle next.

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Still Waiting for Fast Food 3.0

Monday, June 08, 2015

New York Times food columnist Mark Bittman says that Chipotle was a huge step forward, but major changes in how we source food--and what we pay those who make it--need to happen.

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Mark Bittman Tells Us How to Cook Everything Fast

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Treat your freezer like a pantry, have olive oil on hand, and if you live with other people, get them to help. These are Bittman's tips for being a better, more intuitive cook. 

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Mark Bittman on Dinner Parties and Changing Your Diet

Friday, May 03, 2013

Mark Bittman talks about what to cook for the perfect dinner party. He’ll also talk about altering his diet to lose weight and be healthier. He shares his plan in his new book, VB6: Eat Vegan Before 6:00 to Lost Weight and Restore Your Health…for Good, and provides all the necessary tools for making the switch to a “flexitarian” diet.

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Mark Bittman on Food Matters

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Mark Bittman, author of How to Cook Everything and the New York Times' Minimalist, discusses his recent Times columns and blog on food. He also talks about how to make better food labels, improve farming and our food supply, and—of course—how to cook everything.

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Mark Bittman Goes Back to Basics

Friday, March 02, 2012

Mark Bittman, author of How to Cook Everything, returns to discuss the fundamentals of cooking. His new book, How to Cook Everything The Basics: All You Need to Make Great Food, is an absolutely essential beginner's cookbook and an a guide for experienced cooks. From dicing vegetables and roasting meats to cooking meals that include salads, soups, poultry, meats, fish, sides, and desserts, Bittman explains what every home cook should know.

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Mark Bittman on Taxing Bad Food to Subsidize the Good

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

New York Times columnist Mark Bittman talks about taxing unhealthy foods. His article in the Times’ Sunday Review on July 24, “Bad Food? Tax It, and Subsidize Vegetables,” looks at why it’s so difficult to market healthy foods successfully.

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Food Matters to Mark Bittman

Friday, October 22, 2010

New York Times food columnist Mark Bittman discusses The Food Matters Cookbook, the follow-up to his bestselling book Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating. It includes more than 500 recipes written with Bittman’s typically relaxed approach to everything in the kitchen. He presents a no-nonsense and highly flexible case for eating more plants while cutting back on animal products, processed food, and junk food.

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Recipes by Mark Bittman

Friday, October 22, 2010

Read some recipes from Mark Bittman's new cookbook: The Food Matters Cookbook. 

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Mark Bittman on Leonard's 25th Anniversary at WNYC

Thursday, March 04, 2010

Food writer Mark Bittman talks about why he appreciates Leonard's interest in food, and recalls his favorite time being on the show. Find out more about Leonard's 25th anniversary here.


Gourmet Magazine Closes After Seven Decades

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Conde Nast announced yesterday that it will close Gourmet magazine after nearly 69 years of taste making and recipe writing. The November issue will be its last. The decision came aft...


20 Minute Meals with Mark Bittman

Thursday, August 13, 2009

New York Times columnist and blogger Mark Bittman stops by to talk about his latest cook book Kitchen Express: 404 Inspired Seasonal Dishes You Can Make in 20 Minutes or Less. You can view some of Bittman's recipies from the book here. ...

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Should You Get Off the Hook? The Ethics of Eating Fish

Monday, June 08, 2009

Food writer Mark Bittman's first book, "Fish: The Complete Guide to Buying and Cooking," explored the glory of piscine cuisine. But when offered the opportunity to revise the book, he...

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Food Matters

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

In his numerous cookbooks and his New York Times column, The Minimalist, food writer Mark Bittman has offered recipes on how to cook just about everything. In his latest book, Food Matters, Bittman advances the idea of rethinking consumption and offers a plan for responsible eating that ...

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Food & Family

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

On today's show: We'll learn about how we can reduce our CO2 emissions and the size of our waistlines at the same time with Mark Bittman. Plus, a discussion about the changing makeup of contemporary American family life.

They say brevity is the soul of wit. Can you ...


Mark Bittman is thinking outside the (cereal) box for breakfast

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Trouble viewing this video? Check out the YouTube version (click "watch in high quality" for best quality). Mark Bittman had one thought on breakfast: YAWNNN! So he decided to s...
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Mark Bittman is thinking outside the (cereal) box for breakfast

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Trouble viewing this video? Check out the YouTube version (click "watch in high quality" for best quality). Mark Bittman had one thought on breakfast: YAWNNN! So he decided to s...

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Not a Diet Book

Thursday, January 22, 2009

In his new book Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating with More Than 75 Recipes (Simon & Schuster, 2008), Mark Bittman discusses how to eat more sanely. He writes the New York Times column "The Minimalist" and the "Bitten" blog.


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