Harold McGee

HAROLD MCGEE writes about the science of food and cooking. He's the author of the award-winning classic "On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen," and writes a column, "The Curious Cook," for "The New York Times." He has been named food writer of the year by "Bon Appetit "magazine and one of the Time 100, an annual list of the world's most influential people. He lives in San Francisco.