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Michael Pollan Cooked

An Interview With Food Revolutionary Michael Pollan

Steven Raichlen | Posted 01.28.2015 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Michael Pollan is a food activist, journalist, and bestselling author whose books have revolutionized the way Americans think about food. What you may not realize is that Pollan is a man obsessed by live-fire cooking and he devotes the first section of his most recent book, Cooked, to the art and history of barbecue.

Michael Pollan: Going Gluten-Free Is 'A Bit Of A Social Contagion'

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.14.2014 | Taste

He said it's more of a fad than a medically necessary lifestyle change, for most people.

WATCH LIVE: Michael Pollan Talks 'Cooked' On HuffPost Live

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.13.2014 | Green

Michael Pollan attempts to master the culinary world in his book "Cooked" as he explores the relationship between water, fire, air and earth in relati...

Thinking Man's Barbecue: A Review of Cooked by Michael Pollan

Steven Raichlen | Posted 09.10.2013 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Food writing at its best.

Cook With Your Kids: A Coda to Michael Pollan's New Book, Cooked

Jennifer Tyler Lee | Posted 07.01.2013 | Taste
Jennifer Tyler Lee

Children represent our biggest opportunity for change when it comes to food. They are the most important part of the equation. Pollan urges us to "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. And cook them." Let's add three more words to that slogan -- "with your kids."

In Defense of Michael Pollan (Or, How Sexism Allegations Boost Web Traffic)

Michelle Konstantinovsky | Posted 07.01.2013 | Women
Michelle Konstantinovsky

Two of my favorite online outlets ran take-down posts this week declaring Pollan an anti-feminist "sexist pig." Salon went so far as to insert the insulting allegation in its headline, while Jezebel merely twisted the already-twisted words of the former piece and confusingly described Pollan as a "DIY messiah" (move over, Martha Stewart!).

4 Things Michael Moss, Michael Pollan Can Teach You About Food Shopping

Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living

Two of the biggest books in food this year happen to be written by men that share the same first name. And, the two books -- "Cooked" by Michael Polla...


Liz Neumark | Posted 06.30.2013 | Books
Liz Neumark

Cooking is a critical skill that grows with time and provides the ability to care for oneself or a family. It is independence from poor food choices and from the world of absolutely unhealthy processed food.

WATCH: Michael Pollan Admits Secret Shame Food On 'Colbert'

Posted 04.23.2013 | Green

Michael Pollan stopped by "The Colbert Report" last night to talk about his new book (out today!), "Cooked: A Natural History Of Transformation." "...