Mollie Katzen

Renowned cookbook author and James Beard Award Hall of Fame Inductee. Find out more about Mollie's Smart Recipes, Kitchen Tips and Grocery Shopping ideas.

Mollie Katzen, with over six million books in print, is listed by the New York Times as one of the bestselling cookbook authors of all time. Best known as the creator of the groundbreaking classics Moosewood Cookbook, and The Enchanted Broccoli Forest, Mollie was named by Health Magazine as one of "The Five Women Who Changed the Way We Eat," and was inducted into the prestigious James Beard Cookbook Hall of Fame in 2007. 

She is a charter member of the Harvard School of Public Health Nutrition Roundtable and an inaugural honoree of the Natural Health Hall of Fame. Mollie is a consultant to Harvard University Dining Services and is co-creator of their Food Literacy Project. She also serves as culinary advisor to the University of California at Berkeley. Mollie regularly appears nationwide as guest and keynote speaker to groups ranging from physicians and foodservice directors to teachers and home cooks.

Her most recent project is Get Cooking, a series of cookbooks and web videos for beginners.  The first volume, Get Cooking: 150 Simple Recipes To Get You Started In The Kitchen (Harper Studio; October 2009) is available now and has companion web site www.Get-Cooking.com.

She is a charter member of the Harvard School of Public Health Nutrition Roundtable and an inaugural honoree of the Natural Health Hall of Fame.  In addition, Katzen is a consultant to Harvard University Dining Services (since 2003), and co-creator of its Food Literacy Project. She also serves as culinary advisor to the University of California, Berkeley, is a nationally syndicated columnist through the Chicago Tribune, and a contributing editor for SHAPE magazine.