Amanda Hesser has designed a seventeenth-century-style herb garden at a French chateau, developed the Twitter app Plodt, and appeared in Julie & Julia, playing herself. Gourmet named her one of 50 most influential women in food. As a longtime staffer at the New York Times, Hesser wrote more than 750 stories, created the columns Food Diary and Recipe Redux, and was the food editor at the Times Magazine, where she launched the style magazine T Living. She has written the award-winning books Cooking for Mr. Latte and The Cook and the Gardener, and edited the essay collection, Eat, Memory, based on a column she conceived for the Times Magazine. Her latest book, a New York Times bestseller and the winner of a James Beard award, is The Essential New York Times Cookbook. She is now the co-founder and CEO offood52.com and is a trustee of Awesome Food. Hesser lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Tad Friend, and their two children.
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