Mark Scarbrough
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Mark Scarbrough

I'm the writing half of a best-selling cookbook team (with Bruce Weinstein, my partner and the chef in our duo). Once upon a time, I was an academic, working in nineteenth century American literature, teaching in Austin, when writing slowly overtook my life. I started providing content for a little start-up called AOL, started writing screenplays for some fancy-pants actor/directors, and finally chucked it all to move to New York. (I love being a cliché.) These days, Bruce and I find our peace on ten acres in northern Connecticut with bear, moose, and bobcats--as well as a collie named Dreydl. We just published COOKING KNOW-HOW this year--and are eagerly awaiting HAM: AN OBSESSION WITH THE HINDQUARTER in March and REAL FOOD HAS CURVES: HOW TO GET OFF PROCESSED FOOD, LOSE WEIGHT, AND LOVE WHAT YOU EAT in May. And there's a goat book in pieces on my computer for 2011.

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Best Sellers

    • Lobsters Scream When You Boil Them

    • And 100 Other Myths About Food and Cooking...Plus 25 Recipes to Get It Right Every Time
    • By: Bruce Weinstein, Mark Scarbrough
    • Narrated by: John McLain
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough take on more than 100 popular kitchen myths and dish up answers to all your burning questions about food science and lore....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fast paced debunking + 1 cup of humor

    • By GH on 09-04-13

    Regular price: $19.95

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