Marah Stets is a bestselling cookbook writer and editor. Her culinary career began in France, where she helped run culinary courses, organized countryside excursions, and provided French-to-English translation at La Varenne, Anne Willan’s acclaimed cooking school. In the mid-1990s, she moved to New York to work on the 1997 edition of the Joy of Cooking. She has coauthored New York Times bestsellers, Washington Post “Best Cookbook of the Year” selections, and James Beard and IACP cookbook award finalists and winners. Stets lives in Washington, DC.