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Portrait of cooking columnist Ben Mims
Ben Mims
(Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times)

Ben Mims is the cooking columnist for The Times. He has written three cookbooks and has worked as a food editor and recipe developer for several food media publications, including Lucky Peach, Food & Wine, Saveur and BuzzFeed/Tasty. Born and raised in Mississippi, he spends his weekends stocking his freezer with biscuits and making fruit jam.

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