Food columnist

Published On: Feb 03 2012 12:22:31 PM PST   Updated On: Sep 02 2015 10:54:46 AM PDT

J. Scott Wilson is, as the title implies, a former short order cook. He has written for more than a decade on topics from home cooking to gourmet products and food trends.

A transplanted Texan now living in North Carolina, his strongest suits are grilling and breakfast creations, although just about anything may come out of his test kitchen on any given day.