Chris Taylor Chris Taylor, Ph.D., (along with Paul Arguin, MD) is an award-winning baker and cookbook author. Their first cookbook, The New Pie, was a finalist for two awards by the International Association of Culinary Professionals as well as a Finalist for the Georgia Author of the Year award. They are also both doctoral-level public health professionals with more than 40 years of combined public health experience across many topic areas, including infectious disease, older adult health, and injury prevention. Chris has a BS in Health Information Management and a Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University of Pittsburgh. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.