Mayim Hoya Bialik is best known for her lead role in the 1990s NBC television sitcom “Blossom” and now appears in the “The Big Bang Theory” on CBS. She plays neurobiologist Amy Farrah Fowler, a role for which she has received a Critic’s Choice Award, a Screen Actors Guild nomination, and four Emmy nominations.Mayim has a PhD in Neuroscience from UCLA and a BS in Neuroscience and Hebrew and Jewish Studies from UCLA. She is currently the spokesperson for Texas Instruments, inspiring young women to engage in careers that involve STEM. She is also the author of Beyond the Sling, published by Simon & Schuster, and Mayim’s Vegan Table, a family cookbook by Da Capo Press. Learn more at her website .see more from this author

Winter Vegetable Risotto