Bachelor, University Puget Sound, 1962. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University Puget Sound, 1987. Master of Divinity, Drew University, 1965.
DDiv (honorary), Drew University, 1993.
Served Methodist churches, Hartsdale, New York served Methodist churches, rural, Washington chaplain, assistant professor religion, U. Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington, 1966-1972; founder, The Chaplain's Pantry, Tacoma, 1972-1983; host Seattle Today television program, The Frugal Gourmet (formerly Cooking Fish Creatively), 1973-1977; host Public Broadcasting Service program, The Frugal Gourmet, since 1983.
Married Patricia M. Dailey, 1964. Children: Jason, Channing.