Bonnie S. Benwick

Deputy Food editor/Recipe editorWashington, D.C.


Rowan Jacobsen’s guide to 123 heirloom varieties is a literary and visual treat, with recipes.

  • Sep 16, 2014

Global flavor combinations spice up these artisanal, handcrafted bars from chef Rachelle Dalva Ferneau.

  • Sep 10, 2014

Michael Schlow’s Latin-influenced comfort food begins with a smart sofrito.

  • Sep 5, 2014

Alex Levin’s experiments in encapsulation yield a savory-sweet surprise.

  • Aug 20, 2014

The breadth of reader recipes made this year’s contest entries some of the most interesting to date.

  • Aug 18, 2014

Its place in American culinary history suggests an established series of ups and downs.

  • Aug 11, 2014

Chef Michael Harr refines the popular Mexican street food at his Fish Taco in Cabin John — just enough.

  • Aug 8, 2014

You can submit up to five recipes by midnight July 30.

  • Jul 25, 2014

Recent titles offer ideas that stretch beyond the hottest season of the year.

  • Jul 22, 2014

Top Tomato 2014: Accepting reader entries until July 30.

  • Jul 19, 2014
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Bonnie came to The Post from the suburban Journal newspapers in 1989 to work on the Style copy desk, soon filling in for Sports and the Metro Weeklies. She moved to the news desk a few years later, and then on to Outlook where she ended up as art director. The Food section was where she always wanted to be; she began working in that department in 2004. She writes the weekly Dinner in Minutes column, cookbook reviews, and manages recipes and photo shoots. She edited "The Washington Post Cookbook: Readers' Favorite Recipes" (Time Capsule Press, 2013).
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