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Bonnie S. Benwick

Deputy Food editor/Recipe editorWashington, D.C.


WEEKEND KITCHEN | It’s the ultimate party food, no matter the size; plus, top recipes of the week.

  • Feb 5, 2016

THINGS WE LOVE Why shopping for food is something I can’t cede to couriers.

  • Feb 5, 2016

WEEKEND KITCHEN | Check out the best ones for cookies and coating fruits; plus, top recipes of the week.

  • Jan 29, 2016

PLATE LAB | At Pizzeria Orso, chef Bertrand Chemel turns bruschetta into something savory and seasonal.

  • Jan 28, 2016

WEEKEND KITCHEN | An 8-point plan to avoid waste and eat well; plus, top recipes of the week.

  • Jan 22, 2016

PLATE LAB | Chef Danny Lee executes a simple, traditional soup with precision.

  • Jan 21, 2016

Just about anything I like to eat has snap, crackle or pop, and now I know why.

  • Jan 19, 2016

WEEKEND KITCHEN | The weather’s just right for quick warming bowls; plus, top recipes of the week.

  • Jan 15, 2016

PLATE LAB | Bad Saint’s Bilo Bilo is shareable, simple and flexible.

  • Jan 7, 2016

The Post’s Food section deputy editor ‘fesses to feeding her now-grown kids SpaghettiOs. A lot. Her kids still love her and she’s starting to shed the guilt.

  • Aug 18, 2015
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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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