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Bonnie S. Benwick

Deputy Food editor/Recipe editorWashington, D.C.


WEEKEND KITCHEN | Get out the Dutch oven and slow cooker; plus top recipes of the week and the month.

  • Oct 2, 2015

PLATE LAB | Victoria Lai’s special ice cream flavor captures the best of apple-picking season.

  • Oct 1, 2015

Three foodie memoirs: “My Kitchen Year,” “How to Cook a Moose” and “Cooking as Fast as I Can.”

  • Sep 29, 2015

PLATE LAB | The Chinese chef delivers swift and hard-hitting treatment, to spectacular result.

  • Sep 25, 2015

WEEKEND KITCHEN | Keep it simple; plus, top recipes of the week.

  • Sep 25, 2015

WEEKEND KITCHEN | Apples, pears and plums translate into fast meals; plus, top recipes of the week.

  • Sep 11, 2015

PLATE LAB | Hawaiian-style Poke Salad from Brine chef John Critchley tastes as lovely as it looks.

  • Sep 10, 2015

Shulie Madnick shows how to stuff fruit, nuts and more into the round egg breads of Rosh Hashanah.

  • Sep 8, 2015

WEEKEND KITCHEN | How to factor in the way the food will be served; plus, top recipes of the week.

  • Sep 4, 2015

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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