How Do I Learn to Live Alone?

Bon Appetit Every week, Healthyish editor Amanda Shapiro talks about what she’s seeing, eating, watching, and reading in the wellness world and beyond. Pro tip: If you sign up for the newsletter, you’ll get the scoop before everyone else. Healthyish friends, Last week, I wrote about the emotional extremes that a lot of us have […]

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Avis de Tempête’s “Blanc No.1″ Is a Perfectly Balanced White Wine That Connects Me to My Community

Bon Appetit In Unfiltered, Bon Appetit’s wine editor Marissa Ross shares her latest favorite bottles and—you guessed it—unfiltered thoughts on natural wine. The sun had long since set behind the San Jacinto Mountains that hug the city of Palm Springs by the time I popped the bottle of Avis de Tempête’s “Blanc No.1” at one […]

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Cardamom-Pistachio Carrot Cake

Bon Appetit Here’s what happened after carrot cake met carrot halwa, the milky, long-cooking, spoonably-soft confection common in South Asia. Raisins, cinnamon, and cream cheese frosting made way for brown-butter pistachios, cardamom, and sticky carrot glaze and the rest of their romance was history. Take your time when streaming the butter into the whipped egg […]

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5 Recipes for Alliums Season

Bon Appetit Perhaps you’re familiar with the craze: Swarms of chefs going AWOL to forage for ramps. Farmers’ market–goers elbowing each other to get to the piles of bulbs and greens. It’s been going on for years. But what’s all the fuss? Alliums bring complexity and backbone to pretty much everything they touch. And when […]

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This Universal Lid Fits All of Your Pots and Pans

Bon Appetit I’ve developed and tested hundreds of recipes with just the equipment I already have—which, for context, doesn’t include a food processor, blender, or stand mixer—so why get anything more? But despite efforts to resist, I’ve recently welcomed in a large and unattractive gizmo/gadget/thingamajig: Zwilling’s universal lid. It’s a good lid—the grooves grip the […]

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Bliss and Fear

Bon Appetit Every week, Healthyish editor Amanda Shapiro talks about what she’s seeing, eating, watching, and reading in the wellness world and beyond. Pro tip: If you sign up for the newsletter, you’ll get the scoop before everyone else. Healthyish friends, I’ve felt a lot of ways in the last week, and every feeling—whether it’s […]

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Digestive Cookies

Bon Appetit If using, melt chocolate and oil in a microwave-safe bowl in the microwave in 20-second increments, stirring after each burst, until mostly melted and smooth, about 1 minute total. (Alternatively, melt in a heatproof bowl set over a saucepan of simmering water, stirring occasionally, until melted; do not let bowl touch water.) Stir […]

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Tahini Billionaire Bars

Bon Appetit While the shortbread is cooling, make the tahini butterscotch. Cut remaining ½ cup (1 stick) chilled unsalted butter into 8 pieces. Heat butter and 1¼ cups (packed; 250 g) light brown sugar, whisking constantly, in a medium heavy saucepan over medium until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved, about 3 minutes. Whisk […]

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13 Easy Bean and Lentil Recipes

Bon Appetit Relatively inexpensive, long-lasting, versatile, and nutritious, beans check all the boxes. Beans win every award. Beans are like that annoying kid in high school who has a 4.3 GPA (like, how?). And lentils, which share all of beans’ qualities and are quick-cooking to boot—well, don’t get us started. Is it…bad to eat legumes […]

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11 Crafty Cooking Tools Claire Saffitz Has Rigged on Gourmet Makes

Bon Appetit Ah yes, the ol’ National Geographic-branded rock tumbler. “Polish everyday rocks into dazzling gemstones!” promises the $59 product on Amazon aimed at avid geology enthusiasts. Or, if you’re Claire Saffitz and stressing to re-create a gourmet version of Jelly Bellys, use it to tumble your homemade jelly beans into industrial-level smoothness. The rock […]

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