How to Pitch BonAppetit.com

Bon Appetit At bonappetit.com, we cover the intersection of food and culture in America. If that sounds broad, it’s because it’s meant to! To us, food is about everything and everything is about food. And we’re always on the lookout for stories about what cooking, eating, and dining out can show us about the rest […]

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Shrikhand

Bon Appetit Line a large colander with coffee filters (unfolding if needed) or paper towels, overlapping them so they cover sides, and set inside a large bowl. Place yogurt in colander and let drain in refrigerator at least 8 hours and up to 12 hours; discard drained liquid in bowl. Yogurt should be very thick—like […]

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Black Owned Businesses Are Finally Getting Widespread Support—Here’s How to Keep the Torch Ablaze.

Bon Appetit Nasrin Jean-Baptiste, a London-born fashion stylist and owner of the luxury handbag line Petit Kouraj, has also seen a flood of direct sales and wholesale requests. “This is an extremely busy time for Black-owned businesses and although it’s welcomed, I hope consumers only part with their hard-earned money because of the unique products […]

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One Month Into a Reopened Economy, Georgia’s Restaurants Are Still Making Tough Choices

Bon Appetit The day after Forza Storico reopened, Anne Quatrano—Atlanta’s grande dame of down-to-earth fine dining and another member of #GAHospitalityTogether—was preparing to reopen Bacchanalia and Floataway that very night. “Today I am more anxious than I’ve been for any of our real restaurant openings,” she told me. She’s had 12 of those. Quatrano says […]

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Peach Cobbler

Bon Appetit Cook butter in a small skillet over medium heat, stirring often, until it foams, then browns, 5–7 minutes. Pour brown butter into a 13×9″ baking dish. Whisk flour, baking powder, salt, and remaining 1¾ cups sugar in a medium bowl. Whisk in milk and vanilla, then pour batter into baking dish by the […]

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Fresh Mint and Chocolate Ice Cream

Bon Appetit Just before cream is ready, heat chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a saucepan of simmering water (do not let bowl touch water), stirring occasionally, until melted and smooth. (Alternatively, heat in 20-second increments in a microwave, stirring between bursts.) Mix together sweetened condensed milk and salt in a medium bowl.

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Grilled Flatfish With Spoon Sauce

Bon Appetit Prepare a grill for medium heat. Using a chef’s knife, cleaver, or serrated knife, cut fish crosswise into 2″–4″-wide planks (the larger the fish, the wider the planks); halve planks if fish is large. Pat fish dry, rub all over with oil, and season with salt and Aleppo-style pepper. Grill fish, undisturbed, until […]

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Lacquered Rib Eye

Bon Appetit Move steak over indirect heat and grill, turning every 1–2 minutes and moving closer to or farther away from heat as needed to build even color, until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of steak registers 100°, 10–12 minutes. Start basting steak. Continue to grill, turning and basting with a light […]

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Sticky Barbecue Chicken

Bon Appetit Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high. Cook onion and garlic, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 3 minutes. Add brown sugar; cook, stirring constantly, until sugar turns a shade darker, about 2 minutes. Add remaining 1 Tbsp. seasoning; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add ketchup; cook, stirring, until […]

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Hasselback Short Rib Bulgogi

Bon Appetit Prepare a grill for medium-high heat; oil grate with vegetable oil. Remove short ribs from marinade and very lightly season with salt. Grill, turning every 1–2 minutes and moving to a cooler part of grill if needed, until meat is firm to the touch and peeking inside deepest slashes shows just a streak […]

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Honey-Glazed Pepper Chicken

Bon Appetit Prepare a grill for medium heat. Lightly oil grate. Set chicken on grate, cover, positioning vent over chicken if your grill has one, and grill, turning every 5 minutes, until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of thighs registers 120°–130°, 15–20 minutes. Uncover and continue to grill, basting with honey mixture […]

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Potato Salad

Bon Appetit Remove eggs from ice water. Gently crack all over and peel; discard shells. Cut eggs in half lengthwise and scoop out yolks into a medium bowl. Coarsely chop egg whites; set aside. Mash yolks with a fork until smooth. Add mayonnaise, relish, both mustards, and remaining 2 Tbsp. Diamond Crystal or 1 Tbsp. […]

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Cooler Corn

Bon Appetit Prepare a grill for high heat. Drain corn and grill until husks are lightly charred all over, about 15 minutes. Wrap in a clean towel and place in a cooler. Let steam at least 15 minutes and up to 3 hours. Photographs by Laura Murray, food styling by Simon Andrews, prop styling by […]

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Food Has Always Been Political

Bon Appetit On Friday morning at 10:30 a.m., several of us editors at Bon Appétit jumped on a Zoom call to discuss how we were going to cover the uprisings sparked by George Floyd’s killing. As a food brand, we’re often talking about recipes, cooking techniques, and emerging restaurants. But we also understand that food […]

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Green Goddess Anything Salad

Bon Appetit This recipe is all about the green goddess dressing, an herby, punchy, creamy green sauce that originated in San Francisco in the 1920s. It’s just as delicious as it is versatile: You can use any combo of tender herbs (cilantro, mint, basil, parsley, dill, tarragon, chives), cultured dairy (yogurt, sour cream, buttermilk, labneh, […]

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I Nearly Went to Prison for Philando Castile. I Closed My Restaurant For George Floyd.

Bon Appetit On Thursday, May 28, protesters marched through Minneapolis to demand justice for George Floyd, who was killed by police on Monday, and the countless other Black people who have been victims of police violence. Several restaurants in Minneapolis shuttered for the evening to stand in solidarity with the Black community, including Trio, a […]

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Burned Out and Burnt

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 took my semi-annual break from this newsletter last week, for no other reason […]

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