Bonnie Benwick is a freelance editor, writer, recipe developer and food stylist. She worked for 39 years as a journalist, spending the majority of her career at “The Washington Post.” She retired in July 2019 as deputy Food editor/recipe editor. She wrote the weekly Dinner in Minutes recipe column for 12 years and contributed to several series of monthly food-related features for The Washington Post Magazine. Her efforts won honors from the James Beard Foundation and the International Association of Culinary Professionals, among others. She teaches cooking classes and assists in food photography/styling instruction in the Washington area, and continues to speak about food journalism to local and national groups with a particularly keen interest in all facets of recipe writing.