Allison Watson

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6 Things You Learn About Food, After Cooking on a Farm

Spend a year as a farm cook and you'll learn a lot about eating local and cooking seasonally. BA associate web editor Rochelle Bilow shares her tips.<p>Before I joined the <i>Bon Appétit</i> team, I lived and worked on a small, full-diet farm in Central New York. "Full-diet" meant whole-hog—that is, we grew, …

Low Fat

10 Healthy Office Snacks: The Anti-Vending Machine Guide

These healthy office snacks beat whatever junk is in the vending machine any day.<p>We've perfected the art of the office lunch—but even the most protein-packed lunch bowls can't prevent the inevitable 3 p.m. rumbly belly. Before you give up your quarters to the vending machine, hear us out! There are …

Healthy Eating

The Best Ultimate Classic Perfect Recipes (We're Not Joking)

These 36 dishes—from sticky buns to steamed lobster—have earned the adjectives "perfect," "ultimate," "best-ever," and "classic"<p><b>Here at BA, we like to think that every recipe is perfect</b> in its own way. ____ But only those recipes that really, truly encapsulate perfection—like this perfectly steamed …

Cooking

Surviving the Great American Beer Fest: Hoppy IPAs to Candy-Bar Beers

From hoppy IPAs to candy-bar nut beers, Joshua M. Bernstein survives Denver's Great American Beer Fest…barely<p><i>This is Foaming at the Mouth, Joshua M. Bernstein’s hopped-up adventures in the ever-expanding universe of beer. And yes, he would like another round, please.</i><p>“Don’t you ever get sick of …

Beer

4 Hotels Making Rooftop Honey Beers

Urban beekeeping went from hipster chic to mainstream when the first big hotel chain hired an apiarist. Now, hotels that are housing thousands of …

Why Sour Beer is the Most Exciting Brewing Trend Right Now

Tart, zingy and funky, sours are the brews of the moment. F&W’s Megan Krigbaum visits a sour beer visionary.<p><i>Tart, zingy and funky, sours are the</i> …

6 Unexpected Ways to Cook Root Vegetables

Chef Kevin Gillespie of Atlanta’s Gunshow wants root vegetables like turnips and carrots to have some time in the spotlight, out of the shadow of a …

10 Ways to Use Mustard

Just because hot dog season is nearly at an end doesn’t mean the mustard needs to languish in your fridge. Here are 10 ways to use it this fall.<p>Just …

Thousands Attend Opening of First Memorial for Disabled Veterans in Washington, D.C.

When Al Kovach was a Navy SEAL and broke his neck in a parachute accident in 1991, his life changed forever.<p>And he couldn’t have imagined that, more …

Disabled Veterans

Back to School: 10 Easy Weeknight Dinners Your Family Will Love

<b>1. Broiled Asian-Style Flat Iron Steak</b><p>Flat iron steak is one of my favorite cuts of beef for home cooking. It's similar to flank or skirt steak, only much more tender -- in fact, after the tenderloin, it's the second most tender cut. Plus, it's cheap. Here, I've broiled it and topped it with a rich …