'Bon Appetit' on Serious Eats

Bon Appétit Magazine is NYC-Bound

Bon Appétit, which has been based in Los Angeles since it was founded in 1975, is headed east. Condé Nast's chief executive officer said the move is for efficiency's sake, and while it may make sense for the company to consolidate its assets, they're losing longtime editor Barbara Fairchild in the process. Fairchild started as an editorial assistant at the magazine 32 years ago. More

Serious Heat: Dressing Up Pasta Salad

Pasta salad is my absolute favorite summer picnic indulgence. But I wanted a twist to make it a memorable side dish, especially for a picnic potluck. Last year, I found an old Bon Appétit recipe that used an Asian-inspired base for the dressing: a mixture of sesame oil, honey, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar and a kick of cayenne powder. I added a little mayonnaise into the sauce as a personal preference (what's a pasta salad without a hit of mayo?), and additional vegetables on hand. More

The Peanut Butter Guy Enters the Bon Appétit Bake-Off

"As the only Serious Eats blogger in the contest, I had to represent." My Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie entry. Click here for the recipe » I've only been blogging for a few months now, so I was very surprised when Bon Appétit invited me to take part in their first ever Blog Envy Bake-Off on December 10. The first place prize was an all expenses paid trip to Las Vegas for the magazine's Vegas Uncork'd festival. Some of the other competition. To be totally honest, I didn't think I had any chance of winning. I felt like Anne Hathaway going up against Kate Winslet, Angelina Jolie, and Meryl Streep for Best Actress at last year's Academy Awards. Sure, I was... More

Turkey Talk: Bon Appetit's Barbara Fairchild

Every Thanksgiving we check in with food magazine editors around the country to see how they have gone about putting together their Thanksgiving issues. Leading off this year is Bon Appétit's Barbara Fairchild. The magazine features five approaches to different aspects of the Thanksgiving feast. More

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