Allie Lewis Clapp Allie is a New York-based chef and former food editor/media personality. She has worked for more than a decade at brands such as Martha Stewart's Everyday Food, Real Simple, and Bon Appetit. Highlights: * Worked with chefs such as Alain Passard and Bobby Flay * Former Everyday Food co-host on PBS * Nominated for a James Beard award, among others About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.