Jonathan Bender Jonathan Bender is a food and drink writer with nearly two decades of experience. His writing on food and drink has appeared in numerous national publications, including Food & Wine, Serious Eats, and Real Simple. Jonathan is the author of three books, including Stock, Broth & Bowl, and Cookies & Beer. Highlights: * Emmy Award-winning documentarian and the author of a pair of cookbooks: Stock, Broth & Bowl and Cookies & Beer * Writing has appeared in numerous national publications, including Food & Wine, Serious Eats, and Real Simple * Former food editor for Kansas City PBS 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.