Kristen Miller / Design Director
Some were too big, some were too small. That was Miller's dilemma as she scoured 12 stores looking for black bowls to use for this month's cover. "We had such a hard time that photographer Andrew Burkle spray-painted some bowls black just in case," she says.
Kelly Petryszyn / Associate Editor
Since we're stuck on Alton Brown's Twitter Post-it notes, we asked to interview the Food Network star by his preferred medium. "Not only did he play along ("Noted Chef," pg. 24), but he included a personal note to me signed with a Sharpie-scrolled 'A.' "