Yossy Arefi Yossy Arefi is a cookbook author, photographer, and food stylist based in Brooklyn, New York. She's a frequent contributor to Better Homes & Gardens, Food52, The New York Times, among other national publications. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.