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Random Thu May 24 2007

When the Party's Over

Meyer'sI hate doing dishes as much as I love taking bubble baths. Someone over at Mrs. Meyers must have felt the same way when they developed their lavender scented dish soap, cause it's about the only reason I'm plunging my hands into a sudsy sink. This dish soap smells so good, I find myself filling the sink part way up with warm water and a couple of drops of soap even when there aren't any dishes to wash, just to make my kitchen smell good! The good news is this soap really works — you can take your two-day-old pesto crusted food processor and give it a spa-like soak and the crud will come right off! It's easy to forget that a big part of cooking is the clean up, so thanks Mrs. Meyers for a bit of help.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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