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Thursday, December 7

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Random Thu Jun 14 2007

Inexplicable Guests on Emeril Live

I couldn't believe my eyes. While Emeril was frying up catfish, simmering chicken 'n' dumplings, and doing his regular schtick, I thought the musical guest looked oddly familiar. Much to my disappointment, I realized that the delectable John Corbett was indeed fronting a mediocre country band on Emeril Live. He's still attractive, despite some most unfortunate mutton chops, but he's not the sexy Aidan (Sex in the City) or reflective Chris Stevens (Northern Exposure) I remember. How sad. To further complicate things, Bo Derek is in the audience, but never really speaks as a guest. Peach bourbon ice cream looked mighty tasty though. Set your TiVo for a rebroadcast of this oddball episode Friday at 2am CST.

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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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