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Random Tue Dec 18 2007

Delicious Local (Last-Minute) Gifts


Looking for some last minute gift ideas for the cook or baker in your life? Here are a few ideas from Chicago Etsy sellers:

Petit Oiseau's Bakelite Apple Necklace - $19

The Pair a Birds'
glass pear stud earrings - $5

Creative Apple's
adorable cupcake note cards - $10

CourtneyCourtney's children's strawberry print dress - $34

Unique Expressions'
pink cotton candy earrings - $8.50

Sofia Masri's awesome porcelain pomegranate necklace - $58 and
porcelain popsicle necklace
- $28

Liza Berkoff's cupcakes photo-print note card - $4

Pickalapoopa's pomegranate switchplate - $8

Jilsy's handmade coaster set - $8

(Photo from Creative Apple)

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Evan P. / December 20, 2007 11:35 AM

I liked those pear stud earrings a lot. I thought it would be nice to buy them for Sarah. Unfortunately, I was too slow to grab a pair/pear (yes, I'm that lame) before they sold out. Anyway, nice post.

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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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