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Recipe Tue Apr 01 2008

Weekly Recipe Roundup

Baseball season is upon us, which means hot dog sales are going through the roof! This Pear and Pepper Relish from Pro Bono Baker will have you shouting, “Fukudome!” Or something.

What do you think’s in the burger? You won’t get an actual recipe at Thursday Night Smackdown, but c’mon, do you really need a recipe for a hamburger? What you will get is plenty of inspiration to create your own mini versions of another ballpark favorite, the burger-fry combo.

Barley and amaranth are so last year. According to Hungry Mag, the new grain about town is millet.

Finally, here’s my Recipe Find of the Week (a completely subjective award given to the recipe that sounds more delicious/intriguing/inventive than all the rest): Spicy Sweet Chicken made with maple syrup, chili paste and Chinese five-spice powder, paired with Szechuan Green Beans with Garlic. Thanks, Blue Kitchen.

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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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