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Ingredient Wed Jul 23 2008

Seeking Local Honey

If you're looking to sweeten your tea or top your biscuits with honey from the Chicagoland area, here are two ways to find it:

1. Check out Sweet Beginnings beeline honey, which can be purchased at the Lincoln Park farmer's market as well as at Whole Foods stores and other local shops. (via Ideal Bite)

2. Visit the Honey Locator, a website that lets you search for locations where you can buy honey from your "home state." (via the kitchn)

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Jessica D / July 23, 2008 8:46 AM

The Naperville Farmers Market each Saturday features a kiosk with Lorence's Bee Haven of Aurora, IL. All their wax, soap, and honey products are locally made. And just as an FYI, I'm just a farmers' market customer, I get nothing in return for mentioning this!

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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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