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Ingredient Wed Oct 22 2008

The Pumpkin Directory

With fall comes crisp, cool weather, gorgeous colors and really great food. It seems pumpkin is infused into everything in October and November, here are a few of my favorites:

  • Angelina Ristorante - So rich and flavorful, this dish tastes like autumn wrapped in delicious homemade pasta.
  • RJ Grunts - The pumpkin pie milkshake consists of an entire piece of pumpkin pie blended with vanilla ice cream and other milkshake goodness.
  • Pumpkin pie - My kitchen, check out the recipe here.

I know I'm missing a lot of really great pumpkin foods, if you know of any I'd love to hear about them.

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anne / October 23, 2008 11:49 AM

Pumpkin donuts at Bennison's Bakery in Evanston.

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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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