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Blog Thu Oct 30 2008

Creepy Cooking


Startle your Halloween party guests with these festive treats:

Melon brains from scoochmaroo at Instructables.

"Blood" oozing vampire cookies from Baking Bites.

Bleeding heart pie from Coo-Koo-Ri-Koo.

Vampire bat cake from My Own Sweat Thyme.

The stunning, not to mention ambitious, Halloween cake pops from Bakerella.

Finger cookies from Chicago's own Forkable (pictured). Adapted from Yeah, That Vegan's bloody finger cookies.

Photo from Forkable

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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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