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Event Wed Nov 12 2008

Blue Sky Pie

Taste some pie this weekend and help support the budding careers of local teens. Blue Sky Bakery and Cafe, a nonprofit that offers job training and opportunities for creative expression to at-risk and homeless youth, is hosting a pie-tasting event at the bakery on Saturday and Sunday, from noon until 3 pm. The $5 fee will get you a sample of four desserts and a coffee, tea or hot apple cider. The young bakers will be preparing chocolate pecan, apple and pumpkin pie and pumpkin cheesecake, not only for the weekend tasting but for the duration of the holiday season.

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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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