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Recipe Fri Dec 19 2008

The Twelve Days of Christmas: Day 8

Not really much of a story behind this recipe, I just like fudge and this is a fantastic recipe. Enjoy!


Line 9x13 pan with parchment paper. Place ingredients below in large glass mixing bowl:

2 packages chocolate chips
2 sticks of butter
2 cups of walnuts (optional)
2 T. vanilla

Place ingredients below in large sauce pan:

4 1/2 c. sugar
1 large can of Carnation evaporated milk (1 2/3 cups)

Bring sugar and milk to a rolling boil. Cook for six minutes, stirring constantly to avoid burning. Pour ingredients over items in bowl and stir until melted. Pour into pan and cool thoroughly before cutting.

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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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