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Saturday, December 2

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Random Wed Sep 09 2009

Mmm, Midweek Links

•Smokin', Chokin' and Chowin' with the King goes on a search for Caribbean food in the city and loves everything (except the travel time).

•A Paula Deen recipe for Pimiento Cheese gets a healthy makeover by Cakes and Ale.

•Have you made it over to Rick Bayless's newly opened Xoco? The Stew has.

•If only I had a grill...then I could grab some peaches and make this salad.

•Accept it. Summer is ending soon, and going with it is access to freshly grown seasonal fruits and vegetables. But holding on to your favorite berries doesn't mean you have to join the canning bandwagon; you can freeze your beloved produce to enjoy in the coming months. You can even turn it into jam!

•Just Get Floury shows us the proper way to celebrate Mom's birthday: Congo Bars.

•The Grazing Lamb reflects on her anniversary of going vegan and gluten-free, and celebrates with an all-day raw food bender. Naturally.

•An out-of-town visitor directs Chew on This to NYC's opinion of Chicago's best Italian restaurant. Confused?

•L20 geeks out over imported Japanese charcoal. What a bunch of geeks. Delicious food-making geeks, of course.

•NuJoi toys around with her new camera and a plateful of scones. IMHO, figuring out food photography is harder than getting into Princeton.

•If you have a baby (or love baby food), read up about the benefits of making your own chow for Junior, courtesy of the Skinny Gourmet.

•Lindsey's Kitchen pays homage to Top Chef with Tom Colicchio's braised short ribs. Hubba hubba.

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Amanda @ Cakes and Ale / September 9, 2009 1:32 PM

Thanks for the link-back!

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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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