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Event Tue Aug 24 2010

We're Bringing the Bacon for You to Take Down

Gapers Block's Andrew Huff and Cinnamon Cooper will be turning 15 pounds of Hormel's Black Label bacon into 15 pints of tasty Bacon Jam for the attendees of The Bacon Takedown to sample and vote on. Come join us on Sept. 11 at 1:30pm at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave. And while the recipe doesn't appear in Cinnamon's cookbook Everything Cast-Iron Cookbook, we can promise we'll be making this bacon in several cast-iron pans.

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Leah Sallen / August 24, 2010 3:39 PM

Go team - jam on!

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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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