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Ingredient Mon Oct 04 2010

A Few of My Favorite Things

Apple strudels, vegan caramel apples, pork tenderloin with apples, homemade apple butter, a bowl of broccoli and apple soup, apple-filled shortbread, blackberry-apple slab pie, my beloved apple fritter from Old Fashioned Donuts (11248 South Michigan), and Apple-Cream Cheese pie. Ahhhhhh.

(High-fives self.)

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Brian L. / October 4, 2010 12:22 PM

Co-sign. [faxing high-five requisition forms]

LaShawn Williams / October 4, 2010 6:29 PM

Robyn--you know about Old Fashioned Donuts, eh?! WHOOOHOOO!!!!

bob / October 6, 2010 9:56 AM

ah, the apple fritter @ old fashioned. soo amazing. and the last time i had it, it took me three days to eat it and it was surprisingly crisp and tasty on day three as day one. love 'em!

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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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