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Cookbook Thu Oct 28 2010

Barbara Fairchild Book Signing in Old Town

On November 5 get a book signed by culinary goddess, Barbara Fairchild. The long-time editor of Bon Appétit will be at Old Town's Spice House signing Just Desserts, The Cookbook for All Things Sweet and Wonderful, her new book featuring the best desserts from over 50 years of Bon Appétit archives. The signing will be from 6-8 pm and will feature samples from the new book will, as well as treats from the French Pastry School and Callebaut Chocolate.

Don't have time to buy the book? Don't worry, Spice House will have books available to purchase. The event is free; all you have to do is email Spice House at and let them know the number of people attending. Barbara. Desserts. Free. Can't beat that!

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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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