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Random Tue Dec 07 2010

The White Gingerbread House

bowhgbh.jpgThe White House unveiled its white chocolate-coated holiday gingerbread likeness this past weekend, complete with an oversized rendering of a marzipan-ed Bo the Dog in the front yard. If you can't be one of the 100,000 people who will visit the White House this month to see the gingerbread or the dried veg- and fruit-centric holiday decor, you can make the WH's official recipes for gingerbread cookies or shrimp cocktail, or last year's honey cupcakes and gingerbread cake.

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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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