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Dessert Wed Feb 16 2011

The Shamrock Shake Returns

shamrock-shake.jpgNow that you've recovered from Valentine's Day, I hope you're preparing for March 17--and what better way to do it than with a still seasonally inappropriate (yet widely anticipated) Shamrock Shake from McDonalds! If you can't bring yourself to stumble through the golden arches but still want the thrill of a mint-vanilla shake, we've got your recipes.

 
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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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