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Recipe Mon Apr 25 2011

Ham it Up

219867_10150223050424282_632609281_8470733_3719446_o.jpgAs I looked at the small army of leftovers sitting on the counter--a half-full platter of scalloped potatoes, a bowl of brussel sprouts so infused with parmesan and garlic that I would have thought it was tortellini if fed it while blindfolded--I looked at the ham. Aw, aw, the ham. If you're looking at several weeks' worth of ham sandwiches with dread, here are some exciting ways to use up the meat that will make your Easter dinner unrecognizable. Casseroles, quiches, soups, even savory bread pudding made with Hawaiian bread (which I can never be left alone with, for security reasons).

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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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