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Random Thu Aug 09 2012

Not Too Late to Make a Threadcake

g_1344438693DSC02737.JPGThreadless' annual competition of cake renditions of their shirt designs will stop taking submissions on Monday, but in the meantime, enjoy some of the fine submissions, like Cake is Awesome! by Caitlyn Hupman (above). The winners will receive cash, Threadless gift certificates, books and a yearlong supply of cake mix.

 
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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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