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Cookbook Fri Nov 20 2015

Thanksgiving Inspiration from JeanMarie Brownson

dinner at home.jpgJeanMarie Brownson has been a respected chef and food writer for many years. She spent time as the Chicago Tribune's associate food editor, as well as the director of its test kitchen and is known for her ongoing professional partnership with iconic Chicago chef Rick Bayless. Her life and love of cooking has also been chronicled since 2007 in a bimonthly column for the Tribune known as Dinner at Home.

Brownson has handpicked the very best recipes and stories from her beloved Tribune column and converted them into a new cookbook. Dinner at Home: 140 Recipes to Enjoy with Family and Friends is the perfect addition for any home cook looking for Thanksgiving inspiration. The full-color cookbook features a wide selection of both everyday and celebratory recipes that are sure to get you in the mood for your Turkey Day festivities.

The book is full of a wide range of recipes including everything from soups, salads, vegetables and other sides, to holiday meals, breakfast, and even baked goods. Readers will also find a bit of Brownson's charming stories sprinkled in along with her expert cooking tips and advice.

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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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