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Parenting Advice from SFGate [beer reviews]

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Out west, they start 'em young: SFGate's parenting blog The Poop somewhat oddly, somewhat awesomely has a review of the new 7-Eleven beer, Game Day. Oh, goody, what words of wisdom does SFGate have for Bay Area parents to bestow upon the drinkers of tomorrow?

"It was once strongly suggested by my bosses not [...]

Blog-to-Book Deal: Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Even though we're not included on their extensive blogroll (whatever, see if we invite you to one of our birthday parties), we are pleased to report yet another blog-to-book deal: Cara Eisenpress and Phoebe Lapin of Big Girls, Small Kitchen have been tapped by Harper Studio to write Cara & Phoebe's Quarter-Life Kitchen, which Publisher's [...]

The Year in Food Blog-to-Book Deals [2009-orama]

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Food blogs have been around for a good decade, at least, and food books have been around, well, pretty much forever, but it seems that it's this year that the dead-tree guys finally started paying serious attention to the smart writers, great photographers, and charming home cooks who happily toiled away on their [...]

Cooking Through Blumenthal's The Big Fat Duck Cookbook: The Big Fat Undertaking

"The horror!!!" writes Auldo, the Dutchman behind The Big Fat Undertaking, the cook-your-way-through-a-cookbook blog that documents his experience with Heston Blumenthal's The Big Fat Duck Cookbook (Amazon). Some may want to quote Mr. T and exclaim, "I PITY THE FOOL!" but we're totally impressed since this is, in fact, a truly epic project. His estimate [...]

Big Deals: The Wednesday Chef Blogger Luisa Weiss Gets A Book Deal

Our black little hearts are warmed whenever a blog-to-book deal launches that isn't planning on naming the book after the blog. Double so with the announcement that The Wednesday Chef is going to printed media, since we've long been fans of Luisa Weiss's wry take on food, informed by her German-Italian culinary heritage.
Her book My [...]

Department of Inevitabilities: 'Ad Hoc At Home' and 'Momofuku At Home'

We're not really surprised to discover that a cook-your-way-through-a-cookbook blog "Ad Hoc At Home" already exists — with clearance from the publisher and everything! But someone is already squatting on "Momofuku At Home" on blogspot.
The former's written by an anonymous dude in Lehigh, PA, and we're guessing Mister Momo at Home is a blogger by [...]

FTC Blogger Endorsement Disclosures: A How-to Guide

If you read blogs, you’ve probably stumbled across the recent hullabaloo concerning the new advertising disclosure guidelines (pdf) released by the Federal Trade Commission. Typical coverage has been: ZOMG FTC is fining bloggers! Eat Me Daily asked David Barzelay, a lawyer and food-blogging proprietor of EatFoo.com, to dissect the new FTC regulations [...]

UK Blog: Notes From a Hospital Bed

Here's a fun read: Notes From a Hospital Bed, written by someone with the pseudonym "Traction Man," a freelance journalist forced to spend months in an NHS Hospital bed after being "struck down by a bone and flesh-eating bug." (For those who do not know, the NHS, or the National Health Service, is the publicly-funded [...]

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