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Food 52 Accepts Chris Kimball's Challenge

The public has spoken, and the public wants a food fight: by popular demand, Food52 has decided to accept Chris "Broccoli Casserole" Kimball's challenge to engage in a recipe death match. The format and rules have yet to be agreed upon, and will be announced in November.
Meanwhile, Kimball continues to stick his foot in his [...]

Cook's Illustrated Editor Wages Online Food Fight

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The saga of Chris "Broccoli Casserole" Kimball and his war against the internet continues: Kimball has challenged crowd-sourced recipe sites — calling out Amanda Hesser's Food52 in particular — to duel it out against his immaculate test kitchens. Like a jealous older sibling, Kimball's attention-getting techniques just aren't gonna hack it [...]

Food Writing in Magazines Is Alive and Well

Devastated over the death of Gourmet? So are we, but we're not ones to sit around crying: there's still plenty of fantastic food writing and photography out there. Whether it's an entire magazine dedicated to food or an occasional feature in a general interest title, once we put together this list, it became clear that [...]

Opinions on Gourmet's Closure by Hesser, Kimball, Kingsly

Now that we're past the mourning phase, everyone is trying to determine what was wrong with Gourmet's model, including Amanda Hesser, Christopher Kimball, and Merri Lee Kingsly:
Forbes op-ed by Amanda Hesser blames the print medium:
Under the stewardship of Reichl, there was nothing wrong with Gourmet's content. What was wrong with the magazine was its medium: [...]

Christopher Kimball on Hiding Pie, Badly

Chris Kimball's editorials in Cook's Illustrated are folksy and at times, a little bewildering, a weird antithesis to the magazine's straight-laced content. Not available online unless you're a paying subscriber (which we're not—we enjoy the print product for the vintage experience), his recent editorial in the January / February 2009 issue was about the "Vermont [...]

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