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AntoniaJames

December 14, 2009 • 25 Comments

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AntoniaJames

One of the finalists in our recent Thanksgiving Photo Challenge, AntoniaJames is a relative newcomer to food52, but she has already made an impression. A lawyer from California, she bakes her own bread and is an avid canner. Recipes like "Ten Ways" Fennel in Champagne Vinegar with Fines Herbes and Roasted Pumpkin and Red Lentil Soup reflect her penchant for making the most of local, seasonal ingredients. See AntoniaJames' profile and fan her here.

 

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Michael Hoffman

December 7, 2009 • 4 Comments

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A grad student living in Pittsburgh, Michael Hoffman is also an intrepid cook and food blogger. In his headnote for Braised Berkshire Bacon with Pickled Onions, he recounts how he and a friend cured an entire pork belly and then smoked most of it to make their own bacon. His recipe for Ofra's Spicy Fried Eggplant was inspired by a childhood memory of a dish made by an Israeli neighbor, and he makes a homemade ginger liqueur for his Thai Ginger Lime Cooler. In short, we like the way this guy operates. See his profile and fan him here.

 

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