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A Day in the Life with Amanda & Merrill of Food52 / Tues, Oct 08, 2013
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      Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs have built a community for home cooks with Food52. See as they prepare to extend their offering with a popup shop, and expand their office, with plenty of soup to spare. 



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      9:16am — Meet @amandahesser, co-founder of Food52, a cookbook writer many times over, and former food editor of the New York Times
      — Buvette



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      9:33am — French breakfast with Sarah Bryden Brown who helped sell the Babble Network, a network of mom blogs, to Disney
      — Buvette



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      10:19am — Stocking up. “I brush my teeth the way that some women put on lipstick”
      — Duane Reade



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      10:27am — @merrillstubbs, Co-Founder of Food52, graduate of Le Cordon Bleu and veteran food writer and editor, meeting with @rbfishman to discuss branding opportunities across social media channels
      — Food52 HQ



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      10:46am — Cookbooks: necessary reading material here
      — Food52 HQ



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      11:04am — Heading out to look for new office space
      — Chelsea



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      11:08am — In sync since 2009 
      — Chelsea



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      11:22am — 98% of the recipes on Food52 come from the community. Tuesdays are for shooting said recipes. Today’s focus: soup
      — Food52 HQ



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      11:23am — Lots of cooks in this kitchen. All recipes are tested, cooked, and photographed at the HQ. These are the components of a carrot, sweet potato, and red lentil soup with Moroccan spices
      — Food52 HQ



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      11:53am — Taking pot shots
      — Food52 HQ



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      12:17pm — Team meeting to discuss gift certificate & card designs and packaging for Provisions, Food52’s e-commerce site
      — Food52 HQ



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      1:08pm — Baked eggs, an @amandahesser and @merrillstubbs original recipe. An office has never smelled so good
      — Food52 HQ



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      2:24pm — Shucking oysters for an oyster-and-spinach “chowda”
      — Food52 HQ



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      2:27pm — The biggest perk of working at Food52 is getting to eat the test dishes
      — Food52 HQ



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      3:15pm — Working on correspondence
      — Food52 HQ



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      3:40pm — Prepping en route to a discussion on “The Perfect CEO” at Columbia Business School
      — Subway



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      6:22pm — Touring space for the Food52 holiday popup
      — Future Food52 Popup



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      6:23pm — Marshalling the troops. December 5-8, Food52 comes to life live and in popup
      — Future Food52 Popup



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      7:05pm — Reunited after a long day
      — Brooklyn Heights



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      7:08pm — Reading “Bony-Legs” and “Squirrels” with Tad and the twins. No cookbooks :)
      — Brooklyn Heights