Think about the days when you had no Internet. No Food Network. No Epicurious. None of those websites where you can find any recipe in an instant.
In those pre-Internet days, food-lovers and cooks would find themselves turning to Gourmet.
The magazine was launched in 1941 and it folded in 2009.
The University of Michigan has a new exhibit on the magazine and, among other things, it features one issue from each of Gourmet's 69 years of publication.
Janice Longone joined us today. She's the adjunct curator of culinary history at the University of Michigan and the donor of an enormous collection of cookbooks, magazines, menus and more.
Listen to our conversation with Longone below: