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Melissa Hamilton is the cofounder of the Canal House cooking series. She cofounded the restaurant Hamilton's Grill Room in Lambertville, N.J., where she served as executive chef. She has worked at Martha Stewart Living, Cook's Illustrated and at Saveur as the food editor.
Christopher Hirsheimer is the cofounder of the Canal House cooking series, a writer and photographer. She served as food and design editor for Metropolitan Home magazine, and was one of the founders of Saveur magazine, where she was executive editor.