FOOD-RELATED LINKS – it’s all about Connections!

Some of the links below are blogs to which I subscribe.
Some links I’ve merely added to My Favorites online.
I hope you’ll take a little time to explore a few.
Some might inspire. Others offer useful food-related information.

– KitchenWitchy Marilyn

 

Food Blogs and Food Websites, or at least partially-foodie, in general:

http://savorysimple.net/ – Recent culinary school grad writes, All of the recipes on Savory Simple are either my creations or are adapted from cookbooks, food magazines, family recipes and other blogs. When I created this site I was a big fan of savory dishes, hence the name “Savory Simple.”

http://frugalfeeding.wordpress.com/ – sub-titled with a definition, n. frugality, the quality of being frugal with money or food. College grad in the UK started this blog before he graduated with honors in history.

http://malouprestado.wordpress.com/  – Going Dutch site. Young woman from Philippines marries Dutchman, moved to Netherlands. Blog includes recipes along with stories, info about both cultures.

http://mamasgottabake.wordpress.com/ – Sub-titled, she’s bad, she’s bold and she likes sugar! Not just recipes – also about restaurants and other foodplaces she visits. She’s in California. And her photos make me hungry.

http://domesticdivamd.com/ – Sub-titled, My Mother Raised the Perfect Housewife… Then I Went to Med School. A story based on experience (often humorous), followed by an aptly-named recipe, with every post.

http://russianmomcooks.wordpress.com/ – Complete title would be Russian Mom Cooks While Chasing Kids. She writes, My name is Anastasia. I was born and raised in Russia, and moved to the States in my early 20s. I am a stay-at-home mom of two beautiful babies and a wife of their wonderful dad. I’m living the dream, loving my family to pieces, and getting lost in books when I’m not busy chasing the kids around the house!

http://www.amateurgourmet.com/A Funny Block with Recipes, Restaurant Reviews and More. Truly worth a look-see!

http://www.101cookbooks.com/ – Cookbook author blogs about cooking, natural foods, travel, etc.

http://107cookbooks.com/ – Blog began as its writer challenged herself: The 107 Cookbooks project is a year-long challenge. By the end of June 2010, I will have cooked at least one recipe from each of the books in my collection. Including the Recipes of the Damned books. I have set up a schedule for the year, to ensure that I keep up a manageable pace and that I don’t get stuck cooking Christmas dishes in May, and will be posting updates as I work my way through. I love this idea! I think she’s a little late in reaching her goal, but the calendar says she’s reached #92.

http://www.blue-kitchen.com/Good food. Great stories. I swear… so the sub-title goes. Site’s author tells readers, Blue Kitchen is the name of the mythical restaurant I will never open, because I’m smart enough to know that it would be punishingly hard work. The name Blue Kitchen evokes visions of a romantic, bohemian place—chalkboard menu, little wooden tables and mismatched kitchen chairs, art on the walls, candles on the tables and jazz on the sound system. He’s a food writer and “amateur chef” who just loves to cook.

http://chocolateandzucchini.com/ – The “About” section states, Chocolate & Zucchini is a blog written by Clotilde Dusoulier, a 31-year-old Parisian woman who lives in Montmartre and shares her passion for all things food-related. Here you’ll find recipe ideas and cooking inspiration, as well as musings on quirky ingredients, cookbook acquisitions, nifty tools, and restaurant experiences.

http://www.closetcooking.com/ – Toronto-based cook’s inspiration: I came to realize that my meals were boring and that I had been eating the same few dishes over and over again for years. It was time for a change! I now spend my free time searching for and trying tasty new recipes in my closet sized kitchen.

http://www.soupchick.com/ – Blog writer says, In my log house kitchen in northwest Rhode Island, I write about food, teach cooking classes, and run a nonprofit organization. She also notes, I’m the founder and director of an organization called Drop In & Decorate. I hope you’ll go to the site and read more about how we decorate cookies for donation to food pantries, family shelters, domestic violence shelters, and other local agencies serving neighbors in need all around the world. It’s a wonderful program, and you can be part of it.

http://dessertstalking.com/DessertStalking… because life is short. Love the title! Its “About” page opening paragraph says, DessertStalking has a two-fold purpose. First, for those who just come to watch, it is a place to find all the sweet stuff that food blogs have to offer, in beautiful photography and great recipes, as well as reviews and conversations. Secondly, it’s a place for food bloggers and photographers to show their stuff and to drive a bit of traffic to their websites.

http://thebigfatnoodle.com/ – The blog mistress tells us, thebigfatnoodle is all about finding, making, creating or talking about un-poncey and yummy food. More often than not, it’s about cooking with thebigfatnoodle’s other half and helping him forget about the scars left by a lifetime of awful English school dinners whilst discovering new tastes and sensations – food that should be fun to make and scrumptious to eat. She was born in Hong Kong, has lived in Singapore and Australia, now lives in England.

http://noteatingoutinny.com/ –  by Cathy Erway – read her memoir, The Art of Eating In: How I Learned to Stop Spending and Love the Stove; enjoy the blog.

http://orangette.blogspot.com/ –  Seattle-based Molly Wizenberg’s popular blog. I loved her memoir, A Homemade Life (it includes recipes).

http://www.mollysmadeleine.blogspot.com/ – Blog of Molly Birnbaum, author of memoir, Season to Taste: How I Lost My Sense of Smell and Found My Way – which I loved. Blog mistress writes of the site, What began as the record of a fledgling culinary career now continues as one of recovery while I slowly regain a damaged sense of smell. Some terrific recipes!

http://confectionsofamasterbaker.blogspot.com/ – Gesine Bullock-Prado’s site, author of My Life from Scratch: A Sweet Journey of Starting Over, One Cake at a Time.

 

All gluten-free:

http://glutenfreegirl.com/ – I own her cookbook and there’s another coming out soon.

http://crockpot365.blogspot.com/ – All recipes for your slowcooker by Stephanie O’Dea. (I own two of her excellent cookbooks).

http://www.thebakingbeauties.com/ – Sub-titled, Gluten-Free Recipes for Everyday Living.

 

From more well-known, sometimes-quite-famous, sources:

http://www.davidlebovitz.com/ – I own (& love) his memoir, The Sweet Life in Paris, as well as two of his cookbooks.

http://ruhlman.com/ – Michael Ruhlman’s site, Translating the Chef’s Craft for Every Kitchen. I own two of his cookbooks, plus his Ratio: The Simple Codes Behind the Craft of Everyday Cooking.

http://politicsoftheplate.com/ – Blog of Barry Estabrook, author of Tomatoland fame, his book about how industrial agriculture has ruined the tomato in all ways–gastronomic, environmental, and in terms of labor abuse. Estabrook’s article for Gourmet on labor abuses in Florida’s tomato fields received the 2010 James Beard Award for magazine feature writing. His blog also received a James Beard Award, for best blog of the year.

http://www.cookinglight.com/ – I subscribe to Cooking Light magazine. It’s my fav mag.

http://www.eatingwell.com/ – Another of my favorite food magazines, Eating Well. What I especially love: just about every issue has a food-related essay that’s more of a personal story, which I turn to first!

http://www.foodnetwork.com/ – Sometimes I just have to see what Food Network’s take is on a particular recipe! I love watching several shows on the station.

 

Not necessarily about recipes (but many contain them), yet definitely foodie:

http://alimentum.squarespace.com/ – Previously a print journal, now exclusively online literary – all related to food.

http://www.theydrawandcook.com/ – Recipes, but not just about the food – it’s art. The two blogmasters, brother and sister, say, The artists whose work you see in this website are a varied and talented bunch. Some of them are professional illustrators and practicing artists, while others are passionate doodlers and drawers, and a few have only recently begun to draw.  I own their first book, and I love it.

http://diannej.com/blog/ – I have her book, Will Write for Food: The Complete Guide to Writing Cookbooks, Blogs, Reviews, Memoir and More – really helpful! From the site: Whether you’re an aspiring or accomplished food writer, you’ll find posts and comments about blogging, recipe writing, cookbooks, craft, finding agents or publishers, writing trends, and interviews with food writing luminaries.

http://bloggeraid.spruz.com/ – From the site: We are a growing group of international food bloggers determined to make a difference. The love of food and community that brings us together continues to drive the compassion of its members to reach out to help those less fortunate than we are. In this ever changing world we are banded by a mission of helping to make a change in a world where starvation and tragedy affects such a profound number of people. Our mission is to raise awareness and funds for those in need in our worldwide community.

http://www.culinate.com/home – From the site: At Culinate we’re engaged in an ongoing conversation about eating well. Our content — articles, cooking tips, interviews, recipes, podcasts, food news, blog posts — helps people put real food at the center of their lives.

http://www.moosewoodcooks.com/ – Website of the world-famous Moosewood Retaurant in Ithaca, NY – vegetarian & vegan food. I own several of their cookbooks and have managed to get there to enjoy their food three times as of the date I’m setting up this page. Site contains several of their recipes.

http://www.foodista.com/blog – Recipes, blog, health & nutrition, food news.

http://www.foodsubs.com/ – Site of The Cook’s Thesaurus, a cooking encyclopedia that covers thousands of ingredients and kitchen tools. Entries include pictures, descriptions, synonyms, pronunciations, and suggested substitutions.

http://www.foodblogs.com/ – FoodBlogs.com keeps track of hundreds of food blogs (or foodie blogs, as they are often referred to) from around the world. Keep track of your favorite foodblogs, find new ones and more.

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