What makes a great cooking blog? Smart and engaging content that focuses on a particular subject matter, accompanied most often by great photography and a useful set of tips. The Daily Meal is dedicated to sifting through the vast array of content gracing the food blogosphere in order to deliver a daily sampling of the stories worth reading and the blogs worth following.
• In honor of spring, and post-Easter eggs, a recipe for egg salad with jalapeños. [Homesick Texan]
• The art of the perfect bagel and the recipe for a peppercorn-potato variety. [Wild Yeast]
• How to press tofu the right way. [Veggie Belly]
• A refreshingly simple classic chocolate cake, no mixer required. [Noble Pig]
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