25 Top Food Blogs Slideshow

#25 Food Blog

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Orangette
Orangette is Bon Appetit columnist Molly Wizenberg’s food blog. It is full of daily musings and stories about her everyday dealings with food and cooking. The occasional recipe and beautiful photos are also included.

#24 Food Blog

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Tartelette

French ex-patriate living in Charleston, SC, Helene Dujardin, is a former pastry chef who created Tartelette as a place to publish her food photography, styling, and recipes. Many of the recipes are gluten-free.

#1 Food Blog

Simply Recipes

The founder of Simply Recipes, Elise Bauer, started this blog to publish her own recipes as well as those of her close family and friends. Think of it as Bauer’s personal recipe box.

#2 Food Blog

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Serious Eats

Serious Eats combines original and user-generated content to create a blog focused on food news, recipes, tips, and techniques. The blog, which was founded by Ed Levine, is particularly known for great video content and message boards.

#3 Food Blog

The Pioneer Woman Cooks

Ree Drumond (known as the Pioneer Woman) writes this daily blog about her life as a “domestic country wife” and the recipes she makes for her family. This month, Bobby Flay challenged Drummond to a Thanksgiving Throwdown.

#23 Food Blog

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Gluten-Free Girl
Shauna James Ahern, the Gluten-Free Girl, posts personalized stories, videos, recipes and recommendations for those living and eating gluten-free. In 2008 it was named one of BonAppetit.com’s best food blogs in the world-

#22 Food Blog

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Chocolate and Zucchini
From Montmartre, France, Clotilde Dusolier writes recipes, restaurant reviews, and cultural pieces revolved around food, travel and her hometown of Paris.

#4 Food Blog

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The Kitchn

The Kitchn is the food blog of the popular home improvement site, Apartment Therapy. It provides helpful tips, tricks, and recipes for busy people who care about making quality food. Sara Kate Gillingham-Ryan is the founding editor of this blog, however, Faith Durand (pictured) manages The Kitchn on a daily basis.

#21 Food Blog

Homesick Texan

A New Yorker nostalgic for all that is Texan, Lisa Fain posts a plethora of recipes, stories and recommendations on how to make a Southerner feel a little more at home up north.

#5 Food Blog

101 Cookbooks

Heidi Swanson blogs about her meals, interests, and travels at 101 Cookbooks. Most of the recipes are vegetarian and either come from cookbooks or were created by Swanson.

#6 Food Blog

Smitten Kitchen

Smitten Kitchen combines updated twists on classic comfort food recipes with beautiful food photography. In addition to recipes, you can also find tutorials for cooking techniques, like how to poach an egg. Deb Perelman is the founder of Smitten Kitchen.

#7 Food Blog

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Cake Wrecks

Cake Wrecks documents the silliest, funniest, most creative cakes out there. Users submit snapshots of the cake wrecks they come across and the best are handpicked by founder Jen Yates and published. It’s a piece of cake.

#20 Food Blog

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Gluten-Free Goddess
Karina Allrich’s combination of poetic writing and gluten-free recipes makes this site a stomping ground for those in search of wide-ranging gluten-free possibilities and a dose of enlightenment.

#8 Food Blog

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Eater

Eater is dedicated to producing the best original and aggregated food news content to help foodies sift through the plethora of available news sources. Raphael Brion is the current Editor of Eater National.

#19 Food Blog

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Amateur Gourmet

The title says it all—the Amateur Gourmet, also known as Adam Roberts, cooks, writes and eats with a passionate sense of humor and no frills.

#9 Food Blog

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Bakerella

Dedicated to fun and easy baking, Bakerella is a great source for decorating tips and baking recipes, as well as occasional giveaways. Founder Angie Dudley was inspired to start baking and blogging after taking a cake decorating class. She recently published a cookbook, Cake Pops. Read a Q&A with Bakerella.

#10 Food Blog

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Grub Street Network

This national blog from New York Magazine publishes daily dining and restaurant news. Grub Street focuses on reporting the latest news and trends in the food industry with pithy, smart commentary. The current Chief Editor of Grub Street is Daniel Maurer.

#18 Food Blog

Delicious Days

In this Munich-based blog, Nicole Stich talks recipes, design and travel. In 2006, it received acclaim from Time Magazine, naming it one of the 50 coolest websites.

#11 Food Blog

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This Is Why You're Fat

With the help of user-generated photos, This is Why You’re Fat is the ultimate source for the most excessively greasy, sweet, meaty and cheesy dishes imaginable. Last year, founder Richard Blakeley published a book of the best submissions.

#17 Food Blog

Pinch My Salt

Nicole Hamaker’s mouth-watering photos and simple recipes make this blog homey and warm. The recipe page allows for simple navigation so it's easy to find your favorites again and again.

#12 Food Blog

NoTakeOut.com

Bitten: New York Times

The New York Times has now consolidated its three dining blogs, Bitten, Pour, and Diner’s Journal into one super-blog; Diner’s Journal. Bitten was a collection of recipes and musings on cooking from the Times columnists and food writers, primarily Mark Bittman. (At the time of our research, October 2010, Bitten was a standalone blog.)

#16 Food Blog

Steamy Kitchen

“Fast, fresh and simple” is the coined slogan for Jaden Hair’s blog which makes it perfect for finding healthy recipes that are helpful when you’re in a time crunch.

#15 Food Blog

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David Lebovitz

David Lebovitz’s food blog is chock-full of recipes, reviews, and all things Paris. It will definitely have you craving bread, butter and Brie, oh mon!

#14 Food Blog

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Baking Bites

Named one of the best 50 food blogs by The Times of London, Baking Bites is a great source for sweet recipes (think coconut layer cake with coconut chocolate frosting) and savory classics alike. The founder of Baking Bites, Nicole Weston, is a food writer and recipe developer based in Los Angeles.

#13 Food Blog

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Tastespotting

Self-described as a “highly visual potluck” of all things food, the site publishes submissions from the community, paying extra attention to visual detail. The result? Beautiful photographs, stories and recipes from contributors anywhere and everywhere. Tastespotting was founded in 2007 by Sarah J. Gim (pictured). Jennifer Bartoli is an associated editor of the blog.