This is a list of blogs that I like to read myself. Some of the writers I consider friends, some don’t know me at all, but I find myself going back to these sites over and over.
Collaborative Projects

  • Food Photo 101 – a collaboration with Nika Boyce to teach and learn better food photography. This is an interactive course of instruction. I call it collaborative, but Nika’s the talent behind Food Photo 101, and I’m just along for the ride. Materials for the class can be found at either of our sites (my Food Photo 101 page or Nika’s Food Photo 101 page). Accompanying the course are a Flickr group, Food Photo 101, and a forum. At the end of each week of lessons, a newsletter is available with that lesson and results from me and other people following the course at the Food Photo 101 Newsletter page.

Barbecue Blogs

  • BBQ Guy’s BBQ Blog – the only barbecue blog with morealliteration than mine. Brian is a great guy with a lot ofbarbecue know-how.
  • Men In Aprons – Adam doesn’t fit just in barbecue, but he’s startedcompeting, so I’m leaving him here!
  • Playing with Fire and Smoke – LOTS of barbecue recipes and somepretty darn good bbq photos.
  • Plowboys BBQ – A great competition team that also has really goodideas on what to do with leftover barbecue (if only I could figure outhow to have leftover barbecue).
  • The Hampton Smoker – He does East Coast barbecue right.
  • White Trash BBQ – Another New Yorker bringing barbecue knowledge tothe uninitiated.
  • It’s not a blog, but it is my favorite forum: The BBQ Brethren.

Other Food Blogs

  • Becks & Posh – Really nice style and great articles.
  • blue kitchen – Terry has a great style of writing, good food, andgreat stories (he swears)!
  • Dine and Dish – Kristen does a great job of showing how she feeds a family very well.  She also is the one that organizes Adopt-a-Blogger, a great way to help other bloggers.
  • The Foodologist – Dr. Guy doesn’t post often, but when he does,it’s worth the read, and I wish I could take photos like he does.
  • MattBites – Matt puts on classes on how to do this food blogging thing (and hedoes ok with a camera, too).
  • Nika’s Culinaria – Great food, professional photos, and a reallynice person.
  • Panini Happy – Kathy is my adopted blog from Adopt-a-Blogger.  Great(!) ideas for panini grill use!
  • Pinch My Salt – Nicole has great recipes, incredible photos and writing to match.
  • The Pioneer Woman Cooks – Ree’s step by step photos are unrivaled, in myopinion.
  • stephencooks – Stephen calls this a kitchen diary of an amateur chef.
  • Dessert First – Anita has a great dessert blog with mouth-watering views of the food. Very dangerous!
  • Technicolor Kitchen – Patricia is not only a really nice lady, she also has a great looking blog.
  • The Well Fed Network – I contribute to several sub-blogs on here; goodarticles with a lot of variety and points of view.
  • Wild Yeast – Susan makes bread that I hope one day to be able to taste, let alone make myself.
  • Steamy Kitchen – Jaden does some posts that make me very jealous, and her photos make me hungry every time I read her blog.
  • Ward Street Bistro – Heidi is a trained chef that now cooks at home and offers some great insights in and around the kitchen.

Local Food Blogs – Mostly Southwestern Ohio

If you have a site you think I should be listing here, please feel free to email me; I may either not have seen it yet or really given it a chance…

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