There are occasions where a cookbook will not be enough if you’re looking for recipe inspiration. Cookbooks are great but sometimes they can be daunting and overwhelming. You will need to look for inspiration from different sources. In order to improve your cooking skills, there is a need to be open to different sources of information and knowledge. One of the easiest ways you can learn or better your craft is by looking at what food bloggers are doing. In this post, we’re going to highlight some of the food bloggers you should be following if you want to spice up your recipes.
Brandon Matzek | Kitchen Konfidence
Brandon is a home cook and the idea behind starting the blog was to help others with the challenges they’re facing when it comes to the kitchen. Brandon grew up in an Italian-Eastern European family. His recipes are family-oriented given his background. You will never get bored as Brandon also has a chronology of his travels in which he talks about the different foods from different places in the world.
Corrigan Duffy | Corrie Cooks
If you’re looking for a food blogger that cares about the current trends in the cooking industry, Duffy is you’re a guy. He is a stay-at-home dad who loves to experiment with different recipes. He specialized in the Instant Pot which is a great piece of equipment if you’re looking to prepare meals in half the time. Duffy likes to experiment with the Instant Pot. His blog has a ton of interesting recipes if you’d like to try out cooking with the Instant Pot.
Brooke Bass | Chocolate + Marrow
Brooke Bass started her blog in 2014 and the inspiration came from her hometown, New Orleans. From Southern Comfort cuisine, to seasonal dishes, there is always something cooking in Bass’ blog. There is something for everyone once you visit her blog.
Deb Perelman | Smitten Kitchen
This is one of the biggest food blogs today. It has covered more than 800 recipes and it will be impossible to exhaust the list even in the next 10 years. Deb Perlman has been able to demonstrate that you don’t need a big kitchen with all the fancy equipment to prepare a good meal. Her goal is to create tasty meals without the use of the so-called “pretentious ingredients” She makes sure that the ingredients being used are accessible for a normal kitchen. If you’re not familiar or comfortable with some techniques, Deb has step by step tutorials to make it easy for you to follow through the recipe. She is also the author of The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook.
Erin Neil | Spoontang Kitchen
Erin Neil is the creative voice behind Spoontang Kitchen. She decided to leave her comfortable job in Michigan to pursue her dream in the Big Apple. The first thing she did was to enroll in a culinary school which helped in horning her cooking skills. She takes her readers on what she is learning as a student. You get to grow with a person as they better their craft.
Erika Council | Southern Soufflé
Erika first learned how to make cookies when she was four. Cooking has always been her passion ever since she was a child. Her reason for starting her blog was that she could share her wonderful recipes with the masses. Most of the ingredients are easy to find and you don’t have to worry about not following the techniques because the instructions can be followed without any difficulties.
Jessie Snyder | Faring Well
Jessie has won several awards because of her endeavors in cooking and blogging. Since the launch of her blog in 2014, Jessie has garnered a good following especially those that are interested in her vegan-inspired recipes. Vegan meals don’t have to be boring and Jessie is well aware of this fact. Her recipes are tantalizing for someone who is looking for organic foods.
Jodi Moreno | What’s Cooking Good Looking
Jodi Moreno’s focus was on creating healthy and delicious meals that can be prepared at home. If you love vegetables, you will love Jodi. Many of the vegetables she prepares come from her own garden. She has a background in photography which is a great addition.
To sum it up, there are so many other inspirational food bloggers you should be following. The list is not exhaustive. You just have to find the foods you like and the bloggers that are in the same boat as you.