Here I'll share some sites and blogs, both cooking related and otherwise, that I tend to frequent often. You'll find food and cooking related links at the top of this page, and towards the bottom I'll share sites and blogs I enjoy just for fun.
Cooking & Baking Blogs and Websites
- Bakerella - One of my favorite baking blogs. Everything sweet. And she's so creative!
- i am baker - This woman makes so many awesome cakes, cookies, and other sweet treats.
- Adriana's Italian Gourmet Cookies - This excellent site (which is actually Adriana's bakery's site) hosts a variety of traditional Italian and Sicilian recipes. I'm dying to try the Torta Caprese (Chocolate Almond Torte).
- Just A Pinch - A sharing community for all sorts of delicious recipes.
- Epicurean.com - Another comprehensive site chock full of member-submitted recipes. The Italian Fresh Purple Grape Cake is to die for!
- Food Network - My original go-to site for recipes and techniques.
- Bake or Break - So many delicious baking recipes, so little time!
- Bon Appétempt - Food, photography, food photography..... What's not to like!
- Add a Pinch - More amazing recipes for just about every food category out there.
- A Bear in the Kitchen - Main dishes, soups, desserts, and everything in between!
Gadgets & Gear
- Amazon - The place to shop for, well, anything and everything!
- Wilton - Aside from some great tutorials on creating cakes, cookies, and candy, this is also a great sight to see what sorts of equipment are available for all your baking needs.
- Williams-Sonoma - I love this store, but can't afford to buy much there, sadly!
- Bed, Bath & Beyond - BB&B has tons of great kitchen equipment - almost my entire wedding registry was found here!
- The Pampered Chef - Absolutely amazing cookware and kitchen gadgets and gear! I'd buy the whole catalog if I could afford it.
Just for Fun
- Katie Jacobs - This girl is amazing. Sewing and historical costuming is to Katie Jacobs what cooking and baking is to me.
- Pandora Radio - Even with a free account, you can get hours and hours of streaming audio. I love blasting the Film Scores station when I'm cooking.... or cleaning..... or writing....
- Ravelry - A great site with patterns for knitting and crochet projects
- Wikipedia - I love Wikipedia. I love it about as much as I love Google, maybe more.