5 Food Blogs in Which the Prose is as Delicious as the Recipes

by a contributor

from Christine Hennessey, author of How to End a Marriage
and The Bruise on Your Chest:

Smitten Kitchen – You’d never guess these comfort-friendly meals and dramatic photography are created in a tiny New York City kitchen. Recommended recipe: Blueberry Crumb Bars

Not Without Salt – Simple, fresh, and seasonal recipes, in a sweet family setting. Recommeded recipe: Gin and Sin Cocktail

Happyyolks Kelsey’s recipes are intimately tied to her thoughts, ideas, and experiences. Here, cooking is both nourishment and epiphany. Recommended recipe: Spring Panzanella

The First Mess – With a focus on wholesome ingredients and accessibility, this blog is as practical as it is lovely. Plus the name of the blog comes from an M.F.K. Fisher quote, so you know she’s legit. Recommended recipe: Chocolate Pecan Pie

Eating Appalachia – Both a poet and a foodie, Jes explores the culinary delights in southwest Virginia, sharing both vegan recipes from her kitchen and restaurant reviews from up and down the east coast. Recommended recipe: Plantain and Black Bean Enchiladas