Hailing from Lexington, South Carolina Mandy Rivers delivers delicious home cooking one recipe at a time. Search by photo or by dish in this easy-to-follow, inspired food blog.
Name: Mandy Rivers
Home base: Lexington, South Carolina, US
Describe your cooking style in three words: Fun. Approachable. Southern.
What’s your signature dish? Low Country Shrimp and Grits.
What do you think is the most underrated ingredient? Rice!
What’s the best cooking advice you’re ever received? Taste and season at every step of cooking your dish.
If you could share a meal with anyone in history who would it be? Paul Prudhomme. Sharing a meal with someone who loves to cook and eat as much as Paul did is such a joyous experience! I always appreciated the level of attention he gave to combining spices and his commitment to proper technique. He is definitely someone who inspired my cooking style.
Professional psychologist, Sara Loureiro, never imagined sharing her love of cooking with the world. It wasn't until she joined a local cooking group that everything changed.
On a quest for the perfect loaf? Look no further than Maurizio Leo's blog. Dedicated to procuring the perfect loaf of bread, his passion for the craft and encouraging, no-nonsense advice will have you baking your own bread in no time.
While she's not be completely vegan (yet) founder of The Brunette's Tofu, loves the philosophy behind a plant-based diet and is committed to showcasing healthy, vegan recipes that are delicious and guilt-free.
Kiddielicious Kitchen is a family friendly food blog that serves up dishes both adults and little ones will love. Created by childhood friends Anja and Minna, these two blog from two different continents (Singapore and Finland respectively) keeping their friendship and the taste of their childhood alive.
Hailing from Santa Rosa, California, Tiffany McCauley delivers clean eating recipes using real food. From useful kitchen tips to killer slow cooker recipes, check out this blog for great ideas for everyday food inspiration.
With a passion for food and a flair for storytelling Naz Deravian’s Bottom of the Pot is the perfect blog for those looking to spice things up. The Iranian-born mother of two, is a freelancer by day, culinary dreamer by night serving up adventures in Persian food and beyond from her home in L.A.
Stunning photography and mouth-watering recipes are created to inspire at Happyolks, a Colorado-based cooking blog. Created by husband and wife team Kelsey and Shaun Boyte, this inspiring couple will remind you of the joy of cooking, sharing and gratitude.
It’s sensory overload at The Broken Bread thanks to the mouth-watering recipes and stunning imagery of baker, writer and photographer, Kristan Raines. Archived according to the season, this food blog showcases produce at its peak.
Pescatarian Bonnie Meyer explores the best in sustainable seafood and vegetarian dishes in Soil and Sea. Based in Indianapolis, this food blog features creative twists to our some of our favorites ingredients such as Roasted Garlic and Gorgonzola Hasselback Potatoes with Pomegranate Reduction and Poblano Citrus Shrimp and Calamari with Herbs and Black Rice.
Raised in Texas, Vianney Rodriguez’ celebrates her Mexican heritage and Texan roots in the food blog, Sweet Life Bake. A bonafide foodie, you’ll find everything from “Magarita Love” to “Braised Brisket” in this all-encompassing food blog.
Growing up in Cleveland, Ohio, Nicole Pallante’s most cherished childhood moments revolved around food—cooking, eating and celebrating as a family. Influenced by Italian and Southern cuisine, her passion continues with her highly successful blog, A Local Choice. Now based in Columbus Ohio, travel with Pallante as she explores the country’s greatest farms sourcing the best in local produce for a vast array of memorable dishes.
Carla Cardello is addicted to recipes. The Pittsburgh-based food blogger, photographer and recipe writer, has put this addiction to good use on her food blog, Chocolate Moosey. Featuring a tantalizing selection of sweet and savory recipes, bookmark this site for when you’re in need of culinary inspiration.
Welcome to the culinary world of Bree Hester—wife, mom and passionate cook. Coming to you from Cape Cod Massachusetts, Baked Bree is an “open love letter” to anyone she has ever cooked for. Sharing her favorite recipes—passed down from family and friends—Baked Bree features wholesome food for every member of the family.
It’s a mother and daughter duo behind the delicious dishes and striking imagery of Golubka Kitchen. Anya and older daughter Masha, have created a treasure trove of culinary delights to savor. Originally from Russia, Anya started the blog to share her love of tasty and nourishing cooking. Now with their cookbook The Vibrant Table (Roost Books), everyone can benefit from this Florida-based family affair.
Meditation and mindfulness are on the menu at Zen and Spice—a food blog based in Dallas, Texas. Created by Emily Hein, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, this site provides great nutrition tips, intriguing recipes and sage advice.
Dolly and Oatmeal has long been a foodie favorite. Featuring gorgeous imagery from founder Lindsey Silverman Love, it showcases seasonal recipes that offer dairy and gluten-free alternatives.
L.A. food blogger Gaby Dalkin, is a bona fide Californian gal. As happy in yoga pants as she is in a killer dress and five-inch heels, What’s Gaby Cooking is a food blog all about balance. From her Green Goddess Salad to Slutty Brownies, hop on over to the sunny side of the street.
Coming to your from Kuwait, is Fatemah Alhusayni’s phenomenal food blog, Saffron Pudding. The cook, housewife and mother of three showcases exquisite Middle Eastern cuisine with Persian, Lebanese and Iranian influences. Traverse the globe one fabulous dish at a time.
Would you consider yourself to be a cookie connoisseur? Then you’ll love Bridget Edwards’ Bake at 350. The goal is to feature cookies that every home baker can recreate—tried and tested by the cookie queen herself. With several books already under her belt, you’re in good hands with this inspiring food blog.
Biscuits and Such is a Southern food blog created by Elena Rosemond-Hoerr; the result of a post-college existential crisis. Rosemond-Hoerr found solace in recreating her favorite Southern dishes, far from home. Now on a mission to make grits a hot commodity, this is a great stop for those in the need of comfort food.
A cook, food writer and creative event producer, Dominic Franks is the mastermind behind British food blog, Belleau Kitchen. Featuring everything from Spatchcock Chicken with Apple Jelly and Honey Marinade, to Vegetarian Sausage, Mushroom and Stuffing Wellington, these recipes highlight the best in local and seasonal ingredients.
Bake Your Day is the brainchild of Cassie Laemmli. A passion for food and the role it plays in our lives was the inspiration behind this fabulous, Missouri-based food blog. For Laemmli, food is much more than simply fuel. It’s a chance to come together, to nourish your body and to share life’s ups and downs—preferably over a bowl of Hawaiian Pizza Dip.
The Real Food Forager is a health and nutrition food blog created by Dr. Jill Tieman. Coming to you from Sayville, New York, it focuses on autoimmunity and grain-free diets with countless recipes and educational posts. Not the outdoor type? Don’t worry, Tieman doesn’t expect you to trek through the forest for your supper, this is about foraging Online and in your grocery store to become a modern day, suburban, real food forager.
Since the late nineties, Mallika Basu has been bringing the wonders of Indian Cuisine to the web. Born and raised in Kolkata, India, she moved to England to study when she was eighteen, and the rest is, as they say, history. “Live life. Love curry,” is her motto. One you’ll want to chant after making some of these fabulous recipes.