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October 25, 2021
How to start a food blog for free [+ our favorite free blogging tools]

One of the most common questions we get from aspiring food bloggers is "How do I start a food blog — for free?” Many people approach blogging hoping to make money, but it’s rare that a new blogger has a big budget to invest in business software and tools.  To help answer that question, we've […]

October 25, 2021
Why are recipe websites so bad?

Recipe websites are notoriously annoying and difficult to use. You’re in the kitchen, trying to whip up a quick dinner, and Google “meatloaf recipe”.  Every result you click into starts with a 1,000-word essay. You keep scrolling to try to find the actual recipe. You are blasted with an ad every three sentences. A box […]

October 25, 2021
69 brands that work with food bloggers (nice!)

If you’re a food blogger you know better than anyone else, ads just don’t generate enough money to support a full-time income. Brand sponsorships are another common way that recipe bloggers earn extra money.  Here is our huge list of brands that have worked with food bloggers in recent years on sponsored posts and other […]

October 25, 2021
Everything you need to know about counterfeit seafood

Sometimes you’ll come across a deal that you can’t pass up — a wild-caught salmon dinner for $19? Chilean sea bass for $9.99 at the grocery store? Chances are if a deal sounds too good to be true, it is. Seafood, in particular fish, is one of the most commonly counterfeited categories of food.  Keep […]

October 13, 2021
Everything you need to know about measuring flour accurately

When it comes to baking, precision is everything. There’s a reason baking is called chemistry. The proportion of flour in a recipe can make or break that beautiful golden pie crust or that flaky pastry layer you have been trying to achieve. Even the slightest change in the measurement of your flour can lead to […]

October 1, 2021
Is hot sauce vegan?

Hot sauce is a condiment that is quite often vegan, but this varies from brand to brand depending on the ingredients and processing methods. Because different people approach plant-based eating differently, it can be hard to find a straight answer to your questions. Are hot sauces plant-based? Most hot sauces will contain only plant-based ingredients. […]

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