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June 17, 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 […]

June 9, 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 […]

June 7, 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 […]

May 25, 2021
12 dinner recipe ideas for when you don’t know what to cook

There are days when you just don’t know what to cook. You have the ingredients in the fridge, but you just can’t seem to think of any recipes you can use them in. Well, here are a few delicious recipes that use common ingredients you will usually have on hand. Whether you follow a vegan, […]

May 19, 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 […]

May 19, 2021
Why are recipe blogs so long?

If you cook at home, you’ve probably used a recipe from a blog. And if you’ve ever used a recipe from a blog, you’ve definitely noticed that the introduction is loooo-oo-o-ong.  You may have scrolled right past the seven paragraphs of text, digging from the recipe, or maybe you hit the back button and ran […]

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