Food Lovers Websites, Blogs & Shops. There are a lot of fantastic resources online to inspire those of you who love to cook or simply love to eat. From barbeque to baby food and a little of everything in between, I have tracked down a fun (and kind of random) sampling of foodie websites. Go ahead and dig right in.
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Do you love wine? These cool wine carriers are made from factory excess wool felt that would have otherwise been discarded. A percentage of every sale is donated to a charity you select. FUZ & Econscious Market have been selected as Sweet Peas & Stilettos featured *Shop for a Good Cause* and *Go Green* businesses.
These adorable aprons make great gifts for food lovers everywhere. Buy one for yourself so you have something cute to wear in the kitchen the next time you entertain.
It is never to young to start eating caviar! My 4 year old tried it and loved it. Check out these adorable gift packs for babies and kids. While you are at it, pick up some California caviar for yourself too!
Looking for an eco and easy way to pack healthy lunches for your kids? PlanetBox is the safe, non-toxic alternative to plastic. Not your old fashioned metal lunch box, PlanetBox delivers lunch transportation for the green generation. Kids can customize their lunchbox with cool magnets too.
I love Indian food! I also love this new website, gnaana.com. Teach your children how to cook Indian food from many different regions. They’ve got parent tips along the way so you can learn too. The personalized aprons are pretty darn cute… Yummy!
Check out these adorable coasters available through adreinnewong’s Etsy shop. Yes – those are a bunch of “M’s” making the cool graphic design.
Super chic, colorful and totally customizable place mats.
Handknit apple jacket by Jacqueline Dufresne, available at The Curiosity Shoppe
The ultimate gift for any food lover. These bandages are also available with bacon & eggs, steak, pickles, toast and cupcakes too. Available at fredflare.com
This coffee pot and other cool kitchen products are available at Moss.
Foodie Websites & Blogs Full of Recipes, Ideas & Great Restaurants Too
Whether you are looking for a new recipe or a new restaurant – you will certainly be inspired to eat after checking out these websites and blogs.
Heidi Swanson’s recipe journal full of natural, vegetarian recipes that are good for you and for the planet.
“Chez Pim chronicles Pim’s globetrotting adventures –and misadventures- in the world of all things edible, from vibrant street-side fares in Asia to the refined world of Three Michelin Star restaurants in Europe. Pim also cooks a mean pot of curry.”
“Food-lovers worldwide gather here to swap expert tips about restaurants, foods, stores, and bars, as well as cooking, wine, beer, cookware, and more.”
Living the sweet life in Paris
All three New York Times food blogs rolled into one
Gwyneth Paltrow’s email newsletter – she often has yummy recipes and reviews of some fantastic restaurants
This is one of my husband’s favorite foodie blogs. He loves her scrumptious recipes and has had great success with them. I love looking at all of the mouth watering pictures.
“Food and friends made fresh daily”
“Search, Savor, Share”
Virtually everything you could every want to know about every fruits, vegetables and nuts
Taste of Home
“Cooking, Caring, Sharing”
Sometimes you just don’t want to cook
Cute Things for your Kitchen
Here are some great gift ideas for your food loving friends (and for yourself too!)
Really cute kitchen gifts
All sorts of great kitchen and tabletop item
A great selection of well designed kitchen items
The cutest cheese graters ever…
The Curiosity Shoppe
Apple jackets and other cool kitchen stuff
This website is laugh out loud funny. I guess if you wash it all down with a diet coke it won’t be as bad for you… This yummy treat is actually deep fried peanut butter cups wrapped in bacon – a tasty creation from Justin Valcarcel. You can buy the book too – This Is Why You’re Fat: Where Dreams Become Heart Attacks, by Jessica Amason and Richard Blakeley - the perfect gift for that foodie friend who has everything…
Silly & Random Foodie Fun
Every now and then I learn about a somewhat random food related site that just makes me happy. Here are a few…
A special treat for bacon lovers
Food & Drink Galore
When it is time to fill the fridge or stock the pantry…
Online wine shop where you can customize your own personal wine club – “the Netflix of wine”
“Foodzie is an online marketplace where you can discover and buy food from small artisan producers and growers.” – Sounds like a food lovers dream come true to me!
For a selection of grass-fed meats
At The First Bites, you will find recipes and information on how to make your child’s first bites of solid food as nutrient dense as possible to foster optimal growth and development. Gotta love that!
Family Friendly Food Tips
Here are some creative ideas for parents looking to make meal time more delicious and fun for the entire family
Lots of recipes for making your own baby food & tips for every eating stage
Make Your Own Cookbook
A great gift idea, or way to just preserve your favorite recipes all in one place – try making your very own cookbook. It could be a really fun activity to do with your kids. Here are a few resources to help you get started.
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