We all know the feeling of being stuck at the office late, growing increasingly hungry, and having no idea of what to cook and only a little time for food shopping on the way home. No matter how much we love browsing through cookbooks for new recipes to try, it's always handy to have a set of trusted food blogs in our bookmarks to quickly browse when food shopping on the go. After all, nothing is more disappointing than stumbling upon a random recipe after an intensive Google search, only to realize that it looked better than it tasted.
To avoid that dismay, we've rounded up the best food blogs on the internet so you don't have to resort to ordering pizza when running short on time. Are you in the mood for something healthy? Craving a big bowl of cheesy pasta? Or maybe you're a vegetarian. Whatever your taste bud leanings and culinary skills, we have a website for you.
If you're extra short on time, consider a grocery delivery service like Instacart so your groceries will be waiting for you when you get home from work.
Athena Calderone knows a thing or two about delicious food and even more delicious-looking presentation. With a cookbook under her belt and a food and lifestyle blog that blends elevated living with achievable, health-conscious food, it's no wonder the stylish home chef is one of our go-to's for recipe inspiration.
Feeling hungry? Try EyeSwoon's scrambled eggs with crème fraîche and herbs.
What's Cooking Good Looking
We first discovered Jodi Moreno through a collaboration she did with EyeSwoon, and we've been smitten ever since. The trained natural-foods chef has a knack for making wholesome dishes as appetizing as a greasy burger (actually, even more). If you want to push your culinary capabilities with beautiful and health-conscious recipes, Moreno is your girl.
Feeling hungry? Try What's Cooking Good Looking's squash blossom and pesto socca pizza.
From the Kitchen
Stuck in the Kitchen is a beautiful New Zealand–based food blog by photographer, writer, and mom, Sarah Tuck. Season after season, she brings us the best comfort foods, from cauliflower gnocchi gratin to rhubarb and strawberry vanilla tarts. The only caveat? Her seasons are inverted, so you might have to dig a little deeper to find the perfect late-summer dish.
Feeling hungry? Try From the Kitchen's old-school tomato soup with cheese, olive, onion, and rosemary toasties.
The First Mess
Vegetarians and vegans will love The First Mess, a plant-based food blog by Canada-based Laura Wright. With an eponymous cookbook released in 2017, Wright has no shortage of inventive vegan recipes, from vegan BLT salad with coconut bacon to vegan sloppy janes.
Feeling hungry? Try The First Mess's summer veg and tofu skewers with blueberry barbecue sauce.
Half Baked Harvest
As the name would suggest, Half Baked Harvest is the place to indulge in all your wildest food cravings. Founded by a young Tieghan Gerard in 2012 when she was only 19, the blog has amassed an impressive 1.2 million followers on Instagram since its inception. From zucchini mac and cheese with everything bagel chip crumbs to brown butter lobster with kale pesto polenta and cherry tomato bacon pan sauce, Gerard has branded herself with a signature no-holds-barred approach to cooking.
Feeling hungry? Try Half Baked Harvest's raspberry ginger stone fruit galette.