Wednesday, October 29, 2008

She Likes Me!


Jen from Delightful Delicacies, whose blog I've been following since I discovered it, just gave me the E for Excellent blog award!  Jen has a great blog, which you must visit if you haven't yet.  She writes from Utah, and posts some truly beautiful recipes.  I was also lucky enough to be one of the winners of her Pierre Hermè giveaway, if that gives you any indication of just how generous she is.  


I have a few blogs I'd like to pass this award on to, ones which I've been faithfully reading, and inevitably drooling over.  Hopefully you will too!


Angela is guaranteed to make you fall in love with her food.  Angela's photography is beautiful, as she explores cuisines from various regions in her own kitchen.  She's the kind of lady I only wish I could cook with in real life, there's so much to learn from her and her blog!


Dana's blog really is a treat.  Even if you're not a vegetarian (as I am not) you WILL find plenty of delectable tasties here.  I love her use of fresh, whole foods, always with a creative and unexpected twist.  A personal chef, we should all be so lucky to eat Dana's food on a regular basis!


I heart Lisa, I really do.  I love her recipes, I love her writing and her stories, I love her.  What can I say, we're kindred spirits in our love for books, and she uses her cookbooks to a brilliant end on her blog.


This is one beautiful blog.  Lindsay and Taylor cook up a storm in their home kitchen and we get to enjoy the results.  I love all of their recipes and they have a wonderful writing style.  There's such variety here, that everyone is sure to find something they like!


I just recently discovered Miss Marie, and boy am I glad I did.  Her pictures are out of this world and her vegetarian recipes are worthy of consideration for the veg and non-veg alike.  She recently just received an award, but I couldn't help myself, so she gets this one, too!


You can't do better than to take a peek into Eliza's food diary.  She calls her cooking comforting and familiar, I call it endlessly inspiring.  There's not a thing on here I wouldn't love to eat.  Not to mention that her photography is totally beautiful!


Deborah, a fellow bibliophile, serves up a delicious blog at Taste and Tell.  She posts pretty much daily (such a feat!) and everything is always wonderful looking.  She has also started a project to cook through her books, so if you need inspiration to pull those dusty volumes off the shelf, this is a great place to start!


Sala's scope is amazingly broad here on Veggie Belly.  Although her focus is clearly on fresh, whole foods, she has such a sense of exploration with her cooking you're sure to be inspired.  And her recipes are so clear, she can lead you through any adventure.


Lauren describes her blog as "food experiments made public" and we're lucky they are.  Her food always looks so beautiful and nourishing, I always find something I want to have immediately when I visit her.  If I were to throw a gourmet summer picnic, she'd be at the top of my list of people to invite!

Thanks again, Jen!  And if you're so inclined, feel free to pass this award along to 10 (or so) bloggers you love.

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UPDATE:  I had just this award out to 9 bloggers, but technically I'm allowed 10.  I don't know how, but I'd overlooked Micha of Scraping the Skillet, so I'm giving her the award as well, a couple of days late.  Micha has some seriously beautiful photography on her blog, and I think she and I have similar styles in that most of our recipes tend to focus on fresh, whole foods.  She's very creative with her veggies, and there's a Rustic Butternut Squash Tart on there I've been dying to try.  So this is for you, Micha!  Better late than never!

14 comments:

Vera said...

Congratulations on your award! And more awards to come! You are very likable :)

Snooky doodle said...

congratulations :) you deserve it .

merith said...

wtg - that's great! I always marvel at the tenacity of your research on great food and recipes! And wonderful photos as well... :)

Lauren said...

Wow, congratulations and thanks so much for including me in your list! I'm delighted. Will put together a list of my own soon. Fun idea!

Lindsay said...

Thanks so much for the award. We're so glad you enjoy our blog - and think yours is just swell!! :)

Miss Marie said...

Too sweet!!!! Thank you and congrats to you too!

lisaiscooking said...

Congratulations on your award! It was much deserved. You're far too kind, but thank you for the lovely comments. Thanks for the list too; I have several new sites to visit now!

Angela said...

Thanks, Andrea!! What a wonderful suprise. You made my day! Talk about great photography... Girl, your blog is an inspiration! Congrats and kudos to you as well!

eliza said...

thank you Andrea! you're such a sweet fan :D and you, you deserve the award too!

Seattle Mama Drama said...

I too am big fan of Dana Treat and I am not a vegetarian either. I love her delicious recipes, and great tips on how she find/works with lesser-known ingredients. But honestly it's her stories and anecdotes that keep me coming back. Good choice!

Micha said...

Aw...thanks :) I'm blushing!

Dana Treat said...

Thank you so much! This is my first award and I'm touched to be in such good company. Congrats on yours!

Andrea said...

Thanks Vera and Snooky Doodle, you're both very sweet, just like your blogs!

Merith, come visit when you get back from Italy and we'll cook together!

Seattle Mama, I totally agree, I love Dana's writing and her stories are always wonderful!

To everyone else: glad you enjoyed the award as much as I enjoy your blogs!

veggie belly said...

Andrea! You are so kind! Thanks for the award, this is my first! You've put together a wonderful list. Thanks again :)