2. Smitten Kitchen
The enticing photographs of delicious meals on Smitten Kitchen make it a favorite among serious food enthusiasts. Created by food-obsessed Deb Perelman, the site prides itself on fearless cooking from a tiny kitchen in New York City, allowing Deb to whip up whatever she craves. The site features a variety of recipes, with a particular focus on elevated comfort foods. Additionally, Smitten Kitchen offers tutorials on topics ranging from egg poaching to tart dough-making. Deb ensures that her recipes use only easily accessible ingredients. The Recipes page is organized by type, with separate sections for Fruit, Meat, Sweets, and Vegetables.
3. Budget Bytes
Budget Bytes is a blog that aims to offer tasty recipes that are affordable for people on a tight budget. Beth Moncel, the creator of the blog, understands that not everyone can afford expensive ingredients and time-consuming recipes. She caters to those with “Instagram taste and a peanut butter budget.” Beth shares a wide range of recipes on her blog, along with their cost analysis, preparation time, alternative preparations, and step-by-step photos. She also provides six principles to help people keep their grocery budget low and minimize waste, such as meal planning, using ingredients wisely, portion control, embracing leftovers, using the freezer, and shopping smartly.