Blogs with Bite is an occasional omnivorous sampling of food blogs and sites we find particularly tasty. Follow the trail of bread crumbs back to earlier editions, starting here.
Here is a fresh serving of Blogs with Bite:
MeatHenge – Grilled meat, smoked meat, roasted meat and photography. Restaurant and product reviews from across the USA; recipes.
Gastronomer’s Guide – Well-written food blog by New York’s Joseph Erdos.
International Federation of Competitive Eating — IFOCE “supervises and regulates eating contests in their various forms throughout the world” with affiliates in United States, Japan, England, Germany, Canada, Ireland, Thailand and Ukraine.
International School of Pizza — Master Instructor Tony Gemignani offers U.S. students opportunities for Scuola Italiana Pizzaoili certification in Classic Italian Pizza, Roman Style Pizza or Pizza in Teglia (Pan Pizza). There are also courses in Neapolitan, New York, Chicago, California, and New Haven style pizza for professionals and home chefs.
TurkeyFest — Cuero (“rawhide”) Texas was known for cattle drives until a turkey dressing house opened and drovers walked the big birds into town each fall. In 1912 the event became a tourist attraction know as the Turkey Trot. The parade of poultry was replaced by a turkey race in 1972.
Cranberries — Vaccinium macrocarpon, native to North America, is a major crop in the USA and Canada. Online collections of recipes are offered by the Ocean Spray corporation, Pacific Coast Cranberry Research Foundation, Pacific Coast Cranberry Web, and Cranberry Marketing Committee (more recipe links here). There are cranberry museums in Washington State, Wisconsin, and elsewhere.
Dessert Comes First — Blog by Manila-based food writer Lori Baltazar.
SugarHog.net — Reviews of bonbons populaires, popular candybars and sweets of many countries for American eaters. Use the left-hand navigation bar. The British equivalent, The Chocolate Review, has right-hand-drive navigation, of course. Oddly, another similar UK blog, Jim’s Chocolate Mission, does not.
Practically Edible – “The World’s Largest Food Encyclopedia.” Includes recipes, cuisines, food calendar, biographies.
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Image: “Take-Out in the Dining Room, after Paul Signac,” by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com