If there's one thing social media has contributed to the lives of millions, it's the ability to find recipes and learn new cooking techniques. And this is especially true for lovers of the culinary arts, who make cooking a major part of life. Being able to log into Facebook, for instance, and find new recipes and food photos from any of the many excellent food-related pages makes life more interesting...and tasty!
If you're a food lover and you're not yet following these 16 food-related pages, you're missing out:
- Food & Wine is a fantastic resource not only for recipes, but anything and everything related to food and drink. Just do yourself a favor and don't browse their page when you're hungry.
- Bon Appetit Magazine regularly shares high-quality, delicious recipes which happen to also be beautifully presented. It's hard to hold back the drool when scrolling through their feed!
- Saveur Magazine is famous for its impeccable taste and a reputation for sharing only the best and highest quality recipes, cooking techniques, and tips on how to make your life in the kitchen easier and more tasteful.
- Fine Cooking specializes in, well, fine cooking - and that cooking extends itself beyond your basic dinner menus to more ambitious endeavors such as what to serve at your next party if you're really in the mood to impress your guests.
- Epicurious is a great page for finding new spins on old favorites, as well as learning new cooking techniques and finding out how to find the best quality ingredients.
- Food52 shares the best in all things culinary from all over the web, as well as some really fabulously photographed dishes from their own site.
- Nourished Kitchen is a popular page whose name says it all. This is the page to follow if you're interested in simple, nourishing, and delicious recipes.
- Real Simple is great not just for recipes, but for tips on the best techniques when it comes to cooking and living a better life. For example, a recent post shared a guide to purchasing the best fresh produce.
- Honest Cooking bears the tagline "The New Flavor in Food" and makes it a point to promote a different way of looking at old favorites. They share not only recipes from their own food magazine, but tips and articles from other respected resources.
- Cooking Light is a widely-respected resource for recipes that put a healthy spin on traditional favorites. Spring and summer are great times to pay attention to their page, as they share plenty of ideas on how to enjoy the season's bounty.
- Food.com has over two million fans, and it's easy to understand why. The website and its corresponding Facebook page specialize in the best recipes shared from home cooks everywhere.
- Taste of Home is the page to follow if your idea of cooking involves the sort of time-tested, beloved recipes you remember your grandmother making. What keeps Taste of Home popular is its ability to tap into the power of tradition.
- Olive Magazine excels at sharing seasonal recipes. For instance, lately they've been focusing on citrus desserts, as well as on spring BBQ specialties. And you won't want to miss their Sunday brunch suggestions!
- Nigella Lawson is a well-known name, for sure, and for good reason. Her no-nonsense approach to the culinary arts has earned her a worldwide following, and the recipes she shares on Facebook are a glimpse into her philosophy.
- Eating Well works to help its followers eat well using simple, wholesome ingredients prepared in a manner that elevates the everyday. Even a basic roast chicken can be sublime if done well!
- Jamie Oliver has made his mark on the culinary world by promoting a return to wholesome, honest cooking. He shares recipes, videos and information about food education in order to show kids and parents alike how to eat well.
Let these and other excellent pages open your mind to new techniques, philosophies, and traditions so you can make your own artistry even more well-rounded and delicious. Because while an excellent education is a great tool for an aspiring cook to have, it's also key to continue learning and growing in order to keep things fun and fresh.
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