Emily has a point. Even feminist-mindset women can fall into the trap of dismissing women’s voices, because society has taught us to. This is an interesting perspective on recipe blogs, from a writer/blogger I consistently enjoy.
Every couple of days I notice someone on socialmedia complaining about the tediousness of food blogs. The “just get to the recipe, I don’t need 900 words about your kids and cat and that one summer you spent in Alsace, Brenda“ sentiment is pervasive, and it’s true that the form is not always conducive to getting people from recipe to dinner in a timely fashion. Some people really do just want the recipes.
I don’t know if those people have heard of cookbooks.
If you do not have an extensive cookbook collection, or if you can’t find what you are looking for in the books you do have, there are some really great sites that post reliable, well-tested recipes that you can either read about in detail or just go on to make. There are also community recipe sites where recipes are…
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