Got a minute? Feel like checking out some blogs?
Cookblog - Noted artist - and high school classmate - Peter Barrett loves food. Always experimenting, Peter posts copious notes on his dinners and his kitchen play. A good read!
Beyond Green - College friend Tom Laskawy's insightful, politically-minded blog focuses on issues around energy, agriculture, and just about anything else that could potentially ruin the world.
Practice Space - Author Chelsey Johnson isn't a household name yet, but she's a wonderful writer and someday soon you will be hearing from her. Get a jump start at her blog. You'll love her insights and observations.
Reach, Grasp, Taste - Really, what doesn't rock/comics critic (and college frenemy, now friend) Douglas Wolk do? This is his Tumblr blog, which he uses to share blog posts and internet curiosities from all over.
Twitchy - Liz is a writer. I met her when she was 16 and had a fanzine. She's almost as old as I am now. She writes about a lot of things. Lately coffee has been her focus. So check her out if you are even remotely interested in coffee.
Moonraking - Ivan is a professor of English and a former rock critic who is married to one of my high school bffs. His blog is mostly about family, travel, food and music. You'll enjoy getting to know him and his brood.
The New Adventures of Betty Turbo - Nashville-based and Alaska-born Agnes loves cake. She loves cake more than I do. And that's no mean feat. Her etsy page features some wonderful cakey art, note cards, and other treasures for your home.
Cooking 4 the Week - Personal chef and caterer Mary Reilly is my new favorite friend. A walking encyclopedia of food facts and recipes, Mary has more passion in her pinky than I do in my entire body. Girl loves food. She really does.
Boston Street Lab - Sam and Leslie Davol are old high school friends who have made city living their raison d'etre. Community activists, Sam and Leslie have launched a film series in Boston's Chinatown and now are building a temporary storefront library in the same neighborhood.
Allergy-friendly and Gluten-free blogs
The Benevolent Kitchen - One of the best allergy-friendly food blogs out there - a great resource. Nicole is a professional chef who teaches about alternative diets. Nothing cutesy here - just good advice and great recipes.
Gluten-Free News - A gluten-free blog aggregator that posts headlines from registered gluten-free blogs
Allergy-friendly, Gluten-free etc in UK & Australia: