How To Start A Food Blog: A Step-by-Step Guide + Additional Resources

How to Start a Food Blog - A 5-Step Plan + Dozens of Resources! |

It’s sometimes hard for me to believe that I started this blog nearly NINE years ago. Nine years! That is an extraordinarily long amount of time, isn’t it? When I first built this little space, there were only a handful of food blogs out there. I did it on a whim over a weekend and it was merely a hobby for quite some time. When Brown Eyed Baker popped up in early 2007, there were no such things as brand pages on Facebook, Twitter was less than a year old, and Pinterest didn’t exist.

Blogs are a much different animal nowadays and I get at least five emails a week from readers who are interested in starting a blog and wanting to know how to get it off the ground. I thought that for every person that emails there might be another handful with the same question, so I put together a little tutorial on how to get the ball rolling! I hope you find it helpful; feel free to ask any question you may have in the comments section!

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Sadelle’s Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

This oatmeal raisin cookie recipe is full of cinnamon and plump raisins and was created by Sadelle’s bakery in New York City.

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies - Recipe courtesy of Sadelle's bakery in NYC |

A few weeks ago, my husband texted me a link to a story the Wall Street Journal had recently posted about the best oatmeal raising cookie recipe that they had ever tried. Naturally, it piqued my interest. Anytime something is labeled as “the best”, I feel like it’s my duty to try the recipe immediately. Plus, my husband loves oatmeal cookies, and I tend to only make chocolate chip cookies, so I was a little overdue on making a new batch of oatmeal cookies. As it turns out, these cookies totally lived up to their hype!

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Dutch Apple Pie

A Dutch apple pie with a perfectly cooked apple filling and tons of crumble topping. The perfect fall dessert! I can’t think of a better way to welcome fall...

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The Weekend Dish: 10/3/2015

Happy Saturday, and Happy October! September went by in an absolute blink, didn’t it? The weather here sure turned to fall in a hurry, although I’m not complaining about...

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Joseph David - Almost 8.5 months old! |

Friday Things

(Crawling is serious business!) 1. I signed Joseph up for a baby swim class one day a week and this past Wednesday was our first one! It’s only 30...

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Best Selling Cookbooks & Kitchen Tools

Best Selling Cookbooks & Kitchen Tools

Can you believe that today is October 1st?! As in, the month of Halloween, the month before Thanksgiving, and oh-my-goodness, it’s almost Christmas! I love checking on all of...

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Chocolate Chip Scones - wonderfully tender and perfect alongside a cup of coffee for breakfast or dessert! |

Chocolate Chip Scones

This chocolate chip scone recipe is wonderfully tender, lightly sweetened and perfect alongside a cup of coffee for breakfast or dessert. Yesterday, I shared with you the risotto that...

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