Read This: Tastespotting

​Here's a blog with a refreshing twist -- no personal story to slog through, on your way to good recipes.

Instead, Tastespotting is more of a virtual recipe file, inviting readers (even you!) to submit photos and recipes, and rate others. 

More than anything, it's some serious food porn. Check out that buttermilk fried chicken with drizzled honey and lemon, submitted by a blog called Our Chocolate Shavings. (It's also a good way to discover even more food blogs. The process is endless....)

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Amy Silverman is a two-time winner of the Arizona Press Club’s Journalist of the Year award. Her work has appeared on the radio show This American Life and in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Lenny Letter, and Brain, Child. She’s the co-curator of the live reading series Bar Flies, and a commentator for KJZZ, the NPR affiliate in Phoenix. Silverman is the author of the book My Heart Can’t Even Believe It: A Story of Science, Love, and Down Syndrome (Woodbine House 2016). Follow her on Instagram (@amysilverman), Twitter (@amysilvermanaz), and at