Beaver Dam, WI
Julie Andrews is the chef and registered dietitian behind the food styling, photography, recipe creation and writing on The Gourmet RD. Her blog’s motto is: “Simple. Wholesome. Delicious. Recipes and food inspiration from my kitchen to yours!”
Not Starving Yet is a food blog dedicated to bringing simple and healthy recipes to the hungry masses. Stop by daily for recipes, reviews, and random musings.
Breaking Naan traces its roots to India and calls Madison, Wisconsin as its home. The blog is about breaking bread with friends as they share and discover food experiences in Madison and from their travels around the world. They feature recipes from their homes in their classic form as well as contemporary versions influenced by places and people in the authors lives.
Honey & Spiced is all about a balance of food and a balance of life. As a new mother, business woman, certified personal trainer, and food content publisher, Jessalyn Barker focuses on creating simple recipes that taste amazing and make her feel amazing. Her goal is to inspire others to live a balanced life to the fullest.
Mount Horeb, WI
Kneading to follow my passion, one recipe at a time! Sole Passion Baker is about preserving memories and traditions both old and new, for future generations to come.
Christina Bauer is a vegetarian recipe blogger on Eat, Drink, Be Healthy! who believes that a healthy lifestyle can be a delicious one. Moderation is key, though, and dessert is a welcomed, occasional treat.
Abby has always had a passion for baking and a fancy bakery treat every so often. When she went vegan, finding a way to still enjoy croissants and cupcakes was her mission. Life couldn’t be the same without sweet treats, so focusing on making vegan treats has been her focus for the past 3 years while running Heart of a Baker.
Five Senses Palate is a food blog created by Sujhey Beisser as an outlet to express her passion for food. She shares her memories of growing up in Latin America while using fresh ingredients to prepare recipes that she serves her family in Madison. Five Senses Palate is a diverse blog full of flavors and mouth-watering recipes that you can easily make in your own kitchen.
Green Bay, WI
On her blog Simply Whisked, Melissa makes mostly recipes, but sometimes posts about travel and life.
Nutty About Health is a blog about a former sugar junkie’s career change & journey to become a Registered Dietitian, aiming to help inspire & educate others, spreading the love of good, whole foods & a low-carbohydrate approach.
Kathy Brozyna, author of The Little Blue Apron, is a wife, mother of three and a writer who is passionate about putting honest food on the table. Most days, she creates meals with ingredients from hard-working people she’s come to know. Sometimes, though, mealtime is a free-for-all where a “discussion” erupts over who left an empty cereal box in the cabinet. She cooks, bakes, cleans and drives a minivan–all to salsa music. Turn-ons include a buttery and flaky pie crust, the aroma of garlic simmering in olive oil, and the first peak inside a new issue of Saveur magazine.
Thyme is Honey serves as a central hub for Madison creative Danielle Bruflodt, who provides various brands social media and content creation services. Her site serves as her online portfolio, showcasing her ability to produce a wide variety of content: everything from recipes and cocktails to book reviews and travel tips. On her site you’ll also find links to her Etsy Shop and Society 6 Shop, where she sells organizational notepads and downloads.
Otehlia shares her culinary adventures through her blog, Madison Eats, which includes recipes as well as informative pieces about our local food scene. Otehlia’s writing and food interests are shaped by her experiences traveling abroad as well as her connections to her Madison community. Otehlia is also a regular contributor to Madison Magazine and owns Madison Eats, a food tour and event company.
Things I Made Today is a catalogue of all the things Vicky Cassidy has made since September 2012. You can usually find Vicky slightly frazzled in her kitchen with cumin or paprika in her hair and olive oil smudges on her camera. Her blog focuses on local and seasonal ingredients, offers readers delicious recipes from a variety of cuisines, and sprinkles in ridiculous stories about life in Madison with her family.
Vicky is the founder of Whisk, along with Bowen Close and Sarah Woolworth.
Alice is a recipe developer, food blogger, food writer and Asian food enthusiast. Her blog, Hip Foodie Mom, focuses on recipes using fresh, local and seasonal ingredients. Alice is also a contributing writer and recipe developer for The Kitchn and has a monthly cooking segment on Channel 3000 (WISC-TV) here in Madison. Her recipes have been featured on Better Homes and Gardens Delish Dish Blog, Williams Sonoma, Parade, The Feed Feed, BuzzFeed.com, TheKitchn.com, People.com and TODAY.com.
New Berlin, WI
Erin Clarke is dedicated to wholesome food that tastes incredible. On her blog, Well Plated, she shares approachable recipes for lightened-up comfort foods, healthier baked treats, and seasonal eating. She passionately believes that family dinner can be special without being complicated and that one need not sacrifice taste to enjoy a balanced diet. The Huffington Post named her as a “Best Food Blog for Eating on a Budget,” and her recipes have been featured on TODAY, Oprah, Parade, The Kitchn, Cosmopolitan, and more.
Bowen Appetit provides cooking classes and support for home cooks, and the Bowen Appétit blog provides creative recipes, cooking guides, and other material to help home cooks reach their full potential. Bowen Appétit classes and website content emphasize fresh, seasonal ingredients and classic, simple fare perfect for sharing with friends and family, full of tips, information, and guidance to build confidence in the kitchen and strengthen our relationships with what we eat.
Bowen is the founder of Whisk, along with Vicky Cassidy and Sarah Woolworth.
In her blog Sconemasters, Steph is sharing the joys of good baking with good people.
Roxanne is a former New Yorker currently living in Hartford, WI. Her blog, Gotham Kitchen, is a no-nonsense food blog that believes in making easy and delicious recipes from whole, nutritious foods. By day, she is a graphic designer, marketer, and full-time mom. Her recipes have been featured on FoodGawker, OhMyVeggies, Yummly, BuzzFeed, BooyaFitness, and Brit+Co.
De Pere, WI
Jodi Danen is a registered dietitian and mom of two. She is the author of Create Kids Club and is passionate about teaching her children to create healthy, flavorful recipes and works hard to get them to enjoy fresh, wholesome foods. It is Jodi’s belief this is the best way to form healthy habits for life. Her goal with Create Kids Club is to help other moms do the same in their homes. She shares simple, tasty, healthy recipes and how-to videos your whole family will love.
Jennifer & Tyler Debth
Trevor and Jennifer are the creators of Show Me the Yummy, a food blog with easy recipes for yummy food! You’ll find everything from healthy recipes to indulgent treats, vegan, gluten free, and everything in between. The only rule: it’s gotta be easy, and it’s gotta be yummy!
Through recipes, stories, and photos, The Cookery Maven explores what it means to nourish a family and a community. As Mary Dougherty incorporates what is grown and raised in northern Wisconsin into her family’s favorite dishes, she continues a cultural tradition begun by immigrants hundreds of years ago. The result is a one-of-a-kind collection of globally and regionally inspired recipes featuring local cheeses, meats, and produce from the farmers in and around Bayfield—pho made with beef bones from a farm in Mellen, Indian meatballs with curry powder made in Washburn, chowder with corn and potatoes from a farm stand in Ashland. As she knits herself into the Bayfield community, Dougherty comes to more fully grasp the intricate relationship between food and community.
EatLaughCraft is predominantly a food blog based out of Madison, WI. We try to focus on healthy(for the most part) simple and easy to make recipes. EatLaughCraft tries to inspire other that there are no “rules” to cooking and to play and experiment with food. Georgina also shares some healthy living and lifestyle insights in addition to fun homemade crafts along the way. With each post you’ll find something new, delicious, and exciting!
The Dirty Sifter is a blog featuring plant-based, delicious recipes that will energize your life. Annaliese is a native Wisconsin girl, raised on a dairy farm in rural Brooklyn, WI. She loves re-vamping family classics that she grew up making and eating, but also loves trying new and creative recipes that will please omnivores alike! Annaliese strives to utilize locally sourced & produced ingredients whenever possible, in order to celebrate local food culture, and to reap the benefits of locally produced foods.
The Wild Gut explores the world of fermented food and drinks. You’ll find tasty recipes for sauerkraut and fermented vegetables. I’ll even teach you how to make homemade kombucha. Plus, easy to understand information on the importance of gut health and how fermented food and drinks can play a role in your overall well-being!
Twin Lakes, WI
Amanda’s Cookin’ is all about family friendly recipes and sweet desserts! With 4 almost grown kids and a hungry husband, cooking and baking has always been a part of my family life.
Flipped-Out Food is a food blog devoted to strategies for creating fast, easy, healthy meals on a budget. The website contains recipes, tips, playbook strategies, and blog posts about cooking adventures mixed with money-saving shopping strategies, parenting, and general family quirkiness.
Lori & Paul Fredrich
Burp! is a source for creative, original recipes made for real people.
Behind the site are two devoted Milwaukeeans who share a passion for seasonal cooking, local eating, writing, and entertaining. Lo is a food and dining writer for OnMilwaukee.com, and Peef is her faithful sous chef, photographer and creative muse. The folks at Burp! aren’t fancy. Or fussy. But, there’s nothing they love more than getting creative in the kitchen and sharing their stories.
Ronda L. Halpin
Ronda’s been sharing her take on healthy living with tips, recipes, and more for busy lifestyles for well over a decade. Her blog, Seasoned Cooking, shares everything from meal ideas for family dining to tackling the planning and enjoying of local CSA boxes.
Kara Hoerr, the food blogger and registered dietitian behind RD in the Midwest, shares her love for Midwest fare while finding a balance with nutritious, yet absolutely delicious, recipes. In her blog, you’ll find a large batch of deliciousness, a healthy dose of nutrition, and a dash of life.
North Freedom, WI
Susan did her pastry training at Le Cordon Bleu, Paris and writes about food, places, recipes and how-to’s on her blog, The Little French Bakery. She blogs and teaches hands-on cooking classes in her North Freedom studio/commercial kitchen.
On the SweetPhi blog you’ll find simple sweet and savory recipes. Created by Philia (aka ‘Phi’) the Milwaukee based SweetPhi blog shows readers that delicious food doesn’t have to have a bazillion ingredients, take hours to make, or be intimidating. Phi loves sharing how-tos, practical tips for meal time success and her Five Ingredient Friday’s series.
Join Liz as she goes out to her garden or local market to get inspiration for simple recipes to add that seasonal touch to your next meal on her blog, Inspired By The Seasons.
Eau Claire, WI
Kristin Knickelbein is a former teacher turned wife, mom of 5, and author of Everyday Celebrations. She shares recipes and tips for celebrating life’s memorable moments and everyday celebrations. Some days celebrate a certain food, idea, or activity. Sometimes a day is set aside to remember or to increase awareness of a need. Each and every day should be celebrated by spending time with family and friends enjoying whatever time we are given.
Yarnstead explores creativity through fiber arts, gardening, and food. With a particular love of local food, whether it is from the garden or a local farm, the Yarnstead blog recommends simple and delicious family meals, reading cookbooks for fun, and fearless ingredient substitutions.
Madcitygirl is a blog about food, pursuing an active lifestyle and all-things Madison. Kristin Korevec shares restaurant reviews, new discoveries in the kitchen and her latest adventures on a cyclocross bike. Kristin can be found at the Dane County Farmers’ Market each Saturday, and is especially proud of a monthly dinner series she began with friends with dishes incorporating a particular theme or ingredient. The group has covered everything from clementines to beets, and “family traditions” to “Wisconsin supper clubs.”
Wisconsin Fun Next Exit, a vegetarian food blog created in 2010 by Madison native Erica Krug, documents a homemade life in Wisconsin.
Eau Claire, WI
You Thyme is a real food, and self-care inspired blog. The main goal is to teach people how to use healthy, real ingredients to make a great tasting dish. You Thyme also stresses the importance of self care, and has different articles of ways to take care of our selves, benefitting our overall health.
Eat Drink Madison is a dining guide that helps people find restaurants and bars based on their amenities. The blog looks at all things related to food–including restaurant reviews, recipes, product reviews, event previews and current news.
La Crosse, WI
Lindsay of The Live-In Kitchen is all about cooking real food like a real person. A homeschooling mom of four, she shares simple, family friendly, mostly vegetarian meals and treats made from wholesome ingredients with a few short cuts thrown in here or there.
Daniel is a a 31 year old – happily married – Mexican guy who has been living in Madison, Wisconsin for a few months now. He’s the the average man who loves spending time in the kitchen, a good workout, and really enjoys having a camera in his hands. You can read about his experiences on his blog, This Is My Take.
Kelly is a picky eater. On Brownies and Zucchini she shares recipes, new (to her) foods, restaurants, and products that she tries in an effort to expand her tastes. You might also find her talking about her pets, family, Madison, travel, and more!
This Is What I Ate is a radio feature providing a first person account of eating experiences in Madison and beyond. Reflecting on food trends, dining out and eating culture, Nigel O’Shea is a thoughtful eater and writer, sharing his favorite establishments as he finds them.
Sarah and Tim Ozimek
Curious Cuisiniere is a cultural food blog focusing on teaching the everyday, home cook that a trip around the world is as close as their kitchen. Food brings us together, and Curious Cuisiniere aims to connect people and cultures through easy-to-follow recipes and fun insights into the culture and history behind the dishes.
Lisa shares her love of wellness, fitness, nutrition and vegetarian food on Lisa Living Well. She enjoys writing restaurant and product reviews, recapping adventures in her hometown, and sharing an occasional recipe. Lisa lives in Milwaukee with her husband and three cats. She is a certified NASM Personal Trainer and an ACE Fitness Nutritionist.
Edible Antics is a Wisconsin based food fun blog covering local foods from all corners of Wisconsin.
Lesa is a pastor’s wife, church secretary, and mother of two little girls. On her blog Edesia’s Notebook, she posts a wide variety of recipes, most of which are family-friendly, affordable, and great for busy weeknights.
The Leek & The Carrot is a blog about food, farming & marriage. Lauren Rudersdorf (Leek) owns and operates a CSA farm 30 miles south of Madison with her husband (Carrot). This blog documents what they’re eating, seasonal musings, farm stories and everything in between.
Lary Ryan is the creative gal behind Inspiration Nook. She relocated from sunny California to lovely Madison where she is living her Midwest dreams. Her blog features kitchen adventures (ever since she lost her kitchen-phobia) besides DIY projects & photographs from her latest city excursions. With a background in production she loves everything creative, which you see on her Etsy shop & Instagram.
The Nerdy Chef is a collection of recipes, photographs, anecdotes, and cooking advice with a touch of science written by Kayla Saslow, a food science major at the University of Wisconsin.
The Beautiful Balance is a food and nutrition blog that focuses on nutrient dense food recipes balanced with not so nutrient dense food recipes. As an individual pursuing a career in Dietetics, Christina values the benefits of consuming a wholesome, seasonal, balanced diet and staying active but she also values French pastries, homemade bread, and the rare glass of wine. Balance is crucial in all areas of life and her goal is to inspire others to obtain this balance in their own lives. Christina sets an example that a healthy lifestyle is better maintained through allowing yourself more freedom rather than setting limitations. It is best to have everything in moderation, including moderation.
Dreamboat is primarily a cooking website written by Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Carissa Serink. The blog features both healthy meals and splurge-worthy treats with nutrition information and tips for recipes. The blog also features posts about nutrition and healthy eating.
The Simple Foodie is a blog of simple recipes and helpful cooking tips. Recipes are generally healthy with the occasional indulgence. The Simple Foodie is written and photographed by Jordan Skaggs in Milwaukee.
Danielle Smith, MPH is a healthy cooking coach who helps busy people learn how to prepare meals that are healthy, convenient, and delicious. On her blog Get Cooking With Danielle, she features healthy and easy recipes and offers tips about cooking and meal planning.
Sun Prairie, WI
Dairyland Cook is about local, seasonal ingredients from Wisconsin made into scrumptious recipes. Many recipes are “heritage” recipes, passed down from generations through Theresa Stevens’ family. Occasionally a restaurant review is added, especially if it feels like a true Wisconsin gem.
All Food Considered is both a collection of recipes that have made the cut through trial and error, as well as a collection of culinary lessons that offer insight into certain ingredients, techniques, and general food-related concepts.
Sam Van Akkeren and Hanna Jeske
At the Border is a culinary and cultural blog dedicated to cooking recipes from around the world. From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe – we hope you’ll join us.
Yummy Sprout is a food blog full of real food recipes for the whole family. Created by Tara Verma and dedicated to helping people feed their families healthy, delicious and allergy-friendly food. In addition to recipes there are Yummy Sprout culinary classes, lunchbox ideas and restaurant reviews.
Join Inger at Art of Natural Living for great local food, gardening fun and green lifestyle tips. From (mostly) healthy recipes to natural body care, living naturally is an art!
Wisconsin from Scratch is just what it sounds like – a food blog created by Sarah Woolworth that aims to inspire people to cook delicious food from scratch using local Wisconsin products and produce. Sarah has always been a big fan of experimenting in the kitchen, and loves using Wisconsin from Scratch to share her original recipes, DIY tips, and culinary experiments with others.
Sarah is the founder of Whisk, along with Vicky Cassidy and Bowen Close.
Platter Talk features recipes that represent the gamut of culinary flavors and style, from fast and easy to elegant and beautiful. We love to use social media to showcase our own work as well as the creations and food-related stories from other sources.
On her blog, Sarah Zubarik writes about her life in Waukesha – going out, new shops, restaurants she has tried, running, recipes she enjoys making and she likes to try to recreate dishes she’s had at local restaurants.