1. Binjal’s VEG Kitchen

    Binjal Pandya, who grew up in Mumbai and now lives in Pennsylvania, spreads her love of vegan and vegetarian cooking on Binjal’s VEG Kitchen, a Saveur Blog Award finalist in the Best Food Culture Blog category.

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  2. For National Novel Writing Month, Two Vital Reminders

    “A novel is hard because it needs to be hard, and the novel is hard because it’s yours.” On his blog Terribleminds, Chuck Wendig offers advice to writers at the start of National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo.

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  3. Anise to Za’atar

    Eric Ritskes’s blog, Anise to Za’atar, is a finalist in the 2019 Saveur Blog Awards — and since it’s nominated in the “Most Groundbreaking Voice” category, you’ll find recipes that explore global techniques and flavors paired with great reads on food history, culture, and justice.

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  4. Omnivore’s Cookbook

    Beijing-born, Austin-based blogger Maggie Zhu writes about modern Chinese cooking, from street food to restaurant dishes. Her blog, Omnivore’s Cookbook, is a 2019 Saveur Blog Award finalist in the “Most Inspired Weeknight Meals” Category.

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    Images via Omnivore's Cookbook
  5. PBS

    At PBS.org you can stream full episodes of PBS classic shows such as NOVA, Nature, PBS Newshour, and Amanpour and Company.

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  6. The Possessed: Dispatches from the Third Trimester

    “The impulse to see pregnancy as a sci-fi curiosity turns pregnant people into something that is not human, or at least adds an asterisk to their humanity.” In this longread, Sara Fredman writes about pregnancy, demons, and Stranger Things.

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  7. Funky Foods

    From cucuzza to durian, Tess Le Moing’s Funky Foods celebrates less-common ingredients in everyday cooking. Tess’s project is a 2019 Saveur Blogger Award finalist in the “Best Special Interest Blog” category.

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  8. The Candid Appetite

    The Candid Appetite, a 2019 Saveur Blog Award finalist in the “Best Photography” category, is as much a photography blog as it is a recipe blog. Los Angeles-based author, cook, and photographer Jon Melendez showcases his recipes through his stunning images.

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  9. Make It Dough

    Love a good loaf of bread? Hannah is a sourdough-obsessed home baker in Las Vegas. Her blog, Make It Dough, is the first finalist we’re highlighting in our Saveur Blog Awards series. She’s nominated in the magazine’s “Best Special Interest Blog” category.

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  10. Why We Need a Working-Class Media

    Journalists frequently write about the working class, but is anyone writing for them? Because “[e]conomic hardship does not mean the absence of joy, love, pleasure, duty, care,” and stories — and representation! — are powerful.

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