Blogger Resources

what you need to get going

Below is a list of the many things we’ve learned in the creation (and re-creation) of this blog. We’ve compiled them here for you, as well as in the Finance section, as resources, with the hope that they’ll help you on your way to success with your own cooking, eating, or your very own blog. You should know that some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that we’ll earn a partial commission if you purchase something via these links. Rest assured that we only post affiliate links for products that we’ve actually used, and have found really helpful. If you have questions about any of the products, ask anytime! Enjoy!

Cooking Resources

The FTF Dictionary

This is a running list of uncommon food and kitchen terms that have stumped us at first glance in the past. The definitions are nothing as official as Webster, but rather, as we’ve defined them. It’s a source of quick information on what all these crazy food items are, and a tool we find ourselves returning to in order to stay informed.

Kitchen Tools

Ever wonder what that funny-shaped doo-hickey is for? We have too. So, we created some posts on how the tools in the kitchen are used, from the basic to the strange. The idea is that if you can become more comfortable with these tools, you’ll use them more often, and to greater effect.

Grocery Inventory

This is great: a running list of all of items in your pantry! How is that helpful? Well, this is a tool that begins to get at great concept of meal management that we’ve discovered: knowing what you have on hand can greatly improve your cooking options, and eventually lead to increased creativity in the kitchen. It’s a device to start you on your way to being a great cook!

Lessons & Techniques

Let us help you build some skills. As beginners, we found that there were some basics skills to obtain before one could be productive and creative in the kitchen. Here are ours. Let us help you build some skills. As beginners, we found that there were some basics skills to obtain before one could be productive and creative in the kitchen. Here are ours.

 

Starting Your Own Blog

1&1 Web-hosting

We use 1&1 to host our website. They provide easy setup of websites, domains and web-hosting. They have everything we needed, and they don’t break the bank. Their online tools are easy to use, and even their customer service is good! Double win.
 
 

Website Themes

Designing a website can be tedious, but a quick Internet search can offer many themes to get you on your way. We’ve rounded up some of the better sources to save you even more time.