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50 Best Food Blog Photos Of 2012

A drool advisory has been issued for this post. It contains our favorite food styling and photography from the past year. View at your own risk.

Lesson one: Beautiful food photos start with gorgeous ingredients.

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ingredients for spring rice salad / TARA O’BRADY

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flour / KATIE QUINN DAVIES

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white currants / NICOLE FRANZEN

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ingredients for lamb’s quarters frittata / LINDA XIAO

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cherry tomatoes / NICKY WALSH

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pine nuts and parmesan / SHAUN BOYTE

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ingredients for brown butter espresso chip muffins / HUGH FORTE

Check out the Sprouted Kitchen cookbook here, it’s one of our favorites this year.

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ingredients for murgh chicken korma / KANKANA SAXENA

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purple cauliflower / KIMBERLEY HASSELBRINK

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leeks / TARA O’BRADY

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persimmons / KANKANA SAXENA

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spruce tip honey / ANDREA GENTL

Lesson two: Process shots can steal the show from finished shots.

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homemade spaghetti with lemon, garlic, chili & mint / KATIE QUINN DAVIES

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raspberry sorbet & ginger beer floats / STEPHANIE SHIH

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fillo pie with pistachios and honey / PETRINA TINSLAY

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cherry pie / ASHLEY RODRIGUEZ

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butternut squash and caramelized onion galette / TARA O’BRADY

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ARAN GOYOAGA / outtake from her new cookbook, Small Plates And Sweet Treats.

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breakfast tacos with avocado radish salsa / KIMBERLEY HASSELBRINK

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fresh tofu spring rolls / RACHEL BALL

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zucchini and tomato pasta / TAMI HARDEMAN

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moonshine marshmallows / LINDA XIAO

Lesson three: Food is often the MOST beautiful right before you eat it, whether it’s savory…

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bibimbap with tofu & pickled vegetables / GREEN KITCHEN STORIES

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no recipe pizza / NICKY WALSH

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octopus salad / SARAH BOLLA

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fava bean and green pea tartine / BÉATRICE PELTRE

Check out her cookbook here.

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roasted radicchio, speck & balsamic salad / KAREN LOW

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Kentucky hot brown on a biscuit / TARA O’BRADY

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spring pea & radish salad / TAMI HARDEMAN

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breakfast tostadas / ARAN GOYOAGA

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oxtail banh mi / SYLVIA FOUNTAINE

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pea shoot, pomegranate & chevre salad / LINDSEY JOHNSON

Or sweet…

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roasted concord grapes & greek yogurt / ANDREA GENTL

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black forest berry gateau / KATIE QUINN DAVIES

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orange pancakes / NICKY WALSH

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churros & chocolate / MOWIE KAY

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from a food photo styles tutorial that’s super helpful and interesting / STEPHANIE SHIH

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blueberry oat biscuit cobbler / HUGH FORTE

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lebni tart with persimmon & pomegranate / YOSSY AREFI

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hazelnut cake with saffron frozen yogurt and figs / GREEN KITCHEN STORIES

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macarons / CRISTINA LORENZO

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homemade ice cream cones / MICHAEL GRAYDON

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peach dutch baby with blueberry sauce / JENNIFER M

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pumpkin whoopie pies / RUSSELL VAN KRAAYENBURG

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salted caramel chocolate truffles / KAREN LOW

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chocolate birthday cake / MOWIE KAY

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stone fruit tarts with coconut pastry cream / MICHAEL PAYNIC

Or somewhere in between.

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peanut butter, banana & chickpea bacon sandwich / CELINE STEEN

Check out the blogs featured in this post for more great photos and recipes.


Apt. 2B Baking Co. - Yossy Arefi
Cafe Johnsonia - Lindsey Johnson
Canelle et Vanille - Aran Goyoaga
Chasing Delicious - Russell Van Kraayenburg
Citrus & Candy - Karen Low
Desserts For Breakfast - Stephanie Shih
Elephantine - Rachel Ball
Feasting At Home - Sylvia Fountaine
Green Kitchen Stories - David, Luise & Elsa
Have Cake Will Travel - Celine Steen
Happyolks - Kelsey Brown & Shaun Boyte
Forty-Sixth At Grace - Nikole Herriott
Hungry Ghost - Andrea Gentl
Inspiring The Everyday - Michael Matthew
Kanela y Limon - Cristina Lorenzo (in Spanish)
La Buena Vida - Nicole Franzen
La Tartine Gourmande - Béatrice Peltre
Lemon Fire Brigade - Sarah Bolla
Mowielicious - Mowie Kay
Nicky & Max - Max Faber & Nicky Walsh
Not Without Salt - Ashley Rodriguez
Running With Tweezers - Tami Hardeman
Seasons & Suppers - Jennifer M
Seven Spoons - Tara O’Brady
Sprouted Kitchen - Hugh & Sara Forte
Sunshine & Smile - Kankana Saxena
The Food Dept. - Sally Courtney, Anne Marie Cummins, David Morgan & Petrina Tinslay
The Tart Tart - Linda Xiao
The Year In Food - Kimberley Hasselbrink
What Katie Ate - Kate Quinn Davies

This post is by definition incomplete, since the world of food blogs is vast and full of gorgeous photography. So if we missed an amazing blog (maybe yours?) let us know about it!

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