A Feast for the Eyes. As I read her blog, I realized I had found a fellow home cook I could really relate to. Her down to earth recipes, wonderful photos, great tutorials, and delightful writing style had me hooked.
Tate's Bake Shop. This is a bakery frequented by the likes of Ina Garten, Gwyneth Paltrow and Rachel Ray. Recently Consumer Reports listed their chocolate chip cookies as the best of 18 store-bought and fast-food chocolate chip cookies.