This might belong in "Off-Topic" , but...
But I I'm putting it in my blog because I don't want to forget this day.
First, although, like most, if not all of you, I have a passion for baking. With such a passion, only a fool would not be a member of TFL.
My passion, however, spills over into other domains. I am an unabashed Foodie. For example, two days ago I tested a brine-cured ham I am preparing for Christmas. It was perfect: ready for smoking. I celebrated with a glass of our home-vinted 2009 Barolo.
Since finding TFL four years ago, I've searched the web for other food-related websites with the same flavor, the same sense of community evoking the same feelings of being among friends and neighbors.
I'm still searching.
Today I came close:
At least checkout the top winner: http://notwithoutsalt.com/
I've not checked out any in depth, but I have perused the the first four winning blogs enough to suggest they are worth examining, and worth passing on to likeminded folk. They are as literary, or at least journalistic, as they are culinary. I'll check them all out before the first of the New Year.