Top 500 cooking blogs in 2012

Here is Cellarer’s guide to the most popular cooking blogs. The contest includes all personal sites but the table shows only the 500 ‘best’ — ‘best’ is evaluated with public website metrics.

Herebelow is an overview of the results.

A comprehensive pool of candidates

The number of websites that I retrieve metrics for is a gigantic 950.

The multitude against the big

I chose to exclude magazines, that is sites that are written by many contributors. Press and firms have their means of getting known. I’d rather promote unique voices (blogs). So the top food blogs is a convenient tool for getting to know prominent culinary authors. Please tell me if you spot an item in the list that would have more than 2 contributors.

How to participate

Websites are automatically included in the contest as soon as I learn of their existence. To be eligible to the next issue of the best recipe blogs, the below conditions must be met:

  1. The main topic should be cooking.
  2. The articles must be written by no more than two persons (not a team) — so as to screen firms.

You can follow the ranking evolution by subscribing to the feed on websites blog RSS.

How to discover cooking blog posts

There are ways to discover food-related sites. Here is the list of the best French food blogs. Selected blog posts are listed in the Cellarer planet.

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12 Responses to “Top 500 cooking blogs in 2012”

  1. Hi,

    Do you happen to have the entire list of 950 blogs that were considered?


  2. Lauren says:

    What about our blog?

  3. Hi Emily. Unfortunately your site is not on the list because it is not personal.

  4. Hi Lauren. I’ll be sure to include your blog in the contest next year. Thank you for the mention.

  5. Would love to have my site included next year. Thank you so much!

  6. I want to see the list of 950 blogs. I hope you can share the list here. I’m also hoping that my website will be included in the list as well this year or next year

  7. Paramount Pakistan Trust says:

    i like your blog… thanks for sharing this information with us…….please share your more experiences…

  8. Grace says:

    I would love to be considered the next time around.

    Thank you!

  9. Thank you for asking. Unfortunately the contest is only between cooking sites, while you discuss (kitchen) furniture. On the contrary Grace’s site will be considered next time.

  10. rejosh says:

    All looking great. if any one interested in Indian cooking check this website

  11. Grace says:

    Hi Estelle I’m confused, kitchen furniture? Thank you for the consideration, really appreciate it!

  12. Hi,

    Recently, my blog was listed on “Top Food Blogs to Follow in 2013″ by; I hope to be on your next list too!