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The Food Matters Project Wrap-Up

And that's a wrap...on The Food Matters Project!

Seventy-five weeks ago a cooking project launched with Mark Bittman's The Food Matters Cookbook  as its focus. Different food bloggers hosted, choosing a recipe for all to cook, adapt, and post about. Read my initial post: here. Click here to see the final posts of the group; look in the comments section.

While I didn't cook for the project every single week - my search rendered 41 posts out of the 75 assigned - I did manage to make some delicious dishes and make some new friends in the blogosphere. 

And I fell in love with Bittman's easy-to-follow recipes. Often they weren't so much a recipe to follow as they were encouragement to get out and experiment with some fresh, real food.

Here are a few of my favorites...enjoy! [click on the recipe titles to go to the original post]





And here are just a few of the bloggers I've met, admire, and follow. Thanks, all, for your support, your comments, and your awesome, inspiring posts!

Lexi from Lexi's Kitchen
Evi + Sam from the Fifth Floor Kitchen
Aura from Dinner with Aura
Alyssa from Everyday Maven
Keely from Keely Marie

And I can't forget our founders...
Sarah from Sarah Ashley and Kate from Cookie + Kate

What a fabulous ride it has been. See you in the blogosphere, folks.

Comments

  1. Thank you for cooking along! It was always fun to see how creative you are. Thanks for the kind words too.

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