Contemplating the Future and Kane’s Donuts

It’s been way too long since my last post. Nearly 16 months. I’ve been struggling with what to do with this blog while trying horribly to lose weight, not to mention crazy work and family life happenings.

I have tossed around the idea of possibly switching to more of a “lifestyle” format that examines more than just food, providing a better way for me to comment on other aspects of my life. As much as I adore food, it does not make up all of me.

But while I still figure things out…here’s this glorious pic of some fabulous donuts from The world famous Kane’s Donuts in Saugus, MA.

If you have suggestions of what you’d like to see or if you’d follow me to another blog, please let me know in the comments below.

Pictured below: (from top right, clockwise) — Reese’s peanut butter cup, apple cider, chocolate coconut, Maine blueberry, turtle and chocolate glazed.

Find more about Kane’s at: http://www.kanesdonuts.com.

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Best Places for Food Porn

OK, stop laughing. We all look at porn. Food porn. We love those gratuitous images of savory meats slathered in fresh herbs and a wine demiglace, or the innocent sexiness of a sugary, sweet cupcake draped in billowy buttercream frosting.

Don’t lie. You love looking at food photos just as much as I do. You watch Food Network at the gym while you’re running miles on the treadmill but deep inside you hope the people behind you on the ellipticals aren’t judging you for your channel selection.

I wanted to share some of my favorite places to find those guilty-pleasure, tongue tingling images of culinary greatness in cyberspace:

Pinterest screenshotPinterest. Yes, it has great, great images of food. But really, it’s just a gateway to other blogs and websites that are really the masters of food porn. You can follow me here.

foodgawker screenshotfoodgawker. This is probably my favorite, favorite guilty pleasure. Whenever I’m hankering for something tasty, I log on and am bombarded with huge images of gastronomic bliss.

Other contenders:

I admit, a few of my photos (if not a good majority of them) could probably make it on that website since most are taken with an iPhone 4S. But to avoid having your stroganoff look like a creature from the Black Lagoon, here are some tips on how to take better food snapshots.

Video – How to take great photos using your iPhone

What’s your favorite website to look at food? Let me know in the comments below!