New Pieces of Flair…Awards!

I just love all the camaraderie that exists in this food blogging world!  Everyone is so supportive of one another – it’s definitely a group I’m proud to be a part of.

Awards are one way that food bloggers show their appreciation for each other’s work.  I recently received my first one (“You like me!  You really like me!!”), which I’ll mention in a moment.  Plus I’ve decided to create one of my own – One Tasty Sandwich – to recognize some of these truly amazing sandwiches I keep seeing on other blogs.  For this inaugural award of One Tasty Sandwich, I’d like to recognize Kristin at The Kitchen Sink for her absolutely mouthwatering Roasted Vegetable & Goat Cheese Sandwich (pictured below) and Caprese Sandwich with Soppresata.

Roasted Vegetable & Goat Cheese Sandwich at The Kitchen Sink
Roasted Vegetable & Goat Cheese Sandwich at The Kitchen Sink

Not only are her choices of ingredients just perfect, but the photography is also something to behold.  Congratulations, Kristin – your delicious work pushed me over the top to start this award!

Now on to my first blog award.  Elle from Elle’s New England Kitchen was so great to bestow upon me the Arte y Pico.  I’ve seen this award floating around the food blogosphere for some time, so I’m psyched that it’s finally been passed to me!  Not because I need recognition (who am I kidding – yes I do!!) but because there are some fantastic blogs that I have been wanting to pass an award along to.  For this one, I’m supposed to pick five recipients – here goes:

  • Katy at Sugarlaws – Not only is there always something incredible being cooked up over on Katy’s blog, she’s continually exploring new foods and techniques – and even video podcasts!
  • Cathy at Noble Pig – I’m always eager to see a new post from Noble Pig pop up on my RSS reader – I know I’m guaranteed to LOL!  And, of course, ogle something delicious.
  • Kevin at Closet Cooking – Every dish from this man’s closet-sized kitchen looks out of this world!  His photos make you wish you could eat your computer screen.
  • Joy at Joy the Baker – Joy creates the most wonderful cookies and cakes and cupcakes and muffins and…well, it’s like peering into a virtual bakery that’s open 24/7.
  • Risa at Baked Perfection – Even though Risa’s blog is pretty new, she’s already blown me away with gorgeous baked good after gorgeous baked good.


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  1. HoneyB wrote:

    Congrats on your award! I love your blog and the panini ideas are just amazing !

    Posted 7.23.08 Reply
  2. Thanks! What an honor!

    Posted 7.23.08 Reply
  3. noble pig wrote:

    You are so sweet! Thanks for the award!

    Posted 7.23.08 Reply
  4. Kevin wrote:

    Congrats on the award! It is well deserved. Thanks for the award and the kind words.

    Posted 7.23.08 Reply
  5. katy wrote:

    thank you!!!!! PS — I think I may have commented on it already, but in case I didn’t, that grilled cheese and honey panini looks AMAZING!

    Posted 7.24.08 Reply
  6. Jenny wrote:

    Well deserved!! You have fabulous sandwiches everywhere!

    Posted 7.24.08 Reply
  7. sharon wrote:

    Congrats on the award! I love that you made a new award as after awhile, you see the same ones being circulated. Way to freshen up the blogosphere 🙂

    Posted 7.28.08 Reply