The photographs on Smitten Kitchen are of such high quality, you might catch yourself reaching out to grab a blue cheese scallion drop biscuit or a piece of jam tart. Luckily, blogger Deb Perelman tells you exactly how to recreate these lavishly photographed dishes, with well-crafted prose and plenty of personality. If she wants a cake, she makes a cake — and she takes you with her. She works from a self-described “tiny kitchen,” focusing on comfort foods and accessible ingredients. Can’t find ramps at your local grocery store? Don’t know what ramps are? You won’t need them here. Although it has garnered rave reviews from Saveur.com and Better Homes and Gardens, this is no food snob’s blog.