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They Draw and Cook

It’s impossible to not be completely charmed by this site: They Draw and Cook. The blog is a collection of illustrated recipes from various artist/cooks – and I love the affection for cooking and drawing that comes through in the artists’ contributions. It’s also really nice to see so many different styles in one place.

I am terrible, TERRIBLE at drawing. My best piece of visual artwork to date is a pencil drawing I did of my watch in 9th grade. It took me half the year. Seriously. It was precise, though. I’ll give it that. I still have the damn thing, mounted on a piece of posterboard, in a box under my bed with stories I wrote in high school and college. (Cue “Glory Days.”)

But They Draw and Cook has seriously got me mentally flipping through my recipes to find one I could possibly figure out a way to illustrate. Dino-chow collage, perhaps. I have to contribute to this site.

I must.

Treat yourself and scroll through They Draw and Cook. Your heart will sing. (Click on the images below to see them in their large-scale glory.)

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4 Responses to “They Draw and Cook”

  1. Nate says:

    Oh wow – thanks for the shout-out Melissa – You're quite an awesome gal!

  2. Melissa 'Melicious' Joulwan says:

    Hey, Nate! Thanks for stoppin' by. Thank YOU for the super fun, inspiring site.

  3. Catherine Hart Rebholz says:

    Thanks so much for sharing this!!!! This is right up my alley :) I'm linking it to my blog right now. Thanks!

  4. Melissa 'Melicious' Joulwan says:

    Catherine, you DEFINITELY have to contribute something to them. Pretty please?

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