Trial and Error: The 5 Things I Learned About Blog Writing This Week at Clearly Delicious

4 years ago

Many think it’s foolishness to claim that ignorance is bliss. Well, to achieve food blog recipe perfection, sometimes ignorance is necessary. 

This past Friday, my boyfriend and I decided we were going to cook dinner and watch a movie. It’s currently Lent, which means no meat on Fridays (see here for great Lenten recipe ideas). Working at Clearly Delicious, I explored the site and saw the recipe forButternut Squash Lasagna with Blue Cheese and Mozzarella, which sounded like a fun, meatless challenge. 

Neither my boyfriend nor I had ever cooked lasagna, and neither one of us had ever worked with butternut squash before. I printed off the recipe, and we were off to Winn Dixie to buy our produce. Not only did I drop a big butternut squash in the process—twice, mind you, cracking the botanically-classified fruit—but I also didn’t know to seed the pumpkin-like vegetable.

 

For more on my tips for recipe writing, see here: The 5 Things I Learned About Recipe Writing This Week at Clearly Delicious.

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