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10 Pinterest Users We're Loving This Week

First Posted: 04/24/2012 7:55 am   Updated: 08/31/2012 10:48 am

At this point, pretty much everyone is aware of what Pinterest is; and if you're a "pinner," you're definitely aware of its highly addictive qualities. And we can't blame you, Pinterest is a great social sight that makes it really easy to discover amazing new things you would've otherwise never come across.

But just like anything that's worthwhile, you have to extend a bit of effort -- work for it a little. In the Pinterest sphere, that translates into finding good pins, which can be found by identifying good pinners. And if you're new to this visual world, shuffling through the millions of pinners can be a daunting task. But lucky for you, week by week, we are rounding up our favorite food and recipe pinners, so you can kick back, relax and enjoy.

Click through the slideshow below to check out our favorite recipe and food pinners. And we apologize in advance for contributing to your Pinterest abuse problem.

Do you have a favorite food pinner? Let us know!

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  • Deborah Harroun {Taste and Tell}

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Deborah Harroun {Taste and Tell}</a></strong> Anyone who loves donuts as much as we do is a keeper. And with a board dedicated to some of the most beautiful donuts we've seen, this is one valuable pinner.

  • Maggie Wescott | Kitchie Coo

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Maggie Wescott | Kitchie Coo</a></strong> Anyone who has a board dedicated to making their own candy, with pins like these homemade snickers bars, is a pinner worth following.

  • Three Many Cooks

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Three Many Cooks</a></strong> Three Many Cooks has a nice balance between sweets and savory -- as well as a good amount of vegetarian dishes pinned.

  • Jackie Dodd {Domestic Fits}

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Jackie Dodd {Domestic Fits}</a></strong> We always forget that breakfast can, and should, look this good.

  • Jennifer Menery @ Pretty Plate

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Jennifer Menery @ Pretty Plate</a></strong> We're big fans of good food styling. And so we appreciate Jennifer Menery's board dedicated to beautiful food photography.

  • Jenna (Eat, Live, Run)

    <strong>Follow<a href="" target="_hplink"> Jenna (Eat, Live, Run)</a></strong> Jenna offers a nice balance between beautiful photography, sweet treats and savory recipes that seem easy to make.

  • Jennifer Leal

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Jennifer Leal</a></strong> These Nutella pockets are just the type of recipe you'll see pinned on Jennifer Leal's Nutella Obsession board. So if you're a fan of Nutella, you know who to follow.

  • Curt Despres

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Curt Despres</a></strong> We all appreciate a good cocktail from time to time, and it's helpful to have a board to go to for great cocktail recipes.

  • Nicole Bosack {Sweet Peony}

    <strong>Follow<a href="" target="_hplink"> Nicole Bosack {Sweet Peony}</a></strong> It's not that we need more sweets in our lives, but we sure do want them. And Nicole Bosack {Sweet Peony} doesn't disappoint.

  • Sally M. [Sally's Baking Addiction]

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Sally M. [Sally's Baking Addiction]</a></strong> White chocolate cinnamon sugar pretzels, where have you been all our lives?

  • Bridget

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">bridget</a></strong> Bridget likes cookies -- it's written in her Pinterest bio -- and we like pinners who like cookies.

  • Nicole Bosack {Sweet Peony}

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Nicole Bosack {Sweet Peony}</a></strong> Is it a cookie or a cake? We don't really care; we just want to get our hands on it.

  • Joythebaker

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">joythebaker</a></strong> She may not have a ton of boards, or even that many pins for that matter, but the pins she does post -- like these breakfast nachos -- are mouth-watering.

  • Cassie | Bake Your Day

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Cassie | Bake Your Day</a></strong> We've never come across a pinner with as many boards as Cassie has. She's got a pin for whatever you may be looking for.

  • As A Verb

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">As A Verb</a></strong> With a board dedicated to grilled cheese and another for peanut butter and chocolate, we know we're in good hands.

  • Michelle DuPuis

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Michelle DuPuis</a></strong> Michelle DuPuis has got pins. A lot of them. And they all inspire some sort of culinary reaction.

  • Camilla Bereznay

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Camilla Bereznay</a></strong> We may have never come across such an impressive collection of pinned recipes before Camilla Bereznay.

  • Ashley McLaughlin [edible perspective]

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Ashley McLaughlin [edible perspective]</a></strong> It can be easy to make chocolate or cake look appetizing, but healthy dishes are a little bit more challenging. Though not for Ashley McLaughlin [edible perspective].

  • Christa Kelso Borden

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Christa Kelso Borden</a></strong> Christa Kelso Borden, creator of the blog Mini Baker, has an eye for tasty combinations -- like this blueberry-mint mojito.

  • Shelly Jaronsky (Cookies And Cups)

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Shelly Jaronsky (cookies and cups)</a></strong> We love towering stacks of caramel brownies, and we have Shelly Jaronsky to thank for bringing this into our lives.

  • Amw

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">amw</a></strong><br> Wow, this pinner's boards are a recipe goldmine. With more than a handful of boards, all with hundreds (if not thousands) of pins, you could spend some serious time here.

  • Cathy Cohen DeGraff

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Cathy Cohen DeGraff</a>.</strong><br> This is one dedicated recipe pinner. Every board is concentrated on food -- and there are so many of them to choose from.

  • Sarah Mohn Denzel

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Sarah Mohn Denzel</a></strong><br>There are a ton of interesting meals like these pinned to Sarah Mohn Denzel's boards. You'll definitely find a lot of inspiration there.

  • Kathryne (Cookie + Kate)

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Kathryne (Cookie + Kate)</a></strong><br> She has a good eye for food styling -- so if you like looking at pretty pictures of food, then you're in luck.

  • Cara/Big Girls, Small Kitchen

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Cara/Big Girls, Small Kitchen</a></strong><br> Not only does she have an amazing blog, but her pins all make you want to get in the kitchen and start cooking -- stat!

  • brooke O

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">brooke O</a></strong><br> Who knew that bread could look this good. Well, it certainly does when it's chocolate bread.

  • Lisa Fulford

    <strong>Follow<a href="" target="_hplink"> Lisa Fulford</a></strong><br> This patriotic pinner has all the recipes you'll need come this fourth of July. From cakes to cupcakes to punch, everything is red, white and blue.

  • Kayla Brown

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Kayla Brown</a></strong><br> With over 1200 recipes pinned, you'll find something for every occasion if you follow this pinner.

  • Hungry Goddess

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Hungry Goddess</a></strong><br> Of course we want mini eggs benedict, why hadn't we thought of that before? With a board all about brunch, you can find a ton of good ideas like this.

  • Pat From The blog Mille Fiori Favoriti

    <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Pat from the blog Mille Fiori Favoriti</a></strong> This pinner knows how to find all the best candy recipes! We love it.

  • Shari-Tickled Red

    Shari-Tickled Red has a board titled Triple D Desserts! {Decadent-Delish-Divine}. That's reason enough. Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Shari-Tickled Red</a>.

  • Alexandra Stafford

    With fresh tomatoes just around the corner, you can't go wrong with a pinner that finds recipes like this. <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Alexandra Stafford</a>.</strong>

  • Jen Schall

    Thank you Jen Schall for bring these heath bar cupcakes to our attention. We are forever indebted to you. <strong>Follow <a href="a href="" target="_hplink"Jen Schall/a" target="_hplink">Jen Schall</a>.</strong>

  • Debra Puchalla

    We all need a little inspiration when it comes to lunch ideas, and recipes like this aren't that easy to come by. <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Debra Puchalla</a>.</strong>

  • Sommer | A Spicy Perspective

    If you're looking for new and exciting recipes, it's never a bad idea to follow a recipe developer and food writer. At least you know their heads in the right place. <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Sommer | A Spicy Perspective</a>.</strong>

  • Cooking Rookie

    This dessert looks more like straight chocolate than ice cream, and we love it. Never has a richer chocolate ice cream existed. <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Cooking Rookie</a>.</strong>

  • RoxanaGreenGirl {A little bit of everything}

    We all need a little more juicy barbecued ribs in our lives. And when they show up in beautiful food photographs, we can't ask for anything more. <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">RoxanaGreenGirl {A little bit of everything}</a>.</strong>

  • Aggie's Kitchen

    Everybody deserves a good brownie ice cream sundae now and again. And it's this pinner who reminded us of that. <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Aggie's Kitchen</a>.</strong>

  • Amy | Amy's Cooking Adventures

    We agree, the combination of bacon and chocolate has been abused. Regardless, we can't help but drool just a little every time we see it done well. <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Amy | Amy's Cooking Adventures</a>.</strong>

  • Andrea Meyers

    If you're looking for variety, you're sure to find it here. With boards ranging from party apps to baking bread to South American food, you can find a recipe for whatever mood you're in. <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Andrea Meyers</a>.</strong>

  • Winnie Abramson

    If you appreciate gorgeous food photography, this a good pinner to check out. Almost all of the recipes she has pinned are accompanied by photos that look like works of art. <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Winnie Abramson</a></strong>

  • David Kiernan

    While we're not the biggest fans of the term food porn, we can't help but indulge in it from time to time. And David Kiernan does not disappoint on his "food porn" board. <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">David Kiernan</a></strong>

  • Vianney Rodriguez

    Vianney Rodriguez has an entire board dedicated to Margaritas. Need we say more? <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Vianney Rodriguez</a></strong>

  • Rick Bakas

    If you're a fan of bacon, then here's a pinner for you. New ways of sneaking bacon into your food is always a good thing to know. <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Rick Bakas</a></strong>

  • Katherine Martinelli

    With 35 boards devoted to food and recipes (such as "pizza, galettes, calzone" and "food photography"), you know you've come across an expert food pinner. <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Katherine Martinelli</a></strong>

  • Brian - A Thought For Food

    With an eye and palate developed from working on his food blog, <a href="" target="_hplink">A Thought For Food</a>, Brian finds some great recipes on the internet. <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Brian - A Thought For Food</a></strong>

  • Deeba Rajpal

    If you're looking for recipes that you haven't already spotted all over the web, Deeba Rajpal won't let you down. <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Deeba Rajpal</a></strong>

  • Jacki Hersman

    With almost 200 pins on a board titled "Adult Beverages," this pinner can prove to be a great resource when five o'clock comes around. <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Jacki Hersman</a></strong>

  • Tracey Wilhelmsen

    Being that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, it's much appreciated when a pinner devotes an entire board to making this meal more interesting. <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Tracey Wilhelmsen</a></strong>

  • Barbara Kiebel

    Do you like your recipes well organized? This pinner has a separate board for nearly all categories of recipes: appetizers, strawberries and Easter to name a few. <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">Barbara Kiebel</a></strong>

  • How Sweet Eats

    Life just makes more sense when things like this exist. And we have to reward pinners for helping bring them to our attention. <strong>Follow <a href="" target="_hplink">How Sweet Eats</a></strong>


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