If you write a food blog, chances are you’ve developed countless recipes over the years. Whether an idea for a recipe has come to you in the middle of the night, during a dinner at your favorite restaurant, or from another recipe, you know that this is just the beginning of developing the recipe to be uniquely yours.
With this process can come many different questions. When is a recipe completely your own? What if you run-out of recipe inspiration? What is considered plagiarism? How do you come up with a brand new recipe? Can recipes be copyrighted? Where do you even begin?!
Let’s start with the basics.