This week on Sharp & Hot, Chef Emily Peterson gives a few tips about starting a food blog. And no- it's not as easy as it looks. Hear why only passionate writers should delve into the world of food blogging, and why it's not a lucrative business model. Later, Emily gives her knife recommendations. Why is it important to buy expensive, full tang knives for your home kitchen? Hosting a party soon? Then tune in to hear what inexpensive wines you should use for entertaining purposes. Finally, learn what kind of playlist can provide hours of fun at any party or gathering. This program has been brought to you by Underground Meats. Music by The California Honeydrops.

"In the back of my mind, I always thought I was going to be able to cash in because my food blog. And I did... emotionally! I haven't seen a dollar from it." [6:50]

"Do it because you love to do it. Do it because you would be writing all of the stuff in your blog if no one was going to read it." [10:40]

-- Emily Peterson on Sharp & Hot