I really enjoy teaching food writing online at Fairleigh Dickinson University. We read Dianne Jacob's Will Write for Food: The Complete Guide to Writing Cookbooks, Blogs, Reviews, Memoir, and More and published essays available online. The final assignment is to choose one of the formal essays that the students wrote (and revised) over the course of the semester and edit it for a public, class blog.
I hope that you'll read through this semester's blog and welcome the students to the world of online publishing. There are restaurant reviews, recipes, family stories and more.