11 Culinary Content Network Stories to Read Right Now Slideshow
April 15, 2013
This Rawsome Vegan Life — Avocado Banana Chocolate Milkshakes with Vanilla Bean Coconut Cream
This Rawsome Vegan Life was started due to a love of creating food, defined by this blogger as "wholesome, natural fuel prepared with love and kindness that keeps a body living long and feeling beautiful inside and out." She shares recipes and thoughts regarding her raw lifestyle, and hopes to share a life with readers that is both "pretty darn random, and amazing." In this post, This Rawsome Vegan Life shares a delectable recipe — and photos — for a power milkshake, with elements of both healthy and sweet.
Creole Contessa — Burgers Gone Wild: Best Burgers Attack
Creole Contessa calls her husband "Big Goo" and her daughter "Baby Girl," and started her blog because "it’s just not fair not to share [her] great recipes with the world." Although raised in California, spending every summer in Louisiana with her late grandmother Frances taught her the art of Creole cooking and transformed her roots. Now, she operates under the motto, "You gotta look cute to cook cute," and shops her way to a full closet, and blog. In this post, she ogles over a West Coast favorite — In-N-Out — and revels in her return to her beloved fast-food craving.
Looky Tasty — 6 Corners BBQ Fest 2013: June 15 & 16
Looky Tasty is a blog dedicated to "keeping you up to date on fun, food-related events happening in New York City and Chicago," and sharing some insider food deals. Here, Looky Tasty brings news of the 6 Corners BBQ Fest 2013, to be hosted June 15 and 16 in Portage Park in Milwaukee.
Be Mindful. Be Human. Eat — Coconut Banana Tapioca Pudding
Be Mindful. Be Human. Eat is a blog about finding the balance of flavors in the food that we make and eat. Emphasizing the mindfulness involved in finding this balance, they remind us that the process isn’t always easy, but it’s worth it, and that food is to be enjoyed, shared, and remembered. In this post, a favorite Cambodian dessert recipe is shared, with an admission that it has not yet been perfected, but they are making a concerted effort to try.
Neighbor Food — Hoisin Pork Stir-Fry
Neighbor Food (Finding Community Around the Kitchen Table), is a blog by 20-something community organizer, self-taught baker, and wife, Courtney. From Columbus, Ohio, her blog is about "food, faith, community, and life," and she strives to create a broad-reaching community with a sense of home. Here, a recipe for Hoisin Pork Stir-Fry and Noodles was adapted from the blog Pinch of Yum, another blogger we should apparently be looking out for.
Love Grows Wild — DIY Stenciled Pillow
Love Grows Wild loves everything about being a homemaker, from cooking for her family to creating handmade cards to throwing parties to teaching herself to sew. Her friends call her "Mini Martha," and she loves every second of it. Love Grows Wild gives her a voice and opportunity to share her passions, and to invite others to follow her on her journey of crafting, designing, and discovering what life is all about. In this post, Mini Martha shares a tutorial on DIY stenciled pillows, and while she opts for lyrics, we’re thinking recipes, how you take your coffee or tea, or even one of these food quotes — celebrity or otherwise.
Care’s Kitchen — 3 Perfect Brunch Sandwiches!
Care’s Kitchen is a wife, mother, daughter, sister, neighbor, and friend, who loves to cook, entertain, decorate, and write. She’s no stranger to the ups and downs of life and embraces the good moments she has, while making the most out of life’s so little time. In this post, three sandwiches have us salivating for a bite, each with good bread and fresh ingredients. We need to recreate these in our own kitchen, immediately.
Delicious Dishings — Wedding Glimpse: Food and Drink
Delicious Dishings is obsessed with food, in every way possible. After she started her blog as an outlet for talking about food (her friends and family may have helped her in this idea), she now obsesses over sharing recipes, feedback on recipe testing, and more. She is happily settled in her dream job as a copy editor for America's Test Kitchen, editing Cook's Illustrated, Cook's Country, and all of the special issues of both magazines, as well as marketing and web content, and being able to blog and share all of her findings with you. In this post, as a blogger in the midst of planning her wedding, she cannot help but share the food choices in her preparation — "It should come as no shock that the food was very important to me when planning our wedding , it was right behind the groom and the dress."
Be Mindful. Be Human. Eat — Strawberry Cherry Cucumber Smoothie
Be Mindful. Be Human. Eat strikes again this week, producing a recipe that I couldn’t help but share. It may be my newfound need for cucumber in just about every drink I consume, or just that it is a refreshing and cool twist on the warm-weather selections out there.
Cupcakes and Cutlery — Reusable Fabric Fringe
Cupcakes and Cutlery aims to bring a California casual vibe to your family with her collection of original and curated content from around the Web. Here, with a mind on entertaining, this blogger shares an easy way to prep your dining space for party-ready hosting.
Cooking with Michele — Thai Hot and Sour Shrimp Soup (Tom Yum Goong)
Cooking with Michele invites readers to travel along with her as she chronicles her food- and wine-filled journeys around the world. Here, a step-by-step tutorial brings you a delicious and clean recipe for Thai Hot and Sour Shrimp Soup.