7 Culinary Content Network Stories to Read Right Now 10-14-2013

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Be Mindful. Be Human. Eat — Breakfast Week: Breakfast Sandwich

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, Be Mindful. Be Human. Eat recreates a restaurant’s vegetarian breakfast sandwich with fresh-baked focaccia bread, a sunny-side up egg, red onions, sautéed spinach, and goat cheese. 

Miss… in the Kitchen — Whipped Feta Spread with Lemon, Garlic, and Rosemary

Miss… in the Kitchen, a wife and mother of three, started her own barbecue sauce business and knows how to cook for the cowboys of the West. Her life in Wyoming is picturesque, but her desire to reach people keeps her writing, cooking, and sharing with the world. Here, Miss… in the Kitchen celebrates the arrival of a newborn baby boy. She honors her fellow blogger and new mother with one of her own recipes for whipped feta spread. 

Garnish with Lemon — Carrot Ginger Soup

Garnish with Lemon was created by two moms who bonded over "preschools, carpools, and a love of good food." Their desire to inspire families to eat well and enjoy the cooking and creating process led them to creating this blog, and sharing their recipes with you. In this post, Garnish with Lemon relives a sunset evening on a restaurant patio in St. Paul with this recipe for carrot ginger soup, a "simple, flavorful taste of fall."

A Family Feast — Oven-Roasted Cauliflower with Crunchy Topping & Marzetti Kitchens

A Family Feast shares "delicious, kitchen-tested family recipes for everyday meals and special occasions." In their family, "a great meal is one way that we show our love and caring to family and friends." Here, A Family Feast shares a roasted cauliflower recipe that has a "natural, nutty flavor" and is complemented with Marzetti Chunky Blue Cheese Dressing. 

Syrup & Biscuits — When Apple Peels Matter

Syrup & Biscuits is a blog by a Southern-raised woman who "embraces gracious hospitality, manners, love of God and country, frugality, family values and good honest food." In this post, Syrup & Biscuits makes apple-peel jelly that is inspired by a childhood memory and an old apple tree.

Grill Grrrl — Peanut Butter Chicken Wings

Grill Grrrl encourages women to learn to grill by featuring "healthy, simple and creative recipes on the grill." Here, Grill Grrrl serves up chicken wings with peanut sauce and a Southern twist. This recipe is easy to throw together and serve up at a tailgate. 

The Food Charlatan — Ravioli with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil

The Food Charlatan is a blog by Karen, a dessert-loving and food-obsessed mom who fears the day when her metabolism slows, the calories catch up with her, and you see her "rolling down the street in jogging shorts." In this post, The Food Charlatan gives us a recipe for ravioli with cherry tomatoes, basil, and Parmesan cheese that is "simple yet flavorful."