7 Culinary Content Network Stories to Read Right Now (Slideshow)

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The Adventures of MJ and the Hungryman — Kabocha Porridge with Rice Cake Balls

The Adventures of MJ and the Hungryman are a husband and wife superhero-inspired team who combine their "powers" of cooking and bottomless eating in the kitchen. In this post, MJ and the Hungryman fight off the cold season with Kabocha Porridge, made with kabocha, or more commonly known as Japanese pumpkin, which is a powerful source of beta-carotene, iron, vitamin C, potassium, and fiber. 

Bird + Cleaver — Acorn Squash Soup + Chile + Garlic

Bird + Cleaver are two opposites who go by many names, including "Baking and Butchery," "Jane Eyre and Conan," and "Red Wine & Beer," and share recipes on their blog. Here, they give us a recipe for fall soup that combines squash, chiles, and garlic and serves it in a halved acorn. 

Peanut Butter & Peppers — Almond Mocha Smoothie

Peanut Butter & Peppers named her blog after her favorite foods, has lost 30 pounds over the past few years, and has set her new goal and trying not to count calories. She strives for a healthy and balanced diet, with indulgences in moderation. In her blog, she’ll share recipes for all of her success and her flops, so you don’t make the same mistakes. In this post, Peanut Butter & Peppers makes an almond mocha smoothie with almond milk, a frozen banana, and cocoa powder which she says "will be sure to put you in a good Monday mood."

Dinners, Dishes & Desserts — Thanksgiving Stuffing

Dinners, Dishes & Desserts is a blog by a family-oriented Colorado mom with a desire to share her recipes and try new things. Here, she cooks up a Thanksgiving stuffing and adds sausage and walnuts. 

Cupcakes & Cutlery — Best Cheese Ball Ever Appetizer

Cupcakes & Cutlery aims to bring a California casual vibe to your family with her collection of original and curated content from around the web. In this post, she shares a recipe for the "best cheese ball ever," which she says would be perfect served with crackers at a New Year’s Eve party.

Grill Grrrl — Turkey Kofta Kebabs

Grill Grrrl encourages women to learn to grill by featuring "healthy, simple, and creative recipes on the grill." Here, she experiments with ground turkey, creating turkey kofta balls that are Paleo-friendly and coated in Sriracha.

Oatmeal with a Fork — Crazy Good Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten-Free, Nut-Free, Vegan)

Oatmeal with a Fork, run by Lauren, "a business graduate with a penchant for all things culinary," aims to create healthy recipes, without compromising taste. In this post, inspired by her husband’s catch phrase ("That’s crazy!"), Lauren bakes "crazy good" chocolate chip cookies that are gluten-free, nut-free, and vegan.