Come and Get it with the Culinary Content Network: 3/30/2013 Slideshow
March 29, 2013
Garnish with Lemon — Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
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 to enjoy the cooking and creating process led them to creating this blog, and sharing their recipes with you. In this post, Lisa helps her fellow nut- and coconut-wary friends out there, providing a recipe for smooth and flavorful carrot cake, sans the additions.
Men Who Dine — Legendary Dinner at Sirio NYC
Men Who Dine is a two-man team aiming to bring you coverage of the best and most authentic restaurants, bars, lounges, and all things food along their way. A part of the "underground foodie force," they connect with chefs, restaurants, and events via social media, word-of-mouth, and eating — a lot. Here, the men marvel at Sirio Ristorante, where "the impossible just might happen."
Everyday Maven — Maple & Cardamom Glazed Carrots
Everyday Maven grew up in a cooking family and cooks every day. However, like most of us, she doesn’t have all the time in the world, and sticks up a couple of rules to help make the day worth it: 1) It must be delicious 2) Cannot take hours in planning or preparation 3) Complexity level low 4) Healthy and high quality ingredients 5) Weight Watchers and Points Plus friendly 6) Must be done with family. Here, Everyday Maven gushes over carrots, and how to whip your run-of-the-mill chain store offering into a delicious dish.
Or Whatever You Do — Pasties
Or Whatever You Do is a self-described terrible namer in dire need of a new bio photo. Bio pages give her writer’s block, but posting content makes her giddy. Or Whatever You Do acts as a place for her to document, share, and communicate with fellow food bloggers, food lovers, family, and friends, and she’s having a blast while doing it. In this post, she gets nostalgic with pasties, talking about their abundance during her youth and providing a recipe for how to make them.
Mommy’s Kitchen — Italian Easter Bread
Mommy’s Kitchen was started back in 2008 by a mom with a love of cooking, baking, and recipe-sharing, Tina. She has no time for the "fancy schmancy dishes," instead opting for family-favorite recipes, old-fashioned classics, and comfort food. Her recipes are "simple, delicious, and perfect for bringing the family to the table." In this post, Tina gets ready for Easter, making Italian Easter bread with bright colors, Easter eggs, and Truvia.
Emily Bites — Carrot Cake Cupcakes
Emily Bites is diligently recording her way to a healthier lifestyle by "collecting, creating, borrowing, modifying, cooking, and eating" the "lightened-up" recipes she shares. Having come a long way from a microwave repertoire of Lean Cuisines, she is now baking, cooking, snapping, and posting, and welcomes all interactions from readers in the process. Here, Emily Bites takes a stab at a treat offering for the Easter Bunny (after all, Santa Claus gets cookies and milk on Christmas).
Delicious Dishings — Spring Petits Fours
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. Here, she breaks out her petits fours pan after a hectic move, and brings some spring pretty to your dessert table.
The Lush Chef — Sunset French 75
The Lush Chef, a Santa Monica female, promotes gourmet cooking and baking, with an emphasis not on drinking to excess, but the smart use of one’s home bar in cooking and sipping. In this post, she gets brunch-y with her favorite champagne cocktail, the French 75.