11 Culinary Content Network Stories to Read Right Now Slideshow

Valley & Co. Lifestyle — Sip It: Pomegranate Lime Splash

Valley & Co. Lifestyle, a “husband and wife wedding and event planning and design duo,” loves recipes, cocktails, creative campaigns, and entertaining, among other things. Here they give a drink recipe for Pomegranate Lime Splash, that although crafted for Valentine’s Day, can carry over into spring and summer.

Oatmeal with a Fork — Healthy Andes Mints

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, she dedicates a recipe to her husband, showing a healthier way to make Andes-inspired chocolate mints. 

Blondie & Brownie — New York City Beer Week is Happening!

Blondie & Brownie, two girls’ adventures in food, share with you the ins and outs of their every-food-filled-day. Here, they brief us on some of the latest, with ticket information and more on New York City Beer Week. 

Foodess — Bacon Cheese Humps

Foodess creator, Jenn, lives in Vancouver with her husband and canine friend, who both happen to be “champion spoon-lickers.” She’s used to the cold, with fierce storms and long winters, and targets dishes that warm the body, and the soul. In this post she talks about Bacon Cheese Humps— gooey, cheesy, bacon-crowned slices with cheese-whiz and heard bread. Don’t knock it till you’ve tried it. 

Hungry Native — Savenor’s Cambirdge

Hungry Native is big on pictures and small on words, but they words they give are telling. In this post they talk about a market in Cambridge, Mass., and entice you to stop on by. 

Duo Dishes — When Chili Is Not Quite Chili

The Duo Dishes, a duo otherwise known as Chrystal and Amir, two passionate eaters, experimental cooks, and college friends based in Southern California, began in 2008 as a showcase for mixed family traditions, regional fare, and new ethnic flavors—making both quick fix meals and elaborate feasts. Here, they craft a delicious-looking sweet potato and white bean chili, with cilantro lime pesto, and sweet potato roll croutons.

Culinary Connectors — Where to Drink: Denver, Ale House at Amato’s

Culinary Connectors was launched in November of 2008, with a mission to educate and share the culinary talent of Colorado, by way of highlighting its restaurants, shops, chefs, farmers and producers. Here, they show us where to drink Colorado brews and experience the best view in town.

Everyday Maven — How to make Cauliflower “Rice”

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. This post shows us how to make cauliflower rice, and how to preserve it. 

Crumb — Adios Winter Blues: Mexican Hot Chocolate (Dairy Free)

Crumb was started back in 2006, first called Good Food, Good Wine and a Bad Girl, as a record for all the recipes that graced this cook’s kitchen. Somewhere along the way, she got attached to food, photography, and writing, and now focuses on things mostly from scratch, with good food and ingredients, and butter, “lots and lots of butter.” Here she shows us how to make dairy free Mexican hot chocolate, to beat the winter blues. 

Be Mindful. Be Human. Eat — Oysters Two Ways

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. Here, they show us great treats for Valentine’s Day and many weeks after, subject line: oysters. 

Heather Likes Food — How to Cook the Perfect Bacon

Heather Likes Food aims to “give you the inspiration, recipes, tips and tricks that you need to be able to eat incredibly every day,” without a lot of time spent, money wasted, or extra fancy ingredients. In this post, she shows us how to cook the perfect bacon, involving a couple secrets that can make your breakfast experience a little more worthwhile.