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

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Cookistry — Almond Avocado Alligators

Cookistry (Cook, Bake, Boil, and Bubble) is all about creating, experimenting, and playing with food in the kitchen. She believes cooking is a combination of art and science, where one cannot exist without the other.  In this post, Cookistry uses avocado as a substitute for butter and eggs in making bread, creating sweet brioche-like rolls.

Valley & Co. Lifestyle — Easy Market Napkin Adornments

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, Valley & Co. Lifestyle gives tips on simple napkin decorations, inspired by fall markets. 

Dinners, Dishes, & Desserts — Tomato Balsamic Ravioli

Dinners, Dishes, & Desserts is a blog by a family-oriented Colorado mom with a desire to share her recipes and try new things. Here, a 20-minute recipe (with the help of store-bought ravioli) is perfect for school-week dinners.

The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen — Bloody Mary Roasted Potatoes

The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen uses her blog to share recipes, culinary adventures, and food and drink events in New York City. She learned how to cook from watching her favorites, has fond memories of watching Good Eats and Cooking Live late at night, and currently cooks in her 80-square-foot kitchen. Here, she shares a guest post from blog Sarcastic Cooking, sharing a recipe for Bloody Mary roasted potatoes.

Makobi Scribe — Making Healthy Drinks at Home

Makobi Scribe has many voices comprised of moms and bloggers from different backgrounds. Owner Jennifer Medeios writes about her weight loss journey, recipe creations, travel excursions, and more, not to mention tips and tricks she's learned from being a mom of three boys, from age 19 to age 2. Her counterpart Kelly, also a mother of three, blogs about green tips and trends, as well as a weight loss journey of her own. In addition to these main voices, guest bloggers add to the range of voice appearing on this site. In this post, Kelly gives tips on how to make healthy drinks at home.

Ingredients, Inc. — 5 Breakfast Recipe Ideas for Back to School

Ingredients, Inc. is a blog by Alison Lewis, editor-in-chief and founder of Healthy Travel, a digital magazine that launched in March of this year. She has a number of roles on her résumé, from cookbook author to television and social media spokesperson to president of Ingredients, Inc., a media consulting company in Birmingham, Ala. Here, Alison shares five breakfast ideas for your back-to-school schedule.

Cupcakes & Kale Chips — Salsa Egg Tacos

Cupcakes & Kale Chips is a chemical engineer-turned-stay-at-home-mom (with a love of the kitchen). In this post, she keeps her mind on the back-to-school season, with a 30-minute dinner recipe for salsa egg tacos.

Foxes Love Lemons — How to Host a Sangria Party

Foxes Love Lemons has always appreciated time in the kitchen (whether it was in college, making enchilada casseroles, or going back to culinary school). She now works as a recipe tester and developer, and her number one kitchen rule is that anything is better with a poached egg on top. In this post, Foxes Love Lemons talks about how to host a sangria party, with menu ideas of course.

The Cooking Actress — Pretzel Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

The Cooking Actress comes from Italian and German descent and has grown up with a range of food influences. Here, she shares a recipe for sweet and salty cookies, combining chocolate chips with pretzels and peanut butter.