Come and Get It with the Culinary Content Network (Slideshow)
September 20, 2013
Introducing a roundup of great recipes and reviews from the Culinary Content Network this week
The Food Charlatan — Asian Salmon Burgers with Wasabi Mayonnaise
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 finds Asian influence in family experiences, prompting her to make this recipe for Asian salmon burgers with wasabi mayonnaise ("Why does mayonnaise make everything so amazing?").
Against All Grain — Caramel Apple Spice Waffles
Against All Grain is a mom, wife, and grain-free cook based in San Francisco. Through health struggles and trial and error, she has found a healthy cooking lifestyle that works for her, and tries to share recipes that might help others as well. Here, Against All Grain posts a fall-friendly recipe for caramel apple spice waffles, having us dreaming of apple cider and cool fall nights.
Bourbon & Banter — W.L. Weller Reserve Bourbon
Bourbon & Banter is "is dedicated to spreading the Gospel of Bourbon." In this post, Bourbon & Banter shares an ad for W.L. Weller Reserve Bourbon circa 1978.
Bake or Break — Pear and Plum Crisp
Bake or Break is a Mississippi-born baker, who learned early the joys of baked goods. Now living in New York City with her husband, she continues baking and has added recipe development, blogging, and more to her repertoire. Here, Bake or Break gives us six breakfast-friendly baking recipes, which we can’t wait to go home and try. Here, Bake or Break shares fall-inspired dessert recipe (one that we might make our project this weekend)!
Food Babbles — Mascarpone & Port Roasted Fig Tart
Food Babbles shares recipe successes and recipe mishaps, and while she loves to cook baked goods, desserts, and bread, she doesn’t skimp on savory delights. Here, Food Babbles shares a recipe that is not only delectable, but pleasing to the eye. "I made a whipped brown sugar mascarpone filling and spread it inside an almond crust. Once topped with those lovely port roasted figs, this tart became a spectacle to behold and an incredible taste experience," she says.
The Picky Eater — Kale, Garlic, and Caramelized Onion Paninis
The Picky Eater is a "whole-wheat" girl who marries a "white bread" guy. She uses her blog to share recipes she makes that please a fusion of the two. In this post, The Picky Eater shows us how to sneak kale into a comfort food recipe, adding the leafy green to a revamped grilled cheese recipe.
Plated | The Dish — The History of the Pickleback
Plated | The Dish features a variety of chef-designed meals each week, offering ingredients that are ready-to-order and delivered to your door with recipe instructions. In this post, the blog gets a little more personal, sharing a history of their office’s favorite drink.
Coffee and Crumpets — Strawberry and Melon Salad with Harissa Vinaigrette
Coffee and Crumpets hails from London but now calls "the magnificent state of Colorado" home. The advantage of living in Colorado, she says, is "eating healthy and having an outdoorsy life." Her recipes are made from scratch and use organic and natural products whenever possible. In this post, Coffee and Crumpets holds on to the last bits of summer with a fruity and light salad recipe.
This Rawsome Vegan Life — Just Another Smoothie Recipe
This Rawsome Vegan Life was started due to a love of creating food, defined by this blogger as "wholesome, natural fuel prepared with love and kindness that keeps a body living long and feeling beautiful inside and out." She shares recipes and thoughts regarding her raw lifestyle, and hopes to share a life with readers that is both "pretty darn random, and amazing." Here, This Rawsome Vegan Life shares "just another" smoothie recipe, combining bananas, blueberries, blackberries, and milk to make a delicious and healthy snack.
Ruth Tobias — ChapRock Farm Bar
Ruth Tobias found her passion for food in Boston, but since followed her love to Colorado and has been blogging ever since. In this post, Ruth Tobias shares some news from the Denver dining scene, talking about ChapRock Farm Bar.