Come and Get it with the Culinary Content Network (Slideshow)
September 27, 2013
Introducing a roundup of great recipes and reviews from the Culinary Content Network this week
10th Kitchen — Chocolate and Smoked Sea Salt Ice Cream with Concord Grape Swirl
10th Kitchen, by the nickname-less Danguole, has lived in Kaunas, Lithuania, and currently Nevada, and is still searching for the perfect fusion dish and drink. In this post, 10th Kitchen’s ice cream recipe aims to mimic the "sweet-salty combo" of PB&Js.
Olives for Dinner — Shiitake Nigiri
Olives for Dinner was created by a lifelong vegan at heart, who took some time to figure out her calling. She created this blog in January of 2011, with an approach centered on "the strategic selection and application of spices, herbs, and oils with other complimentary [sic] textures and flavors." A few things to remember about her recipes are that most of them are not low-fat; she uses hot sauces liberally and frequently; she uses, creates, and loves mock meats and cheeses; and she believes that presentation is as important as taste. Here, rice and shiitake mushrooms are wrapped between a toasted nori strip and sprinkled with sesame seeds.
Food Babbles — Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread
Food Babbles is "a mom of three, life-saver, baker, dessert-maker, amateur photographer, and just a girl with a huge passion for good food," sharing recipes for baked goods, desserts, and bread. In this post, Food Babbles makes a chocolaty dessert a little bit healthier by adding zucchini.
The Midnight Baker — Hamburger Stroganoff
The Midnight Baker, otherwise known as Judy, loves to cook, entertain, and share her recipes and tips. Along with her on The Midnight Baker is her friend Sylvia, who has a keen eye for styling and good food, and Helen S. Fletcher, a noted pastry chef and author, who makes some guest appearances. Here, The Midnight Baker shares a recipe for hamburger stroganoff casserole that is "quick, easy and inexpensive." and "tastes like the real deal."
Coconut & Lime — Cookies & Cream Ice Cream Cupcakes
Coconut & Lime is a "seventh generation Baltimorean, dog owner, reader, movie-watcher, sunglass-wearer," and, wait for it… "food lover." After starting Coconut & Lime back in 2004 as a way to record recipes and share with friends, it and she have since developed into a full time blog/blogger, professional recipe developer, food columnist, two-time cookbook author, and amateur food photographer. In this post, Coconut & Lime combines cookies and cream-flavored ice cream for mouthwatering Cookies & Cream Ice Cream Cupcakes that can even be served in an ice cream cone.
Love – the secret ingredient — Lovely Lemon Bars
Love – the secret ingredient is "the story of the circle of love and food." Blogger Mary says, "Hearing mmmm’s makes my heart soar." Here, Mary suggests adding your own love to her "sinful lemon bars."
Simple Living and Eating — Beet Greens & Onion Pasta: The Sweetest Vegetable of the Season #Foodie Friday
Simple Living and Eating is "a blog about living and eating in harmony with the planet." With health, family, friends, food, and the environment at the top of this blogger’s list of important things, she likes to focus on simplifying your life and paying attention to what matters. In this post, Simple Living and Eating uses beets that are "super healthy and sooo sooo sweet" to complement a pasta dish.