Sunday, February 04, 2007

"Behind the Apron" Final Roundup!

Well, here it is - time to show you all of the food bloggers who've participated in this roundup. My intention was to get an idea of exactly who is behind some of my favorite food blogs. I was overwhelmed with how many food bloggers participated, and I think you'll love seeing exactly who creates all the magic on some really excellent blogs. Many of my favorites joined in, and there were also a few I hadn't visited yet, but will surely be on my daily rotation.

Before I let you see the rest, it's only fair that I take a minute to come out from "behind the apron" and introduce myself. I am a 29-year old female that lives in the eastern part of Pennsylvania. I'm originally from Anaheim, California, and have lived and traveled in a quite a few countries in my years, including Guatemala, Kenya, and Bulgaria. I'm currently attending school full-time at Millersville University, pursuing my Masters degree in Social Work.


Here's a picture of me, standing in my parent's kitchen. My setup at home isn't nearly as nice as this, and I do love the chances I get to cook here.

I've been a vegaquarian for almost 2 years. I initially started giving up meat as a way to focus on eating more vegetables, and over the past 2 years, I've seen some wonderful health benefits that have made me stick to it. It's also given me a chance to seek out new ways to try and prepare vegetables, as well as coming up with hearty and satisfying meatless dishes.

I've always wanted to open my own restaurant, and am hoping that at sometime in the future, it may become a reality. I'm still steadily learning more about cooking and photography, and have truly enjoyed hosting 28 Cooks. I appreciate all of my loyal and faithful readers who stop by daily, and I love reading your comments.

I know for some of the food bloggers, it was hard to come out from behind that shroud of anonymity that goes with the Internet, but I'm thankful that so many of you participated. So without further ado, here's the list of some really excellent food blogs, and a chance to see who's "Behind the Apron."

*Cooking Delights
*Cumin and Coriander
*Albion Cooks
*My Journey: Adventures as a Vegan
*Jumbo Empanadas
*The Culinary Chase
*Everybody Loves Sandwiches
*The Real Epicurean
*Writing at the Kitchen Table
*Confections of a Foodie Bride
*Dine and Dish
*Cook Chinese
*Sim Cooks
*Mele Cotte
*Pip in the City
*Daily Bread Journal
*Life Among the Trees
*Chef Girl
*Melissa's Vegan Blog
*Definitely Not Martha
*The Bakehouse
*Eden in the Kitchen
*Blue Kitchen
*Eat Peace Please
*The Veggie Voice
*Flippantly Vague Musings of a Quirky Vegan
*Where's the Revolution?
*Vegan Eats and Treats
*So Epicurious It Hurts


bazu said...

This round-up has led to some of the funnest blog posts I've seen lately. I loved seeing the chefs behind the gorgeous food, and discovering some new blogs along the way.

Dori said...

Yay you got it posted. What an entertaining evening I have had as I read through the various participant blogs. Nice to meet you to fiber!

Anonymous said...

This is great! Wow, we sure are a good lookin' bunch of foodies. Thanks for doing this!

Anonymous said...

You are so lovely. I would just die to have the kitchen your parents have! Very nice!

Thanks for hosting this. It is so fun to see who is behind all of these great blogs.

madeinalaska said...

Well aren't you the cutest thing ever! Bravo for hosting such a great idea.. Yes, it was harder for some then others... but, I did enjoy reading/learning sooo much about my fellow bloggers...

Love your parent’s kitchen!
Again bravo.. I will forever love your beautiful blog!
Take care,

Catherine said...

Hi there fiber! Great to meet you. Thanks so much for this round-up - it's been really fun. And I can't wait until you open your restaurant.

Anonymous said...

Awesome - I've been waiting for this :) Thanks for hosting the round-up!

Alanna Kellogg said...

Very fun, Fiber! What always amazes me is the number of unfamiliar blogs on the round-up lists!

leslie @ definitely not martha said...

I would kill for that kitchen!!!! *drool*

Thanks again for hosting this!

Vanessa said...

This was such a great idea for a round-up, thank you! It's wonderful to read some new-to-me blogs. And, of couse, it's always a treat to read 28 Cooks ;-)

Anonymous said...

Thank you, Fiber! Your cool idea has led to me discovering a number of great new food blogs. And if the hits MY blog has gotten today are any indication, for lots of others finding all of us--a real public service on your part.

And yes, your parents' kitchen is amazing!

Toni said...

Thanks for doing this, Fiber! I agree with the other bloggers - great way to "meet" each other! And you look like someone I'd invite over for dinner! (Or should we meet in your parents' great kitchen?) ;-)

kickpleat said...

It's so great to finally put a face to a blog! Thanks Fiber for putting this was so much fun!

S. said...

Nice to "meet" you. Thanks so much for hosting, it was such fun to participate and read other food bloggers' posts :)

Anonymous said...

Love your parent’s kitchen!, im happy to see your photo, i know i dont participate is that im truly very shy to post my photo. maybe one day i can do it. nice idea and nice work!

you look very pretty!

Anonymous said...

Hey, nice to see you, Fiber! Your parents' kitchen is to die for!! I think I'd cook more in a kitchen like that!! :)
Very nice round up, Fiber! Thank you again for this lovely event.

Kati said...

Thanks for hosting this fun round-up! It produced some great posts that I really enjoyed reading. :)

Also, I am super jealous of your parent's kitchen!

Dr. Melissa West said...

Such warmth and such radiance. And, btw, your parents' kitchen is to DIE for!

The Culinary Chase said...

It was fun participating in "Behind The Apron" & before I read all about you, I thought 'wow' what a great kitchen she has! Cheers!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for organizing this! As with the rest, I love that kitchen! Looks like something out of a Food Network program!

Vicki's Vegan Vice said...

awesome round-up! great photo & whata kitchen!

Harmonia said...

Great picture! Neat post! Happy Weekend!

Mikey said...

I want that kitchen!!!

Anonymous said...

WOW! Nice to meet the foodie behind the blog!