Bloom - Category Index Setup

Navigate to  Pages > Add New

Give your new page a name.  Something like Recipes, Index, or something that fits your site. 

On the right under the Page Attributes panel, you’ll see the Template drop down. 

Select Category Index from the drop down. 

Publish the page. 

Then add Genesis – Featured Posts widgets under Appearance > Widgets > Category Index.

Here are the screenshots of the widget settings in the Bloom theme:

And a further breakdown of how we have these set up.: