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The Very Best Fluffy Waffle Recipe

Multi-Generational Parenting {Recipe: Mike’s Favorite Waffles}

Pin It My oldest brother, Mike, is 22 years older than me. I’ve never thought a whole lot about that, until recently. He was married by the time I was born and began his own family just a few years after my birth. Sure, it was kind of odd growing up with a nephew just […]

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Fried Okra

Worth the Wait {Recipe: Fried Okra}

It seems kind of odd to crave okra, doesn’t it? When I received the Deliciously Organic cookbook last year I tried recipe after recipe, truly enjoying each one. However, there was one recipe I kept wanting to try and that was Carrie’s Fried Okra. The problem was, apparently the window for fresh okra in Kansas […]

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Plate to Pixel Book

Plate to Pixel Food Photography Book Review & Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. I wanted to bake something special for this post today, as a friends success is something to celebrate. But, I didn’t… I’ve been so busy with freelance work these past two weeks that my kitchen is feeling a bit neglected. I figured, even though I wasn’t able to bake something, […]

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Food Photography Tip {Recipe – Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake}

There is still plenty of time to enter the three giveaways we have going on right now. Check out the Masterbuilt Butterball Indoor Electric Turkey Fryer giveaway by following this link, the Quaker Chewy Afterschool Rocks kits giveaway by following this link, and the Bush’s Beans Culinary Institute of America Giveaway here. Thanks for participating […]

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Food Photography Props at Lucullian Delights

I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to do a guest post over at Lucullian Delights talking all about food photography and food props. Ilva has a great series happening right now and she has asked 4 food bloggers to open up their cabinets and drawers and share with her readers all about the various food props […]

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Food Photography Workshop (Recipe: Mustard Dip for Artichokes)

I’m always a day late and a dollar short. Denise of Chez Us was telling me about the food photography workshops she is coordinating in San Francisco and of course, I wanted to get the word out to everyone because this is such an awesome opportunity. Well, a week passes and guess what… the first […]

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Ask a Blogger Question #3 – Popular Food Photography Sites

Today’s “Ask a Blogger” question comes from Erica over at piExperiment. Erica has a question about submitting photos to some of the more popular food photography sites, like Foodgawker and Tastespotting. “When I edit my photos on my personal computer they look one way, but not the same when I upload them onto foodie photo […]

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Mythical Balance (Recipe: Just Like Lambert’s Thrown Rolls)

If it hasn’t been clear by my lack of posts lately, I seem to be having a very difficult time with balance. People say “don’t worry about it, Kristen… you’ll find your “me” time again”. Or, “why worry about blogging?” is something I often get from non-bloggers…people who don’t understand the therapeutic nature of getting […]

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Embracing Rejection (Recipe – Taco Salad)

My photo of the Toasted Pita Salad that I wrote about last week was rejected by Tastespotting because of its “poor composition”. When I found that out, I was a little dejected and immediately felt a bit defensive.  Not that I think my photos are all that, it’s just, I was this close to submitting […]

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A Matter of Taste

I am a very visual person. I love to have recipes with photographs… it makes the recipe that much more tempting and desirable. Often times, I will be flipping through a magazine and will fall in love with a photo of a recipe, only to take a look at the recipe and realize that I […]

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