Occasionally I teach a class on basic photography. Whenever I teach this class, I always start out with how the camera sees light and I use this photo as an example. These two photos were taken within seconds of each other and within 5 feet of each other. This beautiful woman was taking a class […]Read More I’ve seen the Light…another food photography post
We are excited to celebrate the Super Bowl this weekend because 1. Finally my NINERS have made it back to the bowl!!! And, 2. some friends of ours have asked us to come down to their beautiful home in Sacramento and spend the weekend (pictures to follow.)Read More Mexican Sweet Mini Pepper Poppers (Say that three times fast?)…Toy boat, toy boat, toy boat…
Picadillo: ( “mince”) is a traditional dish in many Latin American countries and the Philippines (where it is known as giniling, and also Arroz a la Cubana) that is similar to hash. It is made with ground beef, tomatoes (tomato sauce may be used as a substitute), and other ingredients that vary by region. It […]Read More Crock Pot Picadillo and a Cold Winter Day
I think anyone who reads this blog knows how our family feels about home made soup. We love it. We even love soup in the summer as long as it is a cold soup like gazpacho. Many soups are also good for the waist-line (and every other body line, for that matter) and many people […]Read More Get over your wintertime blues with French Onion Soup!
Happy Apple Strudel Day! No, it’s not National Apple Strudel Day, that was June 17th (yes, there really is a National Apple Strudel Day.) I’m not sure why it is in June when apples don’t ripen until September or October, but it is the government that decides these things, after all. At any rate, since […]Read More A Little Strudel with your Apples?
Yesterday I noticed a spike in people who were viewing this blog and a few more comments than normal. In trying to track down the reason, I found this blog post by WordPress.com 7 Food Blogs to Follow This Summer “With the official first day of summer right around the corner, now is a great […]Read More 7 Food Blogs to Follow this Summer or The Pressure is On…bring it!
I have been very excited to write about this recipe ever since seeing it on Pioneer Woman (Food Network) this past weekend and then making it that very day. Blackberry Cobbler brings back memories from my childhood. Growing up in Placerville, CA (which is in the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas near Tahoe), it was […]Read More Blackberry Cobbler or What to do during an eclipse