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Crêpe Dracula

Costumes are ready, parties planned, trick or treating routes mapped out. But have you thought about your Halloween breakfast?  Whatever your age, here’s a trick you should treat yourself to: bite-sized banana Draculas wrapped in chocolate capes and drizzled with crimson fruit sauce. These are easy to make and fun to assemble. Consider bringing the […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Infinite

lf only there was infinite food and infinite drink… See more here great photos here: Weekly Photo Challenge: Infinite http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/10/11/photo-challenge-infinite/  

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Good Morning

Good Morning! Nothing like a strong cup of coffee and an English Breakfast to start your day off right. You can find more of my breakfast recipes here: Breakfast in Bed See more photos here: Weekly Photo Challenge: Good Morning http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/10/04/photo-challenge-morning/

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Saturated

Michele’s post today reminded me of this beautiful hand-painted sign at a community garden we saw in Philadelphia last weekend. The lush, saturated colors lured me in. I wanted to get a close-up, but sadly, the gate was locked. Oh well, I’ve got some lovely fruit photos as well – sweet, colorful, and saturated. Find […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: From Lines to Patterns

I find all kinds of lines and patterns when I’m cooking… See more great photos here: Weekly Photo Challenge: From Lines to Patterns

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Weekly Photo Challenge: An Unusual POV

Sometimes I like to change the POV of my food photos – up close and personal, at a tilt, or from afar. What’s your POV? See more great POVs here: Weekly Photo Challenge: An Unusual POV

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Sea

I love the sea! And, of course, sea food!             See more great photos here: Weekly Photo Challenge: Sea    

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The Food of French St. Martin – Part 4, Dining In

When we visit St. Martin, we enjoy dining in almost as much as dining out! Love the cute kitchen I get to cook in: Come on in…. All the local and imported products make for some wonderful home-cooked meals… Of course we do a lot of grilling… We even grill the bread! Yum! I use […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus

Focus! Using selective focus to highlight my food photos is one of my favorite techniques! Extra credit for whoever knows what the mystery picture is. Recipes available upon request. 🙂     See more great photos here :  Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus

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Komatsuna no Goma-Ae

Komatsuna is a slightly tangy Japanese vegetable similar to spinach. When topped with Goma-Ae, or toasted sesame sauce, you’ll find a perfectly satisfying contrast of sweet and spicy flavors. Don’t be concerned if you can’t locate komatsuna – almost any leafy green can be used in this dish with delicious results. My favorite local sushi […]

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