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Seafood

What Should I Post About Next?

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My first food photograph taken with my point-and-shoot camera on September 9, 2009.
I have been in a big quandary about what to post about next. So, I have decided to see what you would choose for me.  I  wonder what will be the deciding factor…the photo? The recipe? The story? Chocolate? Here are 7 potential [...]

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Yellow Split Pea Soup with Shrimp and Ham

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I wasn’t planning to do this recipe today. At all. But I was busy and I went into my freezer to grab a container of something to heat up in the microwave. When it was heated up I saw that it wasn’t what I thought it was. It turned out to be this container of [...]

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Salmon with Avocado and Sweet Chili Sauce from Grace-Marie’s Kitchen at Bristol Farms

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When Grace-Marie told me she was cooking something with salmon and avocado today, I immediately volunteered to photograph whatever she came up with. Two of my favorite ingredients that are also photogenic and I’m right there. I arrived when the class was just about over and they all gave me a sitting ovation. They love [...]

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Shrimp Salad Thai Style with Gula Jawa

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Last summer I went crazy cooking Thai recipes. If it had fish sauce in it, I just had to try it. I acquired a copy of Hot Sour Salty Sweet by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid, and kept seeing palm sugar in many recipes. I had always substituted brown sugar for palm sugar, but I [...]

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Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise Sauce

January 13, 2010
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I wanted my first post to be an Eggs Benedict recipe, because I think it is one of the most wonderful dishes ever invented by man. I love the drama of the stacked ingredients, the variations in texture, from crunchy to creamy, and of course the buttery, lemony Hollandaise Sauce that marries all of the [...]

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Gumbo ~ Shrimp, Chicken & Andouille Sausage

January 13, 2010
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If you’re like me, at some point in your life you have been seduced by a beautiful photograph attached to a recipe, only to  find when you cooked the dish it seriously didn’t live up to your expectations. The food stylist and the photographer really knew what they were doing, and you fell for it [...]

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