he first time I ever really paid any attention to fried green tomatoes was after I watched the wonderful 1991 movie of the same name.
Have any of you seen Fried Green Tomatoes starring Kathy Bates and Jessica Tandy? It's a great movie.
Anyway, I spent some time this weekend with my Mom making fried green tomatoes and I thought you'd enjoy a peek and a bite.
t's late and you're already behind the clock getting dinner together. Darn it, you wanted to include a dessert tonight but you just don't have time. Shoot.
Well, no need to dump dessert after all.
You can whip up this recipe in no time at all and still get the dinner on the table without missing a beat.
n just a few days many of us will be celebrating the 4th of July. Can you believe it's almost July already? Anyway, with the upcoming holiday in mind, I thought I'd use the opportunity to revisit some of my favorite patriotic-themed blog posts.
I hope you enjoy these 4th of July holiday inspiration.
ooking at the title of this post, I think you can see this is going to be a mouthful. However, sometimes you just want something special for breakfast. This is definitely that dish.
Breakfast doesn't get much more special than this French Toast Brioche with its decadent chocolate filling and fresh fruit sauce.
om's Day is right around the corner, and if you're stumped for gift ideas, then this post is especially for you.
In my latest Fab Finds column, I'll share a handful of goodies I've stumbled upon that are not only perfect gift possibilities but just for the fun of it, also happen to all fall in the Robin's Egg Blue category.
s tasty as these chocolate chip cookies look, this post is not about cookie treats. This post is about what you can see "behind" the cookies.
Welcome to the latest edition of my regular GET THE SHOT photography column.
Throughout this post, I'll show you how easy it is to take a simple wood crate and turn it into a versatile backdrop board that you can use time and time again to enhance your food styling photography.
on't you love the calming color of green in the spring? I do and it's with that in mind that I decided to share a few of my favorite posts that feature the color GREEN.
Let's start with these adorable cookie mix gift sacks.
These handcrafted sacks (feature pre-packaged, store-bought cookie mix inside) are really quite simple to make and you can see my easy tutorial HERE.
Sometimes a room can sit for years before you figure out how to put it to perfect use.
That's what happened to this small loft space which until now never got its just due or desserts.
Throughout this post, I'll walk you through how I transformed this room from under-used and drab to cheerful, summery fab.
f you browse food photography as much as I do, you may have noticed the trend toward dark and moody photos.
These photos may have been snapped mid-day but they look more like they were photographed in late evening, illuminated by only the tiniest amount of light.
I'm pretty obsessed with this particular food photography style right now.
have a confession. As much as I enjoy cooking and baking, my secret motivation for many of the dishes I whip up in the kitchen is directly connected to my efforts to become a much better food photographer.
OK, I'm a little obsessed with food photos, food props and food styling.
As I continue to try to make my own photos look more and more mouth-watering, my family and friends are the beneficiaries of my tasty aspirations and with this post... so are you.
ifficult. Finicky. Troublesome. Sneaky. Frustrating. Disastrous. Those are just a few of the adjectives that I've alternately used to describe the process of making French Macarons at home.
I could use more descriptors but I think you get the idea.
French Macarons are by far the most difficult dessert I have ever tried to make.
aby it's cold outside and when the temps dip this low, comfort food is the one thing that can really warm you up.
That's where this recipe comes in. It's my all-time favorite chili recipe and it's filled with the perfect blend of spices and other flavorful ingredients that will definitely warm you up in a hurry.