Monthly Archives: December 2014

Black & White Appetizers | Java Rum Chata Shooters

Trying to stay up till midnight on New Years Eve can sometimes be a challenge.  Especially as you get older.  Don’t get me wrong, it’s not like Jena and I are having dinner at four o’clock or going to bed at eight.  We can still stay up well past midnight.  Usually working on editing LRL […]

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Fabulous Friday No. 4: New Year's Edition! - The Crumby Cupcake - […] JAVA RUM CHATA SHOOTERS. WHY AM I SHOUTING?! BECAUSE RUM CHATA AND CHOCOLATE CUPS AND COOKIE BUTTER AND MARSHMALLOWS AND SOMEBODY HOLD ME. […]

Black & White Appetizers | Vanilla Custard with Blackberries

Vanilla is one of those ingredients that is considered an aphrodisiac.  Maybe that is why it is used in so many different products.  Can you imagine a cake or cookie without vanilla?  How about sodas, flavored coffees, or ice cream?  Vanilla is also used in perfumes and to help remedy impotence in men.  Vanilla also […]

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Thalia @ butter and brioche - I just love how simple and delicious these vanilla custards are! Can’t think of a better dessert to make tonight… thanks for the idea!

Debby Enblom Wolvos - Your images are so beautiful. Food images are so difficult to do in black & white. Gorgeous!

Ruby - I just love this! It is so sassy, sophisticated and looks delicious, definitely going on my list!

Don Fleming - Really enjoy your style with black and white!

Black & White Appetizers | Squid Ink Spaghetti with Scallops

Simplicity is a beautiful word.  It can mean so many things to so many people.  Whether your talking about something as complex as your life, or something basic like a spoon.  The word simplicity cuts right to the heart of just about everything beautiful and good.  The simple sight of the first tulip blooming in […]

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Roasted Grape and Wine Goat Cheese Crackers | Wine from Winery of Missouri Peaceful Bend Vineyard - […] month?  Good question!  A major impetus for my choosing ‘simplify’ as my word, was this wonderful blog post on Little Rustic Ladle all about how simple ingredients (and often simple preparation techniques) can create the most […]

Black & White Appetizers | Black Rice Cakes with Ponzu Beef

Every once in awhile I come accross an ingredient that really gets me excited. I imagine it being similar to when a woman finds a kick ass pair of shoes on sale. I’ve gotta have it! Well, a trip to Eataly in Chicago recently provided me with that excitement. Beyond all the incredible cheeses, salami, […]

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Thalia @ butter and brioche - These little appetizers look seriously SO delicious. and you’ve captured them perfectly too. I definitely wish I had a couple of them to devour right now!

Black & White Cheese Appetizers | Poached Pear Brie

Having an hors d’ oeuvre party during the holidays can be a challenge.  One of the biggest challenges is to know how to say that fancy word that really just means small food.  So many foods to pick from.  Crudites, canapes, en croute, petite fours, etc…  Let’s be real.  Why do we insist on keeping names […]

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Thalia @ butter and brioche - What an incredibly delicious appetizer! I love a good brie.. so this recipe is definitely one that I need to try. Beautifully captured too.

Adam - These photos are stunning, such art. Looks delicious:)

No Spoon Necessary - Stunningly gorgeous photography! ♡♡♡

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