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Buckwheat Scallion Pancakes

March 17, 2014
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Happy St. Paddy’s Day! This month marks 6 years since I created this blog, and 5 years since I began using a DSLR camera and started learning photography (Ok, actually I got my first DSLR about 6 months before that as a wedding gift, but it literally took me several months to figure out how […]

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A Trip to the Orchard – Swedish Apple Pie

January 14, 2014
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I always look forward to going back to the States for the holidays, especially for being able to reconnect with family and friends – we cook, we laugh, we watch our little ones with pride as we see them interact and grow – but really, it’s the coming together that is most important. One of […]

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My Brother-In-Law’s BBQ Ribs

December 12, 2013
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I never know what to expect when we make these big trips back home to see family. How will the baby handle the 8+ hr plane ride over the ocean? Will she get into a normal-enough sleep schedule okay after a 6 hr time zone shift? Will she make the connection that even though she’d […]

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Prosciutto wrapped turkey roulade

November 15, 2013
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Despite coming from a family that cooks regularly and enjoys cooking and preparing food as much as eating it at the table together, I never really learned how to cook during my childhood. I have many memories of my mom decorating some of the most elaborate birthday cakes for my sister and myself, which to […]

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Black Truffle Risotto

November 6, 2013
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For the first time in four years (i.e. the first time since I’ve been in Switzerland), we’ve actually had what this New Englander could call an Autumn. There has been some actual color on the leaves, Fall temperatures, and that invigorating brisk chill in the air while the sun lights up the color of the […]

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Tortilla Española – Finca Buenvino

October 17, 2013
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Wow, what a week. Last week we traveled to sunny Andalucía, Spain, to La Sierra de Aracena for a week-long getaway and food photography workshop (this Autumn has been the season of workshops for me – first Amsterdam, and now Spain!) with Tim Clinch. We stayed at Finca Buenvino, a gorgeous countryside B&B run by […]

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