DIY Wooden Food Photography Boards

Hey everyone! Recently I’ve been trying to upgrade my blog a little bit– making things look more professional and clean cut. I knew I needed to start working on my food photography! For the longest time I wanted to make some plank boards for food backdrops, so a couple weeks ago I finally got to it. ...more

Rellenos Redux: Gluten-Free Blue Corn Meal Crepe Chile Rellenos

I LOVE this dish. As a New Mexican, I’ve had my fair share of greasy fried rellenos, and while they are delicious, they can be a bit heavy. My take on rellenos keeps the sweet and eggy flavor of the traditional battered and fried chile, but makes it much lighter by using a gluten-free blue cornmeal crepe. Roasted Anaheim chiles are generously stuffed with jack cheese and then rolled in crepes, then heated until the cheese has melted. Smothered in tangy tomatillo salsa and served with black beans, fresh tomatoes and cilantro, they are a spicy, sweet, tangy, New Mexican summer night in a single bite....more
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My Take on Food Styling and Photography

When I first picked up a DSLR camera and began photographing/blogging regularly, I never imagined I'd fall so head-over-heels in love with food photography and styling. Nor could I have predicted that less than 2 years later, I'd be getting such incredible support from my readers, and more recently, an increasing number of emails asking for photography advice. I have no idea if this comes across online, but I'm actually quite a shy person in real life. It's truly a testament to you all that I feel quite at ease writing this post today....more
what a wonderful post full of great advice! Thank you for sharing tips on what you love (which ...more