Spinach Bacon Salad with Avocado Vinaigrette

Oddly enough, at our studio we’ve been knee deep in the Autumn season since July and we’re still not finished yet. Because of so many client shoots this Summer that are Fall and Halloween focused, we started this season earlier than we really wanted to. It got to the point where we were calling every distributor and contact we had looking for a fresh pumpkin ....more

Curry Coconut Milk Chicken Thighs

If you enjoy curries, you must make this now. It is so good, and so simple to make. We know we have a winner when Diane’s mom devours a dish ....more

No-Bake Fruit and Nut Bars with Nutella

I used to love granola bars as a kid. Especially the ones with chocolate chips or a chocolate coating on them, but somewhere along the life’s journey, the love affair ended. Then, about a year ago, we were on the road and we had stopped in an REI to pick up some supplies ....more

Quick Pickled Sugar Snap Peas with Mint

‘Tis the season for pickling and preserving. We consider this a dedicated season when fruit and vegetables are at a all time high. All this abundance is for making jams and pickles, all of which is an obsession ....more

Chocolate Triple-Berry Slab Pie

The first attempt at this slab pie recipe I had one immediate reaction, “Holy crap this is a big pie!” You’d think I’d intuitively know that based off of a couple factors: – It’s name is a “slab pie” – generally you wouldn’t associate that with something marginal in size. – It was filling an entire 1/2 sheet pan – baking cookies on a half sheet gives you a nice amount, but there is a majority of empty space between the cookies. This was FILLING the entire 1/2 sheet! ...more

Lettuce Wraps with Almond-Basil Chicken

How have you all been bearing in this Summer heat? Granted, we’re pretty spoiled here in Southern California and our humidity level isn’t intense like it is for most of our East coast friends. But still, it’s hot hot hot for us when it reaches the 89 degree F level ....more

Hard Lemonade-Battered Fried Chicken

Beer battered fried chicken is a favorite for many reasons, primarily for the crispy batter that we all strive to perfect. So when we wanted to get creative and mix up our fried-chicken-routine with...more

Low Carb Chicken Zucchini Noodle Pad Thai

Last week was busy, creative and satisfying. After a long dry spell from teaching our natural light food photography workshops, we finally taught again and it was exhilarating. To be around such passionate and food-crazy people for two days really was energizing ....more

KitchenAid Giveaway and Recipes for Avocado, Smashed Pea Bruschetta & More

We’re excited to be hosting an awesome giveaway, which we haven’t done in a very long time. All the info is at the end of this story. Good luck guys! ...more