Ever since I was a kid, the holidays meant it was time for hors d’ouerves / appetizers. Since everyone is coming and going, my Mom would always have a table full of them. For this reason, I am always on the lookout for new and interesting ideas. I stumbled upon a single picture that excited my taste buds. It was a picture of a round of sourdough bread that was sliced to resemble a porcupine and then covered with bacon and cheese. To my surprise, the bread was also drenched in ranch flavored butter. So I made it for Dana and it was a hit. I can see why it is nicknamed “Crack Bread”.
Dana and I have been really busy lately, so I thought it was time to use technology to our advantage. Yep, a slow cooker. I guess it is not on the cutting edge of technology, but it does allow us to be hands off and still end up with a great meal. This recipe … Read moreCrock-Pot Pot Roast
I am a huge fan of Quiche. The other night I was clueless as to what to make for dinner. I had a bunch of eggs lying around and figured a Quiche would be perfect. Add a little bacon and Swiss and this was going to be a great meal. I used the basic recipe from Paula Deen and then fiddled with the recipe until it worked.
With winter fast approaching, the amount of light in my kitchen is dwindling. It is hard to cook a meal and take photos when there is little to no natural light. As you may or may not know, food photography requires natural light in order to get the mouth watering images that we love. A … Read moreHomemade Softbox Lights
I have been up all night lately and my only savior has been coffee. Nothing goes with coffee like Shortbread cookies (AKA Sandies). I buy them by the case. However, I ran out and was unable to go to the store. So I decided to try them for myself. It is a basic butter cookie … Read moreHomemade Sandies (shortbread cookies)