Category Photography

Photos: Ramp Pickle

While I am tossing up photographs, I thought I would include a few pictures from earlier this year that never made it onto the blog, due to startup mayhem.  Back in April, when ramps were in season, I had compared two pickle recipes: Stephane’s (which he had adapted from someone at the Union Square Farmers’… Continue reading

Pictures from Late Summer

It is hard to believe that over two months have passed since I’ve posted.  I have not had time to post here or read so many of my favorite food blogs, and I’m hoping to change that soon.  In the meantime, we are still here, doing well, and missing you all.  Here are a few… Continue reading

Weekend Pictures

Rose prosecco is pretty and refreshing when very cold.  Unfortunately, it does start to taste an awful lot like bubble gum as it reaches room temperature! There is something about warm weather that makes us crave raw food.  My taste buds have also been clamoring for simple sides like sliced cucumber, greek yogurt, and chopped… Continue reading

Food Blog Photography Lessons, Pt 1

This post has tips for the beginner food photographer; in particular, for food bloggers working with a point-and-shoot digital camera. If you are like me, you might suffer from the following challenges when it comes to food blog photography: your effort is hindered by hungry and impatient people requiring the food and your presence at… Continue reading

Images of Fall

Indian corn and emptying fields Golden canopies and a still-warm sun The mountain palette, procrastinating the grey The last bounties, a final discovery Merry days, and continual thanksgiving Revel in the reminder of seasons I’ll look forward to long days once again Ah, it was nice to be a locavore while it lasted… just a… Continue reading

Weekend in Pictures

While we ate well this weekend, I can’t really say there was much in the way of recipes — just fine, fresh food. Below are a few of the photographs taken along the way. The first local apples are emerging in the Catskills: Ginger Golds (above) and Paula Reds. Tart and delicious! Mixed peppers I… Continue reading