• Cooking with Lilac's

Cooking with Lilac’sMay 20, 2017

I recently visited Shenandoah National Park and stayed at Skylands.  The views are incredible on Skyline Drive and although we only had a short overnight stay, we had dinner at Skylands and tried their Blackberry Cobbler.  Their Blackberry ice cream pie is their signature dessert and I’ll try baking that next.  I have a new love for blackberries and in this area of Virginia they are incredible.

Cooking with LilacsShenandoah Mountains

Leave Your Comment

*

Mint Juleps as featured on The KitchnApril 26, 2017

Since I recently visited the south, I can appreciate how popular Mint Juleps are.  Another fun shoot featured on thekitchn today with complete recipe.

MintJuleps_forkitchnMintJuleps_forkitchnMintJulep_forkitchn

Leave Your Comment

*

Recipe for Cornbread Pancakes with Strawberry Compote featured on Kitchn todayApril 25, 2017

I had the pleasure of shooting these gorgeous Cornbread Pancakes for Kitchn recently.

CBS-ATMedia 3_30_17-0431

You can read the full article here and the recipe follows.

Cornbread Pancakes with Strawberry Compote

CBS-ATMedia 3_30_17-0415

I’ll be sure to visit the Silver Dollar in Louisville for some Honky Tonk pancakes.

Leave Your Comment

*

The Faces of New Canaan WrestlersJanuary 6, 2017

New Canaan Wrestling

These are the faces of the New Canaan High School Wrestling Team.  These guys work incredibly hard, wrestling is a tough sport.  I’ll never forget watching my son in his first match.  I was trying to photograph it while squirming out of my skin.  A seasoned wrestling Mom nearby assured me that all would be fine, that the medics were standing by with tampon like stoppers for nose bleeds.  We had a good laugh and I eventually got more used to photographing the matches.  I still squirm sometimes but also get to feel the victory of these boys’ wins and the humility of their losses.

Leave Your Comment

*

Mayflower Cranberries-Cape CodNovember 24, 2016

This was one of my favorite recent excursions.  The crew at Mayflower Cranberries were so nice and helpful.  I was concerned about the possibility of losing three cameras while walking through the bog.  They gave me a full wader suit to wear and showed me how to step to avoid the trenches.  It was an incredibly foggy day which added to the mystique of it all.  The fresh cranberries were amazing to bake with and I highly recommend them!Mayflower CranberriesMayflower CranberriesMayflower CranberriesMayflower CranberriesMayflower CranberriesMayflower CranberriesMayflower CranberriesMayflower CranberriesMayflower CranberriesMayflower CranberriesMayflower CranberriesMayflower CranberriesMayflower CranberriesMayflower CranberriesSince I was already up on the Cape, I decided to check out Plymouth and see the Mayflower too.MayflowerMayflowerMayflowerMayflowerMayflowerMayflower

Leave Your Comment

*