Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars

Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars
Posted in : Dessert, Food photography, Photography, Recipes on by : salernos
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As I’ve mentioned before, Son loves cheesecake in pretty much any flavor. I wanted to make some bar cookies and he wanted something”peanut butter”. I have to admit I think I’m finally rubbing off on him because when I asked if he wanted a chocolate layer on top, he said “how about a drizzle.” So
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David Rocco’s La Ribolita

David Rocco’s La Ribolita
Posted in : Appetizers and Soups, Food photography, Food TV Recipe Tests, Recipes on by : salernos
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      I have watched the new Cooking Channel lately and have noticed that although there are some new shows, there are an awful lot of reruns of old series that I watched as a child and too many Food Network shows to mention.  Not that I particularly mind, I actually get quite a kick out of Graham
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The Daring Kitchen Challenge: Chicken with Pecan Cream & Mushrooms

The Daring Kitchen Challenge: Chicken with Pecan Cream & Mushrooms
Posted in : Food photography, Main Dishes, Photography, Recipes on by : salernos
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  This is my first monthly cooking challenge from the Daring Kitchen.  Unfortunately, after being accepted, just after one ended and before the other began, I didn’t realize the July session was already done so . . .  I did it anyway, even making my own egg noodles.  The challenge was to use nut butters (which they
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Tequila Lime Chicken Fettuccini – just like California Pizza Kitchen

Tequila Lime Chicken Fettuccini – just like California Pizza Kitchen
Posted in : Food photography, Main Dishes, Pasta/Pizza, Photography, Recipes, Restaurant Meals on by : salernos
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   The first time I had this dish at California Pizza Kitchen I thought it was great.  I eventually found one of those “copycat” recipes that I think is very close.  This one came from http://www.cdkitchen.com/recipes/recs/512/California_Pizza_Kitchen_Chicken_Tequila_Fettuccine44247.shtml.  It has a little kick, but if you prefer really spicy you might want to add extra jalapenos.  I’m
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