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Almost Margharita Pizza Rolls – Dinner/Appetizer/Side

Posted in : Appetizers and Soups, Food photography, Main Dishes, Pasta/Pizza, Quick and Simple, Recipes on by : salernos
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  Everyone knows about those disaster days where nothing goes as you planned and you completely mess up the dinner schedule.  This recipe came from one of those days.  First I planned on making some beignets for an afternoon snack from the dough I had frozen earlier.  Once it thawed, I realized it was pizza dough,
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Less than 30 Minute Chicken Fajitas

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  This recipe is for one of those days when you want something fresh, but quick although it probably isn’t the traditional method.  It has only a few ingredients, most of them you probably already have on hand, it tastes great and is done in no time.  This is the perfect time to use that iron skillet (which
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David Rocco’s LA SALSA DI 5 MINUTI (10 Minute Basic Pasta Sauce)

Posted in : Food photography, Food TV Recipe Tests, Pasta/Pizza, Quick and Simple, Recipes on by : salernos
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  This one is for Mom, she asked if I’d tried it and said it was great.  She was right! Of course, I just couldn’t follow the recipe exactly because it didn’t have enough garlic so I added a little more but otherwise followed the plan. Here’s the recipe for La Salsa Di 5 Minuti.  I
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Meat Sauce for Pasta (party/freezer size)

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  Son texted from college last week asking “how do I make spaghetti?”  Knowing that his dorm room this year has a small kitchen I was quite optimistic that he was beginning to show an interest in cooking.  In the past his cooking skills have been pretty much zero and he’s never been the least bit
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White Nectarines with Honey Caramel Tart

Posted in : Dessert, Quick and Simple, Recipes on by : salernos
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This is another variation (I made a lot of honey caramel and can’t resist fruits) of a simple but great looking dessert that only takes a few minutes. Ingredients: 4-6 fresh white nectarines sliced (or regular nectarines or peaches or apples or pears . . . you get the idea) 1 package puff pastry (2 layers)
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Pictures of Prociutto and Onion Frittata from LA Times Recipe

Posted in : Breakfast/Brunch, Food photography, Photography on by : salernos
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  I’m very excited!  My pictures from my recent post on one of their recipes made it to the LA Times food website for the Prosciutto and Onion Frittata – you have to go all the way down to the bottom of the page in the food photos box but hey it’s the LA Times! http://www.latimes.com/features/food/la-fo-recipeindexarchive2008,0,5938840.storygallery

Cake Balls/Cake Pops for a Birthday

Posted in : Dessert, Food photography, Food TV Recipe Tests, Photography, Recipes, Tested Recipes on by : salernos
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Apparently I’ve been living in a cave for the last couple years when it comes to Cake Pops and Cake Balls and it seems that college daughter was well ahead of her time since she has made what she calls “cake soup” smashing her birthday cake together since she was small.  Recently someone asked me about making them and
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