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14 October, 2012

Honey Caramel Apples (some with white chocolate or nuts)

Honey Caramel Apples (some with white chocolate or nuts)
Comments : 1 Posted in : Dessert, Food photography, Photography, Recipes on by : salernos
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  Here is a repost for Halloween, the best time for caramel apples! I know, enough with the honey caramel, but I just couldn’t resist one more time.  Caramel apples are one of my favorites and Daughter asked me to send some caramel for her and friends after seeing the earlier recipes, so I made
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31 October, 2011

Chocolate Maraschino Cherry Cupcakes with White Chocolate Roses

Comments : 3 Posted in : candy, Dessert, Food photography, gifts, Photography, Recipes, Tested Recipes on by : salernos
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I love the things that can be done with fondant, but although nobody seems to acknowledge it, the stuff doesn’t really taste very good.  Years ago I saw the recipe for white chocolate (which I adore) plastic but had forgotten about it until I saw it again recently and thought I’d give it a try.
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29 August, 2011

Recipe Test: Cook's Illustrated Chicken Canzanese

Recipe Test:  Cook's Illustrated Chicken Canzanese
Comments : 3 Posted in : Food photography, Food TV Recipe Tests, Main Dishes, Recipes, Tested Recipes on by : salernos
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This weekend’s episode was Chicken Canzanese and it looked so good I had to give it a try.  I was not disappointed nor was the family!  The chicken skin was crisp, the interior was moist and the sauce was fantastic.    This is a chicken meal that you could definitely serve to company and was
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22 August, 2011

Cheesecake Custard Parfait with Fresh Fruit

Cheesecake Custard Parfait with Fresh Fruit
Comments : 5 Posted in : Dessert, Food photography, Recipes on by : salernos
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I’ve had such good luck with the summer fruits I just couldn’t resist getting more. This time they were even better, the raspberries and cherries were great and  I have never seen such large white peaches – only 5 of them weighed over 4 pounds and they were sweet and juicy! Since Son is about
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6 July, 2011

5 minute dessert – no bake chocolate cake

5 minute dessert – no bake chocolate cake
Comments : 2 Posted in : Dessert, Quick and Simple, Recipes, Tested Recipes on by : salernos
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I absolutely love Heidi Swanson’s blog 101 Cookbooks.  Her recipes are wonderful but even more, her pictures are gorgeous and inspiring.  I decided to try her No Bake Chocolate Cake.  This is so simple and quick and the family gave it the thumbs up.  I will definitely make it again! Basically just cream and chocolate, it
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2 July, 2011

Citrus cream parfaits

Citrus cream parfaits
Comments : 2 Posted in : Dessert, Food photography, gifts, Recipes, Sauces on by : salernos
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While I was visiting the LA Times test kitchen, Noelle Carter was gracious enough to share a great trick with me.  Instead of whipping cream with a whisk or mixer, try doing it in the food processor.  The cream has less air and is more substantial so it holds better and tastes amazing, a little
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17 June, 2011

Italian Caprese Sliders – Top 5 in LA Times Battle of the Burgers

Italian Caprese Sliders – Top 5 in LA Times Battle of the Burgers
Comments : 14 Posted in : Appetizers and Soups, Main Dishes, Recipes on by : salernos
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Ok I admit it, I lied. It is #NationalHamburgerDay and it’s been years now so I’m reposting this one. I’m also making them for the holiday. I know everyone is probably tired of these, but in honor of their being chosen in the Top 5 by the LA Times Battle of the Burgers, I’m reposting
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6 June, 2011

Fresh Herb Pasta

Fresh Herb Pasta
Comments : 3 Posted in : Appetizers and Soups, Food photography, Main Dishes, Pasta/Pizza, Photography, Quick and Simple, Recipes on by : salernos
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I’ve watched the little Italian ladies on TV make fresh pasta on a board by just putting down the flour, making a well for the egg, adding a little water and maybe some olive oil and gracefully mixing it up into a beautiful dough.  Unfortunately my first few attempts were not nearly so successful.  
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