Strawberry Cheesecake Jelly Roll Cake

STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE JELLY ROLL CAKE Do you know the expression that said that an apple a day keeps the doctor away  (as long as that apple is pesticide free, non-GMO and organic)? I thought I’d modernize the saying by adding the criteria in parentheses. Anyways, if that is true, then my personalized application of said theory…

Candy Cane Brownie Cookies

CANDY CANE BROWNIE COOKIES ‘Tis the season for baking and cookie making!  There’s nothing like a homemade gift, straight from the oven, to spread cheer to family and friends.  So today we’ve got a brand new recipe for your holiday baking lineup.  A soft, chewy brownie cookie is taken to new festive heights with the…

Guide to Professional Food Photography

There are dozens of various photography genres and we have already posted guides on many of them, but still we didn’t write anything about making awesome photos of food. And lately it has managed to become, though a lot of it may be due to omnipresent Instagram, a really important style in the photography world. Arm yourself…

Holly’s Challah

HOLLY’S CHALLAH This fall, a quest to make apple cider challah had me reducing cider by the gallon, watching video after video on youtube, making French toast every other morning. I had a post nearly ready to publish, but in the end, I just wasn’t satisfied. The loaves looked pretty and tasted good, too, but the final…

Eton Mess Cake

ETON MESS CAKE Traditionally, Eton Mess is a dessert served in a dish – not in cake or slice-form.  A combination of crisp meringues, sweetened cream, and fresh berries, Eton Mess is a perfect balance of flavors and textures.  Simple, fresh, and kind of “messy,” this classic British dessert is easy to throw together and…

Why It Is Important to Avoid Starving Yourself?

Avoid Starving Yourself Much like over training, people often make the mistake of trying to maximize their weight loss efforts by starving themselves. This is just as foolish and dangerous as over training and can lead to even more detrimental results. Starving yourself will usually hinder or even reverse the results that you have worked…