December 29, 2017

Every holiday, I am the official pie maker. My sister will make a killer cheesecake or some other treat. My daughter has become the official cookie queen. But I am and have been for many years, the pie maker.

One year I made six different kinds. I was spoiling my stepdad who loved sweets. I fixed him up good that year!

This year I made a new one for me. I had some cranberries in th...

December 22, 2017

Today we start welcoming the returning of the light. It's always with a sense of hope and happiness that I welcome the Winter Solstice. The long period of short days is coming to an end. The need to hibernate and nest will slowly start to pass to one of rebirth and the return of the sun.

This winter I've been eating a lot of oatmeal. A hearty and hot bowl in the morning sets me up...

December 21, 2017

I had the pleasure of photographing the brothers who run Tangiers International Market in Hartford, CT for an upcoming article in Connecticut Food & Farm Magazine.

When I first arrived at the market, it was quiet and only had a few customers browsing the clean and orderly aisles. I approached the glass display counter that ran the length of one side of the shop. The word DELICIOUS...

November 29, 2017

These. Two.Sarah and Marcus are in love and it SO shows.

I had the pleasure of photographing these two for their engagement announcement. Sarah found me on Facebook and I was so taken in by her enthusiasm and charm, I was excited to meet her and her fiancé.

We had a Sunday morning session and the sky was like a giant soft box, diffusing and making the light soft and gentle. I could...

March 1, 2017

I work with a man who came from Bosnia. He's a sweetheart and has a sweet family. I always end up sitting with he and his wife at the Christmas party.

He lives with his wife, two kids and his mother.  His mother is a master cheese maker. She makes batches of what I call Farmer's Cheese every year and he sells it at work for $15 each. It's worth every penny. It's strong, but not o...

December 21, 2016

I work with this woman named Anmarie. She is the best. She was a baker in a past life and still practices her craft and her co-workers are the lucky recipients of her practice.

This year we had an Ugly Sweater Day & Cookie Swap. She killed it with these beautiful snowflake sugar cookies. Decorated with royal icing, soft blue dragees and chunky sugar, each one as unique as a real...

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