Meet our new joy! Baby girl puppy Lexi “Peanut” !!

Lexi says “Hello Friends!!!”. She’s probably going to be a little confused at all this blogging world, but hopefully you all can re-assure here that you’re all a group of super nice folks who will welcome her to the blog with open arms! Meet Lexi, our itsy-bity-tiny cute-sy Rhodesian Ridgeback puppy, aka “Peanut”. Her nickname…

Strawberries and Cream Video – An unwritten recipe

Some dishes don’t require a written recipe. Many home cooks we know grew up cooking without the guidance of the written word. Their kitchen lessons and “recipes” were passed down from generation to generation by watching, touching, tasting, testing and cooking from the heart. Do you know of anyone who cooks like this? We know…

Tomatillo Salsa Recipe and Food & Wine Festival Ixtapa/Zihua, Mexico

Mexican breakfasts are something we love to treat ourselves to on occasion and we always consider it such a treat. The flavor, textures and exciting spices of a plate of chilaquiles or breakfast tacos is a champion breakfast that fuels us for the long days. And when we have the opportunity to feast on such…

Minted Sangria Recipe from our Food Photography , Food Styling Workshop

Update: we have added new dates for our workshops!  If you’re interested, you can sign up here. It’s funny how this recipe came to mind. We were in teaching our food photography/food styling workshop this weekend and the students were tackling the subject of photographing drinks. Drinks can often be challenging, especially when it comes…

New Workshop Dates for Food Photography-Food Styling & Hello from Mexico!

Hello Friends, thank you so much for the amazing response to our workshops. Our first release date sold out quickly and we’re thrilled to be hosting small groups of students at our studio. The experience of sharing and learning as a group will be phenomenal & we’re so excited to meet and be creative with…

Kitchen Aid Luncheon at our Studio & Swiss Meringue Frosting Recipe

For the last 16 years that we’ve been together, there are a few items that still have made it through the entire decade and half relationship. Our photo albums documenting our mischievous younger days still exist in the back corner of our bookshelf. Two fruit trees in pots that started off on our apartment patio…

Announcing Food, styling & craft photography workshops at our studio

We finally did it! We’re happy to be announcing new photography workshops at our studio.  Thank you to all our readers and supporters who encouraged us over the last few years to have photography workshops in our home town in Orange County, CA. For the last few years, we’ve traveled across the country and around…

Photo Workshops for Food, Styling, Crafts & Video of Bi-Rite Creamery Cookbook!

Happy Sunday everyone! Now that were home for 10 days straight (yes!), we’re finally able to finish off some details of our upcoming photography workshop announcements. We have much to share with you today, but let’s start with the cookbook promo video we produced for Bi-Rite Creamery’s new cookbook!  In our previous post, we mentioned that…

Great Kitchen Tools Video: Michael Ruhlman Had Something to Say

It’s always so invigorating to discuss and debate the topic of Stupid Kitchen Tools with Michael during our last video segment. To follow up on the topic of kitchen tools, we have a great line up of videos of Michael sharing his “Great Kitchen Tools”. Today, we’re sharing the latest one we produced with Michael…

Stupid Kitchen Tools Video: Michael Ruhlman Had Something to Say

Michael Rulhman “Had Something to Say” – Stupid Kitchen Tools We’re back with new episodes of the Had Something To Say video series! Michael Ruhlman visited us at our studio and we spent a few hours together stirring up some heated conversations about everything from kitchen tools to Ruth Bourdain. Amy Scattergood, editor of Los…

Back to back Videos in San Francisco: Bi-Rite Creamery & Charles Phan of Slanted Door

Hi Friends, how has your 2012 been treating you? We still can’t believe this month is coming to and end. Wasn’t it just yesterday that we were wishing a farewell t0 2011 with our Life Recipes video? Maybe that’s what being on the road and being buried in work does to ones grasp of time.…

Join us at Food Blog Forum, Orlando Walt Disney World

We’re excited to announce the next Food Blog Forum conference in Orlando, Walt Disney World!  Jaden & Scott from Steamy Kitchen, Dawn from Dawn Viola , Julie from The Little Kitchen and us are thrilled to be organizing another event to bring everyone together for a weekend of learning, sharing and inspiration. A full day…