Category Food Styling

The Food Adventuress (relaunch)

The Food Adventuress has a new look! I’d love to know what you think.  Here’s the most recent iteration before the May 2014 relaunch:   I realized recently that I’m increasingly drawn to clean, succinct and easy to navigate online and in real life.  Here’s another iteration of the site before today:   Again, not […]

On Staying In With Your Sweetheart

Being an all-around food enthusiast, it’s always been easy to get caught up in the frenzy of Valentine’s Day and other special occasions.  And don’t get me wrong, I am obviously a huge advocate of celebrating with food, particularly at one of the restaurants of my friend Chef Miles James (James at the Mill and […]

On Food and Words

Growing up, I was fortunate that my family lived in some interesting places.  The first decade of my life placed our family briefly in Tulsa, Oklahoma (where I was born) and in Suriname – or Dutch Guiana, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Jamaica and Washington state. They tell me that in a Chinese restaurant in Pittsburgh I excitedly […]

Make a $20 Vintage Food Prop Basket

One of my favorite things that has happened as this food blog has evolved separately from my main blogging concern (The Little Magpie) is that I’ve acquired a bountiful supply of several things: new recipes to try, deepened friendships (Lyndi at nwaFoodie, Jenny at Blessings & Raindrops, Julie at Eggs & Herbs) and plenty of […]