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Cookhaus Public Kitchen Encourages Creative Culinary Pursuits in the Triangle

Last week, I stopped by Cookhaus on West Chatham Street in Cary, to check out the space. I ended up spending the afternoon talking to owner/operator Ken Weeks about life, being creative, breaking the rules, and family ties.

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[Photo] Story of a Croissant

Here is one of my croissants with some raspberries. Now, here is some delicious jam…

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Product Photography for Jolly Good Jams (by Sugar and Spice)

Last week, I spent the afternoon with Preeti, who is the owner and baker at Sugar and Spice. Raleigh foodies probably know her from the Midtown Market and Market on Market. She has a great line of  jams that needed some new product photography, so we set up a few shots at Gather Studios in Downtown Cary.

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Food Photography Basics

Some of you may know that I have a solid photography background and worked as a freelance photographer for several years after attending the School of Visual Arts. It has come to my attention that there are other small food business owners who could benefit from some pointers on food photography basics. So I'd love to open up this blog to inquiries about photography. Are there any questions you have about photography in general or specific areas you would like tips for improvement?

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Addictively Snappy Graham Cracker Recipe

Honestly, I'm trying to figure out why I have never made graham crackers before. They gracefully walk the fine line between cookie and cracker, both of which I love. These have a satisfying snap -almost like a gingersnap- that is a pleasant treat.

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Collaboration is Energy

I had a super fun day with Michelle working on the first installment of monthly recipes for the Gather site.

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Christmas in July is a Thing

As my contribution to the event, I made a bread pudding with croissants and it was amazing. Those slices sold out faster than I could say Croissant Bread Pudding.

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The Many Hats

You want to start your own bakery because your recipes are the bomb and you know you could roll out production like woah if you had your own kitchen. Right. I'm there.

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