Category Archives: Recipes

Food Friday – Discovering Quinoa

I recently discovered Quinoa… I had bought some red quinoa years ago, but not having researched how to prepare it, I simply boiled it with no seasoning – boring…  It wasn’t until a few weeks ago when I decided to give … Continue reading

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Food Friday – Raspberry Cornbread Crumble

I’m not known to be a great cook, especially if you ask my children, but I occasionally like to come up with my own recipes.  Usually I stick to concocting something with lemon and garlic, but I had some corn … Continue reading

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On Inspiration (or how my mind wanders…)

What inspires you? As a photographer, especially a stock photographer, I am always in search of inspiration. For that matter, any creative person continually seeks inspiration. Barbara Grizzuti Harrison said “There are no original ideas. There are only original people.” … Continue reading

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Food Friday – Avocado and Tomato Salad

This week I thought I’d highlight a new unsold image instead of going to the archives. This salad is one of my own inventions and one of my favorite lunches. It is simply one avocado sliced and one large or … Continue reading

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Buffalo Chicken Wing Dip

Buffalo Chicken Wing Dip was the subject of one of my recent food shoots for iStockPhoto.  It has all the yumminess of Buffalo chicken wings without the messy fingers.  My sister-in-law shared this recipe with me a few years ago … Continue reading

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Homemade Strawberry Shortcake

Today marked another milestone in my stock photography career with the acceptance of my 500th. image on iStockPhoto.  I had hoped to reach this goal by the end of 2010, but soon realized that my goal was a bit too … Continue reading

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Behind the Scene of Carrot-Lemon Risotto

Several of the blogs I follow occasionally post behind the scene photos and I find them extremely helpful, so I thought I’d try one too.  Recently I did a series of photos for iStockPhoto of Carrot-Lemon Risotto and before I … Continue reading

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Black Bean Salad

This is a yummy, healthy, and colorful salad that was fun to photograph.  Actually,  I was just adding the chopped ingredients into a bowl to make the salad with no intention to do a photo shoot.  The multi-colored layers viewed … Continue reading

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Praline Cookies

Newly added to iStockPhoto are some images of my Praline cookies on a pink napkin. I previously had several shots of these cookies on a baking sheet, but realized I didn’t have any of the finished product. I’m hoping to … Continue reading

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Rice Krispie Cookies

One of my mom’s favorite cookie recipes is the cookie featured in a recent iStockPhoto shoot I did. My daughter loves these cookies and calls them “PJ Cookies” for Peggie James, my mother’s name. Unfortunately, my daughter never knew my … Continue reading

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