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Every December I tell myself the same old lies; I would spend the month working only on personal projects, ones that would refill my well of inspiration. I would practice new skills gleaned from the last twelve months and challenge stale notions of making a photograph. I would dedicate time to read books stacked next to […]

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It was 5:45AM when the doorbell buzzed. Breakfast arrived in the predawn darkness along with the soft clanging of plates under silver domes. The strapatsada, Greek scrambled eggs with tomatoes and feta, still warm and bougatsa pies flaky. Alison and I both reached for coffee first and after taking a few photos settled in our front row seats for a quiet […]

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After spending time in a different country I always have the best intentions to return home and recreate food I tried during my travels. I’m not always successful in that regard (there’s still this chicken tagine from a Morocco trip in 2013 I’d love to recreate) but recently managed to make a few Spain inspired dishes from a recent […]

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I was ready for 2013 to be over by the second week of December.  Not because I was in a bah-humbug mood (which is known to happen from time to time) but b/c there’s so much to look forward to in 2014!!! On a professional level, I’m striving to keep learning and evolving.  This will […]

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