"Food can be quite a diva: it doesn’t strike a pose, never smiles. Here come the food stylists, the people who work the magic behind the scenes of a photoshoot"
From drooling over that oozing M&S chocolate pudding to regularly seeking gastronomic titillation on the internet...
Read more: How do I make my food photography look professional? bbc.co.uk
"The language of friendship is not words but meanings." ~Henry David Thoreau (quotegrden.com)
Delightfully yours, Food Meditations
Southern culinary life
~ Here's the thing about Southern food: For most of our history, it was the best food in the country...
Read more: Lardcore: Modern Southern Food with Hard-Core Attitude; time.com
~ Spook up your supper tonight with these hauntingly delicious Halloween recipes...
Read more: Halloween Party Ideas - Main Dishes; southernliving.com
Curious, intrepid, gutsy, a certifiable adventurer, Diana Kennedy takes on the roads and recipes of Oaxaca...
Read more: Appetite for adventure; chicagotribune.com
~ For the ordinary Roman, food was basic. The staple diet consisted mostly of a wheat-based porridge, seasoned with herbs or meat if available...
Read more: Ancient History in depth: Roman Food and Recipes; bbc.co.uk
~ This dessert, the love child of broiled grapefruit and baked Alaska, is as joyful as it is unexpected...
Read more: Recipe Redux - Grapefruit Fluff, 1941 and 2010; nytimes.com
~ 1966 - The TV camera zooms in for a close-up and focuses on her hands. She may be dicing an onion, mincing a garlic clove, trussing a chicken...
Read more: Food: Everyone's in the Kitchen; time.com
~ For Halloween trick, a turn back time. And for this week's treat, all foods deviled. Spooky enough?...
Read more: Where in the devil did this culinary term go?; nola.com
Food for thought
Worried about your declining brain? Drink a glass of juice. Concerned about high cholesterol? Reach for the margarine...
Read more: Health benefits or hype? Battle over functional foods heats up; theglobeandmail.com
~ Salt is a mineral essential to the human body, yet we tend to think of it as a spice essential to cooking...
Read more: Salt : Recipes and helpful tips; bbc.co.uk
~ Thinking about pumpkins, apples and chestnuts...
Read more: 31 Recipes for October: Cool Weather Fare; planetgreen.discovery.com
From the mixer
~ Discover Carmignano; chicagotribune.com
~ What's Next For The Folks Behind Bacon Salt & Baconnaise?; consumerist.com
~ The Year's Biggest Pumpkin Sets World Record; shelterpop.com
Image by ockstyle via Flickr
~ Cep and Walnut Pizza; chocolateandzucchini.com
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