Beautiful veggies

So, I had to get an image on my blog to represent what it’s all about. Flying around the store today in a bit of a hurry, I just started grabbing the most beautiful and interesting veggies that I could find. With the variety of colors and textures, they’re just fun to look at, aren’t they? We all have our favorites when it comes to the vegetables that our palate agrees with. What are yours?

Ghee!!!! I just like saying it.

So the latest addition to my cooking and diet is Ghee! Ghee’s origins are from India and Pakistan. Ghee has proven is more beneficial in cooking and healthier than butter. In cooking, it has a very high smoking point (485˚F) due to the fact that it does not contain milk solids like that of butter. This high smoking point makes it superior for baking, sautéing and frying. Butter reaches its smoking point around 350˚F. Some clarified butters come close, but top out around 475˚F. Ghee is healthier than butter because it is rich in butyrate, short chain fatty acids that are produced by bacteria in the colon. These fatty acids are known to improve digestion and reduce inflammation in the … Read more…

My first stab at food photography

Here it is, my first attempt at capturing food for my blog using our fairly nice, but old camera on a very YUMMY, but uninteresting subject matter. Pot roast… I think I can make this work for a little while, but definitely going to start saving for this lovely for my food photography. Canon EOS 6D 20.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera

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