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WrightFood Food Photography Manual

My friend Matt Wright of Wright Food is one of the best self-taught food photographers I know – his seafood shots are some of the most beautiful I’ve ever seen! He’s a charcuterie fanatic (one day I hope he has a chance to write his own charcuterie cookbook) Matt has just launched a self-published Food Photography Manual that includes some …

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Rockin’ Time in Orlando

This past weekend, Julie, Dawn and I hosted Food Blog Forum Orlando, my first blogging event in my home state of Florida. Putting on an event is no small task, not only is there a ton of event planning and management work to be done, but there’s also something called, uh, teaching involved in these blogging seminars. me and Julie …

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Giveaway: Aroma Professional Rice Cooker ARC-2000

Aroma Professional Series 20-Cup Sensor Logic™ Rice Cooker ARC-2000 * Perfectly prepares 4 to 20 cups of cooked rice and automatically keeps it warm for hours * Easy-to-use digital controls for White Rice, Brown Rice, Slow Cook, Steam and Keep-Warm * The programmable 10-hour slow cook function transforms the rice cooker into a 3-quart . . .

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Giveaway: CamelBak Groove Water Filtration Bottle

CamelBak GrooveNEW! From the makers of one of my favorite water packs, CamelBak, the Groove sports bottle filters as you sip, so you can hydrate on the go. Re-usable, BPA-Free, spill-proof bottle with a small replaceable filter inside the straw. (value $25)Review: Love this. Actually, my kids love it even more. It’s sturdy, sports-friendly and . . .

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Giveaway: Personalized Grilling Tools

From Personalization Mall:Our sizzling Grill Master© BBQ Utensil Set gives the outdoor chef a hand and all the credit! Set includes: – 18″ Spatula, with long handle for safety. – 18″ Fork, ideal for lifting heavy cuts of meat. – 15 1/2″ Chef Tongs for moving items from grill to table. – 18″ Basting brush to . . .

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Giveaway: Personalized Margarita Set

Personalized Margarita 7-Piece Set GiveawayFrom Personalization Mall:We delicately etch the face of the pitcher with any two line personalization you choose – add any name(s), location, phrase and more, making it a unique gift for a special couple, family, or yourself! Raise your glass to toast good times and good friends on a warm sunny . . .

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Itty Bitty Camera

This has got to be the teeniest camera I’ve ever seen! YES IT WORKS! This Mame Cam shoots with a 2 megapixel sensor with resolution of 1600 x 1200 and can also shoot VGA Quality video at 30 frames per second. It’s so small that you’d lose it if it wasn’t attached to your keychain. The memory card is a …

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String Doll Gang

It’s taken every ounce of willpower not to buy every one of these! I’ve just discovered these – though perhaps those of you with girls in the family have probably heard of or seen these String Doll Gang figurines. They’re made from string – each figure is wound, twisted, looped and wrapped in one continuous piece of string, handmade in …

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Giveaway: Spanish Tapas and Tapena Wine Party

Import Wine of the Year: 2011 Monterey Wine CompetitionTapeña (tah-PAY-nyah) is the ideal complement for an evening of food and conversation among close friends. In Spain, going for tapas (TAH-paz) is the American equivalent of bar hopping with an epicurean twist. At every taberna, tapas (small plates) are served communal style—each person is . . .