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Hatch Chile Corn Quiche

August 28, 2014
Hatch Chile Corn Quiche | Magnolia Days

The flavor combination haunted me. Sweet corn and hatch chile seem to be a match made in heaven. It was only recently that I finally tasted the special green chiles. Not only did I taste them, I also had fun with roasting, peeling, seeding and freezing them along with an afternoon of burning fingers. Well, […]

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Butterscotch Pudding

August 26, 2014
Butterscotch Pudding | Magnolia Days

Brown has once again created a challenge. Well, it’s more than just brown, it is shapeless and almost without visual texture. What is it about comfort food that is so hard to photograph? Colors and props help with the process. This time I decided to go with a muted tone in an effort to make […]

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German Strawberry Wine Punch (Erdbeerbowle) for #SundaySupper

August 22, 2014
German Strawberry Wine Punch | Magnolia Days

He was pouring the bubbly into a big bowl. Strawberries floated and almost danced with the bubbles. You could see a certain smile on his face. It was clear this was a special celebration. The family was gathered under one roof which only happened every few years. This gathering called for a particular special beverage […]

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Honey Roasted Peanut Butter Pound Cake for #BundtBakers

August 21, 2014
Honey Roasted Peanut Butter Pound Cake | Magnolia Days

Honey never goes bad or spoils. That jar of it you have in your pantry will be good for eternity. It can crystalize, ferment, and lose some of its qualities however it will still be edible. That fact has always been interesting to me. I learned it years ago when I was assigned to a […]

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