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Homemade breadcrumbs

Last week I had to do a commercial shooting with bread for a large Dutch organic grocery store. There was a huge pile of all sorts of bread in my studio: loafs, buns, rolls, and so on. It was the perfect opportunity for making a large batch of toasted breadcrumbs. It’s sooo easy that you […] Read more…

How to Dry Your Garden Herbs?

Now’s the time to dry your garden herbs and stock up for winter! The herbs in my garden in DC still look pretty good, so I try to pick as many branches as possible before the first night frost arrives. Thyme, oregano, marjoram, sage, lemon verbena (for tea!), tarragon, and rosemary can all be easily […] Read more…