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How to Make a DIY Bloody Mary Bar

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Blogger Michael of South Bay Foodies rolled a serious-sized ice chest into our potluck meeting of the Food Bloggers LA (FBLA) today. And in a flash, he set up an impressive Bloody Mary Bar. Which, obviously, made the meeting a whole lot more lively (Saturday, 10 AM – yeah baby)!

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Happy Blogiversary Worth The Whisk!

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This morning it occurred to me… if I write THIS post during THIS week, it will be a convergence of two accomplishments: my 150th post on Worth The Whisk, now officially One Year Old.  I was an adorable one-year-old if I do say so myself.

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How to Become a Serious Food Blogger

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Presenting insights and opportunities of food blogging and social media to audiences ranging from food enthusiasts to emerging professionals to seasoned pros. September 23, 2011: Techmunch Los Angeles, food trends panelist August 6, 2011: IACP Southern California Regional Conference, producer and presenter, Careers Contacts and the Art of Reinvention August 4, 2011: Women Create Media presenter on […]

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Food Photography Tips & Tricks IV – 10 Easiest Foods to Shoot

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My recent visit with stylist Denise Vivaldi of Food Fanatics at her food shoot was eye-opening, but I felt the need to leave with some hope for my own artistic capabilities.  So, I picked the team’s brains as to what they consider “easy” foods to shoot. According to Denise and team members Cindy Flannigan, Jen […]

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Food Photography Tips & Tricks III – 10 Hardest Foods to Shoot

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When pressed, many food bloggers will confess: we’ve set a plate of our delicious upcoming dinner in front of the camera, and all our shots turn out looking like doggy “stuff” (you visualize). Food stylists are magicians who can literally make anything perform for a camera.  They have an arsenal of tools – this kit, […]

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Food Photography Tips & Tricks II – 10 Clever Tools for Bloggers

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Hi, are you a food blogger, too? We know the drill: in our studios, there are no food stylists, prop stylists, lighting assistants or photographers. Heck, I have no studio. The stylist is ME, the photographer is ME. And unlike the food for commercial photography, the food blogger’s shoot is destined for… dinner! Recently, I […]

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Food Photography I – 10 Tips and Tricks for Food Bloggers

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In a professional studio, when you work with a food stylist, you can pick up great tricks to make foods look glorious.  I’ve always loved studio work, spending days hanging out with creative people (me, faking the appearance that I was in charge of something). Stylists have carloads of kits with every craft item and […]

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