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family and life food recipes

Homemade Tortillas are always better than boughten

Making tortillas are easy. My 7 y/o daughter makes them by herself. No she does not just open the package and heat them in the microwave, she makes them from real ingredients all by herself without further instruction. Not only do we use the tortillas for Mexican food but fresh tortillas are great for wraps […]

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family and life modern techniques recipes technique

Perfect pancakes continued.

      Speciality items used in this video. Large Mason Vacuum Lid ┬áHand Vacuum Pump.

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family and life Photos

Family Food Fotography

My daughters and I explored a couple different styles of photography, portrait and macro. Here are some of the photos that we got from playing with the macro lens. We started with skittles, a favorite food-like stuff of children, and then moved onto sardines, a favorite food of fathers. We also stylized basic pictures of […]

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family and life travel

Som Tam Thai: papaya salad

While visiting with my daughters in Indiana, we stayed at an airbnb. The wonderful host was Michael. Besides being a great guy with a very comfortable home, he is also an enthusiastic and experienced home gourmand. Michael volunteered to make dinner on Friday night and we helped. The end result was a bit spicy for […]

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family and life food technique

Needing to knead dough?

My 7 year old daughter helped video the process of kneading bread while we were listening to Lily and Madeleine. Note how the dough getting smoother and more elastic through the process.

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family and life

Time out for Nature

It is always good to be able to stop and enjoy the butterflies.

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family and life

Everyone needs a good Commis Chef

I have the wonderful opportunity of having my children participate and help me in the kitchen. My professional work space is located within my living space. My children are comfortable around a professional kitchen and help regularly. I cannot keep my youngest out of the kitchen. She is always grabbing her chef coat and hat […]