Boston Homegrown: Feeling Like A Little Kid

Author and photographer of Boston Homegrown cookbook, Boston

  Once upon a time there were two cousins who occasionally played dress-up together and who had a grandmother kind of like Julia Child. Many years later, they collaborated on a cookbook together and lived to tell the tale! You’ll have to bear with me as I indulge in a little shameless self-promotion (although let’s…

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L'Espalier: Happiness Steps Up To Greet Me

Ravioli from L'Espalier, Boston

A daily dose of food photography! These were taken at L’Espalier in downtown Boston as part of the Boston Homegrown cookbook. Chef McLelland , in addition to running L’Espalier, also runs Apple Street Farm (check out their various CSA programs!). I photographed Chef McLelland first at the farm, and then probably a year later at…

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Boston Homegrown: Sing Your Own Special Song

Animals at Stillman's at the Turkey Farm, MA

Just a fun photo for the day! I love that little curious sheep! It was taken at Stillman’s at the Turkey Farm as part of the Boston Homegrown cookbook project. Since the book hit the warehouses this week (and should be shipping out to bookstores), I thought it would be nice to post a Boston…

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Verrill Farm: Carry Moonbeams Home in a Jar

For some reason, maybe it was the recent arrival of winter around here, I was thinking about my Verrill Farm photos last night. One of my favorite photos is of Steve Verrill eating the corn – that’s apparently how to tell if it’s ripe or not. I always approve of the taste testing method! Over…

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Boston Homegrown 2011: Have Some More Chicken

Now for some food photography! For most of 2010 and 2011 I worked on a book titled “Boston Homegrown.” I traveled around Massachusetts photographing farmers, fishermen, cheesemakers, and chefs. I got to meet wonderful people who were beyond generous with their time and knowledge. I’ve blogged about a bunch of my adventures, but still have…

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