Articles from eastshores

  1. Saturday Night Chicken, Sausage, and Shrimp Gumbo

    Gumbo is one of those dishes that are both time consuming and can be easy and relaxing to cook. Somewhat like baking bread, there are parts of the process that need careful attention but plenty of time in between to prep as you go or relax a little.

    The first step is most time consuming where you cannot turn your back for a moment. In gumbo, the base is a roux, however unlike a blond roux the Cajun roux is cooked to a dark brick red color walking a fine line between burning and developing...
  2. Florida Lobster - Out of the kitchen and into the Ocean!

    Miles from shore floating gently along glassy water, a soft breeze rustling the dive flag and maybe a cold beverage in hand. It's as beautiful a place as I have ever seen and a treasure of my home state. The Florida Keys – is unlike any other place in the United States. Less than 100 miles from Cuba and even closer to the Bahamas. Twice a year this place explodes with activity as fisherman from far and wide partake in the annual lobster season.

    Florida’s lobster season is a popular...
  3. Food Photography For At Home Cooks - Post Editing

    Post Editing
    In my previous article I discussed what are the two most important concepts in food photography and also provided information on how an at home food photographer can construct a setup without breaking the bank. I will continue this article as an easy read with deep links to more information for those that are so inclined.

    This installment will discuss something that is perhaps less glamorous, yet still a very necessary aspect of food photography. For the purists that think a...
  4. Food Photography For At Home Cooks

    By: eastshores

    A lot of people that really love food, like talking about it online. If that weren't the case, cheftalk.com might be reduced to just a professional discussion board with a post a day discussing the latest professional equipment, or religiously zealous debates over which knife manufacturer is superior. So to fulfill this need, many have turned to online blogging, or something like cheftalk, where they can go and share with others their unique take on food. One thing is...
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