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2014 16/Sep

I traveled to the Hamptons to shoot Peter Berley make his incredible bread in his insanely cool brick oven stove. The shoot was to promote a class he is teaching.   Here is the short trailer version:

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2013 24/Jul

  Over the last 5 years or so, I have worked on many different food products. These range from custom cookie mix jars to unique alcohol mixers. On each of these 5 or so projects, I have had the good fortune (or bad luck, depending on the lens you look through) to be apart of the […]

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2013 3/Jun

About a year ago, I decided to spice up my life a little. I wanted to give myself a challenge to prove that I could do something really tough if I put my mind to it. So a friend of mine and myself set out to prove we could eat exclusively Chipotle Mexican Grill for […]

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2013 24/May

  I finally got a new charger for my DSLR camera battery, so I finally was able to shoot a food video with more precision – and the clarity feels great. For the recipe, I decided to do something a little different and venture into the breakfast arena. After letting my mind wander, I landed […]

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2013 14/May

  My mind is constantly spinning with ideas for different businesses. Food products, websites, apps, gadgets, tv show ideas, and the list goes on and on and on. Most of them I will never get to, which is good because it means I am concentrating on the few projects I really love. But sometimes I […]

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2013 9/May

  Yesterday afternoon I decided to shoot another food video. I wanted to try an idea I had for another indoor BBQ recipe: Pulled Chicken Sandwich topped with Creamy Coleslaw. My concept was to combine the taste of a cedar plank with the texture and deep flavor of the crock pot. So I combined two […]

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2013 3/May

  On my first day off of real work, I decided to take a break from the computer and start engaging in one my favorite hobbies – eating. But before getting into that, I partook in something that I enjoy equally as much as consuming the food… cooking it. So, I went to the grocery […]

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2013 23/Apr

Check out this quick and dirty Beer Butt Chicken recipe. I came up with it about 6 months ago when I move into a new apartment and for the first couple of days had an extremely bare kitchen. I did not have any seasonings or sauces – only the basic pots, pans and cutlery. So if you […]

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