Featured in Bridal Guide Magazine

  One of the photos from Gretchen and Eric’s wedding was featured in Bridal Guide Magazine in a feature on unique wedding rings “50 of the Most Unique Engagement Rings We’ve Ever Seen“.  

Published in Snap Knot Wedding blog

The wedding we photographed at the beautiful wedding venue Creekside of Los Gatos was just published in the online wedding magazine “Snap Knot“.  They featured it as “A BEAUTIFUL OUTDOOR CEREMONY AT CREEKSIDE OF LOS GATOS IN CALIFORNIA” Photos by Tony Fitzgerald Photography

Published in Mrs2Be blog

The engagement we photographed in Monterey was featured in the Mrs2Be blog.  They featured it as “Active Engagement Session at the Frogpond!” Photos by Tony Fitzgerald Photography

Not your Grandmother’s Waldorf Salad

  Waldorf salad, originally created at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, has been a classic in homes for generations.  We updated the classic by giving it a new look.  Walnuts, raisins, apples, and celery with a strawberry mayonnaise dressing.  The dressing is made with a little walnut oil, crème fraîche and pepper flakes as…

Beet salad

  Heirloom beets drizzled with rosewater then topped with Saint Andre french cheese, broccoli sprouts, cilantro flowers, rose petals, and a french vinaigrette dressing.  It’s amazing what you can make after a visit to the local farmer’s market.   Photos by Tony Fitzgerald Photography PHOTOS ARE AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE FOR IMMEDIATE DOWNLOAD FOR COMMERCIAL…

Tomato season

We wait all year for the tomato season and the heirloom tomatoes that taste like tomatoes should.   Photos by Tony Fitzgerald Photography PHOTOS ARE AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE FOR IMMEDIATE DOWNLOAD FOR COMMERCIAL USE.

Cookies in a Jar – Oatmeal walnut

It’s not hard to make your own cookie mix, and you can use any of your favorite recipes.  Just mix the dry ingredients together ahead of time.  Then later add the butter, eggs and vanilla, and bake. Tip:  The cookie mix makes a really cute gift when you package it in a jar with a ribbon…

Making homemade wine vinegar

  I know it sounds unbelievable, but we often have wine leftover.  We also have a difficult time finding a decent wine vinegar, so I had the idea of making it out of the leftover wine.  After all, how hard can it be?  Actually, unlike other projects, this one turned out to be really easy!…

True farm to table – artichokes with aioli

This was definately “farm to table”, since we actually went to the farm.  Artichokes are grown around Santa Cruz, and these were from the cliffs overlooking the Pacific.  The aioli was made with rosemary and garlic confit.  Tip: Garlic confit is a great thing to have on hand.  We make it by slowly cooking garlic in…

Published in Summit Mountain Weddings blog

The engagement we photographed in Monterey was featured in Summit Mountain Weddings, a Rocky Mountain wedding blog.  They featured it as “MARGAUX + JOHN: ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHY AT THE FROG POND WETLAND PRESERVE IN MONTEREY CALIFORNIA” Photos by Tony Fitzgerald Photography

Melon dessert balls

I really want to be able to have dessert, even when I am trying to eat healthy.  It doesn’t have to be ooey gooey, but it does have to look good and taste really good.  These melon balls with just a touch of mint simple syrup were elegant and delicious.  A little mint from the…