Weight Watcher’s Cinnamon Rolls

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Last night was very productive. Made a dough for cinnamon rolls and got my database that I created to successfully display on my server for my homework assignment. I'm working on a form that allows a user to submit info, and that gets stored into a database. A lot of that probably doesn't make sense to you, but you do it every day when you're online. Submitting your info to order pizza online. Pizza Hut receives that in order for you to get pizza delivered to your house. That is kind of almost ...

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Kale, Pomegranate, Orange, and Kiwi Salad

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Pomegranates are in season and I wanted to make something with them. At the grocery stores they have the pomegranates that are already seeded for you, so you don't have to whack them out of there. I noticed them at the grocery store this week, but they are EXPENSIVE. It is much cheaper to buy your own pomegranate and get the seeds out yourself.  The first time I ever had a pomegranate was a disaster. Ben and I were trying exotic fruits at the grocery store, and we bought a pomegranate. We had no ...

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Weight Watcher’s Beef Stroganoff

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      Beef stroganoff is probably the hardest dish I've ever had to photograph. You've got the grey ground beef mixed with cream of mushroom soup and sour cream against the egg noodles. Dang. That is all I have to say.  I updated the photograph for this on 7/2/15. See the one below the new one? That was back when I was trying to shoot in artificial light, and just decided to screw artificial lighting. Natural is the way to go!       Beef stroganoff is a child hood fav ...

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Twice Baked Potatoes with Bacon and Cheddar

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Pictures updated 6/22/15 These twice baked potatoes are weight watcher friendly and loaded with cheese, sour cream and milk and topped with bacon! Can I tell you a secret? All these potato pictures were taken with no natural light. Yep, that is right. Some of you already know this, but I have a little studio down stairs next to the laundry room, where I'll go down stairs and take pictures. Sometimes, that can be quite the challenge, cause I'll have to hall everything down there. ...

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Party Chex Mix – Weight Watcher’s

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For quite  a while now, I have been thinking about giving up this blog. For a couple reasons that I don't really feel like talking about and that has something to do with traffic.  That, and the fact that there is no natural light WHAT-SO-EVER in this stupid state called North Dakota during the Winter time. My light studio down stairs wasn't cutting it so I needed to figure out my camera settings and that again. That is when I pulled out the Tasty Food Photography book again, to get some i ...

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Bacon and Cheddar Baked Potatoes

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These baked potatoes are topped with bacon, cheddar, green onions, and sour cream and can even be made Weight Watcher friendly. Can you believe it's Nov 1st already? On Halloween, the high was 39 degrees and the night before that was a low of 20. Brrrrr!!! Winter has definitively hit here. I went to the grocery store this morning to find my frozen hash browns and the Halloween candy had already been replaced with Christmas candy. That is sad! I did spy some limited edition Peppermint Oreos ...

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Weight Watcher’s Spaghetti Carbonara

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I've been eating a lot of eggs lately with an English muffin. I was getting kind of bored of that, so I changed it up a bit. I can't get enough of English muffins with the nooks and crannies and then a little melted butter on that. Yummmmmm.....   Sometimes, I'll add some bacon on top and cheese to make a breakfast sandwich. Spaghetti Carbonara is almost like a deconstructed version of that sandwich. The noodles are the English muffins that the cheese and egg sticks too, and then the bacon. If ...

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Weight Watcher’s Apple Crisp

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This apple crisp is a lightened up version of the classic.  Apple Crisp has always been my favorite Fall treat to look forward to. I remember the very first apple crisp recipe I ever made and that had over a stick of butter in it. Yikes! This recipe still has all the basic apple crisp ingredients but only 3 tablespoons of butter. There now, isn't that better than 1 stick of butter? I still think there needs to be some kind of fat, because I don't know what else you use instead of the butter? I ...

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