A few weeks ago I received an e-mail asking if I would like to create a holiday recipe for the Nov/December 2012 issue of Utah Valley Magazine. I would be teaming up with a few other foodies in Utah County to create a holiday menu. It was a lot of fun to see our different styles came together for the feature.
I chose to make a Traditional Cassoulet, a family favorite that we like to make for special occasions. You can watch a little video with me telling more about the recipe and why we love it so much at our house.
And here are some behind-the-scenes photos including my gorgeous friend, Carrian Cheney from Sweet Basil. Her salad and vinaigrette…wow! I can’t wait to make them for a holiday party.
I really loved watching how the pros set up a food shot. It was a lot of fun and reminded me a lot of what I do at home–a little to the left, swap out that (fork, knife, spoon, plate, herb sprig, etc.), move things closer or further apart, etc., etc.
I’ve made Cassoulet many, many times, but I have to say this was the best one yet due to the quality of ingredients.