We had yet another day of slinging it out in the test kitchen preparing for our amazing Mango community picks (among other recipes, of course). Here's what stood out for us:
First, the good. Kristen made sure to suit up with a fresh tea towel before whipping the soft peaks out of a pint of cream -- she makes it look so easy! I hear bibs are all the rage this season:
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Now for the (kinda) bad -- we've never relied on tricks or hacks to make our food photos look the way they do. Unfortunately, that means we occasionally get A&M struggling against the clock with rapidly-melting ice cream as our fantastic photographer James Ransom shoots away as fast as he can. (The ice cream itself? Delicious!)
And the ugly: that yellow marble is not, in fact, a yellow marble. It's an egg yolk, hardboiled and practically alien-like! Happily, the recipe that the yolk goes into is much more delicious than than crumbly yellow guys is by itself...