Why Undercharging Can Lead to Burnout

Undercharging in your food photography business can only go on for so long. Here’s the thing: constantly undercharging for your services can (and likely will) lead to burnout. Why? The answer is in the numbers. I’m sure you’ve heard fellow food photographers say that undercharging hurts the industry. We’ve preached again and again about not […]

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Brown Butter S’mores Cookies

Brown Butter S'mores Cookies by Cashmere & Cocktails

If you’re looking for the perfect play on the traditional campfire treat, consider it found. These brown butter s’mores cookies are THE ONLY sweet recipe you’ll need this summer. S’mores + cookies = love in my opinion so it only seemed natural to marry the two and create these Brown Butter S’mores Cookies. This match […]

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Mini Raspberry Cherry Tarts

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These vibrant mini raspberry cherry tarts are a summer showstopper for any backyard gathering! Cherry season is upon us and I couldn’t wait to incorporate them into a dessert. I decided to combine the cherries with raspberries to create these tasty mini raspberry cherry tarts. Why minis and not a full size tart? For starters, […]

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Classic Peach Pie

Classic Peach Pie by Cashmere & Cocktails

This homemade classic peach pie is the perfect balance of sweet peach filling and flaky buttery crust. If you’re a fan of peaches, this classic peach pie is for you. It’s also surprisingly simple and can even be made with frozen peaches if you don’t have any fresh ones on hand. Here’s a secret: for […]

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How to Make Chocolate Ganache

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Want to know how to make your own rich and creamy chocolate ganache? This post is for you. Chocolate ganache can be used in all kinds of delicious ways. I’ve used it as a topping, a filling, a frosting and even as a killer hot chocolate base (it’s mind blowing, no joke). Contrary to what […]

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The Importance of a Licensing Agreement

Article about the importance of a licensing agreement by Cashmere & Cocktails

Did you know that commercial rights are required before a brand can use your images? If your images are used with the purpose of generating a revenue for a brand/business (via social media posts, product packaging, commercial blog, ads, email market, etc.), commercial rights must be granted by you to them. This is where a […]

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Easy Blueberry Crisp

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This quick and simple blueberry crisp recipe is a great last minute dessert option. I realize that picking a favourite fruit may feel a little bit like picking a favourite child (no? just me?), but blueberries definitely snag a top spot in my heart. This is especially true when eaten in the form of a […]

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Top 3 Things to Establish Before Taking on Clients

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Here’s the thing: I made a lot of mistakes when I first started taking on clients. Like, A LOT. Looking back, there’s a long list of coulda/woulda/shouldas that I should have established before taking on food photography clients that honestly make me cringe now. While I can’t go back and undo the mistakes that I’ve […]

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Chocolate Strawberry Cake Jars

Chocolate Strawberry Cake Jars by Cashmere & Cocktails

Chocolate strawberry cake jars are the perfect option when you’re looking to serve individual desserts. On top of being super cute and compact, these chocolate strawberry cake jars are decadent af. If you’re a fan of creamy, chocolaty flavours combined with sweet fruit, this recipe is for you. This dreamy dessert is comprised of strawberry […]

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Sugar Cookie Bars

Sugar Cookie Bars with Sprinkles by Cashmere & Cocktails

Sugar cookie bars are what I consider the perfect party square. These sugar cookie bars are soft, sweet with just a hint of tangy thanks to the addition of cream cheese. No lie, the frosting is creamy buttery perfection. This recipe tastes just as good as the classic sugar cookie but without the fuss of […]

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