Baked Chocolate Donuts

Baked double chocolate donuts with rainbow sprinkles on a cooling rack.

These baked chocolate donuts are the fudgy treat of any chocoholic’s dreams. Listen up, chocolate fiends because I have a seriously delicious recipe coming your way. These baked chocolate donuts are moist and oh-so deliciously fudgy. They’re also baked (as stated in the title), which doesn’t make them healthy in any capacity but I like […]

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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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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

Ease blueberry crisp recipe image by Cashmere & Cocktails

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

Cashmere & Cocktails kitchen baking

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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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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Brown Butter Milk Chocolate Blondies

Brown butter milk chocolate blondies

Brown butter milk chocolate blondies are where it’s at, folks. In our house, it’s no secret that I’m the sweets lover (if you’ve spent any time on this blog, you’ll likely have guessed this already). Rare are the days when I bake something that my boyfriend wants to taste, let alone eat an entire portion […]

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Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Any time I bake chocolate chip cookies, they disappear faster than my patience at tax season (if you own a business, you’ll surely understand). Needless to say these chocolate chip cookies are a fan favourite in our home. While I’ve modified my chocolate chip cookie recipe numerous times over the years, this one may in […]

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Rosé Wine Cupcakes

Boozy desserts have always been a favourite of mine and these rosé wine cupcakes are no exception. The sweet fluffy cake base is topped with a strawberry and wine-infused frosting, making these little handheld treats the perfect adult Valentine’s Day dessert. This recipe is in collaboration with Magnetic Hill Winery. The Magnetic Hill Reflections Rosé […]

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Valentine’s Day Dinner At Home Menu

I’m going to go out on a limb and say that many of us will be staying in this Valentine’s Day. While take-out is always a great option, you may have reached the point where you know the delivery guys by first, middle and last name (thanks, global pandemic) and are instead leaning towards cooking. […]

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