Summer Soba Salad with Sweet Sesame Dressing

Summer may be over for this year, but it doesn’t mean we can enjoy a summer treat! This beautiful salad recipe with Japanese overtones can be found in Acid Reflux Cooking for Dummies. Authors Patricia Raymond and Michelle Beaver put together a hearty and healthy salad.   The salad contains both Wakame—a sweet-flavored seaweed imported from Japan—and thin buckwheat noodles…

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Skydiving Accolades

Hi all, Unlike most sports, skydiving does not often get the recognition in the press, unless it’s a tragedy. As the 2014 jumping season comes to a close, I would like to send out kudos to the jumpers around the world that have garnered accolades. There have been many state records across the country this…

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Tuna Steaks with Ginger-Chili Glaze

Everyone should learn to cook. The best way to start is from the beginning or the basics. This tuna recipe is from Cooking Basics for Dummies for Wiley Publishing (www.dummies.com) Authors Bryan Miller, Marie Rama, and Eva Adamson show us that even the most basic cooking can be delicious. Tuna Steaks with Ginger-Chili Glaze Makes 4…

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Quick Chicken Tostadas

Hi all, For almost 10 years we have been working for Wiley Publishing, which produces the Cooking for Dummies series. (www.dummies.com) We have just finished our 24th insert for them with titles from Basic Cooking to BBQing, from Books for cancer survivors to afflictions like diabetes. We have also covered diets like the Paleo, Mediterranean…

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Hine Photography: A Brief History

Hi All, In the 30 years that I’ve been in the advertising/photography business, the industry has seen many changes, some good and some bad. Change in the industry has meant change in my own business, and T. J. Hine Photography has been fortunate to have had great clients over these years. I started in the…

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Hearty Beef Stew

Hi all, Fall is here and the temps are going to drop, it’s a good time to make this hearty beef stew. This recipe was developed and photographed for a beef stock package. Lisa Bishop put this delicious recipe together. Beef Stew 4 to 6 servings 1/2 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper 1…

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Curried Pork Satay

Hi all, T. J. Hine Photography has produced photographs for many  recipes used in cookbooks, recipe cards and packaging.  It’s time to share them here! This recipe is from the cookbook Lime, produced and photographed by me for a promotional piece. Recipes developed and styling by Lisa Bishop. CURRIED PORK SATAY Makes 4 appetizer portions For classic satay,…

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National Skydiving Championships – Recap

Hi All,  Nationals is almost over and what a great event! We started out a little rough with the first two days being hampered by weather, but great days on Saturday and Sunday (albeit a tad cold) put us back on schedule to start 8-way Monday morning. A briefing was held Sunday evening, and my…

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Building of a Tower

Hi All, I have been shooting editorial for years. The editorial jobs usually are not as challenging as advertising or packaging jobs, but I enjoy them and they help pay the bills. A few years ago, we got a call from our client at Food Engineering magazine, who wanted to shoot something different for his…

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Skydiving – Lesson 2: Competition

Hi all, With the US National Skydiving Competition coming up in two weeks I thought I would explain to my Wuffo friends what my 8-way team has been practicing for. The United States Parachuting Association states on their web site (www.uspa.org) that parachuting competition dates back to at least 1930 in Russia, where jumpers demonstrated…

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