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December FLAVORS: Texas Caesar Dip

still life painting

For my 2018 calendar, I invited art friends and colleagues to contribute their favorite FLAVOR combination, along with a recipe and a story. I received 12 great combos and I used the ingredients for my inspiration in my studio. This month I’m featuring the story and recipe for Texas Caesar Dip, submitted by artist Mona Jones…

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October FLAVORS – Pecan Pie

For my 2018 calendar, I invited art friends and colleagues to contribute their favorite FLAVOR combination, along with a recipe and a story. I received 12 great combos and I used the ingredients for my inspiration.  This month I’m featuring artist and dear friend, Jo Reimer, who gave me her friend Novella’s recipe for Pecan…

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Ginger Lemonade

For my 2018 calendar, I invited friends and colleagues to contribute their favorite FLAVOR combination, along with a recipe and a story. I received 12 great combos and loved working with all these ingredients in my studio and experimenting with how to present them. This month, I’m featuring the story and Ginger Lemonade recipe of…

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Red Pepper

Red pepper calendar painting

    RED PEPPER I used to stay away from any kind of bell peppers because my mother didn’t like them. Now, I love them! (Sorry, Mom!) This is a favorite marinara sauce in our house—one that my kids enjoy. —Annie Salness, www.anniesalness.com Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Marinara Serves 4 Sauce: 13-14 miscellaneous tomatoes,…

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My 2018 Calendars are Here!

Professionally printed calendars by Annie Salness

I’m so excited to share my new 2018 calendar!  At the beginning of each year, I narrow down the theme of the coming year’s edition. This year I decided on the idea of “FLAVORS”. I asked 12 art friends and colleagues for their recipe and story submissions. I would use ingredients from their recipes as inspiration…

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Beets

You can't beat beets!

Beets are so beautiful. Just look at that fantastic red (maybe alizarin?) color they produce! Along with my beets painting for my 2017 Vegetable Calendar, I’m happy to share this wonderful story and borscht recipe from textile artist, Susan Purney Mark. See her work and check out her workshops here. Did you know that taste and smell are our first memories?…

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Prepping for "Flavors"

Here are my painting panels

Here are the new panels for my 2018 calendar, which I’m calling Flavors. I chose the theme of “Flavors” because it would allow me to paint such a wide variety of things—and it would allow my friends to send in their favorite flavor combinations to me along with their favorite recipes using those flavors. A win-win! This is an exciting…

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The Exotic Eggplant

Eggplants - great to eat, beautiful to paint!

  I’m so glad that it’s Farmers Market season again—and planting time in our backyard garden, too. In honor of the sunshine and all the fresh local produce that’s on its way, I’d love to share a recipe from my 2017 Vegetables Calendar. The June recipe was submitted by Janet Ceciliani. Thanks, Janet! Eggplant isn’t the most popular veggie for…

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