The email notification on my iPhone buzzed like it has done nearly 1,000 times before. Except, this particular message was different from the others. It was from an editor at Fine Cooking Magazine interested in including my Balsamic Strawberry Shortcake photo for their Best of Blogs section on FineCooking.com.
I squealed like a teenage girl on the hunt for the perfect prom dress.
In case you were wondering, I have four younger sisters. So I know what a prom dress huntress sounds like in the heat of the moment.
Fine Cooking happens to be on my top 10 list of favorite magazines. The recipes are wonderful and photos are always stunning. It was definitely an honor to see one of my photos playing in the same playground as other fine bloggers.
In celebration of the Fine Cooking feature and the start of the spring food season, here are a few of my most favorite berry recipes: