• The Brinsons
  • Pizza Pizza

    Susan and William Brinson have been cooking up something pretty special, which we’ve shared with you below! The photography duo brought their skills to the kitchen, and shot some truly delicious artisanal pizza. Take a look below and peep the final results! And who knows, maybe you’ll find some kitchen inspiration.  

  • Rebecca Buenik
  • Ziggy Marley’s Kitchen

    We’re excited to welcome prop and interior stylist Rebecca Buenik to The Den! Rebecca recently worked on this very cool story for Us Weekly Magazine, featuring talented musical artist, Ziggy Marley. Ziggy shows us around his kitchen and shares a delicious vegetarian recipe. Be sure to pick up his new cookbook, Ziggy Marley & Family Cookbook. […]

  • Courtney de Wet
  • Healthy Family Dinners

    Thank god it’s Friday–Flashback Friday that is! #FlashbackFriday to this August food story from Family Circle–prop styled by Courtney de Wet. The story features a bunch of quick and healthy recipes for those especially busy weeknights. Each meal is simple enough to cook in a bind, and delicious enough for any day. AND, even though today […]

  • Food Styling
  • #ThrowbackThursday Le Creuset

    #ThrowbackThursday to this impressive campaign for Le Creuset! The stunning images were food styled by Cynthia Groseclose and photographed by Peter Frank Edwards earlier this year. Each image features Le Creuset’s amazing gradient red cookware. Take a look!

  • Scott Horne
  • LA en Fuego

    Traditional Latin cuisine is an essential ingredient to the Los Angeles food scene, and nobody knows this better than Latin food experts Javier Cabral and Paola Briseño González. The two were featured in the July 2016 issue of Cooking Light Magazine in a great article about their cooking influence and taste. Our awesome prop stylist Scott Horne […]

  • Directing
  • Black Sesame Dessert

    We’re thrilled to share Photographer and Director Jennifer Davick’s newest personal project—a close up look at the making of Chef Maya Erickson’s Black Sesame Dessert. The short film reveals the delicate and artful process of the dessert’s creation. Jennifer does a truly beautiful job of capturing each subtle movement of the black sesame seeds.

  • Barbara Schmidt
  • Out of the Kitchen

    Here’s the latest work from prop stylist Barb Schmidt! Barb styled pages from the spring / summer 2016 Le Creuset catalog. However, Le Creuset has created a catalog that goes beyond just showcasing their latest products. The brand profiled chefs, tastemakers, and the like to create a lifestyle magazine. Look through all the pages below:

  • Liz Engelhardt
  • Cooking with Lactaid

    Today’s post is from prop & wardrobe stylist Liz Engelhardt! Liz styled this series of how-to videos for Lactaid, featuring cooking talent Melissa d’Arabian. Melissa shows us how to cook some simple, lactose-free recipes that taste great. Watch them below and get cookin’! Lactaid – Tip from Big Leo on Vimeo. Lactaid – Ricotta from Big […]

  • Antonis Achilleos
  • #TBT New York Times Cooking App

    #Throwback Thursday to this beautiful shoot from Big Leo team of photographer Antonis Achilleos and prop stylist Ed Gallagher. In case you don’t remember, this shoot was for the much beloved New York Times Cooking App. The App is the essential cooking companion that makes your life easier anywhere, anytime. It has a recipe box with intuitive […]

  • Courtney de Wet
  • Slimmed-Down BBQ

    Some of our favorites parts of summer are the outdoor barbecues and cookouts. There’s something about food right off a grill that just feels like summer! Courtney de Wet prop styled this awesome BBQ recipe booklet for Every Day With Rachael Ray, which some outlines healthier versions of some of our BBQ staples. GET COOKIN’! Photography […]

  • Antonis Achilleos
  • Antonis Achilleos with Sam Sifton for NYT

    Recently, food and still life photographer Antonis Achilleos collaborated with prop stylist Ed Gallagher to photograph The New York Times’ National Food Editor Sam Sifton for their newly launched Cooking app. SAM SIFTON is also the newspaper’s former restaurant critic, and a food columnist for the Sunday Times Magazine. Before coming to the Times, he has also worked as the culture editor and the […]