“Many aspects of my method are based on my feeling and experience. For instance,I always give my bird a generous butter massage before I put it in the oven. Why? Because I think the chicken likes it and,more important,“I”like to give it.”  –Julia Child.

“Sex is good,but not as good as fresh,sweet corn.”  –Garrison Keillor.

Prepared food is overrated photographically.  As are food stylists.  There are many ways to conceptualize,deconstruct or make a recipe sexy.  Following are some examples.