I headed over to Joe Mooney’s house, a Baltimore resident, earlier this week to shoot an assignment for the Wall Street Journal. I photographed Joe making his Mom’s famous cole slaw using the same utensils she did in 1950. He found the “Mouli Julienne”, a type of shredder, and purchased it to give her authenticity. The story examines a growing trend in the interesting intersection between foodie and genealogy culture. The story had pretty good timing for me. On Valentines day, I failed miserably at recreating one of my favorite deserts my grandmother used to make, creamed rice.
You can read the full story here.