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Monday, March 24, 2008

Copper Bowl





Part of a collection of antique and contemporary copper collected over the years in my travels to England and Scotland, this solid copper mixing bowl is a favorite for whipping egg whites to make meringues. Egg whites beaten in a copper bowl have more volume and stay firmer longer than whites beaten in stainless steel bowls.

Bee and Jai of Jugalbandi together host a brilliant photography event called Click with a different theme each month. Metal is the theme for March and I thought my copper bowl was a perfect metal to enter into this fabulous event which gives us photographers some great still life and food photography experience.

4 comments:

bee said...

i love this.

Katy said...

gorgeous photo, and i'm so jealous of your copper bowl collection! guess what is going very prominently on my wedding registry? :-)

TBC said...

That is a beautiful picture!

Lynnylu said...

Bee-Thanks.
Katy-Thanks. You would reall enjoy a copper bowl! Hope you get one for a wedding present.
tbc-Thanks.

 
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