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Behind the Scenes with Martha making French Toast

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Photo by Philip Leaman.

In our May issue, Martha shared her favorite recipe for French toast, and was photographed making the dish step-by-step in our studio. It's a great recipe! Here's a gallery of images from the sunny shoot day that goes through set-up to demo.

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Setting up, with lots of spoons and bowls for Martha to choose from. In the end, she preferred a big, shallow dish for soaking the bread slices.

1 Setting up, with lots of spoons and bowls for Martha to choose from. In the end, she preferred a big, shallow dish for soaking the bread slices.

Pots and pans to choose from. Martha likes to make her French toast in a straight-sided saute pan.

2 Pots and pans to choose from. Martha likes to make her French toast in a straight-sided saute pan.

Even the countertops and cabinets had to be filled with pretty props.

3 Even the countertops and cabinets had to be filled with pretty props.

A pretty, citrus-y countertop array.

4 A pretty, citrus-y countertop array.

Martha chose the Green Wind syrup in the middle. It's DELICIOUS!

5 Martha chose the Green Wind syrup in the middle. It's DELICIOUS!

Brioche bread from Balthazar bakery. Buttery and tender.

6 Brioche bread from Balthazar bakery. Buttery and tender.

Our prop stylist, Amy, making sure everything looks perfect.

7 Our prop stylist, Amy, making sure everything looks perfect.

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Matthew Hranek captured every step of the process (and our videographer, Philip, captured him!).

9 Matthew Hranek captured every step of the process (and our videographer, Philip, captured him!).

Comments (3)

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    My husband just loves French toast - I will use this recipe tomorrow morning for breakfast with our yummy Canadian maple syrup!

    Loving the white kitchen too - will have to renovate mine one day.

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    My husband and I made this, it is the best I've ever eaten.

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    French toast recipe

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