The Sharecropper

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Me at work shooting at Windansea Beach

Shot by my friend Tara Stephenson with her iPhone. Here I am hard at work trying to capture the beauty of Windansea Beach in La Jolla California. Thanks for the … Continue reading

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More from Windansea Beach LoJolla California by the Sharecropper

Loving these shots. Only wish I had more time to spend there. It was such an epic day. Available as prints. http://www.jasonscottmckinney.com

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Windansea Beach La Jolla California by the Sharecropper

Recent shot (3.10.13) from La Jolla at Windansea Beach. This is a long exposure shot. I love the look of the long exposure. The surf was pounding but it appears … Continue reading

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New from the Sharecropper workshop a simple yet elegant two seater bench.

Life has been crazy lately. Full of travel and adventure. Been doing loads of photography and editing and the blog posts have been falling behind. But I have still had … Continue reading

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Dark Sea

Sometimes I find a shot that speaks to me buried in a folder. Originally it might have slipped through the cracks or have been overlooked. But over time tastes change … Continue reading

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Marin Headlands photo by The Sharecropper

As the weather has shifted towards our short winter, with much needed rain here on the central coast of California, my fireside cooking sessions have slowed down. I have done … Continue reading

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New Wine Barrel Chair design from The Sharecropper Workshop

  Behold the latest design from the Sharecropper Workshop. This one took a while. It isn’t very easy to come up with one-off designs. If you look around the web … Continue reading

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Grilled Green Tomato Peach Sauce from The Sharecropper Kitchen

More often than not when I am conjuring ideas for my next recipe the first thing I start with is fire and smoke. So the other day when I was … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Cornbread from The Sharecropper Kitchen

Cornbread is easy to make once you have done it a few times. And it is so delicious right out of the oven with butter! The recipe can be as … Continue reading

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The Wine Barrel Adirondack Chair from The Sharecropper Workshop

I have always wanted to build an Adirondack chair. I had some weathered wood on hand and decided to give it a go and see what I could create. After … Continue reading

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Urban Farming-Chicken Coop Part 2 from the Sharecropper

Chickens are awesome. Having them is like owning your own flock of dinosaurs. I mean, seriously, if they were six feet tall we would all be shit out of luck. … Continue reading

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Fresh from the Sharecropper Workshop-Wine Barrel Stave Chair

After many hours in the workshop here is the latest in new designs coming out of the Sharecropper Workshop. There are many designs out there but these designs you see … Continue reading

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Chicken Coop built by the Sharecropper

The Sharecropper loves chickens. Mostly to eat but eggs are good too! This is a coop I built for a friend, almost entirely out of reclaimed materials. We bought some … Continue reading

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Fig Sauce from the Sharecropper Kitchen

I have been very fortunate lately. I have had a steady stream of peppers, tomatoes, tomatillos, and figs to play with and use for developing ideas for various sauces. Last … Continue reading

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The Sharecropper Biscuits and Alta Maria 08 Chardonnay Reserva

Got a tweet from my friend Stephanie at Alta Maria Winery saying how she was in need of a Sharecropper Biscuit. Just so happened that I had some fresh ones … Continue reading

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Fried Green Tomatoes and Corn Biscuits from the Sharecropper Kitchen

What we have here is a green tomato fresh from the garden. It has been selected for its firmness and potential to be utilized for one of the epic southern … Continue reading

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Angel Hair Pasta with Garden Fresh Veggies from the Sharecropper Kitchen

This morning I had an abnormal craving for pasta. Normally I prefer good ole fashioned veggies and protein. So I went for a cruise in the garden and found some … Continue reading

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A Primer on Southern Buttermilk Biscuits from the Sharecropper Kitchen

Photo by FoodCharmer.com What you see above in this lovely photo is the result of many years of refinement. It all started a looong time ago in various parts of … Continue reading

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Delicious Tomatillo Salsa from the Sharecropper Kitchen

Plum, tomatillo, sweet pepper, tomato , jalapeƱo, garlic, turmeric, cumin, sea salt, and a cup and a half of the best damn Chardonnay this side of the pond from Sanguis … Continue reading

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The Sharecropper makes biscuits

The Sharecropper loves some damn biscuits. Any opportunity to roll and fold some dough I take it. I always know there are mouths willing to eat them. And I love … Continue reading

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Cliffs of Moher

Towering 700ft above the Atlantic, in places, the Cliffs of Moher are a cliff walkers dream. I had the opportunity to be dropped off on the northern most trailhead and … Continue reading

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Hands down best breakfast in Solvang

While a newcomer to the Solvang “scene” Succulent Cafe and Trading Company is dishing out the finest breakfast grub. In a town mired by long lines, a mixed bag of … Continue reading

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On the road again. Bixby Bridge, Big Sur

This is a snap from my phone. The other shots will be up when I get back and can process the images from my camera. Got a bunch of great … Continue reading

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