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‘The First Celebrity Chef': Photos Take Us Inside the Kitchen of Marco Pierre White

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When chef Marco Pierre White, famously recognized as the original celebrity chef, released his cookbook and memoir White Heat twenty-five years ago, he became a cultural icon. The photographs in the book, shot by the late Bob Carlos Clarke, helped to solidify the young man’s status as a the decade’s ultimate enfant terrible, featuring rowdy kitchen shenanigans and shirtless studio portraits in lieu of the chef’s most famous dishes.

We Can’t Stop Looking at These Mutant Fruits and Veggies

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Boston-based photographer Bruce Peterson’s mutated fruits are fascinating to behold, but they also serve a critical purpose. These shots, commissioned by the CML Response Project, were created to illustrate an advertisement for cancer screening technology. Hidden within a grid of perfectly proportioned healthy produce, each abnormal specimen highlights the difficulty of detecting leukemia and other cancerous cells. The copy reads “Locate the Mutation.”

9 Scrumptious Pies to Get You Over the Post-Holiday Blues

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Apple cranberry pie © Paul Sirisalee / Offset

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Lemon cheesecake pie © Paul Sirisalee / Offset

For Brooklyn-based still life photographer Paul Sirisalee, the holiday season brings with it warm memories of his youth, particularly of one family friend who often cooked elaborate meals for Thanksgiving. It was with this spirit of festivity and cheer that the artist shot a collection of richly flavored—and colored— pies for a Real Simple feature on easy yet decadent holiday recipes.

Playful Nudes Show People Indulging in Their Favorite Comfort Foods (NSFW)

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For Comfort Food, Vancouver-based photographer Jackie Dives captures her nude friends as they indulge in their favorite guilty pleasure snacks. In these intimate moments, her subjects are invited to abandon all inhibitions in pursuit of self-gratification.

NSFW Lollipops Recreate the Kama Sutra

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According to recent studies, right now is high time for love making. Maybe it’s the chilly weather, or those chestnuts roasting on the open fire, but an increased number of couples tend to get in on in the days proceeding Christmas than most other times of year. This holiday season, Italian still life photographer Massimo Gammacurta presents the KamaSugar, a set of lollipops that double as a guidebook of sexual positions.

Virginie Gosselin’s Surreal Food Still Lifes

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In her playful still lifes, Canadian photographer Virginie Gosselin marries her surrealist aesthetic with her longtime interest in food, cultivated from her childhood at a farm in Quebec. For her conceptual food images, the photographer draws inspiration from an unlikely set of muses: the aisles of the local grocer, discarded objects at yard sales, the advertorial imagery of mid-century America, and everything in between.

Cocktail Hour: Paloma with Orange

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© Matt Armendariz / Offset

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Chinese Breakfast

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© Francesco Majo / Offset

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Portraits of Pit Masters at Memphis’ Top Barbecue Hotspots

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Pit master at Nelly’s © Randy Harris / Offset

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Head Pit master, Henry, taking a smoke break outside of Rendezvous © Randy Harris / Offset

When New York-based travel photographer Randy Harris visited Memphis, Tennessee on assignment for Travel + Leisure magazine, he discovered a food culture unlike any other.

Cocktail Hour: Calvados and Maple Syrup

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