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Category: Southern cuisine

Angela Medearis: The Ultimate Kitchen Diva

Medearis, a television chef known as the Kitchen Diva, has written 107 books. Many are children’s books, but she also is a cookbook author focusing on both the historic roots of African American cookery and healthy eating like The Kitchen Diva's Diabetic Cookbook: 150 Healthy, Delicious Recipes for Diabetics and Those Who Dine with Them. But she didn't start off to be a cook.

The South’s Best Butts: Pitmaster Secrets for Southern Barbecue Perfection

Covering 10,000 miles in three months, Michael Moore gathered special recipes and tips from the eateries of Southern grillmasters and restaurants owned by such well-known chefs as Michael Solomonov, owner of Zahav in Philadelphia and Ashley Christensen's Death & Taxes in Raleigh, North Carolina. He’s put all this together in his latest book, Serial Griller: Grillmaster Secrets for Flame-Cooked Perfection.

Herbsaint: A New, New Orleans Classic

I was in New Orleans this fall and stayed at the B&W Courtyards, a charming bed and breakfast on Chartres Street that is a collection of 1854 cottages joined together […]

Magnolia Springs, Alabama

On a languid afternoon after too much time in the sun in Gulf Shores, Alabama, I decided to follow the coastline  in Magnolia Springs, a small town along the headwaters […]