As summer begins to wind down, book festival season begins to kick in high gear. Along with the promise of cooler weather, come opportunities to discover literary works from regional authors, participate in panel discussions and writing workshops, attend book signings, and support critical literacy programs in our local communities.
For me, Sweetness by Christy Jordan is the quintessential Southern cookbook, containing recipes reminiscent of those you’d find on handwritten index cards in your mother’s recipe box or in local fundraising cookbooks. Reading the memories Christy shares from her grandmother’s kitchen, I was transported back many years to my own grandmother’s kitchen, standing in a … Read More about Creating Sweet Memories
With Big Bad Breakfast, James Beard Award-Winning Chef John Currence aims to “give the proper respect to ‘the most important meal of the day’” by extolling the virtues of scratch-made to cooks everywhere. Mr. Currence set the standard with BBB in Oxford, Mississippi with his own smokehouse and a menu that produces all his recipes … Read More about Southerners Do Breakfast Right