Bridgette A. Lacy: Father’s Day Memories

As we approach Father’s Day, I am transported to his backyard garden. Some of my favorite moments with my Papa were made in that sacred space where vegetables, fruits, and flowers grew. Continue Reading Bridgette A. Lacy: Father’s Day Memories

Video: Learn Southern Cooking with Jennifer Brulé

In this video, chef and food writer Jenny Brulé introduces her new cookbook and how to cook “the Brulé way” by trying multiple twists on classic southern recipes. Continue Reading Video: Learn Southern Cooking with Jennifer Brulé

Debbie Moose: Feed Me

People rarely invite my husband and me to their homes for dinner, and many who do become quivering blancmanges of nerves. One of my husband’s friends invited us, then emailed me five or six times during the week before to be sure that the menu met with the approval of The Food Writer. Continue Reading Debbie Moose: Feed Me

Interview: Fred Thompson on Southern Sides

Fred Thompson, author of Fred Thompson’s Southern Sides: 250 Dishes That Really Make the Plate, discusses Southern hospitality, his favorite side recipes, and how sides can make the meal. Continue Reading Interview: Fred Thompson on Southern Sides

Interview: Donald Goodman on the Legacy of Eugene Walter

An interview with Donald Goodman, manager of the Eugene Walter estate and co-editor of ‘The Happy Table of Eugene Walter: Southern Spirits in Food and Drink.’ Continue Reading Interview: Donald Goodman on the Legacy of Eugene Walter