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Recipes: Soups and Stews

Down-Home Comfort on FoodNetwork.com

Food Network I’m thrilled to announce that I have a new weekly column on FoodNetwork.com! It’s called Down-Home Comfort and will feature user-friendly, seasonal recipes that will make your mouth water! I am honored to be able to promote Southern food and cooking and ecstatic to be a part of presenting these foodways to a… Read more »

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Home & Family: Creole Country Bouillabaisse

I had an absolutely great time taping Home & Family on the Hallmark Channel. Hosts Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare were super nice, truly, and it was a really, really neat show. Here’s a link to the segment if you missed it. The how-to segments evoked shades of my days with Martha Stewart TV! I… Read more »

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Sippin’ on Southern Comfort

This week I was in Athens, GA taking classes at the University of Georgia Food Sciences Department.The weather today was glorious. The leaves have all changed and the colors are vibrant. It’s just chilly enough to feel like fall. Campus looks quite different. I attended UGA, but let’s put it this way, it’s been quite a… Read more »

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BIG NEWS! I’m going to be on Chopped!

Chopped I’m excited to announce that I’m going to be a chef-testant on Food Network’s  cooking competition show Chopped!! The episode premiers on November 27 at 10 pm EST/9 pm CT.  I am sooo excited. It was a fantastic experience — and really, really hard! No kidding, it was one of the hardest things I’ve… Read more »

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