Jennifer Chandler

Jennifer Chandler graduated at the top of her class from Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. She is a full-time mom to two daughters in Memphis, Tennessee, and is a freelance food writer, restaurant consultant, and author of four cookbooks The Southern Pantry Cookbook, Simply Salads, Simply Suppers, and Simply Grilling

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Justin Fox Burks

It’s Mardi Gras.  For those who aren’t familiar with this New Orleans holiday, Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday, referring to the practice of the last night of eating rich foods before the fasting of the Easter Lenten season.

Dinstuhl's Candies

Nothing could be sweeter for your Valentine than a gift of Chocolate Covered Strawberries!


“Where there is no wine, there is no love,” said Euripides, the ancient Greek playwright

Sweetgrass Next Door

Looking to score a touchdown at your Super Bowl party? It's all about the snacks.

Justin Fox Burks

A steamy bowl of creamy tomato soup and a warm grilled cheese sandwich is a marriage made in heaven.  Nothing can satisfy me more on a chilly winter day.

Justin Fox Burks

It’s not just mom saying it these days. According to the U.S.D.A., the average adult needs 2 1/2 to 3 cups of vegetables per day.

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The New Year brings with it new hopes, dreams and, of course, resolutions.

Justin Fox Burks

Black-eyed peas are said to bring good luck and prosperity to anyone who eats them on New Year’s Day.  Many Southerners serve their New Year’s black-eyed peas as a side dish or in a salad, but since I need all the luck I can get, I serve them as the main attraction on my holiday table.

Justin Fox Burks

After the gifts are opened on Christmas morning … it's time to sit down to a delicious Christmas brunch.  What to serve is always the question.  My number one advice to is make sure it is something not only delicious but simple to prepare.

Jennifer Chandler

This cheery time of year is filled with parties and events that bring the spirit of the season out in everyone. To make your festivities merry and bright, serve a signature cocktail at your holiday get-together.