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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Mark Weber at The Commercial Appeal

The annual dining week runs through November 7, with more than 60 restaurants participating this year.

Tamale Pie

Oct 27, 2020
Justin Fox Burks

Let me introduce you to tamale pie! If there’s one recipe perfect to feed all the ghosts and goblins in your house on Halloween night, then this is it.

Jennifer Chandler

Chicken tortilla soup is the Southwestern cousin of mom’s chicken noodle soup, just with a little more kick and a crunchy topping. 

Jennifer Chandler

Veal piccata is one of those classic Italian recipes that tastes complex but is actually easy to prepare. 

Tailgating Time

Oct 6, 2020
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Tailgating will look different this year. But just because you will most likely be watching the game from the comfort of your own home, doesn’t mean you can’t partake in this game day tradition.

Gibson's Donuts

This autumn flavor seems to get more popular each year and shows up earlier and earlier. So much so that this year, Starbucks released its Pumpkin Spice drink line in August.

Justin Fox Burks

Why go out for Thai food when you can make it at home? Quick-cooking satays are surprisingly simple to prepare. 

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One of the positive side effects of our quarantine has the been the burst of creativity by chefs as they have found unique and non-traditional ways to keep their businesses afloat during this world-wide pandemic.

Justin Fox Burks

These bars are so sinfully good! 

Justin Fox Burks may ask with a hint of disdain. I agree.  It’s the same response I had when I was first introduced to this dish.