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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Jennifer Chandler

Looking to start the new year off healthy!  One way is to eat more fish!

Justin Fox Burks

On New Year’s Day, I leave nothing to fate. And this year – like I am sure all of you agree – I will do everything I can think of to bring good luck for 2021.

Jennifer Chandler

Last year, my Puerto Rican mother-in-law introduced me to a new holiday cocktail.  

Mama's Spaghetti

Dec 15, 2020
Jennifer Chandler

Mama’s spaghetti. I wish I could say this recipe came from a true Italian, but this is the name my girls’ have affectionately given my meaty spaghetti sauce.

Cheryl Malik

The way to a person's heart is most definitely through their stomach. Anyone who loves to eat (and who doesn't?) will appreciate a thoughtful gift of a sweet treat.

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Giving Tuesday is a global movement to encourage people worldwide to give back to our communities.


This Thanksgiving is going to be one we never forget.

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.