Planting Gardens & Being Thankful: Beet Red Velvet Cupcakes

This week I kicked off chefs cooking at the at the Atlanta Botanical Garden in their awesome outdoor kitchen. It’s a lovely space and Atlanta is fortunate to have such an amazing garden. If you are a resident or a tourist, you should make sure to pay a visit when time allows. It’s spectacular. The …

Mama Love & Breast Cancer Awareness Month

I am a “mama’s girl.” Mama and I travel quite a bit together. I love to ask her to come with me to book signings and cooking classes. I get a huge pleasure out of seeing folks ask her for her autograph. She’s got quite the following! Seeing my beaming proud mama in the front …

Make Ahead: Make it Easy for the Holidays

  I’m smiling here, teaching at Stonewall Kitchen. What’s not to smile about? Really, nice people, an incredible kitchen, and I adore Maine. It’s a very special place for me and holds very precious memories. I smile a lot in the kitchen. I love, love, love what I do. But, don’t get me wrong, I’ve …

Happy Mother’s Day: Mama’s Poundcake

Anyone that speaks to me more than a couple of paragraphs essentially knows I love my Mama. I am a Mama’s girl through and through. She and I have always been very good friends. We’ve spent a lot of time together in the kitchen! She has a sweet tooth and is famous for her poundcake, …