Cooking Authors

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Back in the Day Bakery Made with Love

Cheryl and Griffith Day are self-taught bakers who founded Back in the Day Bakery in Savannah, Georgia, in 2002. Cheryl honed her skills in her mother’s and grandmother’s kitchens, and her enthusiasm for enriching lives through the time-honored art of scratch baking is one of her most endearing qualities (along …


Pimento Cheese: The Cookbook: 50 Recipes from Snacks to Main Dishes Inspired by the Classic Southern Favorite

Perre Coleman Magness is the cook and writer behind the website The Runaway Spoon, which focuses on creative recipes with a Southern slant. Perre Coleman has studied food and cooking around the world, mostly by eating, but also through serious study in London, Morocco, Thailand, and Mexico. But her kitchen …


Blue Ribbon Baking from a Redneck Kitchen

Francine Bryson has won more than 200 local and national baking competitions and was the runner-up and crowd favorite on CBS’s The American Baking Competition. Her childhood home in Greenville, South Carolina, was located between those of her Nana and Granny, both keen bakers who started teaching their secrets to …


Farming, Friends, and Fried Bologna Sandwiches

Renea Winchester is a descendent of the Ridley’s of Oconee South Carolina and the Winchester’s of Rabun County, Georgia. She is a two-time winner of the Wilma Dykeman Appalachian Writer’s Award. Her worked earned her two prestigious nominations: Georgia Author of the year and the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance book …


Mastering the Art of Southern Vegetables

Nathalie Dupree is the author of fourteen cookbooks, selling over half a million copies, and host of more than three hundred national and international cooking shows, which have aired since 1986 on the PBS, the Food Network, and the Learning Channel. She has appeared many times on the Today Show …