American - Southern

American Southern cuisine is characterized by bold meats, lightly spiced dishes, soul food and home-cooked meals. Many dishes use frying as a primary cooking technique.

Hoppin’ John — A Southern Tradition for a Happy New Year!

  Wishing you a happy, healthy 2019! To start the year off right, this guest post comes ...

Watermelon, Black Bean and Tomato Salad

Earlier this year I started thinking about watermelon salads.  Watermelons started appearing in the grocery stores about ...

Black-eye Pea Salad — A Lighter Alternative to Hoppin’ John for New Year’s Day

Eating Hoppin’ John on New Year’s Day is a southern tradition, thought to bring a year filled ...
Barbara Spalding RDN Culinary Dietitian

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Barbara Spalding MS, RDN, Culinary Dietitian

As a dietitian and world traveler, I love bold flavors — in food and in life. 14 years ago, I fell down the rabbit hole into Breast Cancer Wonderland. Since then, I’ve learned to cook differently while savoring the pleasures of food and companionship. I’ve built a resilient new life and a bold new kitchen. Let me show you the flavors of the world.
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