Elena Brent Rosemond-Hoerr

Rosemond-Hoerr is a food blogger and photographer who draws on her grandmother’s traditional Southern cooking for inspiration.


Sausage, Feta & Spinach Quiche

This loaded quiche recipe takes some preparation — but it is well worth the wait. The red pepper flakes in the handmade crust give this breakfast casserole an extra kick.


Candied Bacon Recipe

Take bacon to the next level by dredging it in a sweet and savory mixture of spices before frying. The end result is irresistible.


Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

This easy, savory recipe is a perfect appetizer for your next potluck dinner party. Try making the filling with Neese’s hot sausage for an extra kick.


Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

Your Christmas cookie stockpile is incomplete without gingerbread. Use our recipe this holiday season.


Pecan Pie, Just Like Grandma Makes It

We might all pronounce “pecan” differently, but at least we can agree that pecan pie is one dessert we’ll always save room for. Try this recipe that Grandma would approve of.


Pumpkin Pound Cake

This pound cake is subtle, full of flavor, and will make you reconsider all of your preconceived notions about America’s favorite fall spices.


Apple Cider Doughnuts

Put a spin on the traditional apple doughnut by using hard cider from Durham-based Bull City Ciderworks as an ingredient.


Red Velvet Cake

When it comes to red velvet cake, there’s no official baking canon. Instead, there’s debate over questions like “Do you use beet juice or food coloring?” “Cocoa powder, yes or no?” “If yes, how much?” But two things are for certain: This cake is distinctively Southern and irresistibly sweet.


Banana Pudding

Banana pudding is a staple of any Southern summer function. Before your next get-together, make this recipe that will wow everyone.