Elena Brent Rosemond-Hoerr

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


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.


Old-Fashioned Strawberry Ice Cream

The best-tasting ice cream requires a little effort. Make strawberry ice cream the old-fashioned way, no hand-crank ice cream machine required.


Grilled Pimento Cheese Sandwich

Elena Brent Rosemond-Hoerr shares her recipe for a Grilled Pimento Cheese Sandwich, and why it perfectly represents her hometown.


Blueberry Lemon Cake

Try your hand at this recipe for Blueberry Lemon Cake that uses fruit from the blueberry capital of North Carolina – Burgaw.