Wendy Perry

Wendy Perry is a recipe developer, personal chef, and Franklin County native.


Ma Perry’s Corn Pudding

Corn pudding: not just a side dish. Chef Wendy likes to serve her grandma’s version as a dessert, topped with a dollop of cinnamon whipped cream.


Carolina Succotash

This colorful Southern classic is best when made a day or two in advance, to let the corn and butterbeans “pickle.”


Watermelon Arnold Palmer

Lemon-melon ice cubes make this classic beverage even more refreshing. Add a straw, and sip.


Watermelon Sorbet

Orange juice gives this light summer dessert a bright flavor.


Four Ways With Watermelon

Cool and colorful, watermelon is a warm-weather staple in the South. Here are some unexpected recipes for enjoying a slice of summer — on a plate, with a spoon, and through a straw.