Regardless of where you’re planning to spend your holidays, one thing will not be different this year. People will be hungry, and you’re probably playing a major role in feeding those mouths! Keep reading for our favorite Atlanta food bloggers for recipe inspo.
Chef Demetra Overton shares the lessons she's learned from cooking and entertaining professionally since 1995 with her readers at Sweet Savant. Having worked for reknown restaurants, such as Tappan Hill in Tarrytown, NY and The Ritz-Carlton hotel in Buckhead, Demetra is also a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education. Explore her inspirations—from local farms, markets and fellow chefs—get her honest product reviews, helpful tips, and of course, recipes, on Sweet Savant.
Never Enough Thyme
This Buford-based food blogger serves up heaping helpings of homestyle-recipes that are as simple as they are hearty. A grandmother herself, blogger Lana Stuart knows how to please a crowd at the dinner table—and at the kids' table! With recipes for every meal, plus bonus recipes for canning and preserving, beverages, and desserts, you can plan an entire holiday weekend by digging into her archives.
Eating with Erika
Erica is an award-winning Atlanta-based blogger with a passion for all things dining, entertaining, and food. From her original foray into the Atlanta dining scene, Erica has since branched out into a blog with recipes, dinner party inspiration, and a line of custom candles. We particularly like her cocktail recipes, just in case you're looking for a few ideas for the upcoming months.
Blogger Shashi believes that eating-in can be tastier, healthier, cheaper and, most days of the week, spicier than what you might normally plan for. Many of her recipes are quick and easy vegetarian options—with plenty of curries to try—with a few indulgent ones thrown in, for good measure.
Life, Love, and Sugar
Lindsay Conchar is an author, photographer and recipe developer who provides tried-and-true recipes for all your favorite desserts—from cakes and cheesecakes to cookies and brownies. You’ll even find a sprinkling of appetizers, meals and cocktails on her website.
Savvy Mama Lifestyle
You'll find Kimberly Stroh at the helm of Savvy Mama Lifestyle, where the mom of two boys dishes on family-friendly recipes, along with traveling as a family, Disney and handy hacks for the Millennial Mom. We're really loving her recipe for Pumpkin Fluff Dip.
Healthy Eating 101
Chef Megan McCarthy incorporates nutritious Superfoods into an everyday healthy eating lifestyle in her approachable recipes. She is also the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Edible Garden Chef, creating culinary delights freshly harvested right out of the edible garden. Meet her in person as she teaches her healthy cooking and lifestyle classes at Whole Foods Markets, The Cook’s Warehouse and Specialty Stores in Georgia.
The Front Porch Gourmet
Chef Melissa Pelkey Hass offers a collection of great recipes with a side of humor on her blog, The Front Porch Gourmet. You'll find everything from grilled lobster with burrata caprese salad inspiration to a made-from-scratch take on classic Spaghetti-Os.
Allyson Zea is a Domestic Superhero who earned her stripes in the kitchen during college, when she was a nanny for a family of 4—and was responsible for making dinner every night. Now, you'll find everything from easy, no fuss meal ideas to fancy with all the frills recipes on her blog, along with travel ideas and ongoing home project files.
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