Read Christy Jordan’s blog SouthernPlate.com and you’ll know how much she appreciates tradition—including gathering around the table after church. Her relaxed, confident attitude toward cooking and her love of family have earned Christy legions of faithful followers.
“I try to talk in plain terms and show the food the way it would look if you did it at your house,” she says. It’s unpretentious, budget-conscious family fare. “We’re making food to eat here, not to build a shrine to!” she quips.