Anna Mitchael Anna Mitchael has been a contributor to Southern Living since 2021. She is also the author of two books and a stack of magazine columns about queso. About Southern Living Southern Living, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, celebrates the food, homes, places, and culture of the South. We reach 7.2 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.