Carrie Honaker Title: Food and Travel Writer Expertise: Food, Travel Carrie Honaker is a freelance writer and pastry chef specializing in food, wine, and travel. She's passionate about empowering home cooks with trusted recipes using locally-sourced ingredients and equipment accessible for any income. Her work has appeared in Bon Appetit, Simply Recipes, The Spruce Eats, and more. 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.