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PeachDish Stories

Steven Satterfield, From "Root to Leaf"

In addition to winning the James Beard Award for Best Chef: Southeast in 2017, Steven Satterfield's restaurant Miller Union was nominated for Most Outstanding Wine Program this past year! Although the restaurant, a fan-favorite in Atlanta, was beat out by the also wonderful Benu in San Francisco, we are still so very proud to have Steven representing the best of the best when it comes to food and wine in the South.

Meet the Chief Cheese: Guest Chef Tasia Malakasis

Tasia is the CEO of the highly acclaimed Belle Chevre fromagerie, and her path to making it big in the artisan cheese world began after 15 successful years in the high-tech industry. Last week, she stopped by the PeachDish test kitchen to whip up a lemon-mint catfish (a recipe from her cookbook!) and answered some of our questions along the way.

From Turnip Greens to Tortillas: Meet Chef Eddie Hernandez

As the executive chef of the wildly popular Taqueria del Sol and co-author of the best-selling new cookbook, Turnip Greens & Tortillas: A Mexican Chef Spices Up the Southern Kitchen, Eddie Hernandez knows his way around the taco. This week, he visited our Test Kitchen and whipped up our new favorite dish - Fried Chicken Tacos with Jalopeno-Lime Mayo & Green Peach Salad - while we picked his brain to see where he draws inspiration for such yummy food.

Meet the Chef: Asha Gomez & Her Two Souths

As an executive chef, cookbook author, culinary teacher and a devoted mother, Asha Gomez is well-practiced at straddling worlds in more ways than one. This Kerala, India-born chef has lived in the U.S. since she was a teenager. In that time, she's become one of the South's most noted chefs, introducing many to the complexities and elevated flavors of Kerala's cuisine through her cookbooks, restaurants and online video series.

Aye Aye, Country Captain! Meet Chef Cynthia Graubart

Cynthia Graubart is a food writer, James Beard Award winning cookbook author, speaker, former cooking show television producer, and most-recently the author of Chicken: A Savor the South™ cookbook (UNC Press), a treatise containing essential information for the home cook, humorous anecdotes, and 53 wonderful recipes for both southern and international chicken dishes. This week, she shares her recipe for spicy Country Captain and answers our burning questions!

Soup's On! An Interview with Guest Chef "Souper Jenny"

With a collection of cozy neighborhood cafes that have been serving up soups and smiles since 1996, Souper Jenny is no stranger to the Atlanta community. Jenny Levison is the founder and chief "soup slinger," and still works daily creating new and exciting recipes for her loyal clientele. Last week, Jenny stopped by the PeachDish Test Kitchen to whip up her "Egg Roll in a Bowl" and answered a few of our questions along the way!

Meet the Guest Chef: Kevin Callaghan!

Chef Kevin Callaghan is the founder and executive chef of Acme Food & Beverage Co. in Carrboro, North Carolina. Acme has been featured in Bon Appetit, Southern Living, Garden & Gun, The New York Times, Esquire, and many other national and regional newspapers and magazines. Kevin is also opening a second restaurant this year. He is deeply rooted to Southern food and, with that, acts as a national advocate for food sustainability. He shared his Savory Brunch Casserole with Cheese Grits, Sausage & Mushroom recipe with us, so you can enjoy his food at home!

Meet the Chef: 10 Q's with Chef Chadwick Boyd

Chadwick Boyd is an Atlanta-born, travel-bound cook, writer, life-stylist, and more who who regularly appears on television, sharing delicious food, musings and entertaining tips with millions of viewers. He has one mission…"to change the world for good through food and words for millions of people." He has offices in both New York and Atlanta, but is always on the road, traveling from food festival to TV shoot to the next great culinary adventure!

Dive into the Mind of Chef Sandra Gutierrez

We are always thrilled to have Sandra Gutierrez as one of our regular recipe contributors, but this week we're especially excited to feature Sandra as a Guest Chef with her recipe for Potato & Chorizo Sopes with Tomatilla Salsa! She joined us in the Test Kitchen to chat with us about food, family and all her favorite things -

A Meal Kit for Mother Nature: PeachDish Compost Impact Report

13,861 is a pretty exciting number. Why, you ask? Well, as of last week, it just so happens to be the number of pounds of waste PeachDish has diverted away from landfills to create compost for lush, nutrient-rich soil. Our local farmers put this soil to good use; folding it into the land so that healthier, happier plants can grow into tastier, more nutritious fruits and veggies.

Meet the Meatless Duo Behind The Chubby Vegetarian

Husband-and-wife team Justin Fox Burks and Amy Lawrence AKA The Chubby Vegetarian are cookbook authors on a mission to create compelling vegetarian dishes—they have a knack for making classic, down-home recipes down-right delicious. We love their Fried Green Tomato Po' Boy recipe so much that we had to turn it into a PeachDish! We interviewed Justin and Amy to discover the influences and inspirations in their meatless culinary creations.

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