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We wanted to write a post and let our fans in on a little secret we have been keeping since January.  The good people from Taste of the South Magazine out of Birmingham, Alabama made a visit to Kentucky and guess who is in the May/June issue coming out this month?  If you guessed The Southern Lady, Judy Yeager, you would be right! 

The photo below is the crew that joined us that day.  From left to right:  Anne Parker Walkup, my daughter, Brooke Bell, Editor, Taste of the South Magazine, Jim Bathie, Photographer behind Brooke, Brian Hart Hoffman, President/CCO of Hoffman Media,  Judy Yeager, Southern Lady, Leigh Harper Walkup, my daughter.

IMG_1016 - CopyWe all had a lovely visit.  The Taste of the South people were so much fun and made us all feel as if we had known each other forever.  We discussed recipes, cookbooks, food and the magazine article called “Dishing with The Southern Lady Cooks”.   My daughter, Anne, was taking pictures at the same time they were getting photographs.  I have to admit I was nervous at first but we got the photos over with as soon as they arrived and just enjoyed visiting.  We loved finding out that my girls are twins and Brian is a twin, too!

Check out all the excitement taking place in the kitchen during the photos!

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We recently received our issues and are so pleased with the article.  We made Brooke, Brian and Jim some of my Kentucky Bourbon Balls and my Honey Bun Cake.  As proper Southerners they returned the tin I gave them the bourbon balls in filled with a wonderful Pound Cake!  Thank you so much Taste of the South!  We really enjoyed the cake and meeting each of you and sharing time together.  You are always welcome in Kentucky!

Please check your local stores on April 21st. for Taste of the South Magazine or order online from their site. The May/June 2015 issue celebrates all things barbecue and delicious sides with Blue-Ribbon Pie recipes you will love.  We hope you will enjoy “Dishing with The Southern Lady Cooks”, too.


Be sure to check out Taste of the South Facebook page, Taste of the South on Twitter, Taste of the South Website. Taste of the South on Pinterest, and Taste of the South on Instagram.  We hope you enjoy the article on me in this issue and check out this great publication for some wonderful Southern recipes.

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