Jennifer Kornegay

Jennifer Stewart Kornegay is a freelance writer in Montgomery, Alabama. Her articles have appeared in Southern Living magazine, Alabama magazine, American Profile, Georgia magazine, Alabama Living magazine, on thekitchn.com, and more. Learn more about her and follow “Chew on This,” her food-focused blog, at www.jenniferkornegay.com.

Warm-the-Insides Wintertime Soups

Montgomery, Alabama

Chilly temps are here, bringing with them the desire to dive into some favorite savory liquid meals

Give ’Em Food: Food Gifts for Christmas

Montgomery, Alabama

When you share the fruits of your labor with someone, it means so much more than anything you could have bought

Christmas at an American Castle

Asheville, North Carolina

The Biltmore is unquestionably the closest America has come to a palace, and there’s no time like the holidays to visit this grand home

A Weekend in Oxford

Oxford, Mississippi

A weekend in Oxford, Mississippi, is full of literature, history, food, and—in the fall—SEC football!

In Defense of Honeysuckle

Montgomery, Alabama

Honeysuckle may be almost synonymous with Southern springs and summers, but that doesn’t mean it is universally beloved down here

Lizards, Whales, and Bedtime Tales: In Praise of a Southern Dad

Montgomery, Alabama

The story of one Southerner’s dad who had a bad case of a contagious love for learning

7 Absolutely-Must-See-N-Do in Memphis

Memphis, Tennessee

Dig into the culture and cuisine waiting in Memphis, Tennessee, “land of the Delta blues”

Easter Sweets: Pass on the Peeps?

Montgomery, Alabama

Why one famous Easter candy doesn’t make the “basket cut” in my house—but did make it into the arrangements

Fun on the Farm: Pursell Farms of Sylacauga, Alabama

Sylacauga, Alabama

Escape to Pursell Farms, a family run “farm” turned luxurious resort set amid scenic calm in Sylacauga, Alabama

Monroeville and the Mockingbird

Monroeville, Alabama

Take the trek to Monroeville, Alabama, to learn more about famed writer Harper Lee, and do it soon. Spring is the time to get the most out of a sojourn to “Alabama’s Literary Capital,” since the annual production of the To Kill a Mockingbird play is put on each April and May.

The Springtime Call of Callaway Gardens

Pine Mountain, Georgia

Check out Callaway Gardens in Georgia this spring: it’s a great place to sample the season’s scenery

Blast Off! Huntsville’s Space & Rocket Center

Huntsville, Alabama

Head to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, for a day filled with out-of-this-world fun