Tiffany Fugett

Tiffany Fugett

Tiffany Fugett of Vardaman loves Tony Chachere’s seasoning and she loves rice, which her recipes confirm. Like most people like to eat meat and potatoes, she prefers meat and rice.
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Lana Ferguson

Lana Cook PHoto

Lana Ferguson thought she wanted to be a chef. She cooked dinner at home a lot. She watched Emeril every Friday night at eight, and she even had her own apron that said, “BAM!”
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Jessie Hardin, Jordan Hall, Ann-Claire Westmoreland

Trio cook 8-10

Jessie Hubbard Hardin, Jordan Robertson Hall and Ann-Claire Mullen Westmoreland are best friends and Calhoun County school teachers, but they go from one end of the spectrum to the other in the cooking department.
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Sherry Williams

Sherry Williams

“I love to cook!” said Sherry Williams of Vardaman, and she remembers her mother, the late Louise Vance,  always saying, “you can’t rush it, take your time.”
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Lisa Rogers

Lisa Rogers Cook

Lisa Rogers  grew up on the west bank of New Orleans, and has lived in Calhoun City since 2005. Her favorite Cajun dish is crawfish etoufee and her favorite Mississippi dishes are fried chicken, fried vegetables like okra, and her zucchini apple pie.
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Chelsea West

Chelsea West

“I just love to cook and I enjoy working in the restaurant business,” said Chelsea West,  a waitress at Pizza Palace in Bruce.
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Michelle Donovan and daughters

Michelle and girls Cooks

“I think the first time cooking grabbed my attention was when I was a little girl attending Concord Baptist Church,” said Michelle Brasher Donovan. “I noticed when we had ‘dinner on the ground’ or ‘all day singings’, as soon as Bro. Lowery Guest said, ‘Amen’ the women would hurry out the door and retrieve what they had prepared. They walked around the corner of the church to what seemed like tables that went on for miles.
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Barbara Schreick

Barbara Schreick

“I still don’t know how to make cornbread,” said Barbara Schreick of Calhoun City, who grew up on an Arkansas farm in a big family of six brothers and one sister. She learned to cook on her own at age 12 when her mother became ill.
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Jessica Easley

Jessica Easley Cook

Jessica Wade Easley likes to look at Pinterest for recipe ideas to take and make her own and probably types in “quick, healthy dinner” at least three times a week, since her desire to change her eating habits.
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Tracey Turner Box

Kids Cook GRoup

Thirty-six children selected cooking as one of their two activities during Bruce First Baptist Vacation Bible School last week and Tracey Turner Box was their leader.
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