Amanda at her Thanksgiving table, 2018

It was clear to Amanda at a young age that she cared more about food than most. When she was twelve, her parents once came home to her wrapping shrimp in snow peas–something she saw in Martha Stewart’s Entertaining. A current college instructor, food writer, and former caterer,  Amanda now writes from her home in Mobile, Alabama, on the Gulf Coast, where she lives with her husband, two children (S. and Lemon Baby), and Border collie.

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In the Media

In the fall issue of Edible Lower Alabama magazine, Amanda wrote about the unearthing of Rosa Parks’s pancake recipe and Farm Fresh Meats, a family-owned butcher shop in Robertsdale, Alabama.

Bienville Bites Food Tour featured Amanda on their blog series, Serving It Up.

Amanda profiled Chef Duane Nutter of Mobile’s Southern National in the Summer 2018 issue of Edible Lower Alabama magazine.

Sarah Baird profiled Amanda and Lemon Baby in her Rouses Magazines article “Foodstagrams.” She described Lemon Baby as “a go-to resource for all things local and seasonal along the Gulf Coast.”

Lemon Baby was nominated for The Lagniappe’s 2018 and 2017 Nappie Awards as “Best Local Website/Blog.”

Amanda writes a monthly food column for Mobile’s Historic Midtown Living and Spring Hill Living magazines.

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