Diana Rattray is an avid home cook and foodie with a passion for Southern cooking and Southern food history.
Diana's love of and experience with cooking is lifelong. She was introduced to the culinary arts by her grandfather, a baker and chef who cooked for farms, resorts, and restaurants. On the Web, Diana has been an active participant in food forums and mailing lists for many years. Southern food has long been Diana's passion, and she has collected a vast array of cookbooks on the topic. Diana has been developing new recipes and writing about Southern food since 1997, and is author of the cookbooks, "The About.com Guide to Southern Cooking" and
She is a member of Southern Foodways Alliance.
"Here, you'll find frequently updated topics, links, and recipes. I welcome and encourage everyone's participation in Southern Food, so please feel free to review recipes, make comments and suggestions, and share your own favorite recipes and techniques."