About Hugh Acheson

Hugh Acheson

Hugh Acheson began working in restaurants at age 15. After training with chefs from Ottowa to San Francisco, Acheson opened several of his own restaurants in Atlanta and Athens, GA. Since then he's authored a James Beard award-winning book, A New Turn in the South, and appeared as a contestant and judge on Bravo's Top Chef and Top Chef Masters. He lives with his family in Athens.

Classic Cabbage Kimchi Recipe


Canadian by birth but Southerner by choice, chef Hugh Acheson makes a mean kimchi. And just wait’ll you see how he uses it.

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Homemade Hot Sauce Recipe

Homemade Hot Sauce

Hot peppers. Salt. Vinegar. And patience. That’s all you need to earn bragging rights as the maker of the best hot sauce ever.

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Pan Roasted Pork Chops

Pan-Roasted Pork Chops

Perfect. The best brine I’ve ever had. Oh. My. God. That’s what folks are saying about this simple weeknight supper solution.

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Bread and Butter Pickles Recipe

Bread and Butter Pickles

We’ve no idea where the saying “in a pickle” comes from, but we’d love to find ourselves in a jar of these subtly sweet specimens.

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