About Jennifer Hill Booker

Jennifer Hill Booker

Jennifer Hill Booker is a graduate of Le Cordon Blue, cookbook author, reality TV personality and culinary educator who discovered her passion for food early in life. She’s melded her love of traditional Southern cuisine with her healthy, seasonal sensibilities and her classic French training in a unique style of cooking that she dubbed Modern Southern Healthy Cuisine with a French Accent.@chefjenniferbooker

A floral tablecloth with a cellar of pink salt, a plate of cornbread, and a pot of field peas and snap beans along with pot liquor and a chunk of salt pork.

Field Peas and Snap Beans

A pretty quick simmer turns field peas and snap beans into a pot full of Southern perfection. The pot liquor that you end up with is tasty as heck, too.

A whole smoked pork shoulder.

Smoked Pork Shoulder

With its simple, soulful dry rub and foolproof instructions, this smoked pork butt means no more standing in line for takeout ‘cue. Here’s how to make it at home.