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Food Network Star Diaries

Rebekah Lingenfelser is a food enthusiast, writer and top ten finalist on Season 14 of Food Network Star. Catch her episode and recipe recaps below and tune in to Food Network on Sundays at 9 PM to watch her in action! Check back here for updates as the season continues. For business or media inquires, email SKGFoodBlog@gmail.com or visit RebekahLingenfelser.com.   Continue reading “Food Network Star Diaries”

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Wild Georgia Shrimp Recipe Round-Up

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A shrimp boat trawls the Atlantic ocean off the coast of St. Simons Island, Georgia.

Today is an exciting day in coastal Georgia. It’s finally shrimp season! My style of cooking is Southern coastal cuisine with a focus on local, seasonal ingredients, so naturally, I love cooking with wild Georgia shrimp and I would be crazy not to. Continue reading “Wild Georgia Shrimp Recipe Round-Up”

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with the Taco Ring

When I was growing up, taco night was super exciting. My mom would bring out this special dish we had with individual compartments for each taco topping. Continue reading “Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with the Taco Ring”

Food Network Here I Come!!

One fine day in the early spring of 2013, I was cruising around Statesboro, Georgia in my black Grand Prix, when I had a light-bulb moment. At the time, I had been blogging for about two years, and as I considered where I wanted to take my food writing and culinary entertainment side gig, I thought, “Some days, all I need is a camera crew.” It was a simple idea; one that would soon come to fruition and catapult me into a world of cooking like I had never known before. Continue reading “Food Network Here I Come!!”

New Magazine Promotes Southeast Georgia’s Local Food Movement

Today, I’m sharing some exciting news about a new online culinary magazine debuting right here in Southeast Georgia on April 15, for which I’ll be a regular contributor! Meet Southern Soil: A Growing Food Movement. Continue reading “New Magazine Promotes Southeast Georgia’s Local Food Movement”

Local Sweet Potato and Brussels Sprout Hash


For me, cooking inspiration can come from a variety of sources. Whether I’m watching food TV or reading a magazine or cookbook, I’m always looking for different takes on ingredients and new ways to cook with them. Continue reading “Local Sweet Potato and Brussels Sprout Hash”

Southern Coastal Heaven: Lobster Mac & Cheese

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This is a meal fit for a king. Seriously.

My parents were in town visiting recently, and I wanted to make a special dinner. Lobster is an expensive ingredient, but life is short and sometimes, one must indulge. Continue reading “Southern Coastal Heaven: Lobster Mac & Cheese”

Tasty Ways to Cook with Venison

 

Deer season ended in early January, and thanks to the hunting skills of my good looking husband, Kurt, we’ve got a freezer full of venison: ground and stew meat, cubed steak and sausage. Continue reading “Tasty Ways to Cook with Venison”

Snow Day Comfort Food: Roasted Tomato Soup + Grilled Cheese

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January 3, 2018: My husband Kurt (right) and I enjoy snowfall in Savannah! If you look closely, you can see my little Shih Tzu, Ewok, standing inside the doorway wearing his sweater.

Today is a very rare day in Savannah, Georgia. It’s SNOWING! We received around 3 inches of pure, white fluffy snow. With freezing temperatures outside, this called for a special lunch inside. Continue reading “Snow Day Comfort Food: Roasted Tomato Soup + Grilled Cheese”

Thanksgiving Traditions: A Celebration of Family and Food

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Carved ham and turkey, dressing, gravy and other covered dishes make a feast-worthy Thanksgiving buffet. 

Growing up, Thanksgiving was always an exciting holiday. Both my parents’ families are large, and each year we would alternate which side to spend it with – the Faulks in Macon (my dad’s family) or the Coopers in Augusta (my mom’s family). No matter where we were, two things were always constant: lots of good food and togetherness. Continue reading “Thanksgiving Traditions: A Celebration of Family and Food”