A Community Celebration

A Community Celebration

Photography by Amy J. Owen As VERA celebrates 40 years in business in 2024, I am mindful that the readers of Augusta magazine have had a remarkable impact on the development, diversification and growth of the company. Looking back at Sweet 16 parties, bridal showers,...
Celebrate In Good Taste

Celebrate In Good Taste

By Vera Stewart Photos by Brent Cline Over my almost 40-year career, I have had to reinvent myself and my craft many times by creating “twists” that give recipes a new look or taste. Sometimes this even includes creating a new display for a familiar favorite. As...
The Best Recipes

The Best Recipes

By Vera Stewart Photos by Dusty Jackson, Atomic Studios What makes a recipe the best? Is it one:  • from a very special family member or best friend? • that turns out perfectly every time? • using your favorite ingredients? I think it’s all of the above. For some...
In Good Taste

In Good Taste

By Vera Stewart Photos by Peter Frank Edwards Food is art. The craft behind preparation, the ability to recognize good design in the presentation and the final verdict have built the success of chefs, restaurants, cooking shows and cookbook authors. Our VeryVera...

In Good Taste

By Vera StewartPhotos by Peter Frank Edwards Whether you are preparing a fairy garden picnic for your grandchildren or hosting the garden club for a spring fling, our new OCCASIONS cookbook has some amazing recipes and staging ideas to steer you in the right...
In Good Taste

In Good Taste

TOP 10 By Vera Stewart | Photography by Brent Cline Celebrating our 10th season this year with the show has been incredible! I so appreciate the opportunity I was given by WJBF to have my own show. I’m excited about sharing my hometown and recipes with viewers...