We Southerners tend to think our food is so delicious because of our traditional cooking techniques. That makes it hard to update our kitchen style for health-related diets, though our modern way of life generally isn’t active enough to burn all the calories our forebears used to need. The good news is this: It’s the fresh, local ingredients that make food delicious. Watch our video above to learn how a technique like sauteeing can maximize the flavors in your seasonal ingredients while minimizing unnecessary calories. To find farmers markets with winter hours and CSAs with winter shares, visit www.PickTnProducts.org.
Tammy Algood develops for The Tennessee Magazine recipes that feature farm-fresh Tennessee food. Those fresh, local ingredients will always add cleaner, more flavorful foods to your table. We recommend visiting local farms and farmers markets to find the freshest seasonal produce. For more information about our recipes, contact Algood at [email protected]