Brook Bolen

Brook Bolen

Journalist/Content Marketing Writer

I write about feminism, health, animal welfare, social justice, sexuality, and class. Available for freelance assignments.

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Summertime in a bowl: Get salad inspiration from Atlanta chef Savannah Sasser

Far from the paltry bowls of limp, insipid greens drowning under a sea of bottled salad dressing, today’s salads are vibrantly delicious, endlessly customizable and — essentially — summertime in a bowl.

5 top chefs on the role of vegetables in Southern food

I turned to some of South’s most beloved culinary giants, all of whom happen to also be James Beard Award nominees or winners: Nathalie Dupree, Kevin Gillespie, Virginia Willis, Scott Peacock, and Ronni Lundy for their input on the role of vegetables in Southern cooking.

Eating Appalachia with Ronni Lundy

A founding member of the Southern Foodways Alliance, Lundy’s latest book, Victuals, is a blend of recipes, reported stories, and personal tales about Appalachian food and culture, specifically in the mountain South.