For this issue, we asked our contributors, “What’s the best thing you’ve ever brought home from your travels?” Click on the pictures for their answers and links to their websites.


Mary-Heather Cogar

The best thing I’ve ever brought home from my travels are family recipes. I like to watch my grandmothers in the kitchen to pick up their secrets. Mam-maw’s biscuits, Roberta’s fried okra... learning how to cook these is better than any souvenir I could buy!