Amy Herr and Tracey Brower

Amy Herr and Tracey Brower live in Atlanta. Longtime friends and colleagues, Amy works as photographer, while Tracey is a former food stylist's assistant now producing photo shoots and commercials.
Jeanee’s Sunny Vintage Kitchen
Who cooks and eats here: Jeanee Ledoux, owner of Finely Crafted Boutique Where: Decatur, Georgia Rent or Own? Own Jeanee Ledoux is an Atlanta boutique owner who found herself the guardian angel of one of the most unique homes we have seen in a long time: a vintage Lustron prefabricated home in the heart of Decatur, one of Atlanta’s prettiest suburbs.
Jun 9, 2019
Tea Advice for Newbies and Enthusiasts: A Visit to Just Add Honey Tea Company
Who: Brandi Shelton of Just Add Honey Tea Company What: Custom-blended loose-leaf teas, cold-brewed teas, and accessories Where: Atlanta, Georgia While studying fashion design and marketing in London, Brandi Shelton fell in love with the daily ritual of a cup of tea, but was less enamored of the traditional flavors. “I thought I could add a spice here or a fruit there to make a more flavorful cup,” she tells us. And that’s how Just Add Honey, her custom tea line, began.
May 30, 2019
This Tiny Candy Company Is Making Wildly Popular Allergen-Free Sweets in Alabama
Who: Hanson Watkins, owner of Indie Candy What: Big-Eight Allergen-Free Confectioners Where: Birmingham, Alabama Hanson Watkins knows a thing or two about the candy business. “There used to be a candy maker in every town in the United States – maybe two,” she explains, as we walk through the triple-storefront workspace of her company, Indie Candy. “Now most of the candy in the US is made by one of three companies, and it’s all done on an industrial scale.
May 30, 2019
What It Takes for Indie Candy to Avoid the Big Eight Allergens
Who: Hanson Watkins What: Indie Candy, allergen-free confectioner Where: Birmingham, Alabama At Indie Candy, the brainchild of Birmingham’s Hanson Watkins, “nothing is simple,” due to the many restrictions placed on her Big Eight allergen-free candy line. These allergens include milk, eggs, fish, crustaceans and shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soy — with sesame thrown in for good measure.
May 30, 2019
How Indie Candy Uses Vintage Equipment to Work Their Magic
Who: Hanson Watkins, Confectioner What: Indie Candy, Big-Eight Allergen-Free Confectionary Where: Birmingham, Alabama Hanson Watkins, proprietress of Indie Candy, knows her way around a confectionary shop. And unlike a large commercial operation — with super-speed computerized equipment that turns out 25,000 pounds of chocolate per run — she makes highly specialized, limited-quantity candy, and prefers to work with equipment that has stood the test of time.
May 30, 2019
A No-Recipe Recipe from Christan in Atlanta: Sunday Kale Salad
Who cooks and eats here: Christan Vick & Jenna Novic Where: East Atlanta, GA See the kitchen: Christan & Jenna’s Blended East Atlanta Kitchen Rent or Own? Own Christan’s favorite kitchen hack is to make a large vegetable or veg-and-grain salad that can be safely stashed in the refrigerator for easy lunches and late-night snack raids. Here’s how she makes her favorite Sunday kale salad — an easy make-ahead salad for eating all week.
Oct 12, 2014
The 6 Kitchen Tools These Two Cooks Love the Most
Who cooks and eats here: Christan Vick and wife Jenna Novic Where: East Atlanta, Georgia See their kitchen: Christan & Jenna’s Blended East Atlanta Kitchen Rent or Own? Own Christan and Jenna’s kitchen is a blend of modern (IKEA cabinets, wire shelving), vintage finds, and family heirlooms. Their 60s style ranch house has limited storage, so everything in the kitchen has to get used regularly to justify the space.
Oct 8, 2014
Christan & Jenna’s Blended East Atlanta Kitchen
Who cooks and eats here: Christan Vick & Jenna Novic Where: East Atlanta, Georgia Rent or Own? Own Christan Vick and her wife Jenna share a 60s style ranch house in the East Atlanta neighborhood, decorated in equal parts mid-century modern and southern tradition.
Oct 7, 2014
How Julia Organizes Her Open-Plan Kitchen
Julia Badovinac’s open-plan loft kitchen required a bit of extra planning for storage, since the high-ceilinged space was once an industrial building with no built-in shelving or closets. Fortunately the owners installed a kitchen that ran from one end of the space to the other, and Julia and her boyfriend Julian added on from there.
May 15, 2014
Julia’s Favorite Tools: Why She Loves Her Copper Mixing Bowl and Imusa Lemon Squeezer
Julia cooks in a simple, industrial-style loft where she’s learned to pare down and organize her cooking supplies to adapt to the limited storage and open space she shares with her mixologist boyfriend, Julian. “This place has taught me to be really on top of maintenance, and to keep everything I need in good shape” she says.
May 15, 2014
Erin’s Family-Friendly Atlanta Kitchen
Erin Bennett-Jenkins, a prop stylist, and her husband, Matt, an animation director, moved into their 1926 Craftsman home in August of 2012 with their son and immediately tore into the renovation of their kitchen — or rather what had been a kitchen. “It was horrible!” says Erin, who can laugh about it now. “It was tiny and dark, and there were huge holes in the floor where the subfloor had rotted and the tile broken through.
Jun 4, 2013