Husband-and-wife team Justin Fox Burks and Amy Lawrence are the authors of the new cookbook The Chubby Vegetarian: 100 Inspired Recipes for the Modern Table (Susan Schadt Press, 2016) as well as The Southern Vegetarian: 100 Down-Home Recipes for the Modern Table (Thomas Nelson, 2013). Burks and Lawrence were invited to speak at the venerable James Beard House in New York City for the Enlightened Eaters series; they cooked three dishes and gave a lecture on their unique style of healthy Southern cooking. Justin and Amy's creative take on vegetarian food has been highlighted in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Woman’s Day, The Kitchn, Local Palate, The Huffington Post, P. Allen Smith’s Garden Style, The Food Network, and Memphis Magazine. They have appeared on The Great Food Truck Race, P. Allen Smith's Garden Style, Live at 9 in Memphis, and Good Morning Nashville. See them talk more about the awesome food in their hometown of Memphis HERE.
Justin and Amy continue to work on the TCV blog and cooking demos, collaborate on articles about restaurants and home cooking, and currently are developing new recipes that will become a part of their third vegetarian cookbook!