Taylor Mathis and Sally James

Sally James and Taylor Mathis are a mother and son duo from Charlotte, NC. Sally, a professional recipe developer, and Taylor, a professional Food and Lifestyle photographer, work together to create beautiful and delicious recipes designed to be eaten anywhere! Together they are the creators and authors of the food Blog Taylor Takes A Taste and worked together on The Southern Tailgating Cookbook.

Asian-Spiced Sloppy Joe with Pineapple Slaw

For a flavorful weeknight bite, make turkey sloppy joe sandwiches with hoisin, ginger, lime, and soy sauce. But that’s not all, the filling is then topped with a Napa cabbage and pineapple slaw for the ultimate finish.

Loaded Baked Potato Skins

Filled with delicious flavors, these loaded potato skins are the life of the party. Crispy skin on the outside and a customizable combination on the inside.


Nectarine Galette

With the perfect amount of crust, a galette lets the fresh nectarine filling shine through.


Garlic Habanero London Broil

London Broils keep friends sitting at a table until it is gone. Featuring a garlic pepper marinade blended with orange and thyme for a bright, tender meat.

Shrimp Salad with Citrus

A light flavored summer salad with plenty of shrimp to keep you full. Cooked with allspice and citrus, they are bursting with zest.

Buttery Brioche Rolls

Buttery rolls are perfect to take on a picnic, serve a slider on, or mop up delicious BBQ sauce. With this versatility you can enjoy them all summer long.

Grilled Pineapple Pork Tenderloin

The marinade for the pork is based off the flavors of pineapple, ginger and teriyaki. It can be dressed up for a barbecue or prepared for a weeknight meal.

Pesto and Bacon Chicken Salad

Grab crackers or bread, basil, a blanket, and head out for a picnic with a pesto salad. A delicious spring meal, perfect for an active day outdoors.

Lemon Spiced Walnuts

Spiced nuts make a great snack with a cocktail, on a salad, or as the topping on brie. These lemon sugar walnuts are perfect for spring.

Paprika Baked Chicken

The mix of smoky, sweet, citrus, and the smallest amount of heat is a welcome change to traditional baked chicken.

Turkey Pot Pie Soup Recipe

Comforting Turkey Pot Pie Soup

This Turkey Pot Pie Soup has all the flavors of a traditional pot pie, but in a soup form. If your favorite part of the pies is the crust, you will love the crispy crusts that top this soup.

Heath Bar Cheesecake

Heath Bar Cheesecake

A classic dessert combines with a popular candy bar for a sweet treat that will appeal to almost everyone.

Red Pepper Jam

Red Pepper Jam

Try this red pepper jam on your sausage sandwich at your next tailgate or cookout for an extra dimension of flavor.

Scallop Ceviche with Peach Salsa

Scallop Ceviche with Peach Salsa

This South Carolina-inspired appetizer takes advantage of juicy late season peaches and beautiful plump scallops.

Blueberry Raspberry Muffins

Blueberry Raspberry Muffins

If you are bringing these muffins to an event, you can make them the night before and store in a sealable container.