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Advice for Young Professionals

Hi! I’m Emily Yates, Creative Director for VeryVera. I do the food photography you see on our website and produce the Vera’s Corner segment in every show. On August 17th, I will celebrate 3 years with VeryVera. The above picture is from my first day on set! Recently, an academic advisor from the University of

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The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Hi! I’m Caroline McCully. A year ago around this time, I wrote my first blog for VeryVera. I was an intern, fresh out of my first year of college, and everything was new to me, from sending professional emails to having my own desk. I arrived at the Cottage armed with my laptop and my

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A Cinco de Mayo Party

Cinco de Mayo is just a few days away! In Episode 2 of Season 6, we shared a few recipes and presentations ideas that are perfect for your Cinco de Mayo celebration! Here are our tips to make your party a success: 1.) Remember the history! It’s always a good idea to have some idea of the

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Of Potholes and Possibilities

Who would’ve ever thought VeryVera and Indianapolis would go hand-in-hand? We’re so excited that The VeryVera Show is taking off in Indianapolis on WISH-TV, and we’re equally excited that Park Tudor School has taken VeryVera Cooking Camp for summer 2018. Recently, Vera and I (Emily Yates, Creative Director) made the trip to Indy to officially

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My VeryVera Internship Experience

VICTORIA KIRBY

Hi! My name is Victoria Kirby and I have the pleasure of interning as the Culinary/Special Projects Intern with VeryVera this semester! I came all the way from Auburn, AL, where I am receiving a degree in Hospitality Management from Auburn University. I started my internship with VeryVera because I knew I wanted to get

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VeryVera on Draper James

You know who Reese Witherspoon is, right? If you’re an American (especially a Southerner) between the ages of 0 and 100, you should’ve answered “yes” to that question. Well, I’m so excited to be featured today on the blog for Draper James, Reese’s fabulous clothing line! I’m sharing my recipe for Red Velvet Cake, an

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Sponsor of the Month: Star Granite Interiors

My February Sponsor of the Month is a family-owned Georgia business that I’ve absolutely loved partnering with–Star Granite! The Star Granite team were the helping hands that took the measurements and installed our gorgeous countertops and backsplashes. Throughout our entire renovation project, they were so helpful, friendly, and knowledgeable. The day they showed up to

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Valentine’s Scratch-Off Card

Our February Saturday Campers had a blast making these too-cool scratch-off Valentines! Keep reading to learn how to make your own! Supplies Valentine card sheets Markers Clear tape Small dish ¾ tablespoon dish soap 1 tablespoon metallic paint, gold or silver Paintbrushes Instructions Click here to download the Valentine card template. Print on white cardstock

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Brotherly Love

This weekend we celebrated Ward Wingfield Stewart’s 1st birthday. Ward is Catherine’s maiden name and Wingfield is mine. I’ve had fun watching him grow this year alongside his brother, and I have often reminisced to when his dad, Daniel, and his older brother, John, did the same things and had completely opposite personalities. The closeness

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January Sponsor of the Month: Cambria Quartz

Introducing our January Sponsor of the Month: Cambria! Cambria was started in 2000 when the Davis family, already successful in the dairy industry, got the opportunity to enter the quartz processing business. Since that time, the company has expanded its facilities and its collections to give you endless options when remodeling your kitchen. We first

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DIY Champagne Glass Cupcake Tower

In our New Year’s Eve episode, we share a fabulous presentation piece for mini cupcakes that can be used for any small bite you want to serve for your NYE party! Supplies needed: Gold paint/paintbrushes 15 plastic champagne cups (will hold 15 mini bites) Hot glue Paint the rims of each champagne cup with gold

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December Sponsor of the Month: Hershey

Our December Sponsor of the Month is Hershey! We’re so excited to feature America’s favorite chocolate company this month, because who isn’t stocking up on cocoa powder, chocolate chips, and Hershey’s Kisses for all their holiday baking? We began our partnership with Hershey after making a connection during Masters week in Augusta. We reached out

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November Sponsor of the Month: SubZero-Wolf

Since this is the month of Thanksgiving, we want to express our gratitude for our show’s overall sponsor: Sub-Zero and Wolf. SubZero-Wolf became our sponsor at the beginning of Season 6 and told us they were going to fully outfit our studio kitchen with their appliances. The first day we filmed at the studio with our

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When Life Throws You Curveballs…

Life really throws some amazing curve balls. Believe me, I’ve had some that have sent me sailing into left field, but this week I caught one square in the middle of my oven mitt! Having been asked months ago to do a simple cooking demonstration for high school students that come to a local Boys

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October Advertiser of the Month

My Advertiser of the Month is a real GEM–Crown Jewelers in Augusta, GA! Crown Jewelers has been a loyal advertiser during The VeryVera Show for several years and has become one of the southeast’s leading wedding and engagement ring stores. The owner and president of Crown Jewelers, Joel Conte, has over 49 years experience in

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Seasons Remembered

WOW…hard to believe we are going into year 6 of The VeryVera Show. Small things really do matter: I still have the same apron I’ve been wearing since Day 1 and it looks great! (HINT – I don’t put it in the dryer and I iron it, too) I have quit with the fake eyelashes,

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September Advertiser of the Month

We’re excited to announce Jeff’s Sewing and Vacuum in Augusta, GA as our September Advertiser of the Month! Jeff’s has been on board with the VeryVera Show since Season 5, and we’re proud to have an Augusta staple supporting our show. Jeff’s Sewing and Vacuum is locally owned and operated, and they’re all about service!

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Referee Food Cards

Getting ready for the big game? Add these fun referee food cards to your buffet! There is a card for the Buffalo Chicken Dip, Cheesy Bacon Chips, Homemade Mozzarella Sticks, as well as a blank one so you can write in your favorite recipe. All you have to do is download one of the documents

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