Hi, I’m Bailey Rae!
I’m an Iowa farm girl now rooted in Nashville, with a never-ending appetite, a love for growing vegetables, and making things beautiful!
There was hardly anything I wouldn’t eat as a child. On the farm, meat was the main course since my daddy raised livestock, but I always preferred an extra serving of mashed potatoes in place of a pork chop.
Both my mother and grandmother planted beautiful and bountiful gardens on the farm, so growing fresh vegetables has been instilled in me since a young age.
I remember receiving my first cookbook when I was eight years old. In the summer I would make lunch for my parents, going to the garden to pick green beans, asparagus, lettuce, whatever was in season. Many days, I would take my go-cart a mile down the dirt road to my grandmothers, where we would enjoy a cup of tea and bake something sweet! I still can’t make pie crust as good as hers….
Now, my whole life revolves around vegetables! If I am not working in the kitchen, I have my hands in the dirt with my man working on our “urban farm” or planning and hosting garden-fresh dinner parties.
My mission is to help others discover their love for vegetables. When prepared correctly, the flavors of vegetables will ignite and entice your taste buds. There are almost infinite ways to enjoy vegetables that are just as satisfying, even for the meat-lovers!
Come join me at one of my Garden-Fresh Dinner Parties! I will show you around my “urban farm”, then you are welcome to join me in the kitchen as I prepare a 4-course meal.
Don’t forget to head over and follow me on Instagram (@BaileyRaesKitchen). There, I share daily life and post my latest recipes and videos.
– Bailey Rae