Marye Audet-White is a long-time food writer whose work and expertise are featured in cookbooks, websites, magazines, TV programs and her food blog, Restless Chipotle.
With a 40 year focus on the importance of family and a passion for southern comfort food, Marye Audet-White has become an expert in melding the two together effortlessly. She’s a NY Times Bestselling author with 10 cookbooks under her belt and her recipes have been featured in Good Housekeeping, Country Living, Today, House Beautiful, Texas Living, Food & Wine, and many more.
Marye also works to help other women learn the craft of blogging through courses, coaching, and mentorship programs. Her ultimate goal is for women to be able to provide for themselves and their families while being able to work from home.
Marye Audet-White Show Notes
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Camera and Lens
What did you do before you started food blogging?
As a linguist did you have all these languages that you knew?
What languages did you know?
How did you speak Czechoslovakian?
Do you miss speaking all those languages?
Did you homeschool every one of your kids?
Why did you start blogging?
Did you know that $50 was very low?
When you started Restless Chipotle, did you take the recipes from the first blog to that blog?
What year did you start Restless Chipotle?
Did you do the backend things for the company that hired you or did you just write for them?
Was it a shock to start your own food blog and did you find it a lot harder?
Did you start on WordPress?
How did you pick the name of your food blog?
So there isn’t a back story?
When you first started, how many times a week did you publish a post?
Did you write a total blog post for it?
How many do you publish now?
Have you remade them and photographed everything?
How many drafts do you have ready to be published now?
Once you started, how long did it take you to start making money?
How many cups of coffee do you drink a day?
Can you talk about your other businesses and what you think would be helpful to other food bloggers?
How do you stay up to date with all the changes and SEO practices and things like that?
Do you have anybody that helps you with your company?
Where in your house do you photograph your recipes?
How far from the kitchen is it?
What do you think is the hardest thing about blogging?
What do you love about blogging?
What do you use for a table for your photography?
What do you use for backdrops?
Do you use natural light?
What kind of camera do you use?
Do you use a tripod?
What is your most popular post?
What is the most surprising thing you’ve found since you started blogging?
What is your biggest food failure?
Did you ever try to make that cake again?
What is your favorite cuisine?
What would be your last meal?
What is one thing that you can’t live without in your kitchen?
Do you have a favorite cookbook?