Episode 185: Bri McKoy
I am so excited to welcome Bri McKoy to the table. She calls herself an accidental home cook, turned food blogger, turned author. She loves to gather people around her everyday table. She is the author of Come and Eat: A Celebration of Love and Grace Around the Everyday Table which is an invitation to anyone who is searching for deeper community and a desire to show more of Jesus’ love right from their very own dining room table.
I discovered Bri on Instagram through some mutual friends and she instantly became one of my favorite people. Her energy is contagious. She is so easily to chat with that I felt like we had been friends for years. We talk about what it looks like to create a new normal which she completely relates to as being a military wife. She also shares some tips on how to settle into a temporary space. She talks about what gave her a heart to create a longer table for people and in the process reveals some of her go to recipes and kitchen tools.
Bri’s Starbucks recipe: iced grande Starbucks double shot with one pump classic and a little bit of heavy cream instead of 2% milk
If you are living in a temporary space, settle in. Hang stuff on the walls. Get to know your neighbors. Commit to where you are.
There is something powerful about bringing people to your everyday table.
Inviting people into your kitchen is vulnerable but to be a wholehearted person, we need to be brave and step into the vulnerable spaces with others.
Favorite recipe for summer: street tacos, margaritas and coconut lime spritzers
What are your feelings about cooking?
When did you learn to cook?
What has been helpful for you to learn more about cooking and hospitality?
What holds you back from inviting others to your table?
What is one brave thing you could do this week in regards to cooking or hospitality?
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