Karen Mordechai is a photographer, stylist, cooking enthusiast, and founder of Sunday Suppers. This week on After the Jump, Grace Bonney chats it up with Karen about the arts, cooking at home, and the art of entertaining. Tune in to find out what attracted Karen to the visual arts, and why she often focuses her lens on families and food. Learn more about the Sunday Suppers dinner series; how did it evolve from a casual gathering into a full-blown dinner party? Karen shares her philosophy on cooking instruction, and later talks about chefs that inspire her in and out of the kitchen. This program has been brought to you by Seersucker.

"We are able to break down some of the fear that people have in regards to the kitchen, and introduce people to some daunting things." [12:30] -- Karen Mordechai on After the Jump