The Cooking Show
D’Andra is a talented home cook and spends her free time showcasing her culinary talents on her YouTube Channel in segments titled “Simply Simmons” and on Instagram and Tik Tok.
She showcases her cooking at public events through appearances at Williams-Sonoma cooking her famous meatloaf and demonstrating her recipes at national food & wine shows like Memphis in May, Holy Smokes in Charleston, Ilani BBQ Fest, and World Food Championships.
She continues to judge many local and national cooking competitions including the Texas State Fair Best New Fried Foods Competition, Texas State Fair Pie Judging Competition, Texas State Fair Bread Competition, Dallas Donut Fest, World Food Championship (she is an E.A.T. Certified Judge), SCA International Steak Competition (certified judge), the Terlingua International Chili Cookoff in Terlingua, TX, Jeff Michner Foundation BBQ Benefit in Queens, NY with Pig Beach BBQ, which will be aired on
The Food Network on Michael Symon’s BBQ USA show, plus many other competitions. Married to photojournalist Jeremy Lock, USAF Msgt. Retired, D’Andra also cooks with veterans’ organizations that give back to those who have served in the US Military and has worked in the kitchen with celebrity chef Robert Irvine from The Food Network’s hit show Restaurant Impossible.
She is a World Food Championship Certified Judge and an SCA Certified Judge.