Smoke and Whiskey

A second-generation Tennessee bartender takes a mixology lesson from dad—and devises the perfect Father’s Day cocktail

Food & Drink

Bill Smith’s Honeysuckle Sorbet

A taste of summer from Chapel Hill mainstay Crook’s Corner

tomato and white bread salad

Anatomy of a Classic

Tomato and White Bread Salad with Mayonnaise Dressing

Tomatoes two ways—fresh and pickled—star in chef Edward Lee’s ode to a Southern summer staple


Something Sweet for Mom

A light daytime cocktail—complete with flowers


Lucy’s Signature Summer Seafood Gumbo

Summer gumbo from Gulf Coast restaurant impresario Lucy “LuLu” Buffett’s new cookbook

pimento cheese nachos


Pimento Cheese Nachos

Tupelo Honey Cafe takes a Southern classic even further South—and makes one heck of a Cinco de Mayo snack


The Spread to Beat in Louisville this Year

Benedictine, the classic Kentucky recipe, gets a dill pickle update

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Bourbon, Bourbon, Everywhere

Twenty knockout cocktail recipes to celebrate the South’s favorite spirit


A Lone Star Libation: Texas Ramos Gin Fizz

Punch up brunch with this Texas twist on a New Orleans cocktail classic

beer cheese

Food & Drink

Freight House Beer Cheese

Just two ingredients, plus a few flavorings, are all you need for classic Kentucky beer cheese dip


Meet the Southside

A refreshing rum-and-mint sipper for the horse-country set

red eye gravy allan benton

Food & Drink

How Allan Benton Makes Redeye Gravy

A Southern-classic recipe from a Southern-classic curemaster

Food & Drink

Deviled Ham and Biscuit Crackers

A Virginia chef spins two Southern classics into one tasty appetizer

huevos con migas

Food & Drink

Huevos con Migas

The classic Lone Star State breakfast, made make-ahead friendly

Food & Drink

Cajun Coush-Coush

A cornmeal cousin to grits from Texas

Food & Drink

Pecan-Praline Rolls

Sugary, nut-studded rolls with European influences and Texas roots

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Food & Drink

Standout Southern Easter Dishes

From deviled eggs to holiday ham, celebrate Easter with these G&G recipes


Kentucky Hot Browns

No matter how you slice it, this classic will feed—and please—a crowd


Hot Conner Browne

A buttery rum cocktail from Asheville’s Tupelo Honey Café


Hot Apple Toddy

The cozy cure-all cocktail gets an apple twist