October/November 2012: Perfect Southern Food

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Food
Kim Severson

Spicy-sweet and a little bit tart, Jezebel sauce—done right—is a cook’s best friend

Food
Cathy Barrow

Part apple pie and part caramel-coated Halloween apple

Food

Get the recipe for this Southern favorite

Food
Cathy Barrow

A winter pear cake with ginger and brown butter

Food
Cathy Barrow

Bourbon and bacon give this dessert a grown-up flavor

Food
Cathy Barrow

Four of the South's rising pastry chefs share recipes for Thanksgiving desserts

Food
John T. Edge

Here are John T. Edge's top ten dishes of the year—from lardo-wrapped fish to one hell of a tomato sandwich

Food
Natalie Ermann Russell

Virginia’s Oakencroft Farm puts a grown-up spin on grape juice

Food
Cathy Barrow

A decadent riff on the classic pumpkin bread

Food
Jenny Everett

Grab a few bushels of Albemarle Pippins, Arkansas Black, and Grimes Golden now and you'll be set through winter

Food
John Kessler

Five new restaurants with lots of Southern promise

Music
Matt Hendrickson

The Avett Brothers have a new album and big plans

Music
Matt Hendrickson

With rising acclaim and a sophomore album, England’s Mumford & Sons channel Dixie roots

Home & Garden
Bryan K. Hunter

High in the North Carolina mountains, 
a couple’s reclaimed lodge welcomes family, 
friends, and the occasional bear

Home & Garden
Natalie Ermann Russell

A Virginia jewelry designer’s multifaceted estate is a study in contrast

Sporting Life
Winston Groom

After a lifetime in the field, a bad eye forced the author to make a difficult decision: give up the sport he loves or learn to shoot lefty

Sporting Life
Nic Brown

How a long-lost companion became the stuff of legend

Sporting Life
Pat Jordan

Mike Veeck, scion of a storied baseball family and comic maestro of the minor leagues, will stop at nothing to get you to the ballpark—and get you to laugh

Arts & Culture
Mike Grudowski

Beauty and turmoil collide in the work 
of this Louisiana artist

Arts & Culture
Roy Blount, Jr.

A few words in defense of a very Southern staple

Arts & Culture
Allison Glock

The country’s newest poet laureate reflects on history, memory, and why Hollywood rarely gets the South right

Arts & Culture
Clyde Edgerton

A new compilation celebrates
one of the South’s most underappreciated writers

Arts & Culture
Marion Laffey Fox

To collect her subjects, a Lowcountry artist goes deep

Arts & Culture
Steve Russell

Goings-on in the South & Beyond

Travel
Beth Macy

Forget what you think you know about Roanoke. These days the small city's rising culture might just win you over

Travel
John T. Edge

A stop at St. James in New Orleans will have you singing the blues, and the cheddars

Travel
Gemma de Choisy

Residents giving this little city a big jolt of creative energy

Travel
Gemma de Choisy

A local's guide to the ins and outs of Roanoke

Travel
Gemma de Choisy

The hot spots in the Star City