15th Anniversary

Top Hits: Our Most Clicked-on Stories of All Time

From the origins of a famous Southern sandwich to a beloved Alabama anthem, check out these timeless online fan-favorites from G&G

illustration: STEVE BRODNER

Thirty Years of Steel Magnolias
The untold story of what would become one of the most beloved touchstones of Southern culture. Read more.


photo: Peter Frank Edwards

How Sean Brock Makes Pimento Cheese

The James Beard Award-winning chef shares a recipe from his new cookbook. Read more.


photo: ADRIAN MILLER

Why Do We Eat Black-Eyed Peas on New Year’s Day?
James Beard Award-winning author Adrian Miller shares his family recipe for the New Year’s Day staple. Read more.


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The Story behind ‘Sweet Home Alabama’

Gary Rossington—at age 63, the sole living original member who still plays with the band—on Lynyrd Skynyrd’s place in Southern music history. Read more.


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PB & Mayo: The Forgotten Southern Sandwich

Through the hardships of the Great Depression and the lean years that followed, peanut butter and mayonnaise kept many struggling households afloat. Read more.



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