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Some Like It Hot: In Praise of the Chile Pequín

An ode to a pepper beloved in Texas—and to one writer’s family

Food & Drink

An Ode to the Roadside Farm Stand

Deep summer means it’s time to bask in the glory of your local produce stand—and make the most of the bounty in the kitchen

Food & Drink

Southern Recipe Revival

Passed down through generations and re-created with love, these five lesser-known dishes from across the region set a table brimming with forgotten flavors and Southern memories

Editors Choice

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Food & Drink

Our Favorite Cast-Iron Recipes

In a Southern kitchen, the most cherished—and most often used—tool is a cast-iron skillet. Here are more than sixty recipes to put yours to good use

Taste of the South

A Biscuit Tradition on the Rise

Sixty locations strong and counting, Biscuitville may soon be bringing a traditional taste of the South to a drive-through near you

What's in Season

Walk This Way with Walking Onions

A master gardener’s favorite, the walking onion—zingy, hardy, and self-planting— is ripe for revival

Interview

Vivian Howard’s Next Act

With her new TV series, the North Carolina chef continues to advocate for the overlooked South

Food & Drink

In Praise of Jell-O Salads (and Their Vessels)

The right pans give new life to treasured family recipes

Food & Drink

Why Southerners, and Just About Everyone Else, Love Beans

A new cookbook honors chickpeas, field peas, lentils, and other beans from all over the legume family tree

What's In Season

Why You Should Be Grilling Your Radicchio

Add this bittersweet beauty to your late-winter spread

Food & Drink

The Latest Southern Restaurant News

Guest chef residencies, special anniversary menus and Valentine’s Day dinners, and new hot spots opening across the South in February

Tastemaker

Get to Know Meherwan Irani

With five lauded restaurants across the South and Spicewalla, his small-batch spice company, Meherwan Irani continues to have the golden touch

Food & Drink

The Ultimate Guide to Grits

Kernels of wisdom about one of the South’s fundamental foods

Food & Drink

The South’s Best Mail-Order Grits

Ten purveyors that will send freshly ground grits straight to your doorstep

What's in Season

Discover Candy Roaster Squash

This gem of a winter squash gets sweeter with age

Tastemaker

The One and Only Nathalie Dupree

The doyenne of Southern cooking reflects on helping to shape both the region’s cuisine and those who make it

The G&G Interview

Meet the Next Food Network Star: Kardea Brown

On her Food Network show, the South Carolina native celebrates her Gullah roots

Food & Drink

New Chinese in Charleston

The restaurant from beloved food truck Short Grain opens in North Charleston this weekend

What's in Season

What’s In Season: Muscadines

Thick-skinned with sweet, juicy centers, muscadine grapes are nature’s candy

Food & Drink

Go Hubig’s or Go Home

New Orleans—and especially one local author—celebrates the promised return of a beloved brand of fried pies