The Goods

Made in the South Awards

2013 Food Category: Overall Winner

From heirloom-quality banjos to alligator-charred furniture to an ingenious twist on the old-fashioned, Southern artisans continue to raise the bar on craftsmanship


Southern Folk Art

An Alabama couple’s passion for Southern folk art

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Pie Safe

With reclaimed wood, hand-punched tin, and a lot of love, a Georgia couple brings back the pie safe

Food & Drink

Dream Grills

Get to know Grillworks, the company trusted by some of the South’s most renowned chefs


Cast-Iron Collection: Davis Love III

One pro golfer’s passion for vintage cast-iron cookware

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Super Bowls

A South Carolina barber keeps a barbecue tradition alive

The Southerner's Handbook

How to Find the Good Stuff

Elevate your antiquing to the next level


An Alabama Marvel

Part shrine and part circus, the Museum of Wonder houses one of the South’s 
most eclectic assortments of art and artifacts

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Capers Cauthen’s Handcrafted Tables

Giving new life to old wood

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Shaping History with Southern Pottery

In the Appalachian foothills, Matt Jones spins the past into every pot

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Home & Garden

The Best Stuff Inspired by the South

From mason-jar lighting to denim throw rugs, Southern influences are everywhere

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Cutting Edge

Bladesmith Quintin Middleton crafts the perfect kitchen knife

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Home & Garden

A Look at Southern Knives

Tour bladesmith Quintin Middleton’s South Carolina workshop


The Banjo Room

Jim Mills’s North Carolina basement is a monument to bluegrass history

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Frontier Blades

Daniel Winkler turns hunks of metal into eighteenth-century masterpieces with an edge

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The Texas Creek Boat

The oldest son of Texas troubadour Townes Van Zandt casts his luck with the perfect flats boat