Hummingbird Sheet Cake

An easier spin on the classic fruity Southern layer cake


Kardea Brown’s Lowcountry Seafood Salad

The South Carolina chef shares a bright and tasty side or main dish

Food & Drink

Sweet and Spicy Sea Island Wings

Chef Kardea Brown’s game-day treat for a crowd


Cream Cheese and Guava Pastries

In her new cookbook, Illyanna Maisonet shares a recipe for, and the background behind, sweet quesitos


Coconut Soda–Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Boxed cake and pudding mixes—plus fruity soda—make a decadent and easy dessert


Gingerbread Cupcakes with Molasses Buttercream

A perfectly sweet and spiced pairing for fall


Pimento Cheese Popovers

Warm, gooey pimento cheese stars in this fusion of bread and cheddar


Whole Duck Jambalaya with Confit Duck Legs

A savory main course to star on your fall table—plus a resource for mail-order duck


Southern Comfort: Chicken and Dumplings

In her new cookbook, Cousin Rosie calls these her “Best Damn Chicken and Dumplings”


Savory Monkey Bread

If you love the cinnamon-and-sugar original, give this cheesy, bacon-studded version a spin


White Beans and Sausage

An easy, comforting supper that’s full of classic Southern flavors


Mango Rice Pudding

An elegant fruit dessert from a beloved Indian restaurant in Houston


Coconut Crab Dip

A Houston chef combines South Indian flavors and Southern seafood in one decadent spread


Why Fermented Honey Should Be Your New Secret Ingredient

Explore the joys of infusing the sweet-and-sticky stuff in the Stinging Bee’s Knees cocktail and beyond


A Perfect Paper Plane Cocktail

Louisville’s Garden & Gun Club shares a modern classic with a dash of rosemary


Chocolate Soufflé with Chocolate Sauce and Whipped Cream

The Fearrington House Cookbook adapts this classic from Edna Lewis and the acclaimed chef’s time at the beloved North Carolina restaurant

Food & Drink

The Weird and Wonderful Ways You Can Cook with Kudzu (Really!)

From roasted kudzu chips to a cool cocktail trick, make the most of the South’s most infamous vine

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A Taste for Duck

Bold spices and a flavorful pan sauce amp up chef Meherwan Irani’s decadent duck


The Elle Rio Cocktail Is Full of Surprises

A New Orleans cocktail tastes like whiskey, but the starring spirit is…


Elegant Southern Hospitality in Detroit

The lyrical flavors of SavannahBlue—plus a savory end-of-summer tomato recipe