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We Asked Readers to Share Their Thanksgiving Fails, and the Responses Were Priceless

Botched family recipes, too-big turkeys, and other holiday mishaps


How to Quickly and Easily Smoke Chicken on Your Stovetop

Transform rotisserie chicken with this genius DIY stovetop smoker

Food & Drink

What’s Good at the Goody Shop Cafe

Meet the do-it-all waitress and seen-it-all owner behind this Albemarle, North Carolina, burger institution

Arts & Culture

Why There’s No Fair Like the State Fair of Texas

As a native Midwesterner, state fairs are in my blood, but I’ve found Texas’s early fall celebration is truly best in show

Food & Drink

This New Cocktail Bar in New Orleans Will Have You Dreaming of Paris

Say “bonjour” to Fives, a French Quarter bistro from the team behind the famed Columns


Hot Honey Garlic Shrimp Tacos

A craveable dish from a Clemson favorite

Food & Drink

Now Trending in Los Angeles: The Flavors of Charleston

A Southerner’s surreal experience getting a taste of home infused with major Cali vibes

Fork in the Road

John T. Edge Falls for a Slice of the Delta

Firing up pizza, bagels, and community in Cleveland, Mississippi


No Campfire? Here’s How to Make S’mores in a Skillet

The ultimate fall party dessert is inspired by summer sleepaway camps

Anatomy of a Classic

Reimagining Succotash

Kentucky chef Lawrence Weeks gives the summer side a fetching makeover perfect for fall

Food & Drink

Must-Try Breakfast Restaurants Across the South

Rise like a regular for these local-favorite breakfast joints

Food & Drink

Where to Eat in Jackson County, North Carolina, a Culinary Overachiever

Elevated menus abound in its quaint mountain towns


Rum from the Rainforest

Yo, ho, ho, and a Belizean bottle of eco-friendly rum. Plus: a tropical, punchy cocktail recipe


Himalaya Fried Chicken

Sample the universal appeal of a Houston chef’s Indian meets Pakistani meets Tex-Mex cooking

What's in Season

Curried Sweet Potato Soup

As the temperatures drop, cozy up with this recipe starring the bright orange root veggie

Food & Drink

Will an Open Bottle of Fine Bourbon Ever Go Bad?

A few thoughts—and some science—on the proper care and handling of good bourbon


The Lasting Legacy of Old-Fashioned Persimmon Pudding

An autumnal classic from the recipe files of Mom


Reba McEntire’s Pinto Beans and Cornbread

An elevated version of the musician’s forever favorite


Reba McEntire’s Redhead ’Rita

The queen of country music’s margarita of choice is almost too pretty to drink


Reba McEntire’s Pineapple Upside Down Cake

A cast-iron skillet serves as the vessel for a country music legend’s version of a classic Southern dessert