Food & Drink

Mail-Order Southern Holiday Food

Spend less time in the kitchen and more time by the punch bowl with family and friends

The High & the Low

Beyond the Butterball

An argument for ditching the Turkey Day turkey


Southern Magnolia Garland: 3 Easy Ways

Add little embellishments to set off all that shiny, lush greenery this holiday season

End of the Line

Cake Talk

A few high-minded thoughts on the noble fruitcake

The High & the Low

Drink and Be Merry

A handy guide to surviving the holidays

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Butterscotch Pudding with Snickerdoodle Cookie Crumbs & Bacon Whipped Cream

Bourbon and bacon give this dessert a grown-up flavor

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Baked Apple Dumpling

Part apple pie and part caramel-coated Halloween apple

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Brown Sugar, Pear & Pistachio Cake

A winter pear cake with ginger and brown butter

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Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Maple Whipped Cream

A decadent riff on the classic pumpkin bread

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S’mores Pie Recipe

From the Back in the Day Bakery in Savannah, Georgia

Anatomy of a Classic

Scallion Cornbread with Cheddar Cheese

A slightly Tex-Mex take on cornbread

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Cornbread Oyster Dressing

Chef Edward Lee shares his recipe for oyster dressing

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Oysters Rockefeller

Chef Bryan Caswell’s recipe for oysters Rockefeller

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Smothered Country Green Beans

Chef Kevin Callaghan of Carrboro, North Carolina, shares his secret for cooking fresh beans

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Curry-Roasted Cauliflower with Almonds & Grapes

Chef Tony Chittum of Alexandria, Virginia, shares his take on cauliflower

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Sweet Potato Casserole with Sorghum

Nashville’s chef Tandy Wilson shares his favorite holiday recipe

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Sliced Dove Breasts on Cornbread 
Crostini with Green Tomato Marmalade

A grown-up version of the author’s dove breast Triscuit

Anatomy of a Classic

Chicken Thigh Potpie

The humble chicken potpie rises to new heights

Anatomy of a Classic

Bourbon Pecan Pie

It’s hard to beat a fresh pecan pie, unless you add a little bourbon