Summer Recipes


Boost Your Breakfast Game with These Blueberry Biscuits

Move over muffins—biscuits brightened with blueberries might just become your ultimate morning maker


Cherry Bounce: A Cocktail for North Carolina

A drink with a long history in the Tar Heel state


Appalachian Martini: A Cocktail for West Virginia

Put pawpaws to good use and enjoy this pleasing sipper


Lynchburg Lemonade: A Cocktail for Tennessee

The now-famous concoction was developed outside the Volunteer State


Gin Rickey: A Cocktail for Washington, D.C.

A cocktail that needs no lobbying as an ideal summertime refresher


Rum Runner: A Cocktail for Florida

A tropical drink that brings the beach to you


A Summer Irish Coffee

The welcome chill factor of the frozen cocktail


What to Do with Prickly Purple Cactus Pears

First: Make a margarita


A Banana Daiquiri to Satisfy Your Wanderlust

Plus, the tastemakers India Hicks and David Flint Wood share refreshing hospitality ideas in a beautiful new book

Forgotten Southern Recipes

The History of the Georgia Peach Julep

A surprising key ingredient returns the original mint julep to its roots

Forgotten Southern Recipes

How to Make Watermelon Rind Pickles

Recreating a grandmother’s beloved recipe for a gift of Southern summers


Punching Up the Harvey Wallbanger

Louisville’s High Horse doesn’t take its cocktails too seriously, as this big-batch spin on the modern classic makes clear


Julep Season Lives On

A DIY take on Kentucky’s signature sip

Food & Drink

Grilled Peach Salad

Chef Kevin Johnson of the Grocery in Charleston makes magic with end-of-season stone fruit


A Different Kind of Catfish

This effervescent vodka, lemon, and basil cocktail comes straight out of the Mississippi Delta

Anatomy of a Classic

Smoked Vanilla Ice Cream

With wood chips and ingenuity, a South Carolina chef puts a smoky spin on a classic summertime treat

Food & Drink

The Only Tomato Pie Recipe You’ll Ever Need

A Birmingham, Alabama, chef makes a deep-dish take on the summertime classic

Food & Drink

How to Husk-Roast Sweet Corn

Washington, D.C. chef Reid Shilling gives his take on street corn that’s ripe for Fourth of July festivities—and previews his new restaurant in the Yards

Anatomy of a Classic

Smashed Szechuan Cucumber Salad

Cool cukes meet Miami heat in chef Raymond Li Jr.’s surprisingly refreshing summer side



Think of this refreshing sipper from Atlanta’s Minero as an agua fresca with a vodka kick