Summer Recipes

Food & Drink

The Ultimate Summer Side: Grilled Corn Ribs

Tender, smoky, and glazed with mayo and Parmesan, this twist on a cookout staple may make you the star of the backyard


 Frozen Gin and Tonic

This cooling cocktail is the perfect antidote to a sweltering afternoon


The Smokin’ Marg

A Fort Worth hotel mixes up a bold margarita perfect for summer


Falling for Fricassee

A simple yet elegant celebration of summer from Vishwesh Bhatt


Black & Blue Pie

A delicious ode to summer’s bounty—and to love


How Mason Hereford Makes the Ultimate Tomato Sandwich

The Turkey and the Wolf chef takes you step by step through his summer original

Food & Drink

Grilled Peach Spoon Bread with Buttermilk Whipped Cream

Celebrate peach season with a sweet twist on a soul food classic


A Sublime Summer Salad

The darlings of summer all play well together in salad star Emily Nunn’s homage to the South’s bounty


Cooking from the Bar Cart: Churned Peach and Amaretto Ice Cream

Nutty liqueur takes a summertime favorite beyond just peachy

Home & Garden

Clever Hacks for Southern Summer Entertaining

Tips and tricks that will kick up your soirees


Peach Fry Bread with Bourbon Bacon Jam, Ricotta, and Basil

North Carolina chef Ashleigh Fleming celebrates peach season with this sweet-and-savory brunch treat


Pimento Cheese Tomato Pies

Chef Rob McDaniel reimagines the Southern summer classic

What's In Season

A Next-Level Spud

Whether in Fourth of July potato salad or breakfast hash, the German Butterball is a summer favorite


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