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A boy riding a horse jumps over a car

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The beloved Western North Carolina event unites generations of riders and spectators with a tradition steeped in family and community

An illustration of the back of a man with a guitar looking up at a circle of light

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For one writer navigating grief, “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” is a cradle of comfort

An illustration of a styrofoam box of fried fish and sides in the style of stained glass

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Along with a time of restraint, Lent in New Orleans ushers in the season of divine fillets with your neighbors

An illustration of a boy wearing a Santa costume in a mall with a Christmas tree

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For a young boy, holiday magic arrived in the form of a little red suit

Cloggers perform a swing during a freestyle Appalachian hoedown.

Arts & Culture

In keeping a traditional Appalachian dance alive, the Bailey Mountain Cloggers have established their own tradition of dance competition dominance

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A New Orleanian charts a briny new Thanksgiving ritual

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A love congeals over a long-despised pistachio-pudding salad

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A new dad reflects on family, traditions, and the things we carry with us

Food & Drink

In kitchens across New Orleans and beyond, Southerners stir a pot that never cools

Arts & Culture

Beloved ornaments that harken to seasons past

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With a wringer washer, a faded receipt, and some pandemic inspiration, Maurice Manning delves
into biscuit making of old

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Jumping the rails on the fall flood tide

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Keeping nearly forgotten Southern canned foods around long past their expiration date

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The annual Thompson Thanksgiving cornucopia includes touchdowns, tall tales, and shrimp remoulade—but can it survive for the next generation?

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In rural Alabama, a haven for purple martins generations in the making

Home & Garden

Garden & Gun staffers share their favorite engravings