Baked and Buttered Bay Shrimp over Pasta

Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four — for under $20, in under 20 minutes. Today, Caroline proves that big flavor comes in simple packages.

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Boo! The Five Most Haunted Places in the South

Grab your candy corn, toss on your Halloween costume, and pour some pumpkin beer. It’s time for a haunted version of Southern Fried. You’ve downed your pumpkin spice lattes and embraced fall color. In other words, you’re doing October right. All that’s left–aside from these five things, of course—is Halloween. There are several different ways to play it: Hand out candy […]

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My Beauty Gets Her Beautyberry

Judy and I have an agreement. She’s the Queen of the House. Whatever she says about the inside goes. I’m King of the Garden. I enjoy supremacy there. But very occasionally she requests a special plant be added and the King cannot deny her. So it was this week with a shrub she liked called beautyberry.

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Get Taylor Swift’s Look in a Few Easy Steps

We’re just going to go ahead and say it—this week belongs to Taylor Swift. Her new album 1989, which debuted to rave reviews from everyone from Rolling Stone to the New York Times Monday, is set to sell 1 million copies in its first week.

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The Bali Hai: A Taste of Atlanta

  Last Sunday, a couple of friends and I, cocktail nerds that we are, ventured Midtown to the Taste of Atlanta food festival so we could case the afternoon’s, ah, spirited (cringe) barcraft competition. Sponsored by Fernet Branca, bar talent from all over the Southeast endured a series of challenges that tested not only the tastiness of their drinks, but confidence, presentation, and intelligent […]

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7 Questions with Alynda Lee Segarra, of Hurray For The Riff Raff, about The Body Electric Fund

Alynda Lee Segarra, or New Orleans Americana musician known as Hurray For The Riff Raff, wants to share her latest music with you and change the world while doing so. Through an Indiegogo campaign, The Body Electric Fund, Hurray For The Riff Raff is raising money not only to go toward the creation of a video for her song “The Body […]

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Tailgate Giveaway, Week 10: Tablevouge Table Cloth + $100 Worth of Chinet Products

Every Wednesday through college football season, we are giving away a tailgating necessity to help you create the ultimate Southern tailgate. Check in each week to see what it is and enter for a chance to win!

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DIY Down South: Put That Pumpkin to Work

Pumpkins. Whether you love them, loathe them, or are somewhere in between on the great debate, we have news for you—this fall favorite does wonders for your skin! Ladies, if you’ve ever dreamed of bathing in your Pumpkin Spice Latte, this softening body scrub will get you pretty darn close.

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The Battle for Modern New Orleans: A Conversation with Author Gary Krist

Today marks the release of Empire of Sin, an account of the “civil war” that raged in New Orleans from 1890 to 1920. This “civil war,” documented by Gary Krist, focused on both the moral and demographic reformation of one of the South’s greatest cities.

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Late Night at the SFA Symposium (Or an Ode to Chicken-on-a-Stick)

This past weekend in Oxford, Mississippi, at the 17th Symposium of the Southern Foodways Alliance, some of the food world’s top minds (chefs, writers, artists, farmers) came together to break bread and grapple with heavy-hitting questions about food, race, class, and inclusion. And each night, after all the lectures, films, and meals-of-a-lifetime wrapped, attendees made their way into the Oxford […]

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