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Hannah Hayes

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5 Reasons Why Forecastle is Our Favorite Festival

If you haven’t heard of Louisville, Kentucky’s Forecastle music festival, you’re missing out on one of the best festivals not just in the South, but in the country, and a weekend in one heckuva city too.

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Five Southern Acts You Have to See at Forecastle

In the past, The Forecastle Festival, which begins today and runs through Sunday, was one of the country’s most underrated music festivals and one of the South’s best kept secrets.

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Our New Restaurant Crush: The Florence in Savannah

We’re giddy about Chef Hugh Acheson like preteens over One Direction. From his cookbook A New Turn in the South or his restaurants like Empire State South, call us superfans. We’re totally crushing on his latest venture, The Florence, in Savannah, Georgia.

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The Southern Living Food Team Goes to BBQ University

It’s only July, but the Southern Living Food Team is already back in the classroom. Pit Master Chris Prieto of PRIME BBQ in Wendell, North Carolina is schooling us on all things ribs and pork butt this week at SL Headquarters for what he calls BBQ University: 5 days, 8 master cuts of meat, all geared for the backyard cook.

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How to Eat Your Way Through Southern Music History

Food and music: It’s what the South does best. If you haven’t made the pilgrimage to the following holy sites of Southern music history, you better get yourself to church. From the birthplace of jazz to the studios that saw recordings from such legends as Otis Redding and The Rolling Stones, this is where you need to go and where you should […]

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A Pie Fit for The King: Peanut Butter-Banana Cream Pie

Here at Southern Living, we can turn any day into an excuse for pie, but the anniversary of Elvis recording “That’s All Right” at Sun Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, also known as the birth of Rock ‘n’ Roll, requires a rockin’ pie.

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Join Our Craft Beer Twitter Chat Tonight

Let’s raise a glass to #SouthernBeer. Join Southern Living’s (@Southern_Living) Twitter Chat Wednesday at 7PM EST to celebrate the South’s best beers, brewers, and breweries with some of our favorite beer geeks including: Good People Brewing’s Lauren McCurdy (@GPBrewing) Lee Heidel from Brew/Drink/Run (@brewdrinkrun) Beer Sessions Radio Host Jimmy Carbone (@Beer_Sessions) Full Steam Brewing founder Sean Lily Wilson (@Fullsteam) Beer […]

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Today on Twitter We Help Plan Your Best 4th of July Menu

If you’re planning a Fourth of July get-together, you’ll want to join us in the Twitter-verse today for our Test Kitchen Twitter Chat. Not only will we be chatting food and packing essentials, but we also have four Rubbermaid gift cards to give out.

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25 Reasons Why Southern Food Rules

You might have noticed us declaring our love for Southern food from the rooftops, err, this blog, for the past month as part of our as part of our A to Z Guide to Southern Food Right Now, our handbook that celebrates the tastemakers, trends, and recipes that define our culture right now.

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Our Best Summer Cooking Tips

Contributing Editor Marian Cooper Cairns, the quick-cooking mastermind behind our June issue Summer Cookbook, shares her tips and tricks to minimizing your grocery list while maximizing flavor.

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