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Hannah Hayes

Recent Posts By Hannah Hayes

Cute Kids Singing Outlaw Songs? Um, Yes.

One of our alt-country favorites Sam Outlaw may be based in Los Angeles, but everyone, especially us Southerners, can appreciate the genius of a baby on lap steel guitar. Sam’s video for his latest single “Friends Don’t Let Friends Drink (And Fall In Love),” featuring an adorable bunch of juice box-slingin,’ pint-sized players is too adorable to not watch twice. […]

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Hey New York Times, We Knew Casseroles Were Cool All Along

While our neighbors to the North are rediscovering casseroles, down in the Southern Living Test Kitchen, we’ve been busy perfecting them. Chicken pot pie? Pasta bake? Skillet mac and cheese? We’ve got it covered. Take a look at some of our favorites. The City and The Country Mac and Cheese Loaded Chicken-Bacon Pot Pie Meatball Pasta Bake Sweet Potato, Cauliflower, […]

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What Our Food Department Is Loving Now

Here’s a look at what we’re loving besides our latest batch of strawberry desserts in our April issue. Hunter Lewis, Executive Editor “I love the smart screen prints that Bearings Print Shop is doing. They’re making and selling everything from pig and cow prints to things like whiskey and cigar prints. I want their map of the South on my […]

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Southern Makers Event Ticket Giveaway!

Where can you meet a forager, a fashion designer, a brewer and a barbecue master all in one place? At the annual artisan convergence that is the Southern Makers event in Montgomery. With workshops on urban beekeeping and pocket parks, a DIY demonstration by Natalie Chanin of Alabama Chanin, a lecture from the Southern Foodways Alliance staff and a market […]

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What Would Wes Anderson Eat?

Here at Southern Living, we are big fans of Texan director Wes Anderson. While we wait for his latest flick, The Grand Budapest Hotel to hit Birmingham theaters, we are feasting our eyes on this recipe video he created for the the Courtesan au Chocolat pastry featured prominently in the movie. We know what we’ll be making for our next […]

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Behind the Scenes in Our Test Kitchen

The Southern Living Test Kitchen has been loving our latest batch of fan mail and seeing your photos of our recipes come to life. From our Lemon-Lime Pound Cake to our Chicken Enchilada Casserole, y’all can cook. So we thought we would give you a glimpse into what we’ve been working on for the past few weeks. Here, our fearless […]

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Need Ideas for Valentines Day Treats?

Here at Southern Living, we are big believers in showing love through cooking. We are also big fans of chocolate, which might be why we list Valentines Day along with Thanksgiving and Christmas as one of our favorite food holidays. If you’re still scrambling for Valentines dessert ideas, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re looking to impress a special someone, […]

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Look At These Readers Who Baked Our Christmas Cake

While the holidays are a stressful time for everyone, we have to say they’re particularly hectic for us here at Southern Living. From creating the perfect gift guide to testing a dozen roasts and turning our photo studios into winter wonderlands, there isn’t too much time to sit back and enjoy it all. Especially when it’s August and we would […]

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Make These Super Bowl Snacks

Whether you’re rooting for the Broncos or the Seahawks or you’re just in it for the commercials, we can all agree that one of the best parts of the Super Bowl is the food. We asked our favorite bloggers for their go-to Super Bowl recipes and we got a mouthful from classic cheese dip to Cajun-spiced mini corn dogs. From […]

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Happy National Southern Food Day!

Conventional wisdom tells us to live everyday like it’s our last, carpe diem reminds us to seize the here and now, and then there’s YOLO. We like to apply that advice to National Southern Food Day. While the rest of the world may need an excuse to savor our one-of-a-kind culinary heritage, we don’t need one to pour a glass […]

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