Hunter Lewis

Recent Posts By Hunter Lewis

“Overalls & Aprons”: A Peek Inside Charleston’s Farming Community

The trailer for Overalls & Aprons (below) came across the transom today, and we’re so excited about it that we wanted to share our joy with all of you.

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The Best Cocktail Garnish Ever

Three words: Bourbon-Soaked Cherries. When our friend Kirk Samuels of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, mailed us a jar of these little gems, we reached out immediately for the recipe.

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Our 5 Favorite Mail-Order Condiments

You can tell a lot about cooks by their arsenals of condiments. Build a better Southern pantry with these five that we’re loving right now. Back 40 Beer Vinegar There was a time when we had to special order beer vinegars in funky bottles from Austria. Now stateside brewers like the crew at Gadsden, Alabama’s Back 40 Brewery, have gotten […]

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The Ultimate Summer Condiment

We’re hot sauce fiends here at Southern Living HQ. We taste new brands every week, and every fridge door in the Test Kitchen cradles bottles of Tabasco, Crystal, Texas Pete, and multiple squeeze bottles of Sriracha.

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6 Reasons Why Every Cook Should Master Deviled Eggs

Why deviled eggs? We’ve got six reasons why Southern cooks worth their salt should rock this classic Southern appetizer. No. 1: They’re ours. No, we didn’t invent them (thank you, circa-6,000 BC Romans); we just perfected them. No. 2: Every self-respecting host needs a go-to recipe for deviled eggs in his or her quiver. Likewise, every guest who brings a platter to […]

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The Family Kitchen: Teaching Kids To Cook & Eat Healthy Meals

A confession: We food people preach a big game about local ingredients. We shop at local farmers’ markets and think you should too. We source humanely raised meat and fish caught using sustainable methods. Whatever your politics, local simply tastes better because it’s usually fresher than ingredients shipped across the country. Let’s face it, though, this stuff can be expensive […]

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Smoke and Pickles: A Look at Chef Edward Lee’s New Cookbook

A decade ago, almost on a whim, Brooklyn-born, Korean-American chef Edward Lee moved to Louisville, Kentucky. He didn’t set out to teach Southerners about Asian food. But he sure has opened our eyes to how we look at today’s global South. We love Edward’s bold flavors—a mix tape of Southern and Asian ingredients—and each plate’s balance of brash personality and classic […]

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Serenity Now! 11 Ways to Relax During the Holidays

One big holiday down. One more to go. There is always a point during the feasting season when all of the grocery shopping, the cheese straw making, the gift wrapping, the cocktail parties, and mostly, all of the family ruckus, well, it all becomes just a little too much to bear.

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