For decades, crab traps lined North Carolina’s coast. In 2003, when cheaper crab pots from abroad took away business from Down East fisherman Nicky Harvey, he started to make Christmas trees from the crab-pot mesh. As friends and family requested their own, it wasn’t long before word spread far about his colorful creations with a nod to the sea. Today […]
If there’s one condiment Southerners treat with great respect, it’s gravy. So much so that the Southern Foodways Alliance named its quarterly journal after the savory dressing. For the next four weeks, Sheri Castle, author of The New Southern Garden Cookbook, will share her favorite gravy recipes in the SFA series Inside the Boat. The idea of chocolate gravy leaves no one unmoved. Some people […]
As a young boy in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Nick Belmont watched as his grandmother Dot whipped up her buttery toffee, a holiday gift for friends, family, and her husband’s colleagues in the state senate. Many years later, after trying his hand at careers in building, real estate, and landscaping, Nick and his mother decided to take his grandmother’s treat to […]
Here at Southern Living we believe that you can never have too many Christmas cookies so we’ve created an online Cookie Countdown filled with brand new videos to help you make the most out of your holiday baking. From Key Lime-Glazed Trees to Hummingbird Oatmeal Cookies and Bourbon-Pecan Gingerbread, check out our Southern spins on Christmas classics. Watch the video […]
Time for another installment of Monogram Monday! While you’re making a list and checking it twice for the holidays, you won’t get tied up over stocking stuffers with Emi-Jay hair holders. These trendy ties can personalize a pony tail, not to mention make great arm candy when layered with bangles. And at only $16 a pack, this multifasited accessory is the perfect […]
Whether it’s a succulent pot roast, cheesy casserole, or warming, savory stew, we love Sunday supper. It’s a dinner party without the formality, where family and friends gather for easy conversation and good food – lots of it!
During a holiday away from home, Allison Glock celebrates Santa in Sin City.