The Daily South

Tailgate Giveaway, Week 8: Big Green Egg Package

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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A Conversation With Charlie Mars About Mississippi and Today’s Album Drop

Mississippi singer-songwriter Charlie Mars is back. Today, the prolific songwriter dropped his sixth studio album, The Money. We caught up with Charlie to talk about Mississippi, his first foray into music, and college football. Check it out below, then check out The Money, on sale today.

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On Doorknobs and Why Garlan Gudger Jr. Collects Them

Garlan Gudger Jr.’s easy grin slices through his two-day beard as he discusses his collection. “Every one of them is different, special,” he says. “Finding a new one makes me giddy.”

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A Conversation With Austin’s SPEAK

Troupe Gammage, the lead singer of SPEAK, met me on a sunny afternoon in Austin following days of heavy rainstorms and flooding. It’s all par for the course for this local. The fact that the entire band is from Austin makes it a “rare breed,” as Gammage puts it.

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Seeking the Most Stylish Moms in the South

From an early age, every girl imitates her momma, from taking Mom’s over-sized heels on a stroll, to painting her face with all the glamorous—and equally mysterious—products on Mom’s vanity. Through the years, Mom always knew just how to execute a manicure with perfect precision, how to apply just the right amount of blush to the apples of your cheeks, and how to make your curls first-date-ready. […]

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5 Things You Need To Know in the South Right Now

Every Monday we bring you the Southern Living Hot List, a roundup of the five latest and greatest things to hit the South. Consider it your weekly update on our region’s most buzzworthy food, culture, and style news.

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Five Days, Five Rice Dinners

Don’t fear weeknight chaos. Our meal planner relies on a few key ingredients and gives new life to leftovers, so you can serve a delicious meal every night.

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Real Men Eat Salads

Many of you probably think Grumpy hunts and devours live animals. Well, he used to, until his wife convinced him to eat a more healthy diet. So here is Grumpy’s new freshly planted salad garden. Not only will its leaves supply lots of Vitamins, minerals, and fiber, but unlike animals they will not struggle while being harvested.

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Hey NPR, Don’t Forget Zkano Socks!

Today, NPR produced a wonderful story on “field to garment” shops in the South, specifically shouting out the wonderful Billy Reid and Natalie Chanin. Great finds, NPR. While we’re at it, we’d love to shout out to an emerging force in the Alabama fashion world: Gina Locklear of Zkano, who just this year launched collaborations with both Reid and Chanin. Check out this […]

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From Food52: Chickpea, Pumpkin, and Sage Stew

Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four for under $20, in under 20 minutes. Today: A one-dish pantry meal to usher you into fall.

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