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10 Pictures You Missed In The June Issue

We had a great deal of fun putting together our June issue. From fabulous beach trips under $500, to tasty peach cobblers, and dreamy lake houses, in this month’s issue we celebrate the best of the beginning of summer in the South. As always, there are a bevy of images that have to get left on the cutting room floor […]

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This Year, Make Holiday Cookie Baking a Breeze

My motto around the holidays? “A homebaked cookie a day keeps the holiday madness at bay.” Plan to mark holiday cookie baking off your “To Do” list, and host your own sweet swap. Pick out your favorite holiday treats from our arsenal of easy-to-make recipes (here and here), and use these tips for flawless gift giving. The best part of […]

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Tough Cookies

In Allison Glock’s annual family contest, half-baked ideas are sure to crumble, and the only thing sweeter than victory is the cage match of family bonding. While other families embrace the holiday season by singing carols, cheering bowl games, and drinking too much eggnog, my family celebrates Kennedy-style by engaging in fierce competition

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Make Your Next Gingerbread House Spectacular

Inspired by the Grove Park Inn‘s annual Gingerbread House Contest, we wanted to know what it really takes to make a show-stopping cookie cottage.

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This Holiday Season, Reach for An Heirloom Recipe

We all have a cherished family recipe, each stain representing a story. For author Whitney Miller, that recipe was scribbled in the back of a church cookbook 100 years ago, and it’s steeped in history.

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10 Steps to the Perfect Pound Cake

Our Test Kitchen breaks down some critical steps that can make the difference between a baking disaster and pound cake perfection.

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The Back In The Day Bakery Cookbook Tour

Cheryl and Griffith outside of The Alabama Booksmith last week Cheryl and Griffith Day sure found a sweet way to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their Savannah sweet spot, Back In the Day Bakery. The couple lovingly picked from their tried-and-true recipes for The Back in the Day Bakery Cookbook and packed it with generous helpings of tips. Chock-full of decadent desserts […]

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