You’ve planted, watered, pruned, picked, and peeled; now, it’s time to put up! Southerners have been preserving the goodness of the garden for centuries and Little Jars, Big Flavors is our tribute to the tradition. From our favorite Bread-and-Butter pickles to modern riffs on old classics—we’re talkin’ Mimosa Marmalade—this pretty book is full of small-batch recipes that’ll impress experienced preservationists […]
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We’ve admired her cooking on Top Chef, and on The Chew, but we love Nashville native Carla Hall for her delightful personality and killer bone structure as much as for her cornbread and collards. The model-turned-caterer-turned-television celebrity learned to cook from her grandmother, and shares her culinary secrets and tasty stories in her just-released book, Cooking With Love: Comfort Food That Hugs You.
You just know that they had a lot of fun back in the day. Well before Jimmy Buffet penned “Margaritaville” about Key West, James Beard-Award winning chef Norman Van Aken had already fallen head over heels for the island’s raffish charm.
In her newly-published book, From a Southern Oven: The Savories, the Sweets, Chapel Hill native Jean Anderson pays homage to the many dishes–entrées, appetizers, sides, and desserts–that regional cooks bake rather than simmer on the stove. Terrific recipes, from Spiced Pork Chops Baked with Rice and Sour Cherries to Key Lime Cheesecake are accompanied by Jason Wyche’s mouthwatering photos.
Kevin Gillespie is one of the most colorful guys we know–both in tattoos and personality. The executive chef of Atlanta’s Woodfire Grill and season 6 Top Chef finalist bares a lot of culinary secrets–good and bad–in his new cookbook, Fire In My Belly, out next month.
Charleston’s downton restaurant scene, with some 120 restaurants and 3 James Beard award-winning chefs, is as hot as a city sidewalk in summertime. You can find anything from a unique gourmet sandwich to a whole fried lobster here, but Lowcountry food is the star of the show.
Can’t wait for the football season to start? Neither can we. Like you, the staff at Southern Living is counting the days, hours, and minutes until the first kick off on August 30. Our die-hard tailgaters (led by Test Kitchen Director Rebecca Kracke Gordon) are planning menus, dusting off coolers, and pulling out the pom-poms.