Looking for something to do this Memorial Day Weekend? Why not celebrate with the white squirrels of Brevard, North Carolina! Taking place this weekend, May 22-24, in charming downtown Brevard, the White Squirrel Festival features two-and-a-half days of fantastic live music, bike races, and festivities! You will find over eight blocks of Main Street filled with street vendors, food vendors, artists, […]
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From creamy icebox desserts to our ultimate grilled chicken guide, the recipes in this issue are guaranteed crowd-pleasers. After you see this Fairhope shrimp boil, you’ll be inspired to host your own—let us know if you do! If you’re looking for design inspiration, you’ll love this 1920s Craftsman bungalow that convinced a pair of renters to make the leap to […]
May 21, also known as National Strawberries and Cream Day, is the perfect excuse to bake up our mouthwatering fruity confection. Strawberries-and-Cream Sheet Cake 1 cup butter, softened 2 cups sugar 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups cake flour 2 tablespoons strawberry-flavored gelatin 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon baking salt 1 […]
Hello readers, and welcome to The Dutch Oven, a mixture of Q&A, information and insight about our wonderful Southern culinary culture. Lift the lid and see what’s inside today. Icebox Pie: The name alone recalls sticky summer days made a bit more comfortable by the cool creaminess of this favored dessert. But what is an icebox pie and how did […]
Hearing a certain word can tell you quicker than a road map that you’ve crossed the Mason-Dixon Line. Some terms are particular to the South, while others are just embraced more fondly here. Check back each Wednesday for more words that give voice to the spirit and soul of our region.