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Three Things You’ll Be Drinking This Year

D.C. bar owner Derek Brown (Mockingbird Hill, Eat the Rich, Columbia Room, The Passenger, Southern Efficiency) and his team are on a mission to help you drink better. There exists no pretense or snobbery, just a drive to educate and a love for spirits and their cultural significance.

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Five Days, Five Dinners: July 21-25

Weeknight chaos can make putting a home-cooked meal on the table a daunting task. Don’t fret—our handy meal planner relies on a few key ingredients and gives new life to leftovers, so you can serve a delicious meal each night no matter what.

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DAILY SOUTH DEBATE: What Constitutes a Grilled Cheese?

The hallways of Southern Living have been buzzing with an argument between two of the most ardent grilled cheese supporters this side of the Mississippi River. Much as the debate rages, we’re far from a winner. So we’ve taken this battle to The Daily South.

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Buttermilk, Your Secret Beauty Weapon

It’s no secret that Southerners love buttermilk. At Southern Living, we swear by buttermilk for the sweetest of biscuits, pies, cakes, even ice cream. But these days we’re loving buttermilk for its less conventional use: as a beauty tool.

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5 Southern Style Bloggers to Follow Today

On Sunday we co-hosted the wrap party for the second annual Southern Blog Society Conference, put together by Jessica Camarata of My Style Vita and Cathy Anderson of Poor Little It Girl. Dozens of fashion and lifestyle bloggers joined at the W Buckhead to sip champagne and exchange trade secrets about the wild, and yes glam, world of fashion blogging.

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Author to Author: Lee Smith asks Beth Macy about Factory Man

If glowing reviews are any indication, Virginia author Beth Macy’s debut book Factory Man may be one of the most talked-about nonfiction books of the season. “This is Ms. Macy’s first book, but it’s in a class with other runaway debuts like Laura Hillenbrand’s Seabiscuit and Katherine Boo’s Behind the Beautiful Forevers,” wrote Janet Maslin in The New York Times.

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Five Days, Five Dinners: July 14-18

Weeknight chaos can make putting a home-cooked meal on the table a daunting task. Don’t fret—we’ve designed this handy weeknight meal planner to help you stress less and chill out more. By using a few key ingredients and giving new life to leftovers, you can serve a delicious meal each night no matter what.

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20 Minute Dinner: Cheesy Grilled Peach Tartines

Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four — for under $20, in under 20 minutes.

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3 Seemingly Fussy Beauty Tricks That Are Worth Your Time

I just spent two weeks on vacation paying little attention to my hair or makeup, and  I’ve never felt better. To me, that’s what summer is all about: a carefree beauty routine that gets you out the door quickly to soak in the long, sunny days. Still, a girl’s gotta look put together.

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Five Days, Five Dinners: July 7-July 11

Weeknight chaos can make putting a home-cooked meal on the table a daunting task. Don’t fret—we’ve designed this handy weeknight meal planner to help you stress less and chill out more. By using a few key ingredients and giving new life to leftovers, you can serve a delicious meal each night no matter what.

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