Sunday Supper: Family food and the gift of cooking
For our third edition of our Sunday Supper column, Associate Editor Mike Jordan considers the act of cooking for others, and shares the recipe he used from Southern Kitchen's recipe collection, after medical reasons recently made it necessary to visit his home state of Alabama.
Candid Chef: Chris Hall
For our latest installment of our conversational interview series with notable Southern chefs, we spoke with Chris Hall, the highly respected Atlanta chef and Unsukay Concepts restaurant partner, about Atlanta’s obsession with brunch, his own obsession with Brussels sprouts, why he’s gotta have a spoon, and the importance of constructive culinary criticism.
Sunday Supper: How celebrated Southern chef John Besh’s fall could make restaurants safer for women
In this second edition of Sunday Supper, Associate Editor Mike Jordan covers the harassment allegations against celebrated Southern chef John Besh and his company, and the silver lining of how the story could help bring long-overdue changes to conditions of women across the country working in food and hospitality from the corporate office to the kitchen line.
Get ready for the weekend with this playlist perfect for tailgating
Fall means football season in the South, and tailgating is an essential part of that tradition. This playlist — jam packed with rock and country classics, star-studded rap tracks, and a few wild cards — is the perfect soundtrack for grilling, corn hole-ing, and cheering on your favorite team.
5 items to keep on hand for last minute guests
A last minute get-together can throw any host or hostess into a tizzy, and we all know there’s nothing worse to a Southern host than being unprepared to accommodate guests. Fortunately, there’s an easy way to keep your stress at bay. Equip yourself with a few items to have on-hand at all times, and with a few foolproof recipes, you’ll be ready when at the last minute things become … last minute.
You know you're at a Southern party when ...
Southerners are known for their hospitality — we are warm and welcoming to guests in our home, and to strangers and friends alike. As we approach holiday party season (although I might argue that party season official kicked off with the first college football game), why don’t we take a moment to appreciate what makes a Southern party special?