Cook your best-ever Christmas brunch with our make-ahead guide
The stockings have been unstuffed and the Santa presents have been unwrapped with abandon. It's mid-morning on Christmas day and everyone's stomachs are grumbling. Your family is clamoring for brunch, but no one has any desire to slog away in the kitchen after a busy holiday morning. Don't fret — with a little planning, or at least some smart shopping, you don't have to.
All the best songs from Charleston, all in one playlist
From R&B and blues legends to some of today’s most popular indie bands, Charleston has always been a hotbed of musical talent. Here, songs by artists from the Holy City, plus a few bonus tracks devoted to the greater Palmetto State.
Add a touch of Southern hospitality to your holiday decorations with a pineapple Christmas tree
Nothing says Southern hospitality like pineapples. Last month, Southern Kitchen contributor Beth McKibben explored how the pineapple became a symbol of Southern hospitality. And the latest holiday decorating trend incorporates this Southern symbol into the holiday season.
5 ways to take Southern hospitality to the next level
In this week’s The New Southern Hospitality, Editor-in-Chief Ashley Twist Cole gives you a handful of tips she's learned over the years to one-up your Southern hospitality game. These five little things can make a big difference, and inspire you to continue to embody the spirit of Southern hospitality as we enter the busiest and often most-stressful time of year.
Throwback Thursday playlist perfect for the holidays
Chances are, you're spending much of the holiday season in the kitchen. In between baking your cookies and mashing your potatoes, throw up this playlist of nostalgic Throwback Thursday songs straight from the 1990s and 2000s.
Gift Guide: Gifts Made in the South
Nobody makes 'em like we do in the South. That goes for everything from food to people, and it's particularly true when it comes to handcrafted items that not only have the style but also get the job done. Here are eight made-in-the-South gifts from our Shoppe perfect for anybody who remains loyal to the soil.
Christmas Gift Guide: 9 Gifts for the perfect Southern hostess
If one of your loved ones seems to have it all and can already entertain in style, it can be challenging to find the perfect gift for him or her. The host(ess) with the most-ess may already have seemingly infinite serveware and decor, but let us let you in on a little secret — there's always room for one more beautiful bowl. Here are all the best hostess gifts, straight from the Shoppe at Southern Kitchen.
Tour the South’s historic homes this holiday season
Letting someone into your home is a gracious act of hospitality. Letting the entire community into your home is an act of charity — often actually for charity. Mark your calendar for some of the best tour of home events around the South this holiday season. Let these beautiful homes inspire your holiday and home decor and get you in the holiday spirit. Happy holidays, y’all.