The best holiday markets in the South
Holiday shoppers: Step away from the busy chains stores and head to a Christmas market to finish your holiday shopping. At one of these traditional holiday markets, shoppers can shop, sip on festive holiday drinks like mulled wine and hot cocoa, and take a more relaxing approach to holiday shopping. The South has some incredible holiday markets which offer handmade artisan gifts that will surprise everyone on your shopping list.
What do you get when you mix three spirits with Champagne? The South's original party punch
The easiest — and most fun — holiday parties should always come with a big bowl of boozy punch. In this week's column from restaurateur, cocktail maestro and cookbook author Jerry Slater, learn how to fill that bowl with the South's original party drink: Chatham Artillery Punch.
Taste of a Place: Anne Byrn's Make-Ahead Breakfast Strata recipe for a stress-free holiday morning
The holidays, if you haven't heard, are sometimes a little hectic. Bestselling cookbook author Anne Byrn is here to help make your season happier, with a classic comfort food breakfast recipe, which you can prep the night before and easily enjoy with your whole family on the actual holiday days.
Sunday Supper: Don’t let the holidays go to (food) waste
Thanksgiving is over, but we all know that the holiday season comes with parties, which means lots more food sitting around on tables, loaded onto plates and lightly nibbled before ultimately being scrapped. So as we start December and prepare for all the eating and not-eating that will occur, here are a few tools, organizations and resources available to Southerners to help prevent and/or divert food waste this holiday season.
The most popular Christmas candy in each Southern state
The most wonderful time of the year is filled with sweet treats. We love nibbling on Christmas cookies but our sweet tooth also loves to indulge in Christmas candy. Across the South, people satisfy their cravings with classics like peppermint bark and candy canes. However, some of the top choices might surprise you — we’re still wondering what reindeer corn is.
This boozy Advent calendar will get you into the holiday spirit
Boozy Advent calendars are the best way to get in the holiday spirit. The new adult twist on the classic Christmas tradition allows a delicious surprise each day leading up to Christmas. Each come in a variety of different alcohols including rum, wine and gin and of course, bourbon.
Taste of a Place: It's time for holiday punch
Nothing says holiday party better than a punch bowl filled with your favorite libation. In this edition of Taste of a Place, columnist and bestselling cookbook author Anne Byrn returns with stories and recipes of powerful potions for multiple people, and advice on how to keep things refreshing and festive without inciting a punch-drunk affair.
Five sparkling cocktails to stir up this holiday season
Popping a bottle of bubbly is the perfect way to kick off a holiday celebration. This holiday season surprise your guests by adding seasonal ingredients and a few other festive twists to create champagne cocktails everyone will love.
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.