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The story behind the coveted mugs from North Carolina’s East Fork Pottery:
Chatham Artillery Punch is an old concoction that can serve an army (or a tailgate). Get the recipe:
The beauty of cold-weather trout fishing—and why it can pay to keep your fly rod handy this winter:
The Yellow Hammer, a potent Alabama tailgate staple, is pretty straightforward—like a run up the middle. Get the recipe here:
Readers recall the best grits they’ve ever had:
Turn over a new leaf with these three sources for beautiful paintings and pressings:
Ten great Texas road trip ideas:
How Uga the Georgia bulldog preps for game day:
Do you know the origin of Alabama’s greeting heard ’round the world? How “Roll Tide” came to be:
Discover Virginia artist Cameron McIntyre's one-of-a-kind decoys:
A Southerner’s guide to eating in Indianapolis, site of Monday’s national championship game:
How a Lab made peace with a lovestruck Siamese:
Build a championship-worthy spread with these food and drink ideas for the tailgate (or watching at home):
Once the heart of Carolina rice country, the tidal marshes of the Santee Delta constitute a natural treasure. A handful of passionate duck hunters are helping to make sure it all stays that way. Read more from our archives:
Birdie’s, a new oyster bar, has opened in Richmond, Virginia... And they shared a zingy gin cocktail recipe here:
A lifelong Georgia football fan on heartbreak and hope:
Cozy up to this warming, spicy, hot spiked chai from the Botiwalla team:
Can you really only eat oysters in “R” months? The team at South Carolina’s Barrier Island Oyster Co. shells out their knowledge:
It's never too late to procure luck and money in the new year with chef Ashley Christensen's tasty take on peas and greens:
A post-hunt bourbon libation with a touch of the swamp:
A Yucatán-inspired approach to wild-boar backstrap (plus, all the fixings!):
Read a love letter to the fragrant South:
Galengal is Southeast Asia’s secret to perfect curries, but this buried treasure is right at home in Southern kitchens. Here's how to cook with it:
Top Southern chefs give ideas for one of their favorite secret ingredients—bacon grease:
For the adventurous and the just plain hungry, Chattanooga's revival continues to pay off. Get a peek at how the Scenic City has turned a new chapter:
"Women of the Movement," a new TV series starring Virginia native and Tony winner Adrienne Warren, tells the powerful story of Emmett Till’s murder. Learn more, including how to watch this week's premiere:
Our ultimate emoji wish list—because sometimes a bagel or a poodle just won’t do:
Dreaming of a new home (or a vacation retreat) this year? With a curated network of properties, G&G Land showcases some of the South’s finest locales—from @kiawahriverchs and @AlysBeachFl to @wnc_real_estate. Learn more:
Adding a dose of floral flavor to your next cocktail with this magnolia bitters recipe:
Writer Vanessa Gregory keeps up with one fleet-pawed pooch in "Running Mates." Read more here:
The Missouri farmer Brad Legg has almost single-handedly spurred the proliferation of crazy-colored peacocks. Learn more:
This winter citrus salad incorporates fresh grapefruit and oranges with olives and herbs. Get the recipe here:
When life hands you apples... make Virginia's Applejack Rabbit cocktail:
Sorghum and grits ice cream is possibly the most Southern ice cream ever. Get the recipe:
Create an indoor garden (even in winter) with this guide to mail-order sources for beautiful house plants:
Going, going, gone? How the population of nine Southern species dwindled to alarmingly low numbers—and why there's still hope:
You can add no more Southern a fruit to your yard than the thick-skinned, juicy muscadine grape. Here are three tips for growing your own:
Join Jessica B. Harris on her yearly winter retreat to scout antiques, explore Black Parisian enclaves, and host a dinner where everyone’s family:
Every January 1, Haitians serve this spicy, savory soup with centuries of history—and UNESCO just awarded it protected cultural heritage status. Get a recipe here:
Browse fifty of the most captivating moments from G&G pages in 2021:
The Shanghai Parade, which dates back to the 1800s, is a mysterious West Virginia New Year’s Day tradition:
Black-eyed peas, rice, and pork come together for a big helping of a Southern New Year's tradition. Get a New Orleans hoppin' John recipe here:
North Carolina’s Wilkerson bakery is bringing back Moravian cookies, the paper-thin spice cookies made for centuries. Here's how you can order them:
Haven't found the perfect New Year's libation just yet? Learn to make Chatham Artillery Punch, a traditional (and potent) champagne punch, here:
Why do we eat black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day?
Read how a steadfast pup helped an author find his voice:
Hit the holiday high and the low with Champagne Jell-O shots:
Distinguished designer Bunny Williams’s five tips on how to bring year-round architecture to a garden:
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