Food

Kitchen Diplomacy

For Bill Smith, the chef who has quietly kept Chapel Hill, North Carolina's beloved Crook's Corner at the heart of the Southern culinary universe for more than twenty years, food always revolves around family—the one he's related to and the one he isn't

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Photos: How the South Does Breakfast

The most important meal of the day—Southern-style

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Crab Hush Puppies

A Southern-style appetizer

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Anatomy of a Classic: Shrimp on the Rocks

Forgo the fry basket in favor of salt-baked shellfish dipped in tangy comeback sauce

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What's In Season: Sunchokes

The ugly duckling of the sunflower family is a thing of beauty on the plate

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What's On Tap: Five Dixie-Based Breweries

With the Southern beer scene booming, we asked Brewvival organizers Scott Shor and Cameron Read to share their top five favorite Dixie-based breweries

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Behind the Bar

Watch the experts make some of our favorite cocktails

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How Well Do You Know Southern Barbecue?

Test your 'cue IQ with our ten question quiz

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High Plains Vintners

Amid drought and freezes in a rugged stretch of the Lone Star State, winemakers are blazing a trail toward a true taste of Texas

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