For generations, stretching back further than our history books, we Southerners have filled our Christmas stockings with sweet, seasonal citrus. But why?
Flag Pond, Tennessee; Marshall, North Carolina
In 2013, my 82-year-old mother looked at her Christmas morning plate and said, “I’ve eaten this same meal on this same day for eighty consecutive years.”
Homemade treats make memorable gifts—even after they’re eaten!
One of the world’s favorite Chinese dishes was crafted right here on the other side of the globe
Come discover what lies just off the beaten path of the Main Street of America
At no other time does Frederick’s hospitality shine as it does during the holiday season—so here are five ways Frederick shines brightly at Christmas
For many in the South, lasting memories are made each year at their annual state fair
Beaufort, South Carolina
The shooting of actual turkeys expired long ago—their heads replaced with paper targets—but the shoot-out remains a tradition across America, especially in South Carolina’s low country
Madison County, North Carolina
This “new way” to do cornbread showed up over a hundred years ago, but it’s the old way and the only way for some
New Orleans, Louisiana; Louisville, Kentucky
5 of the best with origins in the South—these fermented favorites have been keeping folks happy for a good long time
While you’re taking in the sights and having fun on the run, feed body and soul at these hottest of spots in the ’Noog
Come soak up the splendor of the season in Frederick, Maryland
There’s more than one way to revitalize a downtown—in Athens it all happens when the sun goes down
From pharmacy to café to bordello to bar, Earnestine and Hazel’s many incarnations provide the perfect backdrop for local lore, tall tales, and good old-fashioned ghost stories.
Hampton Roads, Virginia
Enjoying seafood in these parts is as old as the country itself, and this up-and-coming fish heaven is dishing up some of the best of present delights in history-saturated Hampton Roads
Florence, Tuscumbia, Muscle Shoals, and Sheffield, Alabama
There is more to The Shoals than their world-famous music recordings—the whole area is a wellspring of uniquely Alabama art and culture
Savannah, Georgia; Newberry, Florida
There’s more than one way to sweeten up the South, and sweet-toothed Southerners have been doing it for a long time