I was very excited to attend Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s Buy Local Cookout, kicking off Buy Local Week here in … Continue reading Hey, Maryland! Take the Buy Local Challenge: July 21-29, 2018 (recipes here!) #BuyLocalCookout #BuyLocalChallenge
True BBQ isn’t made in an oven. It’s slow-smoked for hours and hours in an outdoor smoker. That’s labor-intensive, time-intensive … Continue reading Authentic ‘que for the beach: Cherry Grove Beach, SC’s Old South BBQ Co.
Way back when we were a British colony, before the American Revolution . . . and in fact, before 1750, … Continue reading Thoughtfully prepared food, deep Carolinas history: Calabash, NC’s Boundary House restaurant
Okay, let’s put this out there right now: your office’s holiday party should be at Miss Shirley’s. I don’t even … Continue reading Fantastic brunch during the holidays: Maryland’s Miss Shirley’s Cafe
The Binghams of Louisville – David Leon Chandler (Crown Publishers, 1987) (255 ppgs). My mom bought this book for me … Continue reading Southern Book Reviews [classic article]
Lipstick can be glamorous, but often, the texture and scents are gross. Some people can’t even stand to be kissed … Continue reading Tennessee’s “Julia’s Liptint” [classic article]
Driving along the Blue Ridge Parkway is gorgeous, but coming up from North Carolina into Virginia, you’re going to want … Continue reading Real home cookin’ along the Blue Ridge Parkway: Tuggles Gap Restaurant & Motel [classic article]