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The South’s Best Road Food

Grabbing a bite to eat at a gas station is usually nothing to get excited about—chips, candy, or maybe a hot dog. But not all gas station food is created equal.

A Q&A with Gena Knox (And why you should start a supper club today!)

 A few years ago, we fell in love with Gena Knox and her fresh approach to Southern cooking. We adore her cookbooks and love...

Test Kitchen Tip: Cutting Fresh Corn Kernels from the Cob

Fresh corn is one of summer’s sweetest rewards, but cutting kernels from the cob can be tricky. Follow these steps for less mess.    ...

The South’s Best Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried green tomatoes are as Southern as, well, fried green tomatoes. While tomatoes, and therefore green tomatoes, certainly grow outside the South, fried green tomatoes are only served around these parts or by folks who hail from here.
Homemade Buttermilk

Buttermilk: The South’s Liquid Gold

What exactly is buttermilk? Buttermilk is an essential ingredient for many of our favorite recipes, from fried chicken to cornbread. In the South, buttermilk has...

Final Video Interview with Paula Deen + a Giveaway

As if a new restaurant weren't enough, Paula Deen is starting her own network! In the final installment of The Ribbon in My Journal's...
Smoked Pimiento Cheese

5 Crowd-Pleasing Pimiento Cheese Recipes

Throughout the South, there is one immutable truth: We Southerners love our ’menna cheese. For generations, this concoction of sharp Cheddar cheese and roasted red bell...

Now Serving: In-Flight Pie

Inspired by the flavors of our favorite in-flight treats, this creamy pie stars coffee, peanuts, Biscoff cookies, and smooth Biscoff spread. Originating in Belgium...
David Bancroft, Acre Owner

In the Garden with Chef David Bancroft of Acre

These days, there’s a lot of talk about farm-to-table cuisine. But Chef David Bancroft has taken it one step further by bringing the farm...
Christmas in July

It’s Time for Our Christmas in July Sale!

It’s never too early to start planning your Christmas menu – especially when holiday cookbooks are on sale! For three days only, shop the...