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As a Southern cook, I have boxes of old family recipes to rifle through when I’m looking for the perfect sweet treat. But nothing has garnered more rave reviews than this simple recipe for Devil’s Food Cake with Rich Chocolate Frosting. The recipe card’s edges are frayed and the handwriting is faded, but the recipe […]

August 12, 2019

It’s right there on the calendar, marked with a big red B: your next book club meeting. You used to get excited about these meetings. You got to meet new people, try new authors, and learn about topics you might not have tried on your own. But then you got a little… bored. Like most […]

women having book club

May 29, 2019

Once upon a time, I tried to change my accent. I wanted more than anything to get rid of any hint of a twang. But despite all the practice I did in my pink plastic hand mirror, the lilting vowels that immediately identified me as a Southern girl persisted. It turns out you can’t outrun […]

Southern fried chicken

May 21, 2019

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