Lost Art of Aspic

Greensboro brewery aspires to revive these gelatinous culinary creations in the world’s first aspic cooking competition Story by Andrea Gable | Photography by Brandy Angel I think Nathan McGarity secretly likes to see the look of polite disgust on people’s faces when they learn what aspic is. Once the co-owner of Oconee Brewing Co. explains…

Confessions of a Serial Griller

Cookbook author, Matt Moore, explores the best methods and techniques for smoky perfection with some of best grill masters in the South Photography by Andrea Behrends and Helene Dujardin Matt Moore, author of “South’s Best Butts” and “A Southern Gentleman’s Kitchen,” begins his newest book with a confession. “I’m a Serial Griller. It’s a messy…

chef driven | driven chef – reimagining rural farm-to-fork

Krista Williams bustles around the cramped kitchen, plating hand-rolled ravioli with tomato coulis. With nearly every turn, she bumps into someone; her sous chef, a runner, the pastry master with the cheesecake. But no one minds. They’re all friends and co-workers and all focused on the task at hand. The joking and laughing will resume…

At the Table: Perfecting Pimento Cheese

Whether served on a paper plate or a silver platter, one Georgia-based batch maker shows the versatility of this signature Southern spread. It’s hard not to consider the pimento cheese sandwich spread in the context of Masters week around the South. What started out as a staple in workers’ lunchboxes has now found a place…

The Dish: Signature Southern

– Mint Juleps Kitchen brings hometown hospitality and upscale dining to a comfortable corner in historic Madison – Written by Andrea Gable – Photographed by Jesse Walker – Last September, Madison’s historic buggy factory, just off Main Street, came alive once more as Mint Juleps Kitchen opened its doors and invited the community to enjoy…

In the Spirit: Julep 229

– The Place celebrates spring with addition of blueberry julep to seasonal cocktail menu – Written by Leara Rhodes – Photographed by Justin Evans – Perhaps no other cocktail better symbolizes classy sipping in the South, especially around Derby Day, than the mint julep. Frosty cups, brimming with ice and anchored by bourbon, satisfy on…

Baking Christmas Bright

Bring these blue-ribbon recipes into your kitchen this holiday season –   What fun it is to wow friends and family at the holiday table! This year you can do just that by adding a new twist on classic pecan and apple pies. Winners of Farmview Market’s recent “Flavors of Fall” pie competition share their…

Hot Toddy: Warm up with a holiday classic 

Come the holiday season, hot toddies are ideal for entertaining, providing spirited fun and a means to chasing away the winter chill. Hot toddies have been around for centuries. Usually a mix of a spirit — either whiskey, rum or brandy — hot water, honey and spices, some believe the word “toddy” comes from an…

Hot trend in craft beer: chili pepper infusions

Water, malt, hops, and yeast. Those are the four essential ingredients that make up beer. Lately, however, there has been a surge in infusing additional ingredients into craft beer that are more commonly found in the kitchen. Beers brewed with fruit have come and gone over the years, but are back on the rise again….

Tea-Time at the Masters

Forty years later, this timeless community cookbook still has a place on the shelf in Southern kitchens throughout the region Written by Susan Detrick-Atchley Photographed by Tony Clark Styled by Tami Hardeman P.G. Wodehouse famously advised, “To find a man’s true character, play golf with him.” When the city of Augusta, Georgia, plays the gentleman’s…