The Southerner s Handbook

The Southerner s Handbook
Author: Editors of Garden and Gun
Release: 2013-10-29
Editor: Harper Collins
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780062242426
Language: en
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Whether you live below the Mason Dixon Line or just wish you did, The Southerner’s Handbook is your guide to living the good life. Curated by the editors of the award-winning Garden & Gun magazine, this compilation of more than 100 instructional and narrative essays offers a comprehensive tutorial to modern-day life in the South. From Food and Drink to Sporting & Adventure; Home & Garden to Style, Arts & Culture, you'll discover essential skills and unique insight from some of the South’s finest writers, chefs, and craftsmen—including the secret to perfect biscuits, how to wear seersucker, and to the right way to fall off of a horse. You'll also find: Roy Blount Jr. on telling a great story; Julia Reed on the secrets of throwing a great party; Jonathan Miles on drinking like a Southerner; Jack Hitt on the beauty of cooking a whole hog; John T Edge on why Southern food matters; and much more. As flavorful, authentic, and irresistible as the land and the people who inspire it, The Southerner's Handbook is the ultimate guide to being a Southerner (no matter where you live).

The Southern Book Club s Guide to Slaying Vampires

The Southern Book Club s Guide to Slaying Vampires
Author: Grady Hendrix
Release: 2020-04-07
Editor: Quirk Books
Pages: 408
ISBN: 9781683691440
Language: en
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The New York Times Best Seller A Barnes & Noble Best Fiction Book of 2020 A Goodreads Choice Awards Finalist Steel Magnolias meets Dracula in this '90s-set horror novel about a women's book club that must do battle with a mysterious newcomer to their small Southern town, perfect for murderinos and fans of Stephen King. Bonus features: • Reading group guide for book clubs • Hand-drawn map of Mt. Pleasant • Annotated true-crime reading list by Grady Hendrix • And more! Patricia Campbell’s life has never felt smaller. Her husband is a workaholic, her teenage kids have their own lives, her senile mother-in-law needs constant care, and she’s always a step behind on her endless to-do list. The only thing keeping her sane is her book club, a close-knit group of Charleston women united by their love of true crime. At these meetings they’re as likely to talk about the Manson family as they are about their own families. One evening after book club, Patricia is viciously attacked by an elderly neighbor, bringing the neighbor's handsome nephew, James Harris, into her life. James is well traveled and well read, and he makes Patricia feel things she hasn’t felt in years. But when children on the other side of town go missing, their deaths written off by local police, Patricia has reason to believe James Harris is more of a Bundy than a Brad Pitt. The real problem? James is a monster of a different kind—and Patricia has already invited him in. Little by little, James will insinuate himself into Patricia’s life and try to take everything she took for granted—including the book club—but she won’t surrender without a fight in this blood-soaked tale of neighborly kindness gone wrong.

The Southerner s Cookbook

The Southerner s Cookbook
Author: Editors of Garden and Gun
Release: 2015-10-27
Editor: HarperWave
Pages: 320
ISBN: 0062242415
Language: en
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From Garden & Gun, the magazine that features the best of Southern cooking, dining, cocktails, and customs comes this heirloom-quality guide to the traditions and innovations that define today’s Southern food culture, with more than 100 recipes and full-color photography throughout. From hole-in-the-wall Mississippi fried chicken joints to North Carolina roadside barbeque stands to sophisticated New Orleans Creole restaurants, the South has long been celebrated for its culinary diversity. In The Southerner’s Cookbook, the editors of the magazine that is defining a new generation of Southern food culture immerses readers in the places, people, and ingredients that have shaped the South’s food traditions. Feast on twenty-five of Garden & Gun's best chef-sourced recipes from acclaimed Southern chefs as well as seventy-five all-new recipes developed exclusively by the magazine. Enjoy mouthwatering game and meat dishes, main courses, soups and stews, vegetables and sides, pickles and preserves, and desserts, as well as traditional cocktails and party bites that will be the hit of any get-together. The editors of Garden & Gun offer their own creative twists and updates on tried-and-true classics—rabbit-instead-of-chicken and dumplings or Po’boys transformed into party canapés. Each recipe in The Southern Cookbook tells a story about the food and its origins, whether it’s uniquely regional dishes like sonker—Piedmont, North Carolina’s take on cobbler—or Minorcan chowder, Florida’s own version of clam chowder. The Southerner’s Cookbook also offers easy-to-follow instructions for traditional Southern food preparations—from roasting a whole hog to throwing a low-country boil—as well as essays from many of the magazine’s notable contributors like Julia Reed and John T. Edge, and Rick Bragg; regional Southern cuisine maps; classic ingredient combinations (Watermelon & Salt, Pork Rinds & Hot Sauce); and a full glossary of Southern cooking terms to help you eat like a true Southerner. As beautiful as it is practical, The Southerner’s Cookbook offers much more than just a collection of recipes—it is a true reflection of the South’s culinary past, present, and future.

S Is for Southern

S Is for Southern
Author: Editors of Garden and Gun,David DiBenedetto
Release: 2017-10-24
Editor: HarperCollins
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9780062445155
Language: en
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From the New York Times bestselling authors at Garden & Gun comes a lively compendium of Southern tradition and contemporary culture. The American South is a diverse region with its own vocabulary, peculiarities, and complexities. Tennessee whiskey may technically be bourbon, but don’t let anyone in Kentucky hear you call it that. And while boiling blue crabs may be the norm across the Lowcountry in South Carolina and Georgia, try that in front of Marylanders and they’re likely to put you in the pot. Now, from the editors of Garden & Gun comes this illustrated encyclopedia covering age-old traditions and current culture. S Is for Southern contains nearly five hundred entries spanning every letter of the alphabet, with essays from notable Southern writers including: Roy Blount, Jr., on humidity Frances Mayes on the magnolia Jessica B. Harris on field peas Rick Bragg on Harper Lee Jon Meacham on the Civil War Allison Glock on Dolly Parton Randall Kenan on Edna Lewis The Lee Brothers on boiled peanuts Jonathan Miles on Larry Brown Julia Reed on the Delta

The Southerner s Cookbook

The Southerner s Cookbook
Author: Editors of Garden and Gun
Release: 2015-10-27
Editor: Harper Collins
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780062242433
Language: en
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From Garden & Gun—the magazine that features the best of Southern cooking, dining, cocktails, and customs—comes an heirloom-quality guide to the traditions and innovations that define today’s Southern food culture, with more than 100 recipes and 4-color photography throughout. From well-loved classics like biscuits and fried chicken to uniquely regional dishes such as sonker (Piedmont, North Carolina’s take on cobbler) or Minorcan chowder (Florida’s version of clam chowder), each recipe in The Southerner’s Cookbook tells a story about Southern food and its origins. With contributions from some of the South’s finest chefs, a glossary of cooking terms, and essays from many of the magazine’s most beloved writers, The Southerner’s Cookbook is much more than simply a collection of recipes: it is a true reflection of the South’s culinary past, present, and future *Named one of Eater’s Best New Cookbooks for Fall 2015* *Selected as one of Vanity Fair’s “18 Best New Cookbooks”*

Southern Women

Southern Women
Author: Editors of Garden and Gun
Release: 2019-10-29
Editor: HarperCollins
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780062859372
Language: en
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From the award-winning Southern lifestyle magazine Garden & Gun comes this rich collection of some of the South’s most notable women. For too long, the Southern woman has been synonymous with the Southern belle, a “moonlight and magnolias” myth that gets nowhere close to describing the strong, richly diverse women who have thrived because of—and in some cases, despite of—the South. No more. Garden & Gun’s Southern Women: More than 100 Stories of Trail Blazers, Visionaries, and Icons obliterates that stereotype by sharing the stories of more than 100 of the region’s brilliant women, groundbreakers who have by turns embraced the South’s proud traditions and overcome its equally pervasive barriers and challenges. Through interviews, essays, photos, and illustrations these remarkable chefs, musicians, actors, writers, artists, entrepreneurs, designers, and public servants will offer a dynamic portrait of who the Southern woman is now. The voices of bona fide icons such as Sissy Spacek, Leah Chase, and Loretta Lynn join those whose stories for too long have been overlooked or underestimated, from the pioneering Texas rancher Minnie Lou Bradley to the Gee’s Bend, Alabama, quilter Mary Margaret Pettway—all visionaries who have left their indelible mark not just on Southern culture, but on America itself. By reading these stories of triumph, grit, and grace, the ties that bind the sisterhood of Southern women emerge: an unflinching resilience and resourcefulness, an inherent love of the land, a singular style and wit. And while the wisdom shared may be rooted in the Southern experience, the universal themes are sure to resonate beyond the Mason-Dixon.

The Good Book of Southern Baking

The Good Book of Southern Baking
Author: Kelly Fields,Kate Heddings
Release: 2020-09-08
Editor: Lorena Jones Books
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781984856234
Language: en
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100+ beloved recipes proving that Southern baking is American baking—from the James Beard Award-winning chef and owner of the New Orleans bakery Willa Jean. “Kelly Fields bakes with the soul of a grandma, the curiosity of a student, and the skill of a master.”—Vivian Howard, author of Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • Bon Appétit • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution • Garden & Gun Celebrated pastry chef Kelly Fields has spent decades figuring out what makes the absolute best biscuits, cornbread, butterscotch pudding, peach pie, and, well, every baked good in the Southern repertoire. Here, in her first book, Fields brings you into her kitchen, generously sharing her boundless expertise and ingenious ideas. With more than one hundred recipes for quick breads, muffins, biscuits, cookies and bars, puddings and custards, cobblers, crisps, galettes, pies, tarts, and cakes—including dozens of variations on beloved standards—this is the new bible for Southern baking.

Manners and Southern History

Manners and Southern History
Author: Ted Ownby
Release: 2012
Editor: Univ. Press of Mississippi
Pages: 169
ISBN: 1604736410
Language: en
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The concept of southern manners may evoke images of debutantes being introduced to provincial society or it might conjure thoughts of the humiliating behavior white supremacists expected of African Americans under Jim Crow. The essays in Manners and Southern History analyze these topics and more. Scholars here investigate the myriad ways in which southerners from the Civil War through the civil rights movement understood manners. Contributors write about race, gender, power, and change. Essays analyze the ways southern white women worried about how to manage anger during the Civil War, the complexities of trying to enforce certain codes of behavior under segregation, and the controversy of college women's dating lives in the raucous 1920s. Writers study the background and meaning of Mardi Gras parades and debutante balls, the selective enforcement of antimiscegenation laws, and arguments over the form that opposition to desegregation should take. Concluding essays by Jane Dailey and John F. Kasson summarize and critique the other articles and offer a broader picture of the role that manners played in the social history of the South. Essays by Catherine Clinton, Joseph Crespino, Jane Dailey, Lisa Lindquist Dorr, Anya Jabour, John F. Kasson, Jennifer Ritterhouse, and Charles F. Robinson II Ted Ownby teaches history and southern studies at the University of Mississippi.

The Northern Monkey Survival Guide

The Northern Monkey Survival Guide
Author: Tim Collins
Release: 2014-02-25
Editor: Michael O'Mara Books
Pages: 206
ISBN: 9781782432838
Language: en
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For too long northerners have faced derision at the hands of southerners, whether it be about the northern climate, their thriftiness, or gloomy outlook, but all this is about to change. Now is the time for northerners to rise up as one and growl, 'I'm from t'North and I'm proud!' The Northern Monkey Survival Guide is a collection of reasons to love the North, together with some useful survival tips for anyone who dares to venture south of Birmingham. Including: . A north-south currency conversion guide - what a cheese and onion buttie is called and what it costs . The Northern Monkey hall of fame - the greatest northerners in history . Places to avoid in the 'Beautiful South'. The Northern Monkey Survival Guide is a celebration of the northern outlook on life and the perfect book for all northerners.

A Yankee s Guide to Surviving Life in the South and a Southerner s Guide to Surviving Life with Those Damn Yankees

A Yankee s Guide to Surviving Life in the South and a Southerner s Guide to Surviving Life with Those Damn Yankees
Author: Kate Dyer
Release: 2013-01
Editor: AuthorHouse
Pages: 84
ISBN: 9781481705868
Language: en
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Kate Dyer is a Yankee, Boston-born and bred. She's a lawyer by trade, on the wrong side of fifty, blunt, irreverent, and opinionated. She's what Southerners might colorfully call "contrary." Through an uninteresting twist of events, she's built a new life south of the Mason-Dixon Line—and she's having the time of her life doing it! As any successful lawyer must be, she's also a keen and astute observer of the human species. That makes her a bit of an amateur anthropologist who is eager to share her tongue-in-cheek observations. Here, to help fellow Yankees who share her newfound love of the South, she shares her best tips for fitting in with the locals. And for all those Southerners who just can't figure out those Yankees who have moved in, she's got a few tips as well. She offers some tongue-in-cheek guidance in how to decode regional vocabulary from both sides. And as an ingenious Yankee, she has a lot to say about good old-fashioned Yankee ingenuity. You'll also enjoy a culinary passport to the flavors of her childhood in Boston as well as her adopted Tennessee home, with dozens of recipes that showcase—and celebrate—the flavors of each region. A Taste of the North (or, A Little Yankee Home Cooking) Classic Crab Cakes New England Clam Chowder Fancy-Schmancy Baked Chicken in Wine Sauce Boiled Lobster Linguini with Artichoke Hearts and Prosciutto A Taste of the South (Or, How a Yankee Learned to Cook Like Y'all) Southern Fried Chicken Collard Greens for New Year's Day Oh-So-Southern White Beans Melt-in-Your-Mouth Southern Biscuits Proper Southern Grits So no matter what side of the "border" you call home, there's something here to amuse, enlighten, and enjoy.

Good Dog

Good Dog
Author: Editors of Garden and Gun,David DiBenedetto
Release: 2014-10-21
Editor: Harper Collins
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9780062242402
Language: en
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Inspired by Garden & Gun magazine’s popular “Good Dog” column, a rich collection of true stories celebrating the unique relationship between humans and their canine companions, penned by some of today’s top writers, including Jon Meacham, Roy Blount, Jr, Dominique Browning, and P.J. O’Rourke. When Garden & Gun magazine debuted a column aptly named “Good Dog,” it quickly became one of the publication’s most popular features in print. Now, Editor-in-Chief David DiBennedetto (proud owner of a Boykin spaniel) and the editors of G&G have gathered the most memorable stories, as well as original pieces, in this collection of essays written by some of most notable dog owners in literature and journalism. Good Dog offers memorable, beautifully written stories of dog ownership, companionship, friendship, and kinship. From the troublemakers who can’t be fenced in to the lifelong companions who won’t leave our sides, this poignant anthology showcases man’s best friend through all of his most endearing—and sometimes maddening—attributes. By turns inspirational and humorous (just like the dogs we love), Good Dog is a must-have collection for dog lovers everywhere.

The Charleston Academy of Domestic Pursuits

The Charleston Academy of Domestic Pursuits
Author: Lee Manigault,Suzanne Pollak
Release: 2014-04-15
Editor: Abrams
Pages: 216
ISBN: 9781613125991
Language: en
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Nestled deep in the South is a tiny Academy that teaches classes in the most important subject in the world: the domestic arts. The Academy’s unique curriculum includes everything from cocktail-party etiquette to business entertaining, dealing with household guests, and cooking for the holidays. Here, after a little gentle instruction from Deans Pollak and Manigault, interspersed with plenty of humor, students find they are living healthier, having stronger ties to friends and family, and using their houses to branch out in ways they never dreamed possible. Since not everyone can get to their sold-out classes in Charleston, the Deans are now offering this book so happier liv­ing can be within everyone’s grasp, not just the select few.

True Prep

True Prep
Author: Lisa Birnbach
Release: 2011-11-01
Editor: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
Pages: 248
ISBN: 9780375712012
Language: en
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The author of "The Official Preppy Handbook" evaluates the world of preppies thirty years later, tracing how this generation has adapted to such modern challenges as the Internet, cell phones, and political correctness.

The Negro Motorist Green Book

The Negro Motorist Green Book
Author: Victor H. Green
Release: 2021
Editor: Colchis Books
Pages: 329
ISBN:
Language: en
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The idea of "The Green Book" is to give the Motorist and Tourist a Guide not only of the Hotels and Tourist Homes in all of the large cities, but other classifications that will be found useful wherever he may be. Also facts and information that the Negro Motorist can use and depend upon. There are thousands of places that the public doesn't know about and aren't listed. Perhaps you know of some? If so send in their names and addresses and the kind of business, so that we might pass it along to the rest of your fellow Motorists. You will find it handy on your travels, whether at home or in some other state, and is up to date. Each year we are compiling new lists as some of these places move, or go out of business and new business places are started giving added employment to members of our race.

The Official Preppy Handbook

The Official Preppy Handbook
Author: Lisa Birnbach
Release: 1980
Editor: Workman Publishing Company
Pages: 224
ISBN: 0894801406
Language: en
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A facetious guide to emulating the look, speech patterns, thinking, and lifestyle of those who attend prep schools and are a part of high society

Salsas and Tacos

Salsas and Tacos
Author: Santa Fe School of Cooking, Inc.
Release: 2009-09
Editor: Gibbs Smith
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1423608127
Language: en
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Hot and Smoky Shrimp Tacos, Roasted Wild Mushroom Tacos with Queso Fresco, Fire-Roasted Corn and Poblano Chile Tacos-these are a few of the most taste-tempting tacos you'll ever put in your mouth. And what to top them with-of course, it must be the perfect salsa!

The Southern Cook s Handbook

The Southern Cook s Handbook
Author: Courtney Taylor,Bonnie Carter Travis
Release: 2004-09
Editor: Quail Ridge Press
Pages: 288
ISBN: 1893062708
Language: en
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Re-create wam and homey southern favorites! This how-to manuel explains the fundamentals of southern cooking and includes advice about kitchen equipment and choosing fresh produce, plus over 200 of the South's most treasured recipes. Especially nice for new cooks.

Wanderful

Wanderful
Author: Andi Eaton
Release: 2017-09-12
Editor: Abrams
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781683351757
Language: en
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A girl with a love for off-the-beaten-path destinations, fashion maven Andi Eaton found herself putting aside the Lonely Planet and Condé Nast Traveler guides and, instead, looking to bohemians and artists for travel and style inspiration: What do the flower children wear on their excur­sions? Where are the creatives’ favorite vintage shops? And where do the musicians go late-night dancing after the last encore? The dreamer in her wanted more than what a standard travel guide could offer, so she decided to create her own. Wanderful is a stylish lookbook and travelogue for the adven­turous and nomadic at heart. Follow in Andi’s footsteps as she travels the United States to discover some of its most effort­lessly chic destinations—and the fashionable free spirits and wanderers who live there. Nine intimate and exciting road trip routes explore cities, forests, and in between, and will make you feel like you’re traipsing the country with your best, and best-dressed, girlfriends by your side. Every route features a peek into the closets of area tastemakers, and many routes lead to favorite trendy destinations, including Joshua Tree, New Orleans, Marfa, and Santa Fe. Throughout, there are photos, stories, and recommendations for where to shop, dine, and find music and fun, just like a local. Perfect for anyone with a wandering spirit, Wanderful will make you want to pack a cute bag, throw on your best outfit, and hit the road for a stylish adventure.

Living the Good Long Life

Living the Good Long Life
Author: Martha Stewart
Release: 2013-04-23
Editor: Clarkson Potter
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780307953216
Language: en
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Martha Stewart’s engaging handbook for living your healthiest life after 40—with expertise from doctors and specialists on eating, exercise, wellness, home, and organizing, as well as caring for others. Martha Stewart’s Living the Good Long Life is a practical guide unlike any other: honest and upbeat, with clear and motivating charts, resources, and tips from doctors and wellness specialists. From the best ways to organize your home to protecting your mental well-being and appearance as you age, this book gives accessible ideas that you can incorporate every day. And when it’s time to explore caregiving for others, you’ll know how to enrich their quality of life while preventing your own fatigue. Martha’s 10 Golden Rules for Successful Aging provide a framework for chapters that cover your changing needs with every decade, including: -Healthy Eating: Stock a healthy pantry for your dietary needs. -Healthy Fitness: Stand strong on your feet by increasing your balance, endurance, and flexibility. -A Healthy Brain: Stimulate new brain activity to prevent memory loss. -A Healthy Outlook: Maintain a sense of daily purpose by strengthening social connections. -Healthy Living Every Day: Medicate wisely while paying attention to aches and pains. -Healthy Looks: Take care of your skin and match your makeup to your age. -Healthy Home: Create a home that is a reflection of how you want to live. -Healthy Living into the Future: Be your own wellness CEO to prevent future illness. -Healthy Caring: Prepare for helping others while caring for yourself, and much more! Healthy living begins with establishing small habits, and with Living the Good Long Life you’ll have a dependable source for thriving in your 40s, 50s, 60s, and beyond. "In my Foundation’s health initiatives—and in my own life—I’ve seen again and again how even small measures to improve your health can make a big difference. Living the Good Long Life is full of simple ideas that can be incorporated into daily routines to help you feel better and keep on doing what you love." —President Bill Clinton "For thirty years, Martha Stewart has carefully coached us on how to take care of our homes, our menus, our crafts. And now in Living the Good Long Life, she has brought her brilliant skills to the mission of helping us take care of ourselves. With sparkling prose, no-nonsense instruction, and, as always, oceans of wisdom, Martha implores readers not to recoil from their advancing years, but to embrace and celebrate them—with invaluable tips on keeping our diets healthy, our bodies pumping, and our outlook forever sunny. I just loved this book." —Marlo Thomas

Southern Lady Code

Southern Lady Code
Author: Helen Ellis
Release: 2020-04-28
Editor: Anchor
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9780525562924
Language: en
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In these twenty-three raucous essays Ellis transforms herself into a dominatrix Donna Reed to save her marriage, inadvertently steals a $795 Burberry trench coat, witnesses a man fake his own death at a party, avoids a neck lift, and finds a black-tie gown that gives her the confidence of a drag queen. While she may have left her home in Alabama, married a New Yorker, forgotten how to drive, and abandoned the puffy headbands of her youth, Helen Ellis is clinging to her Southern accent like mayonnaise to white bread, and offering readers a hilarious, completely singular view on womanhood for both sides of the Mason-Dixon.