This time of year, The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead in Atlanta is all about cookies. Executive Pastry Chef Dallas Marsteller shares a recipe for the hotel's famous Chocolate Chip Peppermint variety being served all month long.
Make the Ritz Carlton Buckhead in Atlanta's famous holiday cookies at home.
Goodreads' Best Books of 2012, cookbooks that make great gifts & Hemingway in a turtleneck in Literary News. The Old Weird South in (Non)Required Reading. A Mississippi literary festival and celebrating Joel Chandler Harris's birthday in Literary Events, plus more short fiction from Kathleen Lewis in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
Happy Birthday to the storyteller who preserved a piece of Southern folklore forever.
by Hunter Murphy
"Maturity" and "Cosmetic Consciousness" continue the Mama and Meriwether story Lewis started in her short piece "Long Distance" last spring.
It’s the happiest time of the year! We bundle up by the fire, decorate the tree, gather up the presents and load the car to visit Mother and Daddy for Christmas. Sometimes, the joy stops right there.
The South is filled with festive, holiday attractions this time of year. Beautifully decorated plantations, lighted tours, a variety of winter wonderlands and even a few tacky lights stretch across the region, welcoming visitors with heaping doses of Southern hospitality and, if you're lucky, a cup of hot chocolate or cider.
NPR Music's list of their favorite albums of 2012 is out today and includes two notable Southerners.
South Louisiana author James Lee Burke was born today in 1936. Although he was born in Texas, Burke grew up along the Louisiana Gulf Coast, including the bayou town of New Iberia.
The historic last home of American statesman Jefferson Davis takes a step back in time this holiday season with the first annual Christmas at Beauvoir.