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…

A man and his beverage: The Arnold Palmer

America’s revered golf professional Arnold Palmer had barely cleared his 87th birthday when he passed away in September of last year. From 1958 to 1964, he dominated the Masters in Augusta. His career spanned two generations, yielding 62 PGA tour titles and making him one of the originals in the World Golf Hall of Fame…

Winter squash: Heritage in the home garden

Our connection to winter squash can be traced back to this country’s Native American roots. It was a staple of the “Three Sisters” tradition practiced by many tribes across North America. Squash, corn, and beans were commonly clustered together in mounds because of their symbiotic benefits to one another – a technique now known as…

Cooking with winter squash

Risotto a la Zucca Corrado Corrias enjoys creating flavorful pumpkin-inspired dishes at his restaurant, Da Corrado Ristorante, on Lake Oconee Parkway. He says the Marina Di Chioggia variety is a favorite for Italian cooking. “These particular pumpkins have a lot of flavor and are easy to work with because they are soft and already naturally…

Cellar Savvy

Sheltering your wine collection in style Wine has become so much a part of American life that many of us now are devoted collectors. And so, we look for appropriate places within our homes to install a special space for our liquid acquisitions. Some wine enthusiasts will designate any nook or cranny, any closet or…

Uncaged: Zac Brown’s launches wine label

Zac Brown is the epitome of local boy made good; made great, in fact. Born in Atlanta, the eleventh of twelve children in 1978, Brown began performing while still in high school in the Dahlonega area, putting down roots for what would eventually become the national sensation that is the Zac Brown Band. But this…

The Art of Winemaking

Written by Jane F. Garvey First and foremost, wine is an agricultural product. It takes good dirt and good climate to make wine, and no amount of “art” will ever change that. But there’s an aesthetic aspect to wine as well, and its links to the visual arts have become increasingly important over the last…

Georgia’s Winemaking Families

Georgia’s Winemaking Families By Jane F. Garvey   Families and wineries seem to be joined at the umbilical cord. The relationship can be a fruitful one that works smoothly, or it can be rocky. Many know the story of how a family ruckus led to Robert Mondavi’s departure from the C.K. Mondavi winery that bore…

Sweet Sorghum Traditions

Sweet Sorghum Tradition: Ricky McGinnis picks up where his grandfather left off, producing the syrup of the South
Written by Andrea Gable, Photographed by Josiah Connelly

Ain’t no ‘thang but Chicken & Champagne

Rebecca Lang puts a new twist on a Southern classic with this fresh pairing, perfect for dockside entertaining Photographed by Dennis McDaniel Almost everyone that has spent more than a few days in the South, has an instant connection to fried chicken. This relationship may be thanks to a lifelong yearning for the crispy bird…