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You Got to Recognize

Southern accents and technology go together like oil and water.

Love and Collards

These two staples of February have more in common than meets the eye.

When Life Gives You Phlegm, Make Phlegmonade

With Southern Grannies around, who needs a pharmacy anyways?

Happy New Year and Pass the Innards, Please

Nothing says health and prosperity like Southern-style entrails.

To Dunk or to Crumble

The more-or-less definitive guide to eating cornbread and potlikker.

Talking with the Dead

Who better to discuss cheerful or grave matters with than the dearly departed?

The Arbor

Local author Audrey Atkins on the pleasures of a life spent beneath the scuppernong vines

My Kingdom for a Dead Snake

Local author Audrey Atkins talks Southern superstitions and the “Dawg Days” of summer in this excerpt from her book, "They Call Me Orange Juice."

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