For over 40 years, Southern Living magazine has delivered definitive Southern food, decorating, gardening, and entertaining ideas to its readers, making it one of the most trusted sources in the country. It reaches more than 16 million readers monthly. Readers use it, keep it, live by it.
The best-selling harcover book has been reformatted in this value-packed softcover package and still includes the treasure-trove of heirloom recipes that will be relied on for generations to come. These recipes will "stick around" and are staples for family get-togethers, church suppers, and covered dish dinners. They are unforgettable and memory evoking, and thus won't ever go out of style. From an aunt's famous buttermilk biscuits, to country-fried steak, homestyle meatloaf, double-crust peach pie, and homemade bread and butter pickles, over 200 of our highest-rated recipes have been selected for this unique collection of prized family favorites.
Every recipe is accompanied by a beautiful full-color photograph or unique illustration that will bring back memories of favorite family traditions and celebrations. Even some vintage advertisement are included that may take you back to a simpler time. Selected recipes are printed on "vintage-inspired" recipe cards evoking a nostalgic feel and adding to the unique regional flavor featured throughout the book. Plus, personal recollections are featured throughout highlighting unique Southern voices.