Southern Lady

Southern Lady March/April 2021

Southern Lady celebrates, delights, and inspires women who live in the South - and those who are simply Southern at heart. Every issue features home design inspiration, recipes, and elegant entertaining ideas, Southern travel destinations, fashion, and much more and now you can enjoy every single page on your tablet.

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Hoffman Media
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soiree for sweethearts

LASTING LOVE A miscellany of lustrous accents sets the tone for an evening centered around a special duo’s 50-year marriage. The shimmer of a striped ecru linen underlines a parade of golden décor, from glass dinnerware etched with an exquisite filigree-style border to knotted napkin rings made of sparkling gold rope. Dappled votives and pillar candles festooned with decorative swirling vines further the tableau’s warm glow. Nestled in a gilded vessel, an ethereal fusion of white roses, lilies, and hypericum berries, interspersed with sprays of seeded eucalyptus and dusty miller, crowns the table. Those partaking in the revelry will savor a lineup of delectable fare, such as pickled shrimp and a flaky puff pastry filled with chicken and bacon in an herbaceous cream sauce. A showstopping cake cloaked in velvety buttercream…

4 minutos
delightful bites

Prosciutto, Apple & Brie Tea Sandwiches MAKES 12 12 slices very thin white bread, frozen*¼ cup mayonnaise1 tablespoon prepared pesto½ cup fresh arugula6 slices thinly sliced prosciutto (about 3 ounces), halved crosswise12 (¼-inch-thick) slices Brie cheese, each trimmed to 2x1¼-inch rectangle24 (⅛-inch-thick) slices Honeycrisp apple (about 1 small) 1. Place bread in stacks of two. Using a serrated knife, cut each stack into 2 (2x1¼-inch) rectangles. Discard scraps or reserve for another use. To prevent from drying out, cover bread rectangles with damp paper towels. Let stand until slightly thawed, about 10 minutes. 2. In a small bowl, stir together mayonnaise and pesto until well combined. Spread about 1 teaspoon mayonnaise mixture over each bread rectangle. 3. Divide and arrange arugula over mayonnaise mixture on half of the bread rectangles. Neatly fold prosciutto halves as…

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sincerely: letter from phyllis hoffman

If there is one treat I can’t resist, it is a luscious layer cake—preferably vanilla with fluffy white icing, my perennial first choice since girlhood. But I’ll happily devour a slice of red velvet, chocolate, coconut, you name it. For this issue, it was so much fun to learn about Caroline’s Cakes, featured on page 21. Hardworking mom Caroline Ragsdale Reutter started her South Carolina baking business with caramel cakes made on request for friends and neighbors, and it wasn’t long before the enterprise boomed. Our staff had the pleasure of sampling an assortment of the company’s confections, and let me tell you, they are extraordinary. You won’t want to miss out. Nothing goes better with cake than a cup of hot tea or coffee. On page 97, we shine a…

3 minutos
chasing rainbows

Ready for a change after a decade of practicing law in the Washington, D.C., area, Stephanie Summerson Hall found herself dreaming in color. She recalled Sunday dinners throughout her childhood in Holly Hill, South Carolina, and the splendor of her grandmother Estelle’s spreads adorned with kaleidoscopic glassware. Upon realizing she rarely saw such vibrant tablescapes these days, she set out to bring them back, establishing Estelle Colored Glass—a collection of drinkware and cake stands characterized by elegant silhouettes and versatile hues. “I remember my grandmother had two china cabinets full of all kinds of unique finds,” Stephanie says of Estelle’s array of radiant glass accents. “It was like her own treasure chest, almost like a wardrobe. Whatever the occasion, she could make it special.” With this heritage in mind, Stephanie moved…

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COVER Styling by Sidney Bragiel. Photography by William Dickey. See Jubilant Easter Feast. MIX & MATCH: GARDEN RESPLENDENCE Page 34: Raynaud Touraine Double Filet Green buffet plate; Gracious Style. Herend Princess Victoria dinner plate in dark green; Raynaud Verdures salad plate; Herend Princess Victoria salad plate in dark green; William Yeoward Vanessa old-fashioned tumbler in forest green; and La Rochere Artois wineglass; Bromberg’s. Oneida Golden Aquarius five-piece place setting; Replacements, Ltd. Vintage Floral Jacquard tablecloth in blue; Williams Sonoma. Watermark napkin in green; Bodrum Linens. Page 35: Raynaud Touraine Double Filet buffet plate in green; Gracious Style. Pillivuyt Basketweave Porcelain salad plate and bread-and-butter plate and Fortessa Lucca Faceted flatware set; Williams Sonoma. Julia Berolzheimer Island Wrapped tumbler in natural; Amanda Lindroth. D’Ascoli Clarita tablecloth in pink, Iraca Orchid napkin ring, and Celina…

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gracious gifting