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Taste of the South

Taste of the South November/December 2020

Taste of the South helps you savor the unique dishes, cooking personalities and culinary destinations of the South - and now you can enjoy every single page on your tablet! For readers who love Southern cooking or simply experimenting with new flavors, this magazine is a guidebook. Taste of the South is for those who have a passion for good food, at home and on the road. Every issue is a guide to Southern lifestyle.

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United States
Hoffman Media
$6.49(Incl. tax)
$23.38(Incl. tax)
6 Issues

in this issue

2 min
editor's letter

IF 2020 HAS TAUGHT ME ANYTHING, it's that working with a good team is incredibly important. I can honestly say that I work with a fantastic group of people who have adapted in so many ways this year while continuing to produce outstanding work. With every new issue that graces your mailbox or grocery cart, a collective of hardworking, multitalented individuals have spent months dreaming up and fine-tuning the content you are about to enjoy. While I get to write a heartfelt letter to you in each issue, my job and the recipes you cook wouldn't be possible without our full editorial team and incredible test kitchen. While this is certainly true with every issue, this year has been an especially challenging one from adapting to working remotely during the COVID-19…

2 min
dishing with daryl shular

Nearly 20 years of endless hard work and dedication have gone into creating Daryl Shular’s Atlanta culinary empire. With a successful restaurant group and brand-new culinary institute under his belt, he’s set his sights on fostering the education of up-and-coming Southern chefs; his own mentors played a pivotal role in the success he’s garnered today. His multiple appearances on the American Culinary Federation Culinary Olympic Team USA as well as his distinction as the country’s first African American Certified Master Chef paved his journey, and this is what he had to say. When did your passion for cooking begin? When I was a young kid, I’d always watch my mom cook. Although, the decision to turn it into a career didn’t happen until I saw a commercial on television for The…

1 min
tastes & tools

1 EVERBLOOM PAPER GREENERY RECIPE CARDS Every Southerner knows that there’s almost nothing as sacred as passing on treasured seasonal recipes. If you’re trying to surprise the fellow foodies in your life, then a few of these festive recipe cards ought to do the trick. The Alabama company puts thought and care into every card they print, and we love filling them up with our favorite holiday recipes to share with loved ones this time of the year. $14; everbloompaper.com 2 CEDAR RUN FARM PURE MAPLE SYRUP Every year in northern West Virginia, the family behind Cedar Run Farm harvests a rich and smooth syrup with a sensational maple flavor worth stocking your pantry with. There’s nothing more satisfying than the finest Southern-made maple syrup drizzled over pancakes or waffles, and their decorative…

2 min
new + noteworthy

GALAXIE TACOS New Orleans, Louisiana The newest addition to the Crescent City’s eclectic food scene offers a showcase inspired by the traditional taquerias of Oaxaca and Mexico City. The appreciation for those tried-and-true methods can be seen with every freshly made tortilla formed by a kitchen team who produces their own masa (dough from ground maize) in-house. It’s also evident when you taste each bite of fan favorites like the Tacos al Pastor (with spit-grilled pork). Mouthwatering flavor kicks in instantaneously, making sure you’ll be back for more time and time again. galaxietacos.com BAAN SIAM Washington, D.C. This isn’t your typical neighborhood Thai restaurant. No, it goes beyond what you can usually find stateside and brings regional recipes one would stumble upon while visiting Thailand. Owner and chef Jeeraporn Poksupthong grew up in the Southeast…

5 min
sweet potatoes

Basic Roasted Sweet Potatoes Poke sweet potatoes all over with a fork several times. Place on a parchment- or foil-lined rimmed baking sheet and roast at 375º until very soft and skin is pulling away from flesh, about 1 hour for medium potatoes. —Sweet potatoes have been put to good use in Southern cooking and baking for generations. Right at home in sweet and savory dishes alike, sweet potatoes are as versatile as they are delicious and star in some of the South’s most iconic recipes from pies to side dish casseroles. —While in season year-round, sweet potatoes are most often used in the fall and winter months. Though commonly referred to as yams in the United States, they are botanically very distinct from true yams, which are starchy, edible roots of the…

1 min
low & slow supper

Orange and Molasses Pot Roast MAKES ABOUT 8 SERVINGS Making an impressive supper is simple with this easy recipe. 1 (4-pound) boneless beef chuck roast2 teaspoons kosher salt1½ teaspoons ground black pepper⅓ cup orange marmalade3 tablespoons unsulphured molasses2 tablespoons beef bouillon paste*3 sprigs fresh rosemary2 cloves garlic, minced1 large yellow onion, cut into ¾-inch-thick wedges1 pound baby yellow potatoes1 (12-ounce) bag carrot sticks2 tablespoons cornstarchGarnish: fresh rosemary sprigs, orange slices 1. Place roast in a 6-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle all over with salt and pepper. In a small bowl, stir together orange marmalade, molasses, and beef bouillon. Spoon orange mixture over roast. Place rosemary, garlic, onion, potatoes, and carrots over roast. (Place carrots on top to keep from overcooking.) 2. Cover and cook on high until roast is fork-tender, 5 hours, or on low for…