Caroline Reutter had no idea when she served her caramel cake at her son’s christening that she would one day be serving that exact cake to thousands and thousands of people across the United States (including Oprah!). Today, we share the story behind the Southern classic: Caroline’s Cakes.
Southern Entertaining & Dinner Parties
Need some good ol' southern dinner party ideas? How about a playlist of great list music? You've come to the right place. We give you ideas to conquer a fabulous dinner party as nothing is better than an at-home party with good friends, good food and good drink! Throw in some perfect tunes and it's magical. In an effort to encourage ourselves, as well as our readers, to take the time to host a great meal every now and then, we create great ideas that actually do-able!
Heading out to a delightful spring-time gathering? Arrive with one of these easy appetizers in hand, and you’ll wow the crowd!
Some of our favorite chefs and restauranteurs are sharing their tried-and-true, best of the best Southern entertaining recipes, and you’ll want to bookmark every single one! From a delicious twist on pecan pie to comeback sauce guests can’t get enough of … it’s everything you need for a spring soirée!
As the weather turns warmer, it’s the perfect time to plan a springtime gathering with friends and family. Here are some simple tips from entertaining expert Vera Stewart — and four easy recipes — to ensure your get-together is a smashing success!
Southern bartenders spill their essentials for building the perfect at-home bar.
Pulling together an unforgettable holiday affair is super simple! Here’s how to do it, step by step.
Whether you are looking forward to a traditional Thanksgiving meal and/or hosting a Friendsgiving celebration, you’ll be inspired by these great ideas … and who doesn’t want to make pumpkin pecan French toast or a salted caramel chocolate bundt cake?!
Ready to toast the holiday season? From glassware to cocktail recipe books, here are the bar necessities for creating a fabulous at-home libation station!
SEC fans, listen up. It doesn’t matter if you’re home or away — as long as you’re in an SEC town, you’re in luck. Here’s where you’ll find tasty BBQ in every SEC city! Image: Sweet P’s
Impress guests with these bright, beautiful and simple flower arrangements. Floral designer and author Sybil Sylvester shares insider tips and tricks!