April 2011 Magazine

Features, recipes, and web exclusives from the April issue of Southern Living magazine.

April 2011 Recipes

Find recipes from the April 2011 issue of Southern Living magazine. more
travel | south-central

The Last Living Faulkner

In her insightful new memoir, Dean Faulkner Wells gives us a rare, human glimpse of a sometimes-impenetrable Southern literary icon—William Faulkner. Here, in an exclusive interview, she describes what it was like to be raised by a man she knew simply as "Pappy." more
travel | south-east

Shop 'Til You Drop in Savannah

Savannah has always had style. Now, thanks to the modern influence of SCAD and a burgeoning artistic community, the shopping is especially good.
travel | south-east

Savannah Culinary Tour

You won't go hungry in this Southern town. Check out these Savannah restaurants to keep you full from breakfast to dessert. more
travel | south-east

Your Guide to Savannah's Hotels

From historic stays like The Presidents' Quarters Inn to haunted hotels like the Kehoe House, you'll be sure to find the right hotel for your stay in Savannah.

home and garden | decorating

Modern Colonial Kitchen

Carolyn & John Hudson's dark and dated Williamsburg-reproduction kitchen gets a late-breaking upgrade from Charlotte architect Ken Pursley more
healthy living | mind and body

Southern Girl's Guide to Pearls

Our picks for the pearl pieces every Southern woman should have in her jewelry box—or at least on her wish list! more
food | holidays and occasions

A Greek Easter Blessing

Alabama entrepreneur Tasia Malakasis combines her Greek and Southern roots for a delicious, cross-cultural Easter menu. more
home and garden | gardens

Charming Cottage Garden Style

On a small lot overflowing with blooms, Betsy Fleenor brings the romance back to her Birmingham garden more
home and garden | decorating

Bold His-and-Hers Cottage Kitchen

The most-used room of this former Atlanta bachelor pad gets a fresh upgrade that marries two styles more
food | holidays and occasions

Egg-cellent Ideas

Set a pretty Easter table by displaying flower- and candy-filled egg decorations along with treasured family silver more
home and garden | decorating

Kitchen Fit for a Crowd

A busy, overcrowded Little Rock kitchen gets a relaxed yet traditional overhaul by interior designer Tobi Fairley more
home and garden | decorating

Get To Know Tobi Fairley

This Little Rock, Arkansas interior designer is known for her modern take on traditional design and for always having a new project in the works. We recently sat down for a chat. more
food | entertaining

Our Easiest Shower Ever

We've created an easy menu for your next baby shower or wedding shower. The real cause for celebration? Nothing takes more than 30 minutes. more
food | entertaining

Best Bar Cookies

Leave these chewy bar cookies and brownies unattended and they'll disappear faster than you can say "But those were for the bake sale!"

home and garden | decorating

Classic Southern Home

With the colors, antiques, and art she loves most, Mia James has planned her family’s Baton Rouge home with one classic Southern quality in mind: quiet strength more
healthy living | mind and body

The Pearl Girls: Jewelry for All Ages

Meet India Rows, jewelry designer and owner of The Pearl Girls, and her mama, Mary Dozier, who show us pearls will never go out of style. more
food | how-to

Cooking with Fresh-Cut Sweet Corn

Florida's supersweet corn is the perfect addition for your summer salads, soups, and pastas. Pick some up from the store today and try some of our fresh sweet corn recipes. more