August 2011 Magazine

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

August 2011 Recipes

Find recipes from the August 2011 issue of Southern Living magazine. more
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When the Winds Died Down

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Bragg shares his personal account of how his neighborhood was destroyed by the tornado, and how neighbors everywhere helped each other through the nightmare. more
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What Stands in a Storm, Part I: Faith

It was a time when people leaned hard on their churches, when they looked for miracles and found them, in broken and unbroken things. more
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What Stands in a Storm, Part II: Food

While the instinct to feed others in crisis might not be strictly Southern, what we prepare, and how we do it may be our region’s finest recipe. more
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What Stands in a Storm, Part III: Fellowship

Town to town, person to person, strangers helped victims pick up the pieces of their lives. more
food | quick fix suppers

12 Quick-Fix Meatless Meals

Going meatless can help you watch your weight and stay on a budget. The best part about these vegetarian meals is that they're all ready in less than an hour. more
home and garden | gardens

Top 5 Bargain Blooms

Plant these budget-friendly blooms for color all summer long. more
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Southern Journal: No Place Like Home

It is often true, that life imitates art. Even then, especially then, the show–and life–must go on. more
travel | south-east

Five Must-Dos at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

See a wall of herbs, walk among the largest collection of orchids, get an up-close look at wild things that croak in the night, and hear a concert under the stars—all at one of the country’s premier botanical gardens. more
travel | south-central

5 Ways to Stay Cool in TN

Burning up? Check out these five way-cool ways to beat the heat when summer sizzles. more
food | entertaining

Stylish Alfresco Dining

Learn from entertaining expert and Editor-at-Large Kimberly Schlegel Whitman as she puts a chic spin on a backyard summer garden party. more
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Budget Family Adventures

Hit the road and visit some of our favorite Southern unique, family friendly attractions. more
food | entertaining

Supper at Sundown

Chef Shawn Cirkiel's outdoor Texas Hill Country get-together is the party equivalent of a pair of old blue jeans—relaxed, comfortable, and tailor-made for a low-key night. more
home and garden | decorating

Natural Lake House

When Leo and Kay Berard decided to relocate to their Georgia lake house permanently, they set out to build a year-round summer camp more
home and garden | decorating

Lake House Design Tips

Learn how Leo and Kay Berard worked with architect Ken Pursley to create a naturally beautiful lake house. more
home and garden | decorating

Ultimate Outdoor Kitchen

Get inspired by this Maryland coastal house's comfortable screened porch kitchen. more
home and garden | gardens

Historic North Carolina Garden Tour

In historic Hillsborough, North Carolina, a passionate gardener pays homage to an old landscape while making it her own more
healthy living | mind and body

Vintage Looks for Back to School

Nashville designer Kayce Hughes creates vintage-inspired clothing for women and kids. Snag some of her favorite looks just in time for school! more