June 2013 Magazine

Features and recipes from the June issue of Southern Living magazine.
travel | south-east

The Perfect Pit Stop

The ritual of barbecue starts with the woodpile and ends with the best sandwich ever. Yes, ever. Executive Editor Hunter Lewis revisits his hometown joint more
travel | south-central

The Sweetest Smoke

When a beloved Tennessee joint burned to the ground, a community rallied to rebuild. As it turns out, the real barbecue experience is only partly about the meat more
| travel

Best Rib-Sticking Joints

SL readers sure love some 'cue, so we asked you who reigns for ribs. more
food | entertaining

State Champion Coleslaw Recipes

Tart, sweet, creamy, crunchy—there's so much to love when it comes to slaw. Here's how we're serving it up. more
food | entertaining

Jenna Bush Hager's Colorful Baby Shower

From strolling mariachis to tortilla soup, the baby shower for Editor-at-Large Jenna Bush Hager was a true Texas fiesta. more
home and garden | decorating

How To Create a Cozy Outdoor Dining Space

Decorator Phoebe Howard shares her formula for creating a cozy outdoor dining space. more
| home and garden

Before and After: Farmhouse Remodel

A 1790s North Carolina farmhouse is paid the ultimate old-house compliment—its new screened porch is often mistaken for being a century old. more
home and garden | gardens

Tips for Growing Blueberries

Nothing's sweeter than growing blueberries right outside your door. more
home and garden | gardens

Plant Your Walls

Transform any bare vertical spot into a lush living wall with this simple and smart planting system. more
| travel

A Budget Weekend Trip to Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

We rounded up a $500 weekend full of sunny escapades in Florida's picturesque Santa Rosa Beach. more
| travel

A Budget Weekend Trip to Ocean City

You'll find a great deal at every turn in this All-American boardwalk town. Here is where to go, stay, and eat for a weekend trip that won't cost you more than $500. more
| travel

A Budget Weekend Trip to South Beach

We've rounded up a weekend itinerary that comes in right under $500 without sacrificing any of the glittering SoBe lure—beachside hotel and umbrella drinks included! more
| travel

A Budget Weekend Trip to Hilton Head Island

Carve out a weekend that banks on all the luxuries of resort living—pristine waters, manicured trails, five-star service—without spending more than $500. more
| travel

A Budget Weekend Trip to Outer Banks

We rounded up a $500 weekend (and an exclusive SL discount!) full of outdoor advenute on the rugged wind-swept coast of North Carolina's Outer Banks. more
travel | south-central

A Dixieland Roadtrip

Roll down bucolic Tennessee byways in this slice of the state where horses outnumber people. more
| home and garden

Lake House in the Trees

Designer Richard Tubb gives his Alabama lake house a glass-walled addition that blurs the boundaries between inside and out. more
food | entertaining

The Prep-Ahead Cookout Menu

Get the recipes you need to start planning this delicious backyard summer meal. more