October 2011 Magazine

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

October 2011 Recipes

Find recipes from the October 2011 issue of Southern Living magazine. more
food | holidays and occasions

Nuts About Pecans!

Whether you say pee-can or peh-kahn, we're pronouncing these pecan recipes as some of the best we've ever tasted!

home and garden | gardens

October Gardening & Planting Tips

It's time for cool-weather classics - bulbs, mums, and more! more
food | holidays and occasions

Pumpkin Centerpiece

This smashing pumpkin centerpiece (done in 30 minutes!) celebrates the season with jewel-toned fall flowers tucked into gourds. more
food | holidays and occasions

Fix-and-Freeze Soups & Stews

Warm up and fill up with big-batch soups, stews, and chowders from your freezer. more
| online community

Southern Journal: All Saints' Day

New Orleans' most illuminating spirits are not found in a graveyard on October's last eve, but in the hauntingly beautiful traditions that play out the day after. more
food | holidays and occasions

Trick or Treat

Fill up your goody bag with these spooktacular treats made right here in the South


food | holidays and occasions

Easy Pumpkin Ideas

Go beyond the jack-o'-lantern this year with creative ways to use pumpkins in your fall decor.

food | holidays and occasions


Skip the mess (and scalpel skills) of carving pumpkins with this bright idea. more
food | how-to

9 Quick and Easy Ways with Pecans

Get crackin! Here are 9 easy pecan recipes you'll love to make over and over again. more
food | how-to

How To Freeze and Store Soup

Learn how to freeze soup so you can always have a hearty meal ready to go. more
home and garden | decorating

Urban Country Kitchen

The natural, laid-back style of the Texas Hill Country simmers nicely in this indoor/outdoor kitchen where every day feels a little like a vacation more
travel | south-central

Nashville's Seed & Feed

Chef Tyler Brown of the Hermitage Hotel's Capitol Grille is serving up farm-fresh sustainability on every plate. more
| food

Chef Tyler Brown's Farm-Fresh Recipes

The Hermitage Hotel's Capitol Grille features food straight from their Glen Leven garden. Try some of chef Tyler Brown's recipes for a bountiful meal. more
home and garden | gardens

Grow Your Own Edible Garden

Create your own fall vegetable bounty with this easy step-by-step guide for building raised beds and choosing the right seeds. more