October 2009 Magazine

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

October Issue Sneak Peek

We're changing the South's best-loved magazine to keep up with the busy lives of readers today!


October 2009 Recipes

Find recipes from the October 2009 issue of Southern Living magazine. more
healthy living | healthy outings

Lighten Up in New Orleans

Discover a healthier side to the Big Easy―and still leave room for indulgence. more
travel | south-east

Charleston's Top 5 City Tours

We went on 19 tours and then worked up this list of the 5 best ways to explore historic downtown. more
food | holidays and occasions

Stuff We Love

From Virginia to Oklahoma, we’ve scoured our region for the best fall finds. more
food | how-to

Mama's Way or Your Way?

One is from scratch and the other is easy enough for your busiest day. more
food | how-to

Mac and Cheese From Scratch

It only takes three simple steps to make the rich sauce for this melt-in-your-mouth mainstay.

travel | south-central

Delta Blues Highway

Journey from Memphis to Merigold, Mississippi, for juke joints, hot tamales, and Morgan Freeman at the crossroads. more
home and garden | decorating

Best New Cottage

Find out why we fell in love with Carolina Mountain Style. more
food | entertaining

Fall Dinner Party

This sophisticated yet easy-to-make menu is perfect for celebrating a cool, crisp fall evening with friends. more
| travel

Dining With the Stars

Some of the South’s best restaurants are owned by celebrities. Here, four of our favorites­ and the don’t-miss meals at each. more
home and garden | decorating

Step-by-Step Sideboard

Elizabeth Mayhew shows you how to give your sideboard a stylish new look. more
home and garden | decorating

Chattanooga Bungalow With Vintage Style

Use these 10 ideas to decorate your home with family heirlooms and vintage finds. more