September 2010 Magazine

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

September 2010 Recipes

Find recipes from the September 2010 issue of Southern Living magazine. more
home and garden | decorating

Table Setting Tips

Atlanta’s preeminent hostess, tastemaker Danielle Rollins, shares her five cardinal rules for setting the perfect Southern table. more
home and garden | decorating

Southern-Style Decorating

Top designers from across our region share 10 simple tips for creating elegant, inviting rooms. more
food | how-to

How To Smoke Barbecue Brisket

John A. Fullilove of Smitty’s Market in Lockhart, Texas, shares his secrets to smoking like a pitmaster. more
home and garden | solutions

How To Write a Charming Thank You Note

Write a stand-out thank you note to a hostess or gift-giver with our tips for a thoughtful, sincere message. more
healthy living | mind and body

5 Avocado Health Benefits

Not only are avocados tasty, but they are also packed with healthy benefits. more
| travel

Secret Farm Hideaways

Whether you want to gather eggs and harvest beans or just retreat from the noise of modern life to a quiet farmhouse porch, these seven stays tap into the romance of rural life.  more
| travel

Bringing Back Old-Fashioned Storytelling

“I do not claim that I can tell a story as it ought to be told. I only claim to know how a story ought to be told.” —Mark Twain, “How to Tell a Story” (1897) more
travel | south-east

Georgia Coast Road Trip

Follow Georgia’s Lowcountry highway from Savannah to St. Simon's Island for Brunswick stew, artisanal honey, and shrimping 101. more
home and garden | decorating

Family-Friendly Kitchen

This Tulsa, Oklahoma, family’s new open-layout kitchen functions as three comfortable rooms in one. more
home and garden | gardens

Muscadines 101

Native to Southern soil, these great-for-you grapes are a must-grow. more
food | how-to

How To Pickle Okra

Savor summer's fresh okra for months to come by pickling the veggies with our easy steps. more
home and garden | gardens

10 Best Plants for Fall

Senior Writer Steve Bender (aka The Grumpy Gardener) reveals ten brilliant plants to bring joy to your garden this fall. more
home and garden | gardens

The South's Top Pass-Along Plants

Sharing plants is an especially strong tradition in the South, whether you trade with your next door neighbor or attend an organized plant swap. These plants are our favorite to hand down from generation to generation. more
healthy living | mind and body

The Best Skin Care at Every Age

Give your skin a healthy glow with our tips for each decade of womanhood. more
healthy living | fitness

Toned Thighs in 10 Minutes

No time for the gym? Our fitness experts show you how to lose inches while drying your hair. more
healthy living | mind and body

5 Minute Makeup Tips

Pressed for time but want a flawless face? Nashville cosmetics expert Linda Roberts shares her tips for a fresh look in (almost) no time. more
healthy living | fitness

Start a Walking Group

Learn how three busy moms made a pact to walk together before dawn and how you can too. more
home and garden | decorating

Stylish Home Office Accessories

Whether your style is neutral or bold, you can get organized with our roundup of desk and office accessories, all made in the South. more
travel | south-east

Secret Hideaway: Fickle Creek Farm

Escape to this Efland, NC, farm to see the day-to-day work of a sustainable farm. more
travel | south-east

Secret Hideaway: Serenbe Farms

Experience farm-to-table fare, a working organic farm, and an upscale farmhouse at this retreat just southwest of Atlanta. more
travel | south-east

Secret Missouri Hideaway

Live a cowboy fantasy at this working ranch in the Missouri Ozarks. more