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Aporkalypse Now: Preparing for the Bacon Shortage

If you are not already seated, you might want to sit down for this: the top news this morning is a pending worldwide shortage of bacon. We’ll give you a moment to deal with your emotions.

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Some Southern Sweets Soar, Some Sink

We’re calling it. The lightning round that wrapped up the 1st round of the Southern Sweets Showdown is over. Between the play-in round and the 1st full round, you’ve now eliminated 36 sweets from our field of 68.

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A Real Southern Woman’s Lemon Ice Box Pie

Guest contributor Deborah Krauss makes RSM history as the first Real Southern Woman to post on the site as she recollects her Mamaw’s lemon ice box pie.

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It’s the First Annual Southern Sweets Showdown!

Some months ago, we mentioned that we’d be doing a new series of posts here on RSM called the “Southern Sweets Showdown.” Well, a little thing called Life happened, and we didn’t get around to posting it … until now.

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Southern Living reminds us “What Stands in a Storm”

This week, Southern Living’s August issue hits newsstands with special coverage of the aftermath of April’s tornadoes that tore through the heart of the South.

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B. Ivey, Real Southern Dad – Attack of the Doughboy

I’m getting fat. Not like obese or disgusting-big. More like “doughy.” A little flabby and plump. I just look lazy, I think. You know, I used to look active, even when I wasn’t. Now? Not so much. Not that a Real Southern Man should worry about such things. I’m 38 years old, and I look […]

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