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My Grandmother Made This Coffee Cake Every Christmas Morning for 60 Years

In my memories of Christmas in Alabama, of smacking my brothers in the head with cardboard wrapping-paper tubes while playing our new Xbox games, there’s always a half-eaten plate of my grandmother’s orange butter coffee cake, stray pecans clinging to the glaze. Coffee cake is a staple of Southern Christmas—something to munch on while opening …

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Cajun Boil Recipe (Louisiana Seafood Boil)| Saveur

This spicy Cajun boil, inspired by one served at Charles Seafood in Harahan, Louisiana, has been a reader favorite since it first graced our pages in 2013. The key to a good boil is making sure your ingredients don’t overcook. Start with your vegetables and spices, then layer in your seafood last. Cajun Seafood Boil …

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Char-Smoked Baby Back Ribs Recipe

These soulful pork ribs come from Charleston chef Sean Brock of Husk and McCrady’s, Joyland, The Continental, and the forthcoming Audrey. After first getting a nice crust on the meat, Brock converts his grill into a smoker, and finishes cooking the ribs in a low-and-slow cocoon of smoke. “Using a chargrill and smoke combo, you can create …

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