THE SOUTH - MODERN LIVING: A Home-Grown Elegance

If you like dishes made out of a

piece of lettuce and ground up

peanuts and a maraschino

cherry and marshmallow

whip and a banana

You mil not get them in Savannah,

But if you seek something headier

than nectar and tastier than

ambrosia and more

palatable than manna,

Set your teeth, I beg you, in one

of these spécialités de


Everybody has the right to think

whose food is the most


And I nominate Georgia's.

—Ogden Nash

Southern cookery has inspired more versification, disputation and calumniation than gin, politics or pulchritude. Senior Writer Michael Demarest,...

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