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Steel Magnolias - Uplifting Conversations About Life in the South

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Two sisters, Lainie and Laura Beth, who love family, traditions, and all things Southern! There's plenty of room at the table, so pull up a chair as we discuss Southern culture, food, hospitality, travel, regional events, college football, preserving the good, Southern etiquette and more! Whether you are new to the South, never left the South, or just curious about the South, come on in! Instagram: @steelmagnoliaspodcast

Two sisters, Lainie and Laura Beth, who love family, traditions, and all things Southern! There's plenty of room at the table, so pull up a chair as we discuss Southern culture, food, hospitality, travel, regional events, college football, preserving the good, Southern etiquette and more! Whether you are new to the South, never left the South, or just curious about the South, come on in! Instagram: @steelmagnoliaspodcast

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Two sisters, Lainie and Laura Beth, who love family, traditions, and all things Southern! There's plenty of room at the table, so pull up a chair as we discuss Southern culture, food, hospitality, travel, regional events, college football, preserving the good, Southern etiquette and more! Whether you are new to the South, never left the South, or just curious about the South, come on in! Instagram: @steelmagnoliaspodcast

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English


Episodes

Ambrosia, Jello Salads and Icebox Desserts

6/30/2020
It’s hot and we decided to share about some cool foods popular in the south, literally cold is where it’s at right now. Ambrosia: https://bit.ly/38d3R5I Cherry Fluff: https://armagazine.com/2BPP8RL Orange Salad Mold: Charleston Receipts Repeats Creamsicle Salad: https://bit.ly/3eK8QNq Lime Salad: https://bit.ly/2YGvbpO 7UP Lime Salad: https://bit.ly/3dIVNdX Follow Us: @SteelMagnoliasPodcast

Duration:00:35:56

Greek Life / Panhellenic Recruitment

6/23/2020
Are you or someone in your household facing the question of whether or not to pledge a sorority or fraternity? This is a large part of culture at universities all across the southeast so we are talking about the recruitment process and spoiler alert: one sister got in and one did not and both came out with great college friends. We’d love to have you join our Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/steelmagnoliaspodcastgroup/ Follow us on Instagram @SteelMagnoliasPodcast

Duration:00:41:30

Linens with Laura Roberts

6/16/2020
Our guest today, Laura Roberts, has a wealth of knowledge on all things southern and we are picking her brain on linens. Here are the cleaning supplies referenced: Restoration - https://amzn.to/2UJLuzO Retro Clean - https://amzn.to/2YBSqjr Fels-Naptha (bar) - https://amzn.to/2Y1eaWW If you want to get serious about storing and preservation, check out: Gaylord.com or UniversityProducts.com You can find Laura on Instagram @LauraStockettRoberts Her blog is “Portrait of the...

Duration:00:45:59

Bourbon and Bitters with a Cherry on Top

6/9/2020
We LOVED a documentary we recently watched called NEAT. It’s available now on Hulu and we are talking all things bourbon in celebration of National Bourbon Day - June 14. But first, please try this- Lemon Basil Spritzer: https://bit.ly/3cGzpS6 If you need a refresher or just missed it, check out our Bourbon 101 episode from Season 1 - https://apple.co/2YhRK2K Woodford Reserve Double Oak - https://bit.ly/2AR76Di Woodford Spiced Cherry Bitters - https://bit.ly/2YdMMUq Woodford Aromatic...

Duration:00:33:23

Spanish Moss and Kudzu

6/2/2020
It’s June, flowers are blooming and the south is growing the good, the bad and the ugly. We are talking about two plants that are prominent here in the south. Kudzu recipes from AJC: https://bit.ly/3dmSs4Q Spanish Moss: The veil of mystery that steeps the South in romance Follow Us: @SteelMagnoliasPodcast

Duration:00:28:31

Catfish

5/26/2020
Today we are talking about an entree that is loved here in the south: Catfish. We batter it in cornmeal, add some spice and fry it up! There’s lots of bad catfish out there, but we’ve found some good! Catfish Kitchen, Burns, TN: https://bit.ly/3gneQNE Simmons Catfish: https://www.simmonscatfish.com We also referred to these episodes you may want to go back and listen to: Unclaimed Baggage: https://apple.co/2LScR5R Peaches & Beaches: https://apple.co/2XrgkNZ Faith in the South:...

Duration:00:34:33

Porch Parties and Backyard BBQs

5/19/2020
It’s almost Memorial Day and if you have an itch to have even 1 or 2 people over, then invite them to the front porch or the backyard! Laura Beth’s new favorite homemade margarita recipe: https://bit.ly/2Xk8vtF Bacon wrapped apricots recipe: https://bit.ly/2ZprVQv Enjoy your people! Follow us @SteelMagnoliasPodcast

Duration:00:36:51

Celebrity Run-ins in the South

5/12/2020
Today’s episode is all about just being silly. You will not learn anything of importance from our discussion, but hopefully you will laugh and be entertained. Living in Nashville you see a lot of celebrities and Lainie especially has seen a LOT of famous people just out living life. These are our celebrity run-in stories. Follow us @SteelMagnoliasPodcast

Duration:00:42:31

Easing Back In

5/5/2020
We are spending some time discussing what life in the south is about to look like as states begin to “open up” post Covid-19 pandemic. Will we entertain again? Wear masks sporting our SEC teams? Enter the grocery store or stay with pick up? Two recipes mentioned today: Slow Cooker Loaded Mashed Potatoes: https://bit.ly/2SA3ECS The Ultimate Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie: https://bit.ly/2SD7lrz Follow Us @SteelMagnoliasPodcast

Duration:00:38:49

Southerners Learn “The Art of Gathering”

4/28/2020
We were intrigued by the title of Priya Parker’s book “The Art of Gathering” as it has southern hospitality written all over it! After BOTH of us reading the book this spring what we found out is that we have a lot of growing to do in the area of hosting. We’re ready to up our game and we think you will too. Check it out here: https://amzn.to/355OjPm Follow us @SteelMagnoliasPodcast

Duration:00:43:35

Southern Appetizers

4/21/2020
This is an important food group, and one that we love! Check out our pinterest page for our recipe board: https://www.pinterest.com/steelmagnoliaspodcast/ Some recipes mentioned on this episode: Pimento Cheese: https://bit.ly/2KgPJ07 Kentucky Hot Brown Slider: https://bit.ly/3cvcpFJ Pecan Cheese Ring: (see our Pinterest Page) Pecan Bourbon Balls: https://bit.ly/3czaq3t Sausage Balls: https://bit.ly/2XJbpd8 Bacon Jam: https://bit.ly/3agZPs9 Spinach and Vidalia Dip:...

Duration:00:33:08

Bourbon Women: Peggy Noe Stevens

4/14/2020
We’d like to introduce you to Bourbon Hall of Fame inductee Peggy Noe Stevens. She's a trailblazer for women: the world’s first female master bourbon taster and the founder of the Bourbon Women Association. She was also one of the originators of the iconic Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Her new book “Which Fork Do I Use With My Bourbon" is available for order now: https://amzn.to/2V4CpBU Check out: https://bourbonwomen.org Connect with Peggy here: https://peggynoestevens.com Follow us...

Duration:00:45:43

Storytelling

4/7/2020
Today we poured some Red Eye Rye which we really liked! Coffee infused bourbon that’s almost like a dessert. Check them out here: https://www.standardproofwhiskey.com A special characteristic to life in the South is great storytelling. This interactive art of words deserves it’s own topic so today we are diving in! National Storytelling Network: https://storynet.org 2011 Blog: Sights, Sounds, and Tastes of the American South: https://bit.ly/2wklpOK “Storytellers: Folktales and...

Duration:00:33:42

Low Country Boil

3/31/2020
Today we are talking through a low country shrimp boil! This easy meal is perfect for warmer months when you can eat outside! Get your limited edition t-shirt through April 6th here: https://bit.ly/3dLzhm7 Low Country Boil: https://noblepig.com/2014/03/country-shrimp-boil-giveaway/ Pork Shredder: https://amzn.to/3bxO1Tm Follow us @SteelMagnoliasPodcast

Duration:00:31:21

Room by Room Staycation

3/24/2020
We’re home this week, and we were last, and looks like we might be home for a while, and so are you! So, we are taking you on a room by room staycation to clean up and enjoy ALL of your space! Get your Limited Edition Steel Magnolias Podcast shirt now through April 6th here: https://bit.ly/2WJzdNg Free Grocery Store set up by Brad Paisley & Kimberly Williams Paisley - https://www.thestore.org Real Simple article on revive things in your home: https://bit.ly/2JbCcWR Follow Us...

Duration:00:49:24

Trade Days

3/17/2020
It's spring. This means one thing: redecorate! Today we are talking about some of the trade days that are popular across the South. 1) Canton, TX First Monday: https://www.firstmondaycanton.com Also check out this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8I9kSlYWJbc 2) Round Top, TX: https://www.roundtoptexasantiques.com 3) Collinsville, AL: http://www.collinsvilletradeday.net 4) Mountain Top Flea Market: Attalla, AL Follow us @steelmagnoliaspodcast

Duration:00:29:11

BONUS EPISODE: A Southerner's Quarantine

3/16/2020
We thought it would be a fun gesture to create a surprise bonus episode for all y'all that are wondering what to do with your 'found time' at home while quarantined from the spread of the corona virus. Stay in touch with us! Join our Facebook Group: https://bit.ly/38Ukv8E Follow us @SteelMagnoliasPodcast

Duration:00:24:44

Charcuteries & Raleigh Cheesy

3/10/2020
Thanks y’all for checking on us after the tornado that hit Nashville last week. If you’d like to donate to a great disaster relief organization that we personally know, you can check out Hope Force - https://www.hopeforce.org Today we are chatting about the trendy host move: charcuteries! Lainie referenced "Platters & Boards" by Shelly Westerhausen -https://amzn.to/3cyU0Zs We also chatted with Courtney Bowman of @raleighcheesy She creates beautiful charcuteries and can teach you how...

Duration:00:31:40

Meet a Steel Magnolia: Glenda Sutton - Part 2

3/3/2020
We are continuing our discussion from last week with Glenda Sutton, a Louisiana native that now leads a successful ministry in Nashville, Family Affair Ministries. Be encouraged y'all! Follow us @steelmagnoliaspodcast

Duration:00:28:19

Meet a Steel Magnolia: Glenda Sutton - Part 1

2/25/2020
We named our podcast after the concept of a 'steel magnolia' which is a southern term for someone that has walked through great adversity with grace. So, we would like to introduce a Steel Magnolia we love: Glenda Sutton. Glenda Sutton and her husband run Family Affair Ministries here in Nashville, TN. We are excited to occasionally create more episodes like this to introduce even more magnolias to y'all!

Duration:00:32:28