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Garden & Gun's Whole Hog

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Podcast by From the editors and tastemakers at Garden & Gun magazine.

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Podcast by From the editors and tastemakers at Garden & Gun magazine.

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By scfrontporch - Mar 21 2018
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Truly enjoy each chapter of this tour through the South. Keep them coming!

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By Beaver Pond Ben - Mar 01 2018
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Bring the magazine, althought just a portion, to life

iTunes Ratings

205 Ratings
Average Ratings
167
20
7
5
6

Scfrontporch

By scfrontporch - Mar 21 2018
Read more
Truly enjoy each chapter of this tour through the South. Keep them coming!

All

By Beaver Pond Ben - Mar 01 2018
Read more
Bring the magazine, althought just a portion, to life
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Garden & Gun's Whole Hog

Updated 9 days ago

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Podcast by From the editors and tastemakers at Garden & Gun magazine.

Rank #1: Season 1 Ep. 1: Steel Magnolias, Bourbon Punch, and Roy Blount, Jr.

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In our debut podcast episode, we’re celebrating ten years of Garden & Gun magazine with special guests Roy Blount, Jr., editor in chief David DiBenedetto, a potent bourbon party punch, and a part one of a conversation with Julia Reed and Robert Harling on 30 years of ‘Steel Magnolias.’
Mar 16 2017
44 mins
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Rank #2: Season 3 Ep 1: All Over but the Eatin’

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Rick Bragg’s new memoir The Best Cook in the World, takes us back to Possum Trot, Alabama, but this time it’s all about the food. We talk to Rick about the dishes he grew up eating; his momma, Margaret; and the legacy of Southern blue-collar cooking. Ham and red-eye gravy over fresh diced tomatoes, anyone?
Apr 17 2018
47 mins
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Rank #3: Season 1 Ep 5: A Trip to S-Town, Alabama

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We catch up with Brian Reed, the producer and host of S-Town to discuss his experience in the Alabama town and the making of this epic Southern story, then we'll dissect the dialect and accents of S-Town's characters with linguistics professor Dr. Walt Wolfram, and chef Duane Nutter answers the question, "What's for supper?"
May 09 2017
54 mins
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Rank #4: Season 1 Ep. 2: Steel Magnolias, Master Distiller Marianne Barnes, and a Delta Road Trip

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We continue our conversation about the real story of Steel Magnolias with Julia Reed and Robert Harling, meet Kentucky’s first female master bourbon taster, head out on a father-and-son road trip in the Mississippi Delta, and hear from some of country music’s newest outlaws.
Mar 16 2017
38 mins
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Rank #5: Season 2 Ep 5: S is for Southern

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Garden & Gun's latest book, S Is for Southern, is an encyclopedia of Southern tradition and contemporary culture, and this episode of the Whole Hog is its crash course. Host John Huey is joined by editor in chief David DiBenedetto for a rundown of the new book, along with lively readings from some of its contributors. Hear Julia Reed's ode to Doe's Eat Place, a Greenville, Mississippi, institution. And listen in as Roy Blount, Jr. riffs on humidity, Kathleen Purvis retraces bourbon's roots, and Randall Kenan talks Charley Pride.
Dec 05 2017
48 mins
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Rank #6: Season 1 Ep 3: A Spanish Ham Pilgrimage, Pit Bulls, Bluegrass, and More

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Join us on a trip to Spain with John T. Edge and cure master Allan Benton, catch up with author and dog lover Bronwen Dickey, and explore bluegrass' new sound.
Apr 11 2017
33 mins
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Rank #7: Season 3 Ep 5: Following the Smell of Bourbon

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“Bourbon will make you do funny things,” says chef Edward Lee. Growing up in Brooklyn to Korean immigrant parents, Lee’s move to Louisville, Kentucky might surprise some. But sixteen years and several successful restaurants, cookbooks, and television shows later, Lee has made his mark on Southern food. He joins us on the podcast to discuss his new book Buttermilk Graffiti: A Chef’s Journey to Discover America’s New Melting-Pot Cuisine, which guides us a on a tour around the country eating Lebanese kibbeh in Clarksdale, Mississippi, Vaca Frita in Miami, and slaw dogs in West Virginia.

Also chef Lee remembers writer and television star Anthony Bourdain, tells us why he never orders shrimp, and recounts how he masterfully negotiated the purchase of an impressive vintage bourbon collection, including a bottle of Echo Springs from 1917.
Jun 14 2018
38 mins
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Rank #8: Season 1 Ep 4: Tour Savannah with Author Bruce Feiler, Pastry Chef Cynthia Wong, and More

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Author Bruce Feiler takes us back to his hometown of Savannah, Georgia, head into the kitchen with Charleston, South Carolina-based pasty chef Cynthia Wong, and G&G assistant editor Jed Portman shares his family's secret for perfect fried chicken.
Apr 25 2017
32 mins
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Rank #9: Season 3 Ep3: Writing America’s History

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Pulitzer-prize winning presidential biographer and Chattanooga native Jon Meacham has written books on the lives of Thomas Jefferson, George H. W. Bush, Andrew Jackson, and the relationship between Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill. He joins us in this episode of the Whole Hog to discuss essential Southern reading, the historian’s responsibility, moving back to the South, and his new book, 'The Soul of America: The Battle for our Better Angels'.
May 15 2018
44 mins
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Rank #10: Season 2 Ep 6: A Year of Southern Culture

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On the final episode of the Whole Hog's second season, host John Huey looks back at the year in Southern culture. Matt Hendrickson joins the show to talk about 2017's best music releases, Kim Severson weighs in on Southern food, and Square Books’ Richard Howorth discusses the year's must-read Southern books. For more coverage of the year in Southern food, music, books, and more, keep an eye on gardenandgun.com.
Dec 20 2017
52 mins
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