Cocktail: Pink Perfection

Pink Perfection is the name of a much-loved camellia, but this drink with orange-infused rum and fresh watermelon juice, excerpted from JULIA REED’s SOUTH, comes pretty close to perfection in a glass

In the Kitchen with James Farmer

James Farmer shares recipes for Basil Blackberry Salad and Cashiers Farmers Market Pasta from his book DINNER ON THE GROUNDS: SOUTHERN SUPPERS AND SOIRÉES (Gibbs Smith, 2014)

Entertaining with Michael Devine

Fabric designer Michael Devine shares his love of outdoor dining and entertaining in his book, AN INVITATION TO THE GARDEN (Rizzoli New York, 2014). Try his spring menu for a lilac-inspired brunch