Southern Living Christmas All Through the South Feature and Giveaway

Thursday, December 11, 2014

There is just something special about holidays in the South...am I right? This past weekend, I was flipping through my newest Southern Living Coffee Table book, entitled Christmas All Through the South and I was reminded why I love all things Southern...the unparalleled hospitality, rich history, and larger-than-life celebrations, especially during the holidays!
Packed with the yummiest recipes including my favorites Pecan Bourbon Balls, Cranberry Clementine Relish, and Bourbon Ginger Punch, this is a great way to celebrate the South and relish in all the fun of the holiday tidings.
My favorite new holiday goodie...Pecan Bourbon Balls (recipe featured below)
Pecan Bourbon Balls
Makes about 31⁄2 dozen • Hands-on 30 min. • Total 30 min.
  •  1 (12-oz.) package vanilla wafers, finely crushed
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup finely chopped toasted pecans
  • 1⁄2 cup bourbon
  • 2 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 Tbsp. light corn syrup
  • Powdered sugar
  • Buttery Toasted Pecans, coarsely chopped
Stir together first 6 ingredients. Shape into 1-inch balls. Roll in powdered sugar or pecans. Refrigerate up to 2 weeks.

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- 35 Comments

  1. You are right- the south is filled with so many traditions that I love!! Every time I get my SL magazine in the mail it's like getting a fun surprise! I read every page and get so many wonderful ideas! My favorite Christmas tradition is going to Christmas Eve service at church, I love the quietness of it, the flickering lights, the carols and being with my family. I also love holiday baking, especially with my two favorite mini helpers!

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  2. My favorite Holiday tradition is going to lunch and a movie with my family on Christmas Eve, all before church that night!

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  3. I love Southern Living! I definitely agree that the south is filled with so many traditions. So fun!

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  4. My favorite Christmas tradition is our family getting together and eating a breakfast for dinner on Christmas Eve. When we were little, out parents would let my brother and I open one gift on Christmas Eve before we went to bed. I always looked forward to that and it is a tradition I hope to continue with my children one day.

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  5. i loveee baking cookies with my mom! xo jillian - cornflake dreams

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  6. I love Southern Living! My most favorite holiday treat is from Southern Living...Cream Cheese Banana Nut Bread! Can't wait to make it next week.

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  7. I love all things Southern Living. This book would just add to my collection. I cannot wait to make these Pecan Bourbon Balls!

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  8. I love the south, especially during Christmas!! Southern Living brings a little bit of the south to FL.

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  9. My favorite holiday tradition is going to see lights with my kids.

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  10. I have had this book on a list of books I would love to read.
    As for a family tradition at Christmas we put up the nutcrackers in a place of honor and then put the wreath on the door and you know the holidays are here. When I was growing up we could come home from late Christmas Eve mas and make a warm fresh batch of cookies for Santa. Now we have all put this into our own families.

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  11. I couldn't agree more about the south! We love family, get togethers and good food. I love love love the recipes out of Southern Living!

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  12. oh I love the sounds of pecan bourbon balls, I'll have to make those. I love taking Millie to zoo lights.

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  13. Sounds like a great book & I'd love to have it!

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  14. that cranberry relish looks amazing!

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  15. My favorite holiday tradition is getting out our hand-knitted stockings. They're such a treasure and I love seeing them displayed all month!

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  16. My mom always made homemade cinnamon rolls and orange rolls for Christmas breakfast. I hope to continue that tradition this year since Ellie is eating real food this year!

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  17. This is the perfect book to have around your house during the Christmas season!!!

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  18. My favorite tradition is driving around to look at lights.

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  19. Love this book! I started a tradition with my son when he was little (he's now 15!!) to wear jammies, eat popcorn and drink hot chocolate while driving around looking at christmas lights. Jammies are a must!

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  20. We love sipping egg nog while decorating the tree as a family. :)

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  21. our favorite tradition is our annual christmas eve open house party :)

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  22. My favorite holiday tradition is going to see The Nutcracker each year! I have a newborn this Christmas, but luckily a local ballet company puts on a Nutcracker Short and Sweet for children, so I get to start the tradition with her!

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  23. Such a pretty coffee table book!!

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  24. I love sending and receiving Christmas cards!

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  25. My favorite holiday tradition is going to see the lights at The Gaylord Opryland hotel.

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  26. My favorite Christmas tradition has to be baking cookies!! My mom and I always set aside one day to make a zillion different batches of our favorites. We usually end up with hundreds! We freeze them, gift them, and definitely eat our fair share of them.

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  27. I love decoraTing the Christmas tree!

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  28. My favorite holiday recipe is anything to do with Red Velvelt -- like Red Velvet Cupcakes!
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  29. My favorite holiday tradition is watching all the claymation movies! All of them!

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  30. I pretty much adore this- all the traditions from family gathering to decorating are my favs and I love making traditional sausage balls! xo

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  31. I love Southern Living. There's nothing like living in the south!

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  32. my favorite holiday tradition is always going to cut down our christmas tree! it totally puts me in the spirit of the holidays! i am not from the south, but LOVE all things southern! :)

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  33. My favorite holiday tradition is making banana bread to give as gifts.

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