Recipe Revivals

If you ever want to time travel, all you have to do is take a look through our enormous recipe archives. The food pages of Southern Living have documented how Southerners have been cooking and eating for the past five decades. As the images in our issues moved from black and white to color, our tastes also evolved—from congealed salads in the 1960s to the heirloom tomato salads of today. To celebrate our 50th anniversary year, we took our most iconic dishes and reimagined them with inventive new flavors and preparations. Here's a taste of some of our past and present-day favorites.