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Drawing On Hometown Roots And Old-Time Values With Stagg Jam

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When the going gets tough, the tough slow down. Or at least, that’s Candice Ross’ motto. She’s the founder of the Brooklyn-born and based Stagg Jam, where she makes tasty jams and marmalades in cool flavors including¬†seasoned sorrel, cherry chai, spicy orange with red pepper and fennel, and grapefruit rosemary, a nod to her Louisiana roots. For the past year, Candice has steered the Stagg ship, aiming for ideals that would make her grandad proud (she named the company after…

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Low and Slow: Chasing Adventure on the Southern Barbecue Trail

The Barbecue Bus.

(Photo: Denny Culbert) If someone told you that you could get paid to travel around the South, stopping along the way to pop out and eat barbecue in iconic barbecue cities, you’d probably take them up on it. I mean, let’s be real, unless you are a vegetarian, there are few things more satisfying than a hunk of meat cooked over an open flame, possibly dipped in sauce and paired with a cold beverage. Well, friends, here we are. Meet…

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