Fried chicken and slaw. Grits and greens. Pulled pork and BBQ. These top-rated recipes show the best of the South.
This is absolutely fabulous and so easy. Brisket that isn't dried out can be so good. The bar-b-que sauce is also wonderful and can be used for other meat dishes.
These Creole-spiced crab cakes make a delicious side dish or appetizer. The key is to use a small amount of crumbled crackers instead of breadcrumbs for a lighter, less-starchy cake.
Buttery pan-fried catfish fillets are served over a bed of spicy white rice in this quick dinner.
Cornmeal-coated green tomato slices are fried until crisp and golden. They're perfect as a southern appetizer or for a unique take on a classic B.L.T.
Pork shoulder is slow cooked in a tangy, sweet homemade barbecue sauce, perfect for serving a hungry family.
There is no cooking required to get this classic vinegar- and mustard-based Carolina-style barbeque sauce sweetened with honey.
This shrimp boil recipe comes with a bonus dipping sauce recipe, using beer, lemon juice, and lime juice to make tasty shrimp and dip for your shrimp lovers.
These BBQ pork totchos, Tater Tots(R) topped with cheese, barbeque sauce, and coleslaw, bring the southern flavor to a favorite bar food.
A quick and easy grilled fruit cocktail with muddled mint leaves and grilled peach with ginger ale and bourbon is a perfect summer cocktail.
Grandma's recipe for a sweet, moist cornbread likely to become your favorite!
Sweet Georgia peaches are topped with homemade biscuits creating a bubbling Southern-style peach cobbler perfect for summer nights.
This basic homemade dinner roll recipe is the only one you'll ever need. It makes soft, sweet dinner rolls, and can also be used for cinnamon rolls.
For this lovely pie, sweet potatoes are boiled, peeled and mashed together with butter, sugar, milk and eggs, then seasoned with nutmeg, cinnamon and vanilla.
Shrimp and chicken simmer with classic jambalaya ingredients in this easy slow cooker meal.
If you like greens you will love this recipe. The bacon and onions give them a wonderful flavor. Add more red pepper for a little more spice.
Also known as 'cowboy caviar', this twist on traditional salsa is enlivened with black beans, corn and black-eyed peas.
This recipe from the Florida Keys is the best marinade for chicken, and it only takes 30 minutes from prep till you can grill! It's a great blend of flavors with honey, soy sauce, and lime juice.
Southern sweet tea, perfect for hot summer days!
Slowly baking these baby back pork ribs before grilling is the secret. That, and the finely-tuned, sweet, basting sauce.
This recipe for chicken fried steak includes a batter spiked with Tabasco Sauce and a pan gravy that is sure to satisfy all the chicken-fried steak lovers at your table.
I grew up in Louisiana and love red beans and rice; these are just like I remember--red beans made with Cajun seasonings and Andouille sausage. This is a great Sunday supper.
This actually uses my breading for Chicken Fried Steak---my husband suggested we try it with chicken breasts, and it was delicious!
Moist and buttery cake made from readily available ingredients with a luscious butter sauce.
Flaky, buttery buttermilk biscuits are perfect any time of day.
Bananas are cooked in a bubbling pan of dark brown sugar, butter, rum and cinnamon and served over ice cream with walnuts in this elegant, quick dessert.
This is a great recipe, different than the usual biscuit. Serve piping hot with butter, jam, or honey.
Throw together this cobbler in minutes using fresh berries from the yard!
Easy Southern classic, with chicken, sausage, ham, and shrimp.
Tender shrimp and andouille sausage with red, green, and yellow bell peppers are served over cheese-flavored grits in this traditional low-country favorite.