Homestyle Southern Favorites
Grab a cast-iron skillet, and get ready to make some of our timeless Southern delicacies.
Comforting Southern Recipes
Nothing says "comfort" like down-home Southern recipes. We guarantee these classics will become the most requested dishes from family and friends.
Our top-rated gravy recipe is just like grandma's. One bite of a flaky buttermilk biscuit topped with mouthwatering sausage gravy will transform you into a bona fide Southerner. For spicier gravy, use hot sausage. The grease will bind with the spices, adding extra flavor.
Recipe: Sausage Gravy
Praline Bundt Cake
Sugared pecans, praline icing, and vanilla-flavored cake come together is this Southern-style dessert. The company-worthy cake can be made for holidays, parties, or a simple family dinner. One thing is guaranteed–there won't be many leftovers slices.
Recipe: Praline Bundt Cake
Timely Fried Chicken
Serve a heaping platter of fried chicken recipe that's crunchy on the outside, and tender and juicy on the inside. Dredging individual pieces of chicken in a flour, salt, and paprika mixture gives the meat a bit of spice and a beautiful golden color.
Recipe: Timely Fried Chicken
Fried Green Tomatoes
Unripe tomatoes are a beautiful shade of green, and their firm texture fries up perfectly. Serve these savory fried morsels as appetizers, or make a full meal by sandwiching tomatoes between slices of bread, bacon, lettuce and rémoulade sauce.
Recipe: Fried Green Tomatoes
Grannie's Cracklin Cornbread
Get out your well-seasoned cast-iron skillet for this old-timey cornbread recipe. Pork cracklings, salty pieces of fat, add smoky down-home flavor to traditional cornbread. You can substitute crumbled slices of bacon, if you wish.
Recipe: Grannie's Cracklin Cornbread
Collard greens are members of the cabbage family that are leafy, full of fiber, and packed with nutrients. Slow-cooking greens with onion and bacon adds true Southern flavor. Serve with cornbread to soak up the rich, leftover broth known as pot likker.
Recipe: Rolled Greens
Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie
Pecans originate in the Deep South, and this sweet pie recipe showcases the nuts at their best. A splash of bourbon and a cup of chocolate take this classic recipe from good to plate-licking, fighting- for-the-crumbs heavenly.
Recipe: Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie
Peach Iced Tea
Nothing quenches your thirst on a hot, humid summer day like a cool glass of sweet iced tea. Rather than sticking with the traditional version, try adding peach nectar. The tea's eye-popping color and rich, sweet taste can't be beaten.
Recipe: Peach Iced Tea
Delta-Style Fried Catfish
Soul-food-style catfish fillets follow the South's mantra that everything tastes better fried. The golden, crispy crust gets a kick of flavor from black pepper, red pepper, garlic powder, and hot sauce. Serve with hushpuppies and cole slaw for a well-rounded Southern meal.
Recipe: Delta-Style Fried Catfish
Hoppin' John Salad
Hoppin' John, a mixture of black-eyed peas, rice, bacon and red peppers, is eaten by Southerners to bring luck for the New Year. Even if it's not New Year's Day, family and friends will be lucky to eat such a tasty Southern staple.
Recipe: Hoppin' John Salad
Most Popular Recipes
- 1. Sweet-Spicy Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry
- 2. Easy Peach Cobbler
- 3. Broccoli, Grape, and Pasta Salad
- 4. Easy Refrigerator Pickles
- 5. Classic Banana Bread