Fried Chicken and Fixin's

Most Southerners would agree that a plate of down-home veggies satisfies any appetite. Now all you'll need is an ice-cold glass of sweet tea. (Serves 4)

Baby Blue Salad

The secret to Our Best Southern Fried Chicken is in the oil--we add bacon drippings for a tasty crunch. For a dressed-up side, try Baby Blue Salad with spicy pecans and vinaigrette.

Southern Living, August 2003