While real Southern recipes are our passion, you will also find recipes for Cajun, Soul Food, BBQ and other comfort food here. If you prefer "made from scratch" over store bought, try our popular PICKLE RECIPES. Now...grab a recipe, put on that apron and let's do some authentic, Southern cooking.
FEATURED SOUTHERN RECIPE
SWEET TENNESSEE BBQ SAUCE
This old BBQ sauce recipe was found in a 40 year old church recipe book. We updated it with the addition of liquid smoke but other than that it is the original recipe.
Use on meat, poultry or fish as a baste or added at the table. Easy and quick to make using common ingredients.
Southern cooking is not difficult, it's just a little different. Southern food employs a lot of fried food and often...sugar. Thus, it is not known to be low fat. However, if that concerns you, just a little common sense in preparation can make it more healthy.
Southerners love a lot of vegetables cooked until very tender and we love our desserts...
Southern food is traditionally cooked with cast iron cookware. It transfers heat like no other metal and it last forever. But it does have some drawbacks. It must be cured (seasoned) to prevent rust and food from sticking. However these are not major problems compared to the benefits of using cast iron...CONTINUE READING
Are your homemade biscuits flat and tough? Are they better suited as paperweights? Well, you have a lot of company. But making good biscuits is not difficult. You just need to follow a few simple tips....CONTINUE READING
MOM'S SOUTHERN COOKING TIP OF THE DAY
"PUT 2 TABLESPOONS OF BACON GREASE IN EVERYTHING...THEN FRY IT"