First, understand that different areas of the South may differ slightly in technique...what follows is how my mom in Alabama cooked.
Southern Food is generally cooked longer than you may be use to. For example, green beans are cooked until very tender and a dark greenish brown. Very different from brightly colored canned beans...
Cast Iron is the traditional cookware used in Southern cooking. It retains and transfers heat like no other material. If you are unfamiliar with cast iron cooking, we have a few tips for you.
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