Stop wondering what soul food dinner to cook this Sunday. You may be stumped for ideas about what to cook, but you're not alone. People all over the world face this same problem week-after-week.
To be perfectly honest, I get asked the following two questions all the time about preparing a soulfood meal.
First, how do I bring it all together to make that perfect soul food feast?
Second, what side dishes should I serve with my dinner?
I think it all starts with menu selection. Cooking soul food is really no different than normal cooking in regards to deciding what to cook. Just go with what you like to a certain extent.
You know, cook from your soul.
When you develop your soul food menu, it should include all of the essentials:
For those of you who have experience cooking soul food, I suggest you go straight to my Recipe Collection.
If you are new to cooking soul food and need help coming up with that perfect soul food meal check out this months Featured Soul Food Dinner Menu.
February's - Featured Soulfood Dinner Recipes
This months dinner menu includes free recipes for the following: Homemade Lemonade, Southern Deep Fried Chicken, Black-Eyed Peas, Collard Greens, Corn Bread and Sweet Potato Pie.
March's - Featured Soul Food Menu
March's dinner menu idea features some good eating: fried catfish, hush puppies, cole slaw, sweet tea and peach cobbler for dessert.
April's - Featured Soul Food Dinner Recipes
This month offers some good eating: barbecued ribs, cabbage, macaroni and cheese, banana pudding and lemonade.
May's - Featured Soul Food Menu
This months dinner idea is liver and onions served with iced tea, mashed potatoes and corn bread. This delicious meal ends with a sweet taste of pecan pie.
Wondering what to cook for this Years Christmas Dinner? This dinner menu is sure to please your hungry dinner guest.
No Easter dinner is complete without these traditional easter recipes for honey baked ham, collard greens, corn bread, potato salad and more.
This Thanksgiving Dinner features stuffed cornish hens instead of turkey. Plus cabbage, mashed potatoes, candid yams, and several dessert favorites.
New Years Dinner
Bring in the New Year right with this traditional New Years Dinner that includes all the favorites like collard greens, black-eyed peas, fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, corn bread, banana pudding and sweet tea.