Cook Like A Pro With Big Mamas Recipes

Big Mama's RecipesBig Mamas Recipes

Looking for Big Mamas Recipes?

When was the last time you enjoyed a meal or Sunday dinner that was prepared by Big Mama?  For me it has been quite some time. But I still have very fond memories of Big Mama and the other women in my family all in the kitchen each preparing their signature dish to be served at Sunday dinner or during a holiday meal.  

I really miss those days we enjoyed so long ago.  In my family we all love big mamas recipes and her cooking. But what about you, do you have a Big Mama around who can still cook for you?  If not, no worries, we can look after each other now that she is no longer around. 

Below you'll find a collection of all of Big Mama's favorite recipes that you can try out in your own kitchen.  I must warn you, get ready to spend a lot of time in the kitchen.


Because when you learn to cook Big Mama's favorite soul food recipes, you'll be asked to get in the kitchen more often.  Here are some of her favorite recipes. When you get a chance give them all a try!

Big Mamas Recipes - Soul Food Favorites

  • Black Eyed Peas - Want to bring good luck this New Year? If so, try this black-eyed peas recipe! This dish is a tradition in many Southern black folks households and is said to bring prosperity in the coming year.
  • Chicken and Dumplings - This chicken and dumplings recipe is the perfect comfort food that will satisfy your cravings! Hearty, filling, and delicious, this is one meal you want forget.
  • Chitterlings with Hog Maws - Traditional, old-fashioned chitterlings and hog maws is are a Southern delicacy that you'll most likely love. If you're looking for something new to try this is it.
  • Collar Greens with Ham Hocks - Are you're looking for something hearty and flavorful? Look no further! This classic Southern ham hock and collard green dish is a keeper to add to your recipe collection.
  • Fried Catfish - For many, fried catfish is a southern classic. Serve crispy and juicy the is the perfect meal to liven up your fish fry.
  • Liver and Onions - If you are old school, a plate of delicious liver on onion is the perfect dish to set down for a family meal. This is one recipe you must try.
  • Neck Bones and Rice - Considered by many a soul food staple, neck bones and rice is easy to make and perfect if you want a quick, hearty, and delicious meal.
  • Boiled Pigs Feet - If you're going to boil your pigs feet, slow cooking is the way to go. Here is an easy recipe for slow cooked pigs feet that will make your taste buds happy.
  • Barbecued Pigs Feet - This is a spin-off of classic pigs feet with barbecue sauce added for an oh so flavorful meal. This wonderful dish is sure to tantalize your dinner guest's taste buds and have them coming back for more.
  • Salmon Patties - Are you craving seafood for breakfast or dinner? Prepare yourself some delicious and healthy salmon patties. This is the recipe to try.
  • Vegetable Soup - When it cold outside or you're just looking for something fulfilling, homemade vegetable soup is the perfect comfort food. This soup will warm your heart and belly too.
  • Oxtail Soup - This homemade oxtail soup is rich and flavorful, simmered with savory herbs and spices allowing you to prepare a perfect bowl of comfort food.
  • Fried Okra - Always crispy, golden brown, and full of flavor, this fried okra recipe is always at hit with family and friends who enjoy the satisfying crunch of this lightly battered vegetable.
  • Fried Chicken Gizzards - For the best savory and crunchy chicken gizzards you must marinate them in a blend of herbs, spices, garlic, and lemon juice. 
  • Lima Beans - Love these lima beans simmered in a flavorful broth and seasoned with fresh herbs. Prepare yourself a bowl to enjoy some delicious comfort food.
  • Candied Yams - How about some sweet, savory, and flavorful yams backed in a perfection of brown sugar glaze? I know it sound good to you and me too.
  • Peach Cobbler - Who else wants to experience the irresistible taste of this quick and easy peach cobbler? Made with canned, frozen, or fresh peaches and baked to perfection in a flaky, buttery crust. for a classic dessert your family will love you for preparing.
  • Sweet Potato Pie - Don't just wait around for holidays to indulge in a mouthwatering piece of sweet potato pie. You can prepare the timeless classic anytime you have a craving.
  • Homemade Biscuits - Whether servicing for breakfast, lunch, or dinner you are sure to enjoy these light and fluffy homemade biscuits.  Can be served warm with syrup or jelly.
  • Homemade Corn Bread - Prepare cornbread that brings you warm, comforting goodness in every bite. Best enjoyed as a treat with butter, honey, jam or any other topping of your choice.
  • I'm excited just reading about Big Mamas recipes. I can just taste barbecued pigs feet, collard greens with ham hocks, and black eyed peas just like Big Mama used to cook. What about you?

    Look here for other tradition and African American favorites.

    You might like these recipes too