Most Popular Recipes

From time to time, we get asked the question "what are your most popular recipes?". Having answered the question several times in the last week, I decided to create a new page dedicated to showcasing the best and most requested recipes by our visitors.

Here is the list of our best and most requested recipes for chicken, dinner, and dessert.

Popular Chicken Recipes

Chicken and Dumplings
This old fashioned chicken and dumplings recipe, just like grandma used to make, is a must try dish. Learn to cook from scratch with this easy to follow recipe. This is also one of my most popular recipes.

Southern Deep Fried Chicken
Prepare a tasty helping of crispy and crunchy southern deep fried chicken. This recipe produces chicken packed With flavor that stays crisp and crunchy.

Smothered Chicken
This smothered chicken with brown gravy recipe is a southern favorite. Most people serve this smothered chicken over white rice with vegetables on the side with corn bread or biscuits.

Basic Fried Chicken
This is the simplest southern fried chicken you'll ever make. Frying chicken in 3 easy steps is possible with this simple recipe for fried chicken.

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Popular Dessert Recipes

Sweet Potato Pie
A traditional sweet potato pie recipe for all of your special holiday events including Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years.

Peach Cobbler
A quick and easy homemade peach cobbler recipe that cooks up in under 1 hour. Kids and adults both love this recipe.

Red Velvet Cake
This homemade red velvet cake, is cooked from scratch with plenty of flavor and character. It is ready for you to prepare and serve to family and friends.

Banana Pudding
A cool and refreshing banana pudding recipe that satisfies the soul on a hot summer day. I love to eat this for breakfast to.

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Popular Dinner Recipes

Liver and Onions Dinner
This monthly 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.

Fried Catfish Dinner
This dinner menu idea features some good eating: fried catfish, hush puppies, cole slaw, sweet tea and peach cobbler for dessert.

Barbecued Rib Dinner
Want some good eating? Try this barbecued ribs dinner with cabbage, macaroni and cheese, banana pudding and lemonade.

Fried Chicken Dinner
A dinner menu that includes southern deep fried chicken, black eyed peas, collard greens, corn bread, sweet potato pie and lemonade.

Christmas Dinner
Stop wondering what to cook for this Years Christmas Dinner. Everything you need is here and this dinner menu is sure to please your hungry dinner guest.

Thanksgiving Dinner
A Thanksgiving Dinner to remember with stuffed Cornish hens instead of turkey. Plus cabbage, mashed potatoes, candid yams, and several dessert favorites.

New Years Dinner - A traditional New Years Dinner including all the favorites. Bring in the New Year with collard greens, black-eyed peas, fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, corn bread, banana pudding and sweet tea.

Easter Dinner
Easter dinner would be incomplete without these traditional easter recipes for honey baked ham, collard greens, corn bread, potato salad and more.

Labor Day Recipes
Get ready to enjoy the end of summer and celebrate the kids going back to school with a party. You don't want to let your summer fun end without trying out this collection of cookout and barbecue recipes.

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Most Popular Recipes

Baked Macaroni and Cheese
Here is a quick and easy recipe for baked macaroni and cheese. Recipe produces crowd pleasing results using 6 simple ingredients. This is another one of my best and most popular recipes.

Stuffed Bell Peppers
A quick and easy traditional stuffed bell pepper recipe with bell peppers and beef baked in tomato sauce.

Pigs Feet
This pigs feet recipe is an old fashioned soul food family favorite. This delicious meat is not as fatty as you might expect, containing less fat and more protein than country style pork ribs.

Beef Stew
Recipe ingredients include cubed beef, onions, potatoes, carrots and celery. Cooking beef stew is simple with this easy to follow recipe -- the recipe practically cooks itself.

Baby Back Ribs
A much request baby back ribs recipes. A must try meat for all out door cookouts and barbeques.

Boiled Cabbage
Learn how to cook boiled cabbage with this quick and easy recipe. Cabbage is inexpensive, low in calories and fat, helps digestion and improves your complexion.

Collard Greens
This collard greens recipe is a true southern and African American favorite. Cook up a pot of greens and serve them with fried chicken and corn bread.

I'm sure you will enjoy this list of the best and most popular recipes for many years to come.

Recap Of Our Favorite Recipes

Here is a recap of some of our most popular soul food recipes that you might enjoy.

  1. Fried chicken: A classic soul food dish, fried chicken is made by seasoning chicken pieces with a blend of spices, dipping them in buttermilk or egg wash, coating them in seasoned flour, and then frying them until crispy and golden brown.
  2. Collard greens: This dish involves cooking down collard greens with smoked meat (such as ham hocks or turkey wings), onions, garlic, and other seasonings until they are tender and flavorful.
  3. Red beans and rice: This Louisiana-inspired dish is made by simmering red beans with sausage or ham, onions, peppers, celery, garlic, and spices like thyme and bay leaves until they are creamy and delicious. Serve over rice for a hearty meal.
  4. Macaroni and cheese: Soul food macaroni and cheese is typically made with elbow noodles cooked al dente, mixed with a creamy cheese sauce made from butter, flour, milk or cream, cheddar cheese (or a mix of cheeses), salt, pepper and other seasonings.
  5. Sweet potato pie: This dessert is similar to pumpkin pie but uses sweet potatoes instead of pumpkin puree as the base. It's typically flavored with cinnamon, nutmeg or allspice and topped with whipped cream.

There are many more soul food recipes on this website for you to explore! 

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