Southern cooking is a beloved cuisine that has been passed down through many generations.
A staple in the American diet, it makes use of local ingredients to create dishes that are flavorful, hearty, and soulful. Popular ingredients used for southern dishes include butter, bacon fat, cornmeal, sausage, ham hock, and various types of peppers.
Classic recipes include fried chicken, collard greens, mac 'n' cheese, and pulled pork barbecue.
Over time each region of the south has developed its own signature dishes that reflect their unique culture and tastes. Whether you're looking for a comforting home-cooked meal or an adventurous new recipe to try out - southern cooking has something for everyone!
If you like home cooking, nothing will taste better than authentic southern cooking. When I sit down at the dinner table to eat southern food, one thing is sure to happen. I'll leave the table very pleased, full, and content after my meal.
For this simple fact, l love home cooking, especially because I get a chance to cook the food I enjoy eating.
Do you enjoy eating southern foods?
If so here are some of the all time southern recipes.
Print these recipes out, that way when you have the urge for some good down home cooking you're good to go.