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.
Fried Hush Puppies
Southern Style Corn Bread
Creamy Tomato Soup
Beans, Potatoes and Vegetables
Baked Sweet Potato
Black Eyed Peas
Buttered Mashed potatoes
Stuffed Bell Pepper
Chicken and Pork
Chicken and Dumplings Recipe
Southern Fried Chicken
Honey Baked Ham
Blackened Red Snapper
Grilled Salmon Recipe
Grilled Shrimp Recipe
Homemade Lemon Pie
Red Velvet Cake
My advice to you is to develop your dinner menu by selecting several recipes from above. Head to your local grocery store, pick up your ingredients and get into the kitchen and start cooking.