Category: Southern Recipes

Zucchini Bread

Have you been looking for a perfectly delicious, light, airy delicious Zucchini bread recipe? Look no further than this Zucchini Bread made without oil, it comes out moist, delicious, and almost weightless every time. Bet […]

Southern Ham Salad

Southern Ham Salad and  White Bread go together like two peas and a pod. A delicious homemade Southern Ham salad made with sweet honey ham, celery, red onions, hardboiled boiled eggs, and pickles on a thick […]

Shrimp and Grits

When it comes to Southern cuisine, what could be more iconic than Shrimp and Grits? They have been thought of as the ultimate classic dish in the South for years. Shrimp and Grits can now […]

Strawberry Pretzel Salad

This nostalgic recipe for Strawberry Pretzel Salad is a creamy, fruity, and crunchy Southern classic. What is Strawberry Pretzel Salad you might ask? Well, it’s not a salad at all, it’s what we call an […]

Cajun Crab Spread

This super simple to make Cajun Crab Spread is packed with amazing bold Cajun and Crab flavors. Serve it over butter crackers, Triscuits, Wheat Thins, or toast points at your next pool party, family reunion, or […]

Southern Jezebel Sauce

Southern Jezebel Sauce will haunt your taste buds with fiery sweetness. It’s hot, yet sweet, made with the finest pineapple preserves, apricot preserves, apple jelly, horseradish, prepared mustard with a hint of lemon juice is […]

Creamy Crab Salad

Creamy Crab Salad is one of the most delicious yet easiest semi-homemade salads you’ll ever have the pleasure of making. For years this creamy crab salad has been my secret go-to recipe for impromptu gatherings with friends and family members […]

Southern Buttermilk Salad Dressing

Southern Buttermilk Salad Dressing is a deliciously easy, flavorful, homemade, Southern-Style salad dressing that our family has made for years to enjoy over our favorite salad greens and fixings. Made with buttermilk, creamy mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, […]

Southern-Style Tomato Mac and Beef

This classic Southern-Style Tomato Mac and Beef Recipes are one of the most delicious, easy to make, flavorful meals from Southern-American childhoods, made with hearty ground beef, organic tomatoes, green bell peppers, sweet onions,  a […]

Easy To Make Hamburger Soup – Poor Man’s Soup

My recipe for Easy To Make Hamburger Soup aka Poor Man’s Soup is so simple and deliciously affordable to make. You’ll love the idea of being able to combine simple ingredients you already have on hand to […]

Orzo Salad with Apples and Cranberries {Fall Harvest Orzo Salad}

Orzo Salad with Apples and Cranberries {Fall Harvest Orzo Salad} is a simple deliciously Fall inspired Salad that is perfect for the holidays and family gathering this season. Made with chilled Ozro, crisp gala apples, dried […]

The History Behind Chili

The history behind chili is a murky history of the past. One thing I can certainly assure you of friends, our favorite fall tailgate food surely did not originate in any part of Mexico by any means. […]

Penne with Blackened Chicken, Asparagus, and Cherry Tomatoes

Penne pasta, blackened chicken, roasted asparagus, and cherry tomatoes covered in a thick, rich, creamy alfredo sauce really make this Penne with Blackened Chicken, Asparagus, and Cherry Tomatoes recipe such a deliciously flavorful dish for […]

Southern-Style Bourbon Meatballs Recipe

These delicious boozy Southern-Style Bourbon Meatballs are going to be the hit of your next gathering; be ready for people to immediately run over to the meatballs on the buffet table and beg for this […]

Louisiana Crawfish Boil

Making a deliciously messy Cajun Crawfish Boil is considered a fine art to many Louisiana folk. Family, friends and next door neighbors will gather outdoors around newspaper-covered picnic tables, sipping on a cold beer, peeling […]

Lemon Blackberry Parfaits

Lemon Blackberry Parfaits are perfect for breakfast, brunch, or healthy snack midday, or even a quick dessert. You’ll love the fact these delicious parfaits are super simple to make. Made with organic honey granola cereal, lemon […]

Memphis-Style Coleslaw

Memphis-Style Coleslaw hits the most important notes when it comes to taste and texture slightly tart, sweet, creamy, oh so crunchy—there’s so much to love when it comes to Memphis-Style Coleslaw. Made with pure Southern-Style […]

Southern-Style Egg Salad

The perfect Southern-Style Egg Salad starts with a blend of creamy and slightly crunchy textures coming together with bright, fresh flavors. It’s not even particularly fancy, there are no special secret ingredients just old-fashioned goodness piled on top […]

Southern Creamy Crab Dip Recipe

Southern Creamy Crab Dip is one of the snacking staples found in my house during late spring and early summer. Made with a big heap of traditional Southern love and delicious tasting ingredients; such as imitation […]

Funeral Potatoes Recipe

Whether you’re hailing from Utah and refer to the recipe as Funeral Potatoes or a Southerner from Mississippi that calls it Hashbrown Casserole, this recipe is pretty darn delicious if you ask me or any of […]

Southern Baked Bean and Ground Beef Casserole

Southern Baked Bean and Ground Beef Casserole is another iconic Southern covered dish our family loves to share at family functions, Church Potlucks, picnics and even on some of the spring and summer Holiday gatherings. This […]

Dill Pickle Dip

Mention Dill Pickle Dip to me and I will proclaim to you, is what dreams are made of on a warm spring day here in Mississippi. It’s that deliciously simple to make dip we love […]

Cowboy Caviar {Black-eyed Pea Salsa} aka Texas Caviar

Cowboy Caviar {black-eyed Pea Salsa} aka Texas Caviar is the delicious Southern cousin of Mexican Black Bean Salsa made with black-eyed peas, sweet corn, diced red plum tomatoes, chopped spicy jalapeño peppers, crisp celery, diced cucumber, […]

Purple Potato Salad Recipe

This vibrant looking Purple Potato Salad is Easy to make and deliciously gorgeous to look at on the dinner table; made from a spectacular tasting colorful medley of small purple potatoes, new potatoes, small red […]

Watergate Salad aka Pistachio Pineapple Delight

One of my all-time favorite desserts is the deliciously creamy green Watergate salad, often called Pistachio Pineapple Delight or Green Fluff dessert salad, made from about 7 ingredients such instant pistachio pudding, juicy pineapple, whipped […]

SPICY PENNE PASTA WITH ANDOUILLE SAUSAGE

This Cajun flavored Spicy Penne Pasta with Andouille Sausage is made with pure Southern love combining penne pasta, grilled Andouille sausage, a deliciously creamy cheese sauce, diced tomatoes with chiles, Roasted Red Peppers, onions, fresh garden […]

BROCCOLI APPLE SALAD

Crisp broccoli, Pink lady apples, celery, cranberries, raisins, shredded carrots, and sunflower seeds come together to make an amazing salad with delicious flavors and various textures. The creamy dressing on top makes this Broccoli Apple […]

Green Gumbo, Gumbo z’herbes

Gumbo z’herbes is  a tricky and controversial subject to many,  ask any five people who insist they know what Gumbo z’herbes is, or exactly how Gumbo z’herbes is made, and you’ll get at least 5 or […]

New Orléans Style bbq Shrimp Recipe

New Orléans Style bbq Shrimp is one of the fabulous historical dishes of New Orléans. Of course, New Orléans Style bbq Shrimp isn’t about dumping a bunch of BBQ sauce on chargrilled shrimp. It’s actually a […]

Spicy Southern 15 Bean Soup with Smoked Sausage

This hearty and delicious tasting Spicy Southern 15 Bean Soup with Smoked Sausage is perfect for chasing away the wintertime blues. Made with some of the South’s favorite ingredients such as; smoked sausage, 15 different beans, fresh […]