Dive into the heart and soul of Southern cuisine with our roundup of 12 classic recipes that bring a delicious Southern twist to your table. Southern cooking is a unique blend of flavors, traditions and hospitality that always leaves you satisfied. From perfectly crispy fried chicken to mouthwatering biscuits and gravy, these dishes offer a taste of the South that will have you savoring every bite.
Southern Fried Chicken
There is nothing quite like good old-fashioned Southern Fried Chicken to satisfy your comfort food cravings! The perfectly spiced chicken is crispy on the outside and tender and juicy on the inside. And the leftovers are just as delicious cold the next day, right out of the fridge.
Homemade Biscuits and Gravy
Homemade Biscuits and Gravy is a time-honored classic American breakfast recipe made with flaky buttermilk biscuits smothered with the BEST creamy sausage gravy!
Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits
Nothing comes close to simple joy of flaky Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits with fluffy, buttery layers and plenty of honey, sausage gravy, or jam to go with them! These easy, from-scratch biscuits are the best way to start out a weekend!
Southern Collard Greens
Silky, smoky Southern Collard Greens are a classic side dish that taste amazing with a big chunk of cornbread! They are great delicious anytime, but are also a popular addition to your Thanksgiving menu!
Hoe Cakes [cornmeal pancakes] are light, fluffy, and quick to griddle up for a tasty breakfast or dinner side! Also called johnnycakes, ashcakes, or a dozen other names, this unfussy recipe with wonderful texture and corn flavor is sure to please!
Pecans Praline Recipe
There is nothing like old-fashioned Southern Pecan Pralines! This melt-in-your-mouth treat is a cross between a cookie and a candy and it’s loaded with crunchy pecans, butter, and fabulous brown sugar flavor.
Smothered Pork Chops
This easy Smothered Pork Chops recipe is a Southern classic and true soul food that always satisfies. The velvety, savory gravy and tender, juicy pork chops go so well together and are as perfect for weeknight cooking as they are for Sunday supper.
Homemade Peach Cobbler Recipe
This Homemade Peach Cobbler is Heaven on Earth and a completely delicious summer dessert! Made with fresh peaches and carrying a snickerdoodle-type crust, this fruity dessert is best served warm with ice cream.
Tomato Pie Recipe
This savory Southern Tomato Pie is made with summer-ripe tomatoes, fresh basil leaves, and topped with a tasty cheese & mayo topping!
Biscuits and Gravy Casserole
When it comes to breakfast casseroles, the savoriest and most delicious of them all just might be this Biscuits and Gravy Casserole. Made with a homemade sausage gravy, eggs, just enough cheese, and of course, lots of soft biscuits, this easy breakfast casserole is perfect for large gatherings, lazy weekend breakfasts, and holiday brunch.
Southern Pecan Pie
Ooey-gooey, crunchy, sticky and sweet, classic Southern Pecan Pie is one of my all-time favorite desserts! Perfect for Thanksgiving, BBQ’s, Pi Day, or any day in between!
Fresh Peach Pie
Fresh Peach Pie is the simplest, sweetest celebration of our favorite summer fruit – peaches! The buttery, flaky crust is filled with loads of sliced, fresh peaches in a silky peach gel made entirely from scratch with a secret ingredient that makes this the best fresh peach pie ever!