From the classic Southern-style meat and three, to sweet and rich deserts like Buttermilk Pie, from Lowcountry to Creole to Soul, Southern food is as diverse as it is popular. And most of all, it’s about making the most of what’s in season and growing nearby.
A crunchy, creamy new way of making cole slaw—with Greek yogurt!
Avocado Fruit Salad
Technically speaking, avocados are a fruit. Loaded with fiber, vitamin K, folate, and vitamin C, plus healthy monounsaturated fat, they are a wonderful addition to salads.
Baked Pears with Toasted Oat Topping
This spiced baked pear is both healthy and delicious, perfect for a special occasion.
Shrimp and Grits
Succulent shrimp served over cheesy grits for less than 300 calories a serving—what could get much better than that?
This easy one-pan frittata is a great way to boost your vegetable intake. A combination of whole eggs and egg whites helps keep the fat and cholesterol content down.
Bobby’s Pimiento Cheese
No matter what you do with it—spread it between two pieces of bread, slather it on top of a burger, or just serve it as is with some vegetable sticks for dipping—this recipe is one you’re going to want in your collection.
Charleston Shrimp and Grits
Although lightened up, this dish is just as creamy and indulgent as grits ought to be.
Homemade Pickled Vegetables
Homemade Pickled Vegetables is a version of chow-chow or mixed pickles. It’s more healthful than commercial preparations, which are usually loaded with salt and sugar.
Easy New Year’s Day One-Pot Meal
This easy, one-pot dish includes the Southern traditional New Year’s foods of black-eyed peas for luck and cabbage to represent money in the new year.
Purple Hull Pea Salad
A unique salad of earthy field peas in vinagrette over tomatoes, arugula, onion and basil.
Green Chile-Cheese Grits
Adding chilies and cheese to grits has become the Texas way to improve on one of the best dishes to come out of the Old South.