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.
Collard Green Salad
The zesty greens in this Southern-style salad are a rich, tasty source of vitamins, minerals and fiber.
Easy King Cake
You’ll love this streamlined version of the Mardi Gras favorite—and your kids will too.
Sauteed Mustard Greens
Sauteeing preserves some of greens’ sturdy texture, and bacon gives them a traditional Southern flavor.
This is not a salsa for wimps. It’s hot enough to bring tears to the eyes of any tall Texan.
Chunky Black Bean Soup
A hearty vegetarian black bean soup with plenty of flavor and stick-to-your-ribs comfort.
When okra is not in season, classic Louisiana gumbo is thickened with the aromatic leaves of sassafrass.
Garlicky Grilled Pattypan Squash
Grilling brings out the natural sweetness of this squash, along with a hint of summer smoke.