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Southern

  • Fried Chicken Biscuits With Hot Honey Butter

    This recipe for chicken biscuits could be a weeknight dinner with a side of greens, but it’s made to travel, and perfectly suited for a picnic. Prepare both components the day you want to…

  • Southern Comfort Food with Cambria

    Although perhaps not the most classic of Southern dishes, my “tax break” Southern comfort food dinner starts with a smoky chicken gumbo. Only, if you told a real Southerner that it was gumbo they…

  • Cheater’s Pickles

    This recipe was developed by accident when Dora Charles was working on her book, “A Real Southern Cook: In Her Savannah Kitchen.” The pickles come together fast, with a shock from ice cubes and…

  • Lost-and-Found Lemon Poundcake

    The South has about as many poundcake recipes as there are grandmothers. This one produces a higher, lighter cake than many recipes. It came from Dora Charles’s aunt Laura Daniels, who got it from…

  • Broccoli-Cheddar Hushpuppies

    This recipe, which utilizes often discarded broccoli stems, as well as a healthy handful of grated cheddar cheese, is not quite as good as the Watt’s version, but it’s certainly easier to make these…

  • Pickled Watermelon and Goat Cheese Salad

    This pickled watermelon salad wasn’t my favorite dish, but it was the one I felt I could recreate most reliably. This is a light and refreshing summer starter, with a bit of tang…

  • Creamy Scallion Bacon Grits with Runny Eggs

    Goat cheese + scallions + bacon crumbles + butter + grits + plenty of fresh black pepper? Too good!While this was not a healthy breakfast by any stretch of the imagination, goat cheese…

  • Hush Puppies

    Hush puppies are found on menus throughout the South and in many homes as well, an ace accompaniment to most of the region's meals. They are fritters, essentially: sweet cornmeal dough that is fried…

  • Deep-Fried Catfish

    Craig Claiborne was the food editor of the New York Times for 29 years, and he opened the world of global cooking to generations of readers who knew little about even Italian or French…