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Southern

  • Broccoli Salad With Cheddar and Warm Bacon Vinaigrette

    Broccoli salads are a dime a dozen, but this one, which is adapted from Ashley Christensen’s cookbook, “Poole’s: Recipes from a Modern Diner,” is a game-changing celebration of flavors, colors and textures: broccoli, toasted…

  • 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…