This stunning Southern belle and its dozen tiers—yup, 12—is astonishingly easy peasy to make thanks to a savvy cake-baking tactic.
Our most requested recipe, this ridiculously rich dish takes its heat from andouille, its creamy comfort from grits smothered in cheese.
This Southern staple amps up stone-ground grits with ample white Cheddar. We think we’ve found home in these cheese grits.
These Southern-style biscuits are just the thing for almost any occasion. Go on, we dare you. Try to think of a time you wouldn’t want them. See what we mean?
Nothing slakes thirst, quells worries, and comes together with ease quite like Southern sweet tea.
This Carolina ‘cue ‘wich draws on pork that’s quite literally falling apart tender, teased into tantalizingly tender shreds, and mopped with a vinegary sauce.
Ah, summer. Ah, cobbler. Those two sentiments are sort of one in the same, don’t you agree, seeing as each is easy, effortless, and always enticing?
This mint julep panna cotta has all the minty essence of the classic cocktail but in a creamy dessert. A Kentucky Derby must.
Sassfras, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, and anise enhance the smoky, saltiness goodness of glazed ham.
This pound cake is rich with creamery butter, freckled with vanilla seeds, and knee-wobbingly crisp and sugary at the edges from—you guessed it—sugar.
One of the South’s greatest achievements, baked country ham takes its salty sweet smack from a glaze of mustard, vinegar, and cloves.
Shrimp paste is a classic southern treat. Small shrimp is blended with butter, shallots, and spices. Smear the shrimp paste on biscuits or toast points.
Pork loin and sweet potatoes, both of which come into season in autumn, are a classic Southern pairing. This earthy pork dish is served with a rich pan gravy.
Leave it to New Orleans to create a liquor to replace absinthe. These boozy jellied shots are redolent of their namesake citrus and anise-flavored absinthe alternative.
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