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.
Doberge cake is the birthday cake of New Orleans. The most popular is a Doberge with a lemon-iced cake on one side and a chocolate-iced cake on the other.
A classic revisited, this sticky sweet tart gilds sweet potatoes rather than apples in caramel for a surprise take on a standby that’s every bit as sophisticated as the original.
We, too, were startled by the shocker ingredient in this intriguingly sweet, Easter-rific glazed ham. Tasting is believing.
Paula Deen’s gumbo recipe has it all: chicken, sausage, roux, and crowd appeal. Go on. See if we’re wrong. (We’re not, by the way.)
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