Darkness on the Delta: Cool Bittersweet Dessert

A deep, dark-as-night, fudgy-as-heck, bittersweet cake that’s a deserving dessert for any dinner party. Chocoholics, you’re welcome.

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  • 25 M
  • 6 H, 25 M
  • 0

Blue Cheese Pecan Bread

The only thing this quick bread—made savory with pungent blue cheese, sweet pecans, and plenty black pepper—wants for is a bottle of white wine.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 1

Cheese Beignets

Beignets tend to conjure thoughts of New Orleans and the French Quarter and confectioners’ sugar galore. Not these savory babies.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

Grilled Fresh Figs with Country Ham

Plump figs are slathered with blue cheese and mascarpone cheese, wrapped in southern country ham, and grilled. A perfect finger food before the barbecue.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0

Cornelia Walker Bailey’s Pear Bread

Spice bread. Tea cake. Quick bread. Whatever you call it, this recipe has pedigree–and you don’t need to know its geneology to know this. One taste tells all.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 9

Brown Sugar Pound Cake

A dense, sweet, rich, buttery pound cake becomes even more indulgent, if you dare, with a heavy-handed drizzle of caramel glaze.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 6

Baking-Powder Biscuits with Quick Strawberry Jam

These baking powder biscuits morph boring pantry staples into stunningly tender, buttery, pull-apart biscuits that scream to be eaten hot from the oven.

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  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

Cornbread Salad

This riff on bread salad recipe has a sturdy texture thanks to cornbread and a sweet heat thanks to honey and chipotle chiles.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Southern Pecan Pie

Though not as sweet as most, this Southern pecan pie is still traditional through and through.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 0

Oatmeal Cake

Yup, you’re allowed to eat this cake for breakfast. See, there’s wholesome oatmeal beneath all that coconut and butter.

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  • 50 M
  • 1 H, 50 M
  • 3

Quicky Sticky Biscuits

Different dough, but the same gooey goodness is found in these homemade sticky biscuits sprinkled with cinnamon sugar and baked over pecan syrup.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Delaware Creamed Succotash

For this creamed succotash, use only fresh corn and on the cob and fresh lima beans. The succotash is best served the day it’s made for best flavor.

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  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 0

Tennessee Shrimp and Grits

Classic shrimp and grits gets a Tennessee facelift with the addition of tomatoes, tomato paste, thyme, and a splash of Worcestershire sauce.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 5

Crispy Fried Okra

A Southern staple at both cocktail parties and the dinner table. One taste of these crisp, hotly seasoned little lovelies and you’ll understand.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
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