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.)
Light, airy, messy, delicious, these peach souffles are an elegant (but easy-to-make) ending to a meal. Make them when peaches are dead-ripe delicious.
A deep, dark-as-night, fudgy-as-heck, bittersweet cake that’s a deserving dessert for any dinner party. Chocoholics, you’re welcome.
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.
Beignets tend to conjure thoughts of New Orleans and the French Quarter and confectioners’ sugar galore. Not these savory babies.
Plump figs are slathered with blue cheese and mascarpone cheese, wrapped in southern country ham, and grilled. A perfect finger food before the barbecue.
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.
A dense, sweet, rich, buttery pound cake becomes even more indulgent, if you dare, with a heavy-handed drizzle of caramel glaze.
These baking powder biscuits morph boring pantry staples into stunningly tender, buttery, pull-apart biscuits that scream to be eaten hot from the oven.
This riff on bread salad recipe has a sturdy texture thanks to cornbread and a sweet heat thanks to honey and chipotle chiles.
Though not as sweet as most, this Southern pecan pie is still traditional through and through.
Enter your email address and get all of our updates sent to your inbox the moment they're posted. Be the first on your block to be in the know.
Preview daily e-mail
Hate tons of emails? Do you prefer info delivered in a neat, easy-to-digest (pun intended) form? Then enter your email address for our weekly newsletter.
Preview weekly e-mail