Crabmeat Yvonne

Named for the owner’s daughter, this recipe mixes Crabmeat with artichokes and Meunière butter. Use crawfish for a truly unique New Orleans experience.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0

Spiced Peach Shortcakes

This riff on classic shortcake sandwiches spiced peaches between sweet biscuits and softly whipped cream. You’re welcome.

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  • 30 M
  • 55 M
  • 0

Apple Cake with Caramel Glaze

Spicy and flavorful with a moist, pudding-like texture, this apple cake from Edna Lewis is truly easy—just stir together by hand.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0

Ricotta-Sweet Potato Beignets

These doughnuts have a wonderful crisp gold-brown crust and tender insides, like a dessert version of hush puppies.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 4

Southern Pan-Fried Chicken

This recipe from the late, great Edna Lewis turns out skillet-fried chicken that’s perfectly seasoned, extra-crispy, and gosh darn beautiful in every way.

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  • 1 H
  • 9 H, 30 M
  • 5

Pecan Torte with Bourbon Whipped Cream

This almost flourless pecan torte is rich with pecans, eggs, and sugar. On top is a dollop of bourbon-spiked whipped cream. The torte is great with coffee.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0

Bacon Cornbread

There’s cornbread, and then there’s cornbread enhanced with bacon, corn, and ample good ol’ bacon drippings. Just as god intended.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 22

Sauteed Okra

Okra, a staple of Southern cooking, is given the French treatment at the hands of Jacques Pepin. Lightly sauteed and tossed in butter, it’s a great side.

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  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 0

Coconut Layer Cake

Layers of vanilla cake take turns with oodles of coconut filling and the whole shebang is slathered with fluffy white icing. Uh, yes please!

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 16
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