Southern

A whole coconut carrot cake, covered in toasted coconut on a glass cake stand, covered with a glass dome.

Coconut Carrot Cake

Lighter, more delicate, some may even say more sophisticated, and we dare say better than any other carrot cake you’ve ever had. No pineapple. No raisins. No complaints.

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A slab of glazed pressure cooker ribs with a knife cutting between two ribs

Pressure Cooker Ribs

We confess, we’d never imagined you could turn ribs fall-off-the-bone tender in 30 minutes. Until this recipe made believers out of us.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 162
A bean pot of baked beans with a wooden spoon placed on a wooden chair

Appalachian Cider Baked Beans

A stick-to-your-ribs recipe in which plain old pintos are doctored up with apple cider, onion, salt pork, molasses, and mustard. Amen.

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  • 15 M
  • 6 H, 15 M
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A white bowl filled with pimento cheese and some saltine crackers topped with the cheese next to the bowl

Barbecue Pimento Cheese

Not all pimento cheese recipes are created equal. This one, with a touch of barbecue, definitely has an unfair advantage.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 9
Two coconut cream pies with meringue tops, pastry crusts, and sprinkled with shredded coconut

Coconut Cream Pie

A retro classic with a velvety coconut custard buried beneath billows of sweet, luscious, airy meringue and cushioned by a tender, flaky, buttery lard crust. You’re welcome.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 18
A white coconut layer cake, with 7-minute frosting topped with shredded coconut on a green cake stand

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
  • 35
A fancy Bundt Kentucky bourbon cake on a silver platter.

Kentucky Bourbon Cake

This Southern classic is like a pound cake given its decadent amount of butter and its tender crumb. But oh, baby, wait’ll you taste the bourbon glaze.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 23
A rimmed baking sheet with rows of Southern buttermilk biscuits.

Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

“Spectacular.” “Sinful.” “Easy.” “Airy.” “Buttery.” “Lofty.” “Perfect.” That’s what folks are saying about these lovely buttermilk biscuits.

An enamel baking dish holding a sliced oven brisket topped with onions with jus on the side.

Edna Lewis’s Oven Brisket

Edna Lewis was loved for many reasons. Her spare prose. Her soulful recipes. Her kitchen frugality. Her endless wisdom. All attributes that are apparent in her famous brisket.

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  • 25 M
  • 3 H, 10 M
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