Tanya Holland gives us Southern comfort food with Big Easy flair. That’s what we think of these perfectly spiced shrimp swimming in a slightly spicy sauce with ample cheesy grits to soak it all up.
Happy National French Toast Day! This recipe for Pain Perdu (French toast) is made with golden eggy bread, tart raspberries, and rich cream. It’s the best way to celebrate, we think.
Cookie dough that can be made in advance and then sliced and baked whenever you want? And they taste like Key lime pie? Yes, please!
Here’s a sweet little recipe for Pibil-style ribs–less work than a traditional full pig but with all of the taste. Roll up your sleeves and pass the napkins!
Juicy pork chops are a perennial favorite around here. Smother ’em in a creamy, Creole, caramelized onion gravy… oh my lord.
A richly warming, comforting combination of earthy spices and smoky chicken. Comes together easily and brings everyone to the table.
A pretty quick simmer turns field peas and snap beans into a pot full of Southern perfection. The pot liquor that you end up with is tasty as heck, too.
Creole seasoning, hot sauce, beer and a squeeze of lemon makes a skillet full of shrimp sing. Scooped up with garlic toast, it doesn’t get any better.
A sweet umami upgrade to game day wings. Sweet and spicy, crispy and juicy, these little beauties have it all.
A terrific snack, appie, or side dish, that nearly everyone will devour. Crispy fried vegetables dipped in your choice of sauce? Yes, please!
We bet you’ve always wanted to try your hand at this lush dessert, if you haven’t already. It might even be easier to pull off than you think.
Creamy Southern stone-ground grits with Cheddar cheese, plump sautéed shrimp, crisp bacon, garlic, and scallions.
Sweet tea. Whiskey. Lemon juice. That’s all it takes to make a sassy summertime cocktail you’ll want to sip all afternoon long.
Piles of tender shrimp, smothered in a lush, buttery, spiced sauce that’s perfect for sopping up with bread. Pass the napkins!
If you’ve ever sought an excuse to start making your own margaritas, this is it. Salted, warming, and lip-puckering limey. Fresh!
Call some friends, set a pot of water to boil, and chill some beer. There’s mudbugs to be had.
An honest-to-goodness hot weather refresher. A riff on frozen yogurt that combines the tang of lime with an unexpected burst of flavor from crushed black peppercorns. Inspired.
For those in the know, Rodney Scott is a barbecue sensation. For those of you who don’t know, allow us to introduce you to his sublime smoked chicken—and tell you how to make it at home.
Not all pimento cheese recipes are created equal. This one, with a touch of barbecue, definitely has an unfair advantage.
Boozy bananas are lavished with a cheater’s caramel sauce made with butter, brandy, and brown sugar in this outrageously simple riff on a Southern classic. No flames required.