About Rebecca Lang

Rebecca Lang

Rebecca Lang is a chef, cooking instructor, and contributing editor for Southern Living and myrecipes.com. She’s also the author of nearly half a dozen cookbooks, including her most recent title, Around the Southern Table. She learned to cook at her grandmother’s heels, apprenticed with celebrated Southern chef Nathalie Dupree, and earned a culinary arts degree from Johnson and Wales University. A ninth-generation Southerner, Lang lives in Athens, GA, with her husband and two children, serving her own family at the same dining room table where she used to enjoy meals with her grandmother.

Pimento Cheese

Pimento Cheese

You can practice proper Southern gentility, no matter where you’re from, simply by whipping up a batch of this classic crowd-pleasing party must, pimento cheese. Then prepare to be your most gracious self as you kindly accept accolades..

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South Carolina Slaw

South Carolina Slaw

This may not seem like coleslaw to some given its lack of mayo. But its sweet tanginess is going to woo you like never before.

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Homemade Chicken Strips

Homemade Chicken Strips

“My new go-to chicken strips recipe, thanks to my kids’ saying ‘These are yummy!'” That’s the kind of raves we’re hearing about this quick, easy, weeknight-friendly recipe.

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Beer Battered Chicken Sandwich

Beer-Battered Chicken Sandwich

This sandwich is chicken’s answer to the pulled pork sandwich thanks to its ethereally crisp, airy beer batter and sassy slaw.

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Glass bowl with lime coleslaw--green cabbage, carrots, lime zest, mayo, and parsley--on a tablecloth, cabbage and carrots behind

Lime Coleslaw

This lime coleslaw may not be your grandma’s recipe, but we think you’re going to like it quite a lot nonetheless.

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Sweet Potato Casserole

Gingersnap and Sweet Potato Casserole

A Thanksgiving classic revisited with an added emphasis on sugar and spice and, yes, everything nice. A sweet potato mash topped with marshmallow and—believe it or not—crushed gingersnaps. Heresy? Or high-five-worthy? You tell us.

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