Two whole chickens and whole garlic heads in a cast iron pan

Skillet Roast Chicken

This sassy roast chicken gets its moist meat and ultra-crisp skin from the two-step process of searing it in a skillet then sliding the whole thing in the oven. Simplicity.

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 1
Shrimp and Grits

Southern Shrimp and Grits

Our most requested recipe, this ridiculously rich dish takes its heat from andouille, its creamy comfort from grits smothered in cheese.

  • (2)
  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 4
Glass bowl with spicy tomato blue cheese soup on a tray with a hunk of cheese and a spoon

Spicy Tomato Blue Cheese Soup

This spicy tomato soup gets its heat from Thai Sriracha sauce and depth from blue cheese. San Marzano tomatoes are used, so the soup can be made anytime.

  • (7)
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 27
A bowl filled with spaghetti carbonara, topped with freshly grated Parmesan.

Spaghetti Carbonara

This spaghetti carbonara recipe tosses pasta with eggs, cheese, guanciale, pancetta or bacon, and pepper to form a creamy sauce. Quick and easy.

  • (12)
  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 30
Several whole roasted onions with crispy skin and creamy flesh.

Whole Roasted Onions

Plonk unpeeled onions on a baking sheet. Shove in oven. Come back later for achingly sweet, tender, mellow oniony goodness. Accept accolades. See how easy that was?

  • (1)
  • 5 M
  • 1 H
  • 16
Four glazed doughnuts stacked on top of each other, two with chocolate glaze, 2 with vanilla glaze

Glazed Doughnuts

Mmmmm…doughnuts. Ethereally fluffy, wonderfully drippy, homemade glazed doughnuts. What are you waiting for? Go make some.

  • (12)
  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 85
A child's hand reaching into a glass jar of gingersnap cookies.

Gingersnap Cookies

True to their name, these little lovelies practically snap when you take a nibble. We love truth in advertising.

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
Two Southern pecan pies in pie plates with a bowl of whipped cream in between them.

Southern Pecan Pie

Though not as sweet as most, this Southern pecan pie is still traditional through and through.

  • (1)
  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 2
Liege Waffles

Liege Waffles

American waffles have nothing over Belgium’s best. As gaufre gourmand Kimberley Lovato explains, you only think you know the real deal.

  • (2)
  • 1 H
  • 16 H
  • 75