From the classic Southern-style meat and three, to sweet and rich deserts like Buttermilk Pie, from Lowcountry to Creole to Soul, Southern food is as diverse as it is popular. And most of all, it’s about making the most of what’s in season and growing nearby.
These savory breakfast biscuits make great dinner rolls, too.
Magic Peach Cobbler
As the cobbler bakes, the crust rises up through the fruit to form a cakey topping.
Raspberry Tingle Iced Tea
Adding vinegar to fruit juice is a refreshing idea that goes back a long way; mixing it with tea is a great update.
Peach Ice Cream Cake
This frozen yogurt and vanilla ice cream cake is mixed with gingersnap crumbs, peaches and caramel.
Peachy Pork Steaks
These pork blade steaks are topped with a peach gravy that is spiced with parsley and basil.
Chicken Pot Pie with Sweet Potato Crust
A filling comfort classic with a creative touch—sweet potato crust.
Warm Buttermilk Sauce and Toasted Angel Food Cake
Warm sauce melts over this soft angel food cake to make a gooey sweet dessert.
“Salad” of Brussels Sprouts, Bacon, and Sherry
A wonderful salad using a often neglected vegetable, Brussels Sprouts.
Sauteed Mustard Greens
Sautéeing preserves some of greens’ sturdy texture, and bacon gives them a traditional Southern flavor.