Forgotten Southern Recipes

A Beginner’s Guide to Chicken Bog

Chicken, sausage, and rice come together in a potful of Carolina comfort—brought inside for home cooks in this twist by the Lee Brothers

Forgotten Southern Recipes

Is This Caramel Cake with Pecans the Perfect Southern Dessert?

The decadent treat from Virginia’s heralded Red Truck Bakery deliciously solves a small-town mystery

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Darius King’s Pecan Chewy Bars

The Garden & Gun Club sous chef offers a sweet, gooey dessert reminiscent of his Charleston roots

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Pickled Mustard Greens

A Memphis-born chef shares a bright and spicy way to preserve a green staple of summer

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Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake

A decadent dessert with a secret ingredient—one every Southerner is sure to have on hand

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How to Make Mason Jar Butter

Maybe you’ve mastered homemade bread, but how about made-from-scratch butter? It’s easier than you think

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Red Pepper Jelly

A spicy-sweet Southern staple that pairs perfectly with pimento cheese

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Blueberry-Basil Jam

A perfect partner for hot biscuits, courtesy of Suzanne Vizethann of Atlanta’s Buttermilk Kitchen


Trader Vic’s Planter’s Punch

A sparkling take on an island classic.

Anatomy of a Classic

Fried Matchstick Okra

A cache of heirloom seeds inspires a Mississippi chef’s take on the classic

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Milkshake Madness

Introducing the S’mOREO, the extreme frozen concoction of your dreams

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Sweet Potato Biscuits

Is it possible to improve on a biscuit? Let’s see

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Classic Cajun Jambalaya

Yes, the onions take forever—but this perfect base works with shrimp, pork, sausage, crawfish, crab, or oysters

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Louisiana Pillowcase Cookies

A sweet delight with a great Southern backstory

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How Mike Lata Makes Sourdough Bread

A lauded chef creates a Lowcountry riff on a classic bread while in isolation

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Lenore Anne’s Delta Hot Tamale Balls

A kicked-up spin on the classic sausage ball, courtesy of Martha Hall Foose

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Julep Season Lives On

A DIY take on Kentucky’s signature sip

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The Quest for the Perfect Pound Cake

A culinary couple has set out to create the ultimate pound cake recipe

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Our Best Bean Recipes

Whether they’re dried, canned, frozen, or fresh, beans and field peas are staples of the Southern larder. Here are a dozen recipes that put these humble and hard-working ingredients to tasty use

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Oven-Baked Lentil Soup with Greens

The gardener at England’s Great Dixter passes along the warming vegetable soup he learned to make in Tennessee