From fried chicken to chicken-fried steak, buttermilk to biscuits, collards, grits, cornbread, and much more, these recipes will bring the American South to any table.

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A container of braised collard greens with ham hocks.
Braised Collard Greens With Ham Hocks Recipe
The Real History of Hushpuppies
Chicken-Fried Chicken With Cream Gravy Recipe
Honey Biscuits Recipe
Honey Biscuits Recipe
A bowl of ambrosia, a fruit salad with coconut, pineapple, pecans, mini-marshmallows, and cherries.
How Ambrosia Became a Southern Christmas Tradition
Oyster Po' Boys Recipe
Brown butter cornbread in a cast iron skillet.
Moist and Tender Brown Butter Cornbread
A plate of Hoppin' John
Hoppin' John Recipe
A blue baking dish holding golden brown Maryland Crab Imperial. The bottom left corner of the baking dish shows a metal spoon holding a spoonful of the crab, while on the lefthand side of the image is a light blue ceramic plate holding small pieces of bread, one of which has been topped with the crab.
Maryland Crab Imperial With Buttery Golden Bread Crumbs Recipe
Down South: How to Cook a Raccoon
A plate of modern baked mac and cheese with cheddar and gruyère, sprinkled with bread crumbs
Modern Baked Mac and Cheese With Cheddar and Gruyère
Hattie B's Hot Chicken From 'Fried & True'
The Real Reason Sugar Has No Place in Cornbread
A bowl of shrimp and grits with bacon, chopped herbs, and mushrooms.
Shrimp and Grits Recipe
Extra-Crispy Fried Chicken With Caramelized Honey and Spice Recipe
A slice of Southern-style unsweetened cornbread on a round white ceramic plate with a dark green rim. The cornbread is resting on a dark teal surface and there's a dishcloth in the background.
Southern-Style Unsweetened Cornbread Recipe
Cranberry White Chocolate Bread Pudding Recipe
A bowl of homemade grits topped with a square of butter
How to Make Grits Recipe
Cheesy Grits With Sautéed Ham and Kale Recipe
Chicken-Fried Steak Nuggets with Beer and Bourbon Gravy Recipe
Beignets Recipe
Awendaw Soufflé (Grits Soufflé) Recipe
Black Eyed Peas with Ham Hock Recipe
Cranberry Orange Biscuits Recipe
Favorite Buttermilk Skillet-Fried Chicken from 'Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking
Smothered Turkey Wings Recipe
Everything Bagel Deviled Eggs (Smoked Salmon, Sesame and Caraway Seeds, and Dried Onion) Recipe
pressed muffuletta loaf sliced with cross section displayed
Muffuletta Shooter's-Style Sandwiches Recipe
Brown Butter and Sage Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe
Shrimp bog with lemon wedge
Sullivan's Island Shrimp Bog Recipe | Cook the Book
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Ozark Pudding Cake
Gluten-Free Cornbread
How to Make Texas Sheet Cake: A Big, Bold Cake Fit For a Crowd
Savory Grits with Slow-Cooked Collard Greens
Savory Grits With Slow-Cooked Collard Greens From 'Afro-Vegan'
Barbecue: Burnt Ends Recipe
Cornbread-Coated Pulled Pork Mac and Cheese Wedges Recipe
Carolina Gold Rice Salad from 'Around the Southern Table'
pot of Roux
How Roux Made Its Way Into the Gumbo Pot
Pimento Cheese Twice Baked Potatoes Recipe
Lamb-Stuffed Collards
Lamb-Stuffed Collards From 'The New Southern Table'
Southern-Style Slaw with Pecans and Maple-Dijon Vinaigrette Recipe
Cowboy Beans
Cowboy Beans From 'The Homesick Texan's Family Table'
Gammy Brown's Deviled Ham from 'The Great Meat Cookbook'
Purple Hull Pea Tabouleh
Purple Hull Pea Tabouleh From 'The New Southern Table'
Squash Casserole from 'Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking'
Fried Pickles with Spicy Remoulade Recipe
Easier-Than-Deviled Eggs: A Customizable Snack Fit for a Crowd
Rosewater Lime Transparent Pie Recipe
Quicker Chicken and Okra Gumbo
Chicken Dinners: Quicker Chicken and Okra Gumbo
The Meaty Magic of Vegetarian Fried Shiitake Po' Boys
Persian Buns Recipe
Smoked Turkey Braised Collard Greens Recipe
Cross-section wedge of roasted pepper cornbread
Roasted Pepper Cornbread Recipe
Deviled Eggs With Fried Capers, Lemon, and Parsley Recipe
Texas-style beef short ribs
Texas-Style Beef Short Ribs Recipe
Deviled Eggs With Crispy Chorizo, Chorizo Oil, and Smoked Paprika Recipe
pulled pork sandwich with coleslaw
Serious Eats' Pulled Pork Sandwiches With Coleslaw
Spiced Caramel-Apple Bread Pudding