Fried chicken and stewed collard greens remain staples, but Southern food is more diverse than ever. Okra appetizers, creole shrimp, wings and waffles—these new takes on Southern food is taking the world by storm. If you’re craving a little down-home comfort, satisfy your soul with these delicious and wholesome Southern food favorites. You’ll find cooking recipes for pimiento cheese, fried chicken, buttermilk biscuits, plus Southern food classics like chicken and dumplings and BBQ ribs.
Southern food doesn’t stick to one style of cooking—grilling outside, cooking big-batch recipes for a family picnic, using fresh seasonal produce from the garden, or creating a hearty Sunday breakfast complete with Southern casseroles and sweet desserts. It’s no wonder that great Southern recipes are passed down from generation to generation. Whether you’re looking for a new favorite Southern food or want to perfect cooking recipes that are close to the heart, Southern Living has the best Southern recipes to get cooking.