Food and Recipes

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 we pass down great Southern recipes from generation to generation.

Whether you're looking for a new favorite Southern food or want to perfect recipes close to the heart, Southern Living has the best recipes to get cooking.

Southern Living Preacher Cookies on serving platters
Preacher Cookies
Southern Living Rainbow Sherbet Punch in a punch bowl with a couple of glasses beside
Rainbow Sherbet Punch
Southern Living Black Bottom Cupcakes on cooling rack
Black Bottom Cupcakes