Southern Living Cover Recipes
Only a few of our best recipes are featured on our cover. See them here and make them yourself.
Chicken Cobbler Casserole
Recipe: Chicken Cobbler Casserole
This dish combines the robust flavors and cheesy bread topping of French onion soup with chicken pot pie. It’s so quick and easy to make you’ll hardly notice it requires ten ingredients. Serve with a green salad tossed with fresh citrus, sliced avocados, toasted pecans, and bottled raspberry vinaigrette.
Lemon Cheesecake Pie
Lemon-Basil Shrimp Salad
Sour Cream Pound Cake with Fresh Peaches
Pear-Glazed Pork Roast
Enjoy a spectacular holiday feast with Pear-Glazed Pork Roast, Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes, Rice Timbales, Sautéed Beans and Peppers, and Cranberry-Apple Pie garnished with a wreath of Pecan Pie-Glazed Pecans.
Banana Pudding Pie
Recipe: Banana Pudding Pie
Pie just doesn’t get much easier or better than this tasty twist on banana pudding. In fact, once you try our speedy version of homemade custard, you’ll never be tempted to make instant pudding again. If you’re a big fan of vanilla wafers like we are, pick up an extra box and tuck a few into the meringue before baking. For party-pretty slices, dip the knife blade in cold water or lightly coat with vegetable cooking spray.
Cinnamon-Caramel Apple Dumplings With Golden Raisins
Nothing says fall better than the sweet scent of apples baking in the kitchen. Try this creative way for enjoying this fruit at its best.
Holiday Pork Loin Roast
This is a meal your guests will remember. Add color to Holiday Pork Loin Roast with Cranberry Sweet Potatoes and steamed green beans. Serve your favorite dressing in individual baking dishes, and finish with Pecan Cheesecake Pie.
Vanilla Butter Cake With Fluffy Wintry-White Icing and Sparkling Peppermint Candy
Recipe: Vanilla Butter Cake
Good to the last crumb, a Bundt cake recipe is as grand as a layer cake but far less fussy. Add Fluffy Wintry-White Icing and Sparkling Peppermint Candy for a spectacular finish. For an extra special touch, brush the cake stand rim with corn syrup, and roll it in clear sparkling sugar.
Quick & Tasty Banana Pudding
Easy Citrus Tarts
Heavenly Angel Food Cake
Easy Blackberry Cobbler
Recipe: Easy Blackberry Cobbler
In less than an hour you can serve up this simply divine dessert. Pop it in the oven just before you sit down to eat, and your family can enjoy it warm at meal’s end. For individual servings, bake for the same amount of time in 6 (8-oz.) ramekins on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet.
Double Apple Pie With Cornmeal Crust
You have to try this, and we're revealing all our tricks to help you succeed. You'll make a tall tower of fall's favorite fruit--apples--in a crust we promise is great. Plan ahead to cozy up in your kitchen, bake, and anticipate. We think you'll adore each forkful of this top-rated apple pie.
Turkey Tenderloins With Cranberry Sauce
Nutter Butter-Banana Pudding Trifle
This homemade pudding is divine, economical, and uses on-hand ingredients. The pudding has thickened enough when a distinct trail is left in the mixture when you stir with a spoon. The cookies will soften the longer the dessert chills.
Vanilla Petits Fours
Strawberry-Fruit Toss with Cornmeal Shortcakes
Peach-Blackberry-Yogurt Fruit Cups
Grilled Apple Salad
Mini Pumpkin Cakes
Pumpkin Pie Spectacular
Chocolate-Citrus Cake With Candied Oranges
Easy-to-swirl frosting is only the beginning. Slice into this sweet sensation to reveal its true charm―velvety-rich ganache in layers of moist chocolate cake. Frosting Tip: Using an offset spatula, spread frosting over cake. Then use a spoon from your kitchen drawer to create whimsical swirls.
Pam-Cakes with Buttered Honey Syrup
These are our Food staff's favorite fluffy buttermilk flapjacks, and they are sure to become your family’s favorite too. We named them after their creator, Test Kitchen Pro Pam Lolley. Plan to drench these cakes with our easy honey syrup or your favorite bottled variety. Complete the meal with fruit and bacon or sausage.
Lemon Butter Cookies
Strawberry-Orange Shortcake Tart
Recipe: Strawberry-Orange Shortcake Tart
This delightful spring dessert more than merited running on our April 2010 cover—not just for looks but also for its sweet, summery taste. We couldn’t think of a better way to show off the succulent taste and colorful presentation of strawberries, the South’s most prized spring fruit.
Recipe: Pecan-Peach Cobbler
Take advantage of fresh peaches with this summer recipe. Blanching fresh peaches makes them easier to peel. To do this test kitchen tip drop a few peaches at a time into boiling water for 45-65 seconds. Remove with a slotted spoon and place into ice water for 10-20 seconds to stop the cooking process. If the skin doesn’t slide off easily repeat the process keeping the peaches in boiling water for only 30 seconds.
Zesty Lemon Pie
Sweet Potato Pie with Marshmallow Meringue
Spice Cake with Citrus Filling
Recipe: Spice Cake with Citrus Filling
Test Kitchen pro Pam Lolley called on childhood taste memories to create this grand yet easy-to-make cake. The White Icing hides a yummy surprise: no-cook Citrus Filling. For added beauty, use a kitchen torch to lightly brown the edges of the frosting.