The Southern Living Test Kitchen is a place of wonder.
Our food editors, cooks, and recipe testers work together to perfect each of the thousands of Southern Living recipes so that they are not only delicious but doable for the home cook. Here’s what happens: Test Kitchen Professionals present Southern dishes to try.
They discuss: Does this meet the standards of Southern Living Recipes? Does it taste good? Is the recipe simple enough for a busy mom? Is it a true Southern dish? Would my friend or my aunt make it? It’s a tough process, which is why all of the Southern Living recipes come with a rigorous stamp of approval. Expand your recipe box today: Browse our best recipes for favorite, soulful Southern dishes, from 5-star chicken recipes to a classic Hummingbird cake.