Bowl of 15 Bean Soup with ham and sausage

15 Bean Soup with Ham and Sausage Recipe

Stove Top Method – Slow Cooker Method   Here is a hearty and delicious 15 Bean Soup with Ham and Sausage recipe that makes great use of leftover ham and … Continued

Ambrosia Macaroon Cookies

Ambrosia Macaroon Cookies Recipe

Ambrosia Macaroon Cookies are a new and delicious twist to the traditional festive Southern Christmas cookie.  These cookies are a traditional quintessential cookies baked in most southern kitchens during the Christmas … Continued

Andra's Southern Sweet Tea

Andra’s Southern Sweet Tea Recipe

Southerners swear by their traditional Southern sweet tea and drink it by the gallons.  In the Southern states, ice tea is not just a summertime drink, it is served year … Continued

8-layer Chocolate Torte

Belle’s 8-layer Chocolate Torte Cake Recipe

Belle’s 8-Layer Chocolate Torte Cake Recipe, also know as Stack Cakes and Layer Cakes, are a traditional Southern recipe where the cake can vary anywhere from this 8-layer cake up to 17 … Continued

boiling peanuts

Boiled Peanuts History and Recipe

Boiled Peanuts – the Southern Snack Food Boiled peanuts are a traditional snack food in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, northern Florida, Alabama, and Mississippi (I have heard that Texans … Continued

Chess Pie History

  Chess pies are a Southern specialty that has a simple filling of eggs, sugar, butter, and a small amount of flour. ome recipes include cornmeal and others are made … Continued

Southern Coca Cola Chocolate Cake

Coca Cola Chocolate Cake Recipe

 Southerners love their Coca Cola Chocolate Cake!  Marshmallows and soda pop may seem like odd ingredients to use in a cake, but in the South, they are the real thing. … Continued

Collard Greens

Collard Greens History and Recipe

But I have never tasted meat, nor cabbage, nor corn, for beans, nor fluid food on half as sweet as that first mess of greens. By James T. Cotton Noe … Continued

Conch Chowder

Conch Chowder History and Recipe

  In the early 1800s, people from the Bahamas began migrating to the Keys.  These immigrants were called conchs because of the sea snail they like to eat of the … Continued

Shrimp and Grits

Creamy Shrimp and Grits Recipe

  Shrimp and Grits are a favorite dish in the “Low Country” of South Carolina and particularly in Charleston.  For decades, shrimp and grits have been considered a basic breakfast for … Continued

Cuban Sandwich History

    History of Cuban Sandwich, Cubano Sandwich    Photo courtesy of Tony Hernandez III of Mr. Cubano, authentic Cuban Sandwiches, in Cape Canaveral, Florida     The Cuban sandwich, … Continued

Key Lime Pie

Florida Key Lime Pie Recipe

You will love this delightful and easy-to-make Florida Key Lime Pie.  Key West, Florida, is famous for it’s fabulous dessert and considered the official pie of the Florida Keys.  It … Continued

Pan-fried Catfish

Fried Catfish Recipes

    Fried catfish is considered a quintessential southern dish along with southern fried chicken, sweet tea, and hushpuppies.  Once considered the “food of the Poor,” chefs around the country … Continued

Grapefruit Recipe Index

Grapefruit Ambrosia Recipe

  An ambrosia is considered a type of fruit salad, usually with mixed fruits.   What make this Grapefruit Ambrosia Recipe unusual is that it is made with grapefruit.  Great for … Continued

Homemade Lemonade

Homemade Lemonade Recipe

Homemade Lemonade is so refreshing and delicious!  When you have lemons, you should make old-fashioned Homemade Lemonade.  When you make it yourself it tastes just like your Grandma used to … Continued