Hoppin John

Hoppin’ John Recipe and History

Hoppin’ John Stew –  Stove Top and Slow Cooker Preparation   This recipe for Hoppin’ John black-eyed peas is a southern dish rich with tradition and lore served to celebrate the … Continued

Hot Brown Sandwich

Hot Brown Sandwich History and Recipe

Hot Brown Sandwich, sometimes know as a Kentucky Brown, is an open-faced turkey sandwich with turkey, bacon, pimientos, and a delicate Mornay sauce. The sandwich is place under the broiler … Continued

Huguenot Torte

Huguenot Torte History and Recipe

This Huguenot Torte or Ozark Pudding is Charleston, South Carolina’s most famous dessert.  Almost all restaurants in the area serve this wonderfully delicious apple and nut torte.  The recipe is … Continued

Iced Tea History – Sweet Tea History

  There are two traditional iced teas in the United States – Iced Tea and Sweet Tea.  The only variation between them is sugar. Southerners swear by their traditional sweet … Continued

Southern Sweet Tea

Juanita’s Southern Sweet Tea Recipe

  Juanita’s Southern Sweet Tea Recipe is so easy and is wonderful. Southerners swear by their traditional sweet ice tea and drink it by the gallons.  In the Southern states, … Continued

Kentucky Bourbon Balls

Kentucky Bourbon Balls Recipe

No-Bake Bourbon Balls Kentucky Bourbon Balls are called candy by some people and a cookie by others – but candy or cookie, they are a absolutely wonderful!  These are a very … Continued

Lady Baltimore Cake

Lady Baltimore Cake History and Recipe

The Lady Baltimore Cake is a Southern specialty.  A favorite wedding cake, this mountainous cake, of several layers, is a white cake topped with a boiled or “Seven Minute Frosting.” … Continued

Memphis-Style Smoked Spareribs

Memphis-Style Smoked Spareribs Recipe

Pork Spareribs     Pork Sparerib Tips: This Rib Tips article, recipe, and photos were shared with me by Eric Turner. Sometimes called ’side ribs’, there are a few names … Continued

Moravian Ginger Cookies

Moravian Ginger Cookies Recipe

Moravian Ginger Cookies are paper-thin and crispy molasses cookies that are cut into shapes and baked. These cookies are considered a signature cookie of the town of Winston-Salem, NC. These … Continued

Pig PIckin on the BBQ

North Carolina Pig Pickin Recipe

    Any month of the year or any occasion is good for a Pig Pickin’ in North Carolina.  Unlike other food preparation in the South, which is usually dominated … Continued

Pears En Croute with Chocolate and Hot Caramel Recipe

Pears En Croute with Chocolate and Hot Caramel Sauce are heavenly baked fresh bundles of puff pasty with chocolate and caramel.  The aroma will drive you wild as they bake! … Continued

Pulled Pork

Perfect Pulled Pork Recipe – How To Smoke Pork Butt Roast

  Pulled Pork may get its origins from the Carolinas, but it has also made its way across to the Western United States and has become a very popular meat … Continued

Pig Pickin

Secret Sauce Recipe

Vinegar Barbecue Sauce Recipe   This Secret Sauce recipe was generously donated by Al Carson of Raleigh, North Carolina.  Thank you Al! Al says, “For pig picking dip or chops, … Continued

She Crab Soup

She Crab Soup History and Recipe

Charleston, South Carolina is known for their elegant She Crab Soup.  A cross between a bisque and a chowder, made with their famous blue crab meat.  In elegant society, terrapin, … Continued

Southern Pimento Cheese Spread

Southern Pimento Cheese Spread Recipe

This Southern Pimento Cheese Spread recipe is a passion in the South!  It has also been called the pate of the South.  There are as many different recipes for this … Continued