Real Southern Recipes
Most of our recipes came from my mom who treasured traditional Southern food made from scratch. Many of the recipes are very old, most are easy and all are delicious. If you are
looking for Cajun or Soul Food
recipes, we have those too. So, enjoy our Southern recipes (index here), bookmark this page and come back
This hearty pepper, white fish and potato chowder only needs a salad, crusty bread and dessert to make a quick party entree.
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*How to Season a Cast Iron Skillet*
*How to Make the Perfect Omelet*
*What are Chitlins and Cracklins?*
*What's Wrong With My Cornbread*
*Making The Perfect Grilled Cheese*
*Southern Cooking Techniques*
Make your own. Home pickling takes time but is not difficult. And...few ingredients are needed. Recipes for sweet pickles, dill pickles, bread and butter pickles, sauerkraut and more. Be sure to try our overnight dills and the popular Hot Garlic Dill Pickles
Go to "Pickle Recipes"
What's For Dinner?Spicy Baked Shrimp
Cajun Shrimp With A Kick
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Leslie's Recipes (for all occasions)
Beginner Gardening Tips
New to Cooking?
Cooking is more than just following a written recipe. It also involves knowing the little tips that often turn a disaster into a success.
We have collected many of those tips that may be helpful to new cooks and feature them here.Cooking Tip Of The Day - Reducing Salt
We know too much salt is unhealthy...but we do love our salt don't we. In some dishes you can reduce or eliminate salt by substituting lemon/lime juice, vinegar or dill weed. Also, adding other strong flavors such as garlic, onion or hot sauce helps satisfy our salt craving.
See more tips on our sister site: "Cooking Tips for Beginners".
"put 2 tablespoons of bacon grease in everything"