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Country Ham and Red-Eye Gravy

Country ham and red-eye gravy is a traditional part of a Southern breakfast, often served with biscuits and grits. This red-eye gravy served with ham has been a favorite breakfast food for over a hundred [more…]

Perfect Pot Roast

Beef pot roast gets a bad rap as being tough, dry, and stringy. This recipe gives you the secret to a tender, fall-apart-at-the-touch-of-a-fork pot roast. First, select a roast that has consistent marbling [more…]

How to Make Fried Chicken in a Cast Iron Pan

Fried chicken is delicious and easy to make in a cast-iron skillet. Cast-irons skillets are especially good for frying chicken (you can even find some cast-iron skillets called “chicken fryers”). Get your [more…]

Dutch-Oven Thyme Pork Roast

What’s a pork roast? Just about any unsliced cut from the hog. For this recipe made in a Dutch oven, get a loin-end pork roast. If you prefer a boneless cut, use center-cut pork roast. [more…]

Louisiana Seafood Gumbo

Gumbos are a Creole specialty. Thick like stew, gumbos traditionally include seafood, okra, as well as other vegetables, such as tomato and onion, and meat, chicken, sausage, and ham — or any combination [more…]

Seafood Chowder

Chowders are thick, chunky soups. Traditionally, all chowders included seafood — and this seafood chowder recipe holds true to the original chowders: Seafood is its main ingredient. In addition to clams [more…]

Aebleskiver (Danish Pancake Balls)

To make aebleskiver (or Danish pancake balls), you need a specialty cast-iron pan (called either a Danish cake pan, aebleskiver pan, or munk pan). Danish pancake balls make a wonderful start to any morning [more…]

Buttermilk Pancakes

Hot off the griddle, these moist and delicious buttermilk pancakes can stir up memories of days gone by. You can serve these buttermilk pancakes with any type of syrup you like or maybe just some sliced [more…]

Seafood Skillet

You can cook this seafood skillet dish in a single skillet, as in this recipe, or you can cook each seafood serving in its own single-serving skillet. Using individual skillets requires a little more work [more…]

How to Make Chicken Marsala

Marsala is a type of wine originating in Marsala, Sicily. In Chicken Marsala, this wine is a key ingredient in the sauce, hence the chicken dish’s name. Marsala wine comes in two types: sweet and dry. [more…]

Blueberry French Toast Cobbler

This blueberry cobbler uses French bread, which makes the best French toast (and therefore the best blueberry French toast cobbler), but it isn’t the only kind of bread you can use. If you don’t have French [more…]

Hushpuppies

Hushpuppies started as delicious cornmeal fritters called croquettes de maise. The name hushpuppy came about when an old Creole cook was frying a batch of catfish and croquettes. His hungry dogs began [more…]

Spicy Stir-Fried Okra

Okra is technically a fruit, but that doesn’t stop people from preparing, cooking, and serving it as a vegetable. This stir-fried okra recipe includes gingerroot, which adds a spicy dimension. [more…]

Nutty Funnel Cakes

A summertime fairground favorite, you can make funnel cakes at home. Top your funnel cakes with cinnamon-sugar, which this recipe specifies, or confectioners’ sugar, fruit, and just about anything else [more…]

Savory Dill Bread

The sugar in this savory dill bread recipe isn’t strictly for taste; it actually affects how your loaf of dill bread rises. This little bit of added sugar gives the yeast more sugar to act on, creating [more…]

Heirloom Jam Cake with Old-Time Icing

This recipe for Jam Cake with Old-Time Icing was handed down from generation to generation (as so many cast-iron recipes are). The ingredient list calls for blackberry jam, but you can use whatever flavor [more…]

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