The fried chicken and waffle at Lois the Pie Queen, Oakland, CA.
Cultured Coconut Milk Cornbread plus a recipe for traditional southern Buttermilk Bacon Grease Cornbread
Lean Salisbury Steak with mushroom gravy. Don't tell your Grandma how good it is.
Smoky Collard Greens- luscious, decadent, and so very good for you.
Peas and Greens Soup - all the elements of classic Southern Hoppin' John plus loads of fresh spinach.
Do not fear the slime: fried okra & succotash!
Hoppin' John - a traditional Southern recipe.
Barbecued ribs in a soul food style sauce. Perfect for a casual summer dinner!
Spoonbread made for our first BBQ of the season. It serves as a light and fluffy side dish.
Roasted Mung Soup - yellow split mung is roasted and then cooked and tempered with spices to make this so aromatic soup/Indian dal.
Fried chicken and waffles at Bonnie Jean's Soul Food Cafe in San Diego. Comfort food at its finest.
Fried Chicken. Enough said!
Beer Braised Collard Greens... popeye ain't got nothing on these!
Cheesy Quinoa and Spinach is a quick recipe to throw together on a weeknight. It is creamy, satisfying and healthy
Don't forget to make black-eyed peas for good luck and prosperity in the new year!
Need a little luck this New Year? Try this recipe for creamed collards.
Cheesy Chili Cornbread. Southern style cornbread full of sharp cheddar and green chilies.
Fried Catfish with Cheese Grits. A deep South classic of crispy, golden, fried catfish fillets with a side of creamy, cheesy grits.
Chicken soup is great comfort food year round, and by adding seasonal veggies you can switch it up every time you make it. And did we mention this is pretty low in fat plus full of vitamins, iron and protein?
Masala fried chicken: Spicing up a Southern favorite with Indian flavors.
Stewed Okra & Tomatoes... and find out what makes okra so slimy.
A recipe for green beans with bacon and shallots. In my godmother's kitchen, no potato was served without gravy and no green bean without bacon.
Louisiana Red Beans & Rice
Potato salad is a serious matter here in the south.. do NOT mess with the potato salad.
Ludo Lefebvre and Eric Greenspan battle it out on the streets of LA with fried chicken on Bluesy Tuesday Night at The Foundry on Melrose, in Los Angeles, CA.
[recipe] Oven-fried okra strips the fat from soul food, keeps the authenticity.
Red Cabbage Salad with White Beans & Tuna
A little bit of soul food: Irish lamb stew with the fresh taste of mint
Yogi Potatoes doing a back-bend. [recipe]
The best sweet potato pie based on the recipe by Leah Chase of the famous Dooky Chase, New Orleans.
After a maple syrup blind taste test we decided that Thomas Keller's infamous fried chicken recipe & some waffles were the perfect pairing
Legend has it that Elvis Presley required his staff to make this rich banana nilla wafer pudding every night at Graceland!
from the Queen of Soul Food, Patty Pinner, My My's Strawberry Layer Cake