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Let’s Make Southern Cornbread and Cornbread Dressing

Savory with a whiff of bacon flavor and no added sugar, Southern Cornbread bakes up crispy and irresistible. Serve it hot from the pan, or turn it into tender Southern Cornbread Dressing.

Celebrate with a Southern Thanksgiving Menu

Loosen your belt for a full-on comfort food Thanksgiving for 8! We've got Cajun smoked turkey, the Southern sides you crave, and a rich chocolate cake.

How to Make the Best Southern Fried Chicken

Here’s the Southern fried chicken recipe of your dreams, extra crispy outside, juicy inside, and seasoned just right. Our experts share their top tips for creating this favorite soul food, from the buttermilk marinade to the crispiest coating.

Healthy Soul Food

Looking for some healthy soul food recipes? We’ve rounded up 19 delicious options to help you get cooking!

How to Make Perfect Blackened Catfish

Our new blackened catfish recipe is guaranteed to get your tastebuds dancing!

An Introduction to Lowcountry Cookin’

For African-Americans and the Gullah Geechee, food has always been an important part of culture. A cook shares some history — and some delicious recipes from home.

Good Old-Fashioned Southern Comfort Food

Chances are some of the dishes you love — like cornbread, fried chicken, and macaroni and cheese — are from the American South. But there’s a lot more to Southern food than meets the eye.

The Gumbo Guide: 29 Cajun, Creole, and Creative Gumbo Recipes

Gumbo or jambalaya? Cajun-style or Creole-style? Confused yet? Learn all about these famous stews of the South, and then eat your Southern heart out with one of these fabulous gumbo recipes.

A Healthy Update for Southern-Style Collard Greens

A Southern cook remembers childhood meals at his grandparents' farm, and reimagines their pot of greens as collard green dirty rice wraps

Try a Healthy Southern-style Cast-Iron Chicken Dinner

Instead of deep-frying chicken as his family did growing up, this cook sears it with Southern spices and adds veggies for a one-pot meal

Chef Interview: Carla Hall Chats With Yummly

The two-time Top Chef and former co-host of The Chew talks salt, soul food, and the future.

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