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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.

How to Make Fried Green Tomato BLT Sandwiches

Tangy green tomatoes meet buttermilk, crunchy cornmeal, and thick-cut bacon for a Southern-inspired treat

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!

Let’s Make Cajun Salmon Burgers

Give heart-healthy salmon the deluxe treatment with custom-made patties, a crispy panko coating, and spicy aioli. Follow our easy tips for success!

Kicking 2020 to the Curb With a Fun and Festive New Year’s Eve

Yummly staff and contributors ring in the new year with their favorite recipes and activities

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.

Celebrate with a Southern Thanksgiving Menu for 8

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

Best Thanksgiving Sides for a Slam-Dunk Meal

Here are the essential Thanksgiving sides, old and new! Stick with the classics, or branch out and get creative — we have all the Thanksgiving recipes you dream of.

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

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