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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…

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…

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

Memphis Special: Pulled Pork Barbecue Spaghetti

In this rib-sticking Southern favorite, smoky pork (or rotisserie chicken) simmers in homemade bbq-marinara sauce

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

The Crusty, Juicy, Delicious World of Fried Chicken

How to make the best fried chicken, plus 18 favorite recipes including classic buttermilk-brined, Nashville, Korean, Japanese, and even hea…

13 Good-Luck Foods for Friday the 13th

Couldn't we all use a little positive boost right now? Long-life noodles, garlicky steak, and Lucky Charms milkshakes are a few of the food…

28 Cajun, Creole, and Creative Stews for National Gumbo Day — or Any Day

In the internet age, every dish has its day — and October 12th is National Gumbo Day.

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.

New Recipe: Red Wine and Chipotle Braised Oxtails

Oxtails are popping up on restaurant menus around the country, but this classic soul food star is nothing new in the American South. This d…

Simple Shrimp Recipes Ready in 30 Minutes

You can boil 'em, broil 'em, bake 'em, or sauté 'em — with these simple shrimp recipes, you don't have to fire up the barbie to get dinner…

Crawfish Étouffée: A Recipe for a Southern Celebration

When Carnival ends, a new reason to party in Louisiana is right behind it: Crawfish season!

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