This Sweet-Potato Cobbler recipe was common at Juneteenth celebrations years ago but is now seldom seen.
Author: Nathan Jean Whitaker Sanders
No cookout in the South is complete without baked beans. This is a simple recipe that combines sweet and smoky ingredients for a thick, rich, and perfect...
Author: Frank Thomas
Southern Fried Chicken - The recipe and introductory text below are excerpted from The Dooky Chase Cookbook by Leah Chase and are part of our story on...
Author: Leah Chase
You can personalize these tea cakes if you like, substituting a pinch of cinnamon, allspice, or mace for the nutmeg or sour cream for the buttermilk.
Author: Toni Tipton-Martin
Quick and easy grilled shrimp recipe with apricot preserves, habanero pepper, and ginger from Son of a Southern Chef.
Author: Lazarus Lynch
Classic jerk chicken is grilled over pimento wood. If you want to order some online, we salute you. Everybody else: Hardwood or briquettes will have to...
Author: Sarah Kirnon
No cocoa means this red velvet cake is a vibrant magenta. To finish: a classic cream cheese frosting and a scattering of chopped pecans.
Author: Dora Charles
These hearty, vegan cornbread muffins from Bryant Terry are served with whipped sweet corn and homemade pepper jelly.
Author: Bryant Terry
I was inspired to create this vegan grilled jerk tofu recipe after visits to Jamaica where I found myself inhaling the aromas of jerk chicken. Try it!
Author: Chrissy Tracey
This dish is the embodiment of a chowder-style Southern fish stew, packed with shrimp, scallops, potatoes, corn, and more.
Author: Alexander Smalls
Grilling watermelon caramelizes the sweetness of the fruit, and the char gives just a hint of smoky flavor.
Author: JJ Johnson
While bean fritters are thought to have their origin in Nigeria, one can find them throughout West Africa. Inspired by the black-eyed pea fritters served...
The richness of this buttermilk batter, with its slight whisper of chocolate, is perfectly offset by a smooth cream cheese streaked through with violet...
Author: Jocelyn Delk Adams
The Big Hurt's pulled pork sandwiches, smoked until tender and tossed in an easy barbecue sauce.
Author: Rob Rainford
This is my tangy updo to the sinfully sweet strawberry shortcake.
Author: Jerrelle Guy
To make this pork ribs recipe, you'll use indirect heat. Serve these grilled ribs with homemade barbecue sauce made with Coca-Cola or ginger ale.
Author: Brigid Washington
Sweet tea recipe from Bryant Terry, boosted with fresh orange and lemon juice.
This tea is brilliantly red and sweet-tart, with a delicious bite from ginger and aromas of clove and citrus
These fried green tomatoes from Nicole A. Taylor are the star of her Juneteenth menu.
Author: Nicole A. Taylor
This cake has an exciting strawberry flavor; the pink layers burst against a bright white frosting with a tangy cream cheese accent.
The tender sweetness of strawberries paired with chunks of cherry-red rhubarb creates our favorite summer dessert from The Back in the Day Bakery.
Author: Cheryl Day and Griffith Day
The secret to this version of potato salad is sweet pickle relish-not diced cucumbers, dill pickles, or cornichons.
This savory side is great hot out of the oven, or even cold for a quick midday snack.
Author: Elle Simone Scott
Hibiscus punch with ground ginger, roasted pineapple, and fresh lime. Rum optional.
If you can't find coconut vinegar for this collard greens recipe, use 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar instead.
These dinner rolls from Edna Lewis have outstanding flavor and are so light and fluffy they almost levitate.
Author: Edna Lewis
A treasured family recipe from Lazarus Lynch's book, Son of a Southern Chef. This peach dessert is perfect for summer barbecues.