Archives for Main Dishes category

Pan Fried Croaker

Croakers inhabit the southern coastal estuaries and are called such because of the drumming or croaking sound they make by vibrating muscles on either side of their swim bladders. Fried croaker is served from Maryland to Mississippi; add a little Cole slaw and some hush puppies and you have a real Lowcountry feast. Yield: 2 […]

Pilau, or Purloo as the Gullah call it, is one of the classic chicken and rice casseroles of the South Carolina Low Country.

Cube steak is an inexpensive cut of top or bottom round ¬†beef that has been tenderized by running it through a commercial meat tenderizing machine, then dredged in flour seasoned with salt and pepper and served with milk gravy. The same cut of beef can also be tenderized by pounding, seasoned with poultry seasoning and […]

Rainbow Trout Stuffed with Mushrooms, Vidalia Onion and Spinach.

Salt and Pepper Catfish

Recipe for Southern fried catfish, a popular Soul Food recipe from the North Carolina Piedmont

Carolian Pulled Pork Barbecue

A recipe for North Carolina-style pulled pork barbecue with a Lexington, NC style dry tub and basting sauce.

A recipe for Southern fried chicken livers.

Baby Back Ribs

North Carolina style Baby Back Ribs with wet rub and a Lexington Style Mop Sauce. For the wet rub: 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons salt 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon onion powder 1 teaspoon sage 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper In a small mixing bowl, combine all ingredients. […]

Florida Coconut Shrimp

1 pound shrimp – peeled and deveined 3/4 cup flour 1 egg 1/2 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 cup beer 1/4 cup flour 1 1/2 cups dried grated coconut 1 tablespoon salt 1/2 tablespoon ground black pepper 1/2 tablespoon cayenne 1/2 tablespoon paprika 1 tablespoon garlic powder Mix 3/4 cup flour, egg, baking powder and beer […]

Pimento Cheese

Pimento cheese is eaten as an appetizer on crackers, as a sandwich and for making pimento cheeseburgers in South Carolina.