Archives for Side Dishes category

Deviled eggs are a sacred food in the South. They date back to Medieval times in Europe, and are a required food at any church supper. 12 eggs 4 quarts water 1/4 cup Mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Creole or Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon dill pickle cubes Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste Paprika Fresh […]

Mixed Greens

2 pounds collard greens 2 pounds mustard greens 2 pounds turnip greens 1⁄2 pound salt pork 1 tablespoon sugar Salt and pepper to taste Place greens in kitchen sink. Fill sink with water, pushing leaves under running water as sink fills. Allow to soak for five minutes; drain water, rinse greens under running water and […]

Potato Salad

Potato Salad 6 medium potatoes (2 pounds) 2 stalks celery, thinly sliced 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise or salad dressing 2 Tablespoons sweet pickle relish 2 teaspoons prepared mustard 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 6 hard-cooked eggs, coarsely chopped Paprika Peel and cube potatoes. Cook potatoes in boiling water in a […]

Carrot Apple Raisin Slaw

1 cup Mayonnaise 1/4 cup raisins 2 tablespoons frozen apple juice concentrate 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1large carrot, coarsely shredded 2 medium unpeeled Golden Delicious apples, coarsely shredded Dash of Louisiana Hot Sauce (optional) In large bowl, combine Mayonnaiset with apple juice concentrate, cinnamon , and pepper. Add carrots, apples, and […]

Pork Cracklins

Put these in cornbread for a soulful treat. 1 pound pork fat Slice pork into small pieces about 1/4″ thick and 1/2″ wide. Fry over medium heat in a cast iron skillet until golden brown. Drain on paper towels and serve. © 2003 Rick McDaniel If you like this recipe, I think you’ll really enjoy […]

Southern Potato Salad

5 pounds boiled potatoes (peeled and cubed) 5 tablespoons miracle whip 2 tablespoons pickle relish 2 tablespoons yellow mustard salt, pepper to taste 8 eggs boiled and chopped Mix ingredients together and chill well. If you like this recipe, I think you’ll really enjoy this cookbook: [asa]0848706056[/asa]

Butter Beans

2 tablespoons bacon drippings 16 ounces butter beans, canned or frozen drained, thawed 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1/8 teaspoon salt Pinch of garlic powder Place drippings, spices and beans in a medium saucepanwith enough cold water to cover the beans. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes. Serves 6. […]