24 Southern Comforts: Classic Country Recipes
We simply can't get enough of good old-fashioned country recipes and it seems neither can our readers! Whether it's fried chicken recipes, cobbler recipes, chicken and dumplings, biscuit recipes, or pecan pie; the message is clear, we're all in love with the goodness of country cooking.
We've been scouring our recipe vaults and asking around and we've found 24 of our best country recipes that you the readers adore. So dig in and savor this collection of 24 Southern Comforts: Classic Country Recipes. These are the kind of country recipes that bring the essence of comfort food right to your table. Down-home masterpieces like these country recipes will surely be making multiple appearances in your kitchen in no time. Now it's time to get to your country cooking!
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24 Southern Comforts:
Classic Country Recipes
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The main dish is the heart of the meal and one of the best aspects to country cooking. Whether you're a fried chicken, pulled pork or finger-licking ribs kinda gal or guy, the main dish country recipes are what keep you coming back! Now let's dig into these southern favorites.
- Finger Lickin' Good Fried Chicken (shown) - classic crispy fried chicken
- Juicy Southern Fried Chicken - a salt brinemakes the chicken super moist
- Southern Chicken Fried Chicken - it tastes like chicken!
- Chicken Fried Steak Bites with Country Gravy - just pop 'em in your mouth
- "Good Gravy!" Chicken Fried Steak (show at top) - a great family meal
- Country Oven Fried Chicken - We love this chicken dish because it's still got the taste of country recipes but its oven fried!
- Southern Smothered Chicken and Gravy - The gravy is the best part.
- Slow Cooked Carolina Beef Brisket - It cooks all day to get the best flavor.
- Southern-Style Barbecued Chicken - Six ingredients is all you need.
- Aunt Jane's Famous Baby Back Ribs - full of flavor
Find more recipes like this in our collection of 13 Best Chicken Fried Steak Recipes.
Now that you've got your main dishes covered let's dig into all these amazing county recipes for side dishes. Whether you are a potato lover, corn chowder, grits or corn bread person, there's something for everyone to enjoy.
- Baked Cheese Grits - This recipe for baked cheese grits will convince even the weary why they should love grits. Delicious and easy!
- Southern Gal Biscuits - serve with breakfast or dinner
- Homemade Pickle Crisps (shown) - there's nothing like them
- Boston Market Copycat Cornbread - This recipe uses just 5 ingredients.
- Jim 'N Nick's Cheesy Biscuits - irresistibly soft, Cheddar biscuits
- Southern Belle Bisquick Cornbread - This cornbread is perfect, sweet and wonderful - just like a southern belle.
- Easy Fried Green Tomatoes - A great way to get those veggies on the table, these fried green tomatoes are a southern classic.
- Copycat KFC Coleslaw - Tested in our test kitchen
It's time to finish off your meal with nice helping of some southern hospitality - thanks to these desserts! One of the best things about country cooking is the American classic dessert recipes you can find, like cobbler and apple pie.
- Southern Peach Cobbler - Mmm mm good, this is one of the best peach cobbler recipes we've ever tried.
- Best Ever Mississippi Mud Cake - This rich, chocolate cake is topped with decadence.
- Must-Make Hummingbird Cake - a classic Southern dessert
- Southern Chocolate Chess Pie - This pie will be done in one hour.
- The Real Deal Banana Pudding (shown) - Homemade meringue makes this dish perfect
- Classic Bread Pudding - Dig into another southern comfort that will have people lining up for seconds.