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Southern Food

Quite frankly, Southern food is good!  One can talk about whether or not it is healthful, but there is no denying that traditional Southern cooking makes it hard to push away from the table.  As with much of what makes up other aspects of the South, Southern food incorporates a wide variety of things and draws from several other cultures.  There is seafood, Cajun, Tex-Mex, and the traditional "Country Cooking" that makes up Southern food.  What is often called "Soul Food" is basically good old Southern country cooking.  Soul Food's roots are definitely in the South.  Hey, if it's fried, then it probably originated in the South.  In this section, we have provided links to sites that provide recipes for traditional Southern dishes as well as new items being created in Dixie.  Also, there are links to studies of the history of Southern food, as well as some chat rooms for Southern-cooking enthusiasts.

Bon appetit!

 

Brief History of Southern Food On Southern Cooking
The Culture of Southern Food Southern Food History
What is Southern Food? Southern Food.com
Southern Cuisine Southern Living Food
Dixie Dining Southern Food & Drink
Chef Rick Southern Connoisseur
Magnolia Grill Down Home Southern Cooking
Biscuitville Southern Recipes
Gritlit.com Cooking With Grits
Southern Cooking and More Gullah Gourmet Inc.
Southern Cooking Recipes and More GRITS
Simply Southern Bryan Food, Family and Fun
Pioneer Cooking (Great Smoky Mountains) On Southern Cooking
Bobbi Joe's Southern Sunday Cookbook  

There are some foods that especially stand out as being Southern, or being from the South.  These items have been "honored" with their own pages with links to information.  Below are those "hallowed" foods that Southerners so love, and love to argue about.

Barbeque Grits Cornbread

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