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Southern Cooking: 9 Starter Recipes and Easy Side Dishes

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It's time for that down-home Southern cooking we know you all love with these 9 easy starter recipes and side dishes for the whole family. Get ready for a potluck-style feast with popular dinnertime recipes from the south including moist cornbread, easy fish recipes, crisp coleslaw and so much more! Grab a pat of butter and sit down to a country recipe feast you won't soon forget.

Catfish Cakes


Good Ol' Southern Deviled Eggs

Catfish Cakes: These are no ordinary fish cakes! Made with our very own U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish and seasoned to perfection, this Southern food always bring raves, whether you serve 'em as a party appetizer, main dish, or trendy sliders!


Good Ol' Southern Deviled Eggs: These deviled eggs are nice and tangy thanks to the Southern way of making them, with yellow mustard and relish. Serve 'em up at any gathering for a snack or starter recipe that's sure to be a hit.

Down-South Cornbread


Golden Grits Casserole

Down-South Cornbread: Here's some home-baked goodness that'll satisfy the heartiest of appetites. (And this Southern recipe stays moister than the regular corn breads.)


Golden Grits Casserole: There's more than one way to serve this Southern recipe classic. Try our Golden Grits Casserole, our baked version of grits that's a delicious golden treat!

Southern Broccoli Tomato Salad


Country Coleslaw

Southern Broccoli Tomato Salad: We're betting even your most finicky veggie eaters will be tempted to give our delicious Southern Broccoli Tomato Salad a try. This fresh-tasting, healthy summer salad is sure to be an easy side dish recipe highlight!


Country Coleslaw: Good old-fashioned coleslaw. It's right any time of year with any kind of meal, especially when you're doing some Southern cooking. Country Coleslaw is the creamy mayonnaise kind of coleslaw that we all loved as kids.

Southern Potato Bake


Hush Puppies

Southern Potato Bake: Want some down-home, Southern food on your table? Then you have to try our Southern Potato Bake. Dish up hearty portions of this hot and hearty potato casserole and enjoy, y'all!


Hush Puppies: In the Old South, they used to make these yummy cornmeal balls so they'd have something to throw to the hounds to keep them from howling when Yankee soldiers approached. 

Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes: Looking for an easy side dish recipe for Fried Green Tomatoes? Mr. Food has the answer with this down-home southern classic quick side dish idea you can make no matter where you live!

Down-Home Cookin': 24 Easy Southern Favorites

If you liked these recipes, be sure to check out our free eBook, Down-Home Cookin': 24 Easy Southern Favorites!


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