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Cracklin’ Corn Bread

Cracklin’ corn bread is a traditional Southern treat that goes back decades. Meaty pork cracklings are baked into tender yellow corn bread. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Before we dive into this recipe, I just […]

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Okra Hoe Cakes

Add sliced okra to these fried cornmeal hoe cakes for a delicious summer treat. They are perfect when topped with homemade comeback sauce. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Okra is one of those vegetables that […]

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Fried Squash Puppies

Fried squash puppies are an excellent way to use a bounty of yellow summer squash. Grated crooked neck squash is grated, then combined with cornmeal, green onions, egg and milk, then fried to a golden brown. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate […]

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How to Make Fried Okra

It’s easy to learn how to make fried okra. Fresh, sliced okra is dipped in a mixture of eggs, milk, and hot sauce, then dredged in cornmeal and fried to golden brown. Okra is a vegetable that’s not much thought about outside the south. It’s often used as a thickener […]

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Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried green tomatoes are a Southern food favorite. Sliced green tomatoes are are coated with flour, dipped in eggs, and then finally dredged in cornmeal coating before frying to a light golden brown. Fried green tomatoes are synonymous with Southern cooking, but truth is, they likely didn’t originate here. You […]