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Southern Style Thanksgiving Green Beans

Southern Style Thanksgiving Green Beans

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"This is a great recipe for Thanksgiving or any holiday. It has been in my family for many years. Hope you enjoy it." — by Kirk Warner 
Teena's Overnight Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

Teena's Overnight Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

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"Buttermilk makes the difference in these easy Southern-style biscuits that are refrigerated overnight to ensure they rise high, light and beautiful." — by LAGIRL 
Okra, Corn and Tomatoes

Okra, Corn and Tomatoes

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"Okra and onions are fried with bacon, then simmered with canned tomatoes and corn in this delicious side dish that is especially good served with cornbread. Fresh or frozen vegetables can be used." — by TXGIRLSX3 
Tanya's Louisiana Southern Fried Chicken

Tanya's Louisiana Southern Fried Chicken

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"Eggs and evaporated milk in the herbed batter make this rich fried chicken extra moist and flavorful." — by Tanya Lewis 
Southern-Style Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Southern-Style Buttermilk Fried Chicken

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"This is down home recipe includes a terrific buttermilk marinade. The longer the chicken marinates, the better the chicken turns out!" — by pinkchef 
Sweet and Tangy Sauteed Collard Greens

Sweet and Tangy Sauteed Collard Greens

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"Leafy collard greens, served warm with a tangy honey, ginger and balsamic vinegar dressing, make a delicious and nutritious vegetarian side dish or salad." — by Lauren C. 
Oxtails with Gravy

Oxtails with Gravy

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"A soul food blast from the past, this is an old family recipe. Oxtails are slowly simmered, producing a savory broth that then makes a delicious gravy." — by txnurselaw 
Creole Black-Eyed Peas and Rice

Creole Black-Eyed Peas and Rice

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"An easy spicy dish made with rice and black-eyed peas. Adjust the spices to your needs - less Creole Seasoning if you like it mild, add chili powder or cayenne pepper for more kick!" — by Sola 
Dave's Georgia Black Eyed Peas

Dave's Georgia Black Eyed Peas

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"Soak some black-eyed peas overnight and then cook low and slow with bacon, onion, and ham for some southern-style eatin'. It's a lucky dish to eat on New Year's Day." — by Dave 
Okra and Tomatoes

Okra and Tomatoes

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"Okra is sauteed in bacon grease with onion, green pepper, celery, and stewed tomatoes in this simple side dish." — by GWYNN 
Southern Collard Greens

Southern Collard Greens

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"Leafy collard greens take a long, slow simmer in a ham hock bath, with flakes of hot pepper tossed in for kicks. Some folks like to shred the ham hock meat into the greens before serving up in bowls." — by Tina V. Hare 
Down-South Style Green Beans

Down-South Style Green Beans

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"This recipe can also be cooked in a crock pot, and simmered all day. If fresh green beans are not available, use frozen. Just good ol' Southern style green beans with FLAVA!!" — by grneyedmustang 
Cheesy Baked Grits

Cheesy Baked Grits

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"I had this at a party at a colleague's house. I've loved cheese grits for years, but these are by far the best I've ever had." — by ABBYLADYBUG 
Southern-Style Neck Bones

Southern-Style Neck Bones

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"Seasoned pork neck bones are baked until tender and roasted to a golden brown in this homey, Southern recipe." — by KERYNE 
Billy's Favorite Smoky Collard Greens

Billy's Favorite Smoky Collard Greens

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"Here's a great way to get a smoky flavor in your greens without using ham hocks. This recipe will work with any type of greens, but you may need to adjust the cooking time." — by shaggy 
Braised Collard Greens

Braised Collard Greens

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"My Grandma Ollie-Belle made the best 'greens.' This recipe is as close to hers as I could come. The 'pot-liquor' is the key to great greens!! Serve with fresh green onions and black-eyed peas with rice." — by THYME4MA 
Lima and Navy Bean and Ham Soup

Lima and Navy Bean and Ham Soup

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"You will need a well-stocked spice rack for this soup. Thyme, dry mustard, cayenne pepper, bay leaves, fresh basil, and fresh chives make this vegetable and bean soup flavorful and delicious." — by Marilyn G. 
South Georgia Biscuits

South Georgia Biscuits

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"These are traditional hand-formed South Georgia biscuits as made by my family for generations. Unlike most recipes, these biscuits are formed entirely by hand, not rolled and cut. Once you master the technique, you can make them very quickly and will find the texture and appearance to be much better than rolled biscuits." — by GEORGIACOOK1 
Grandma Oma's Pickled Okra

Grandma Oma's Pickled Okra

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"Grandma Oma always made these, and I still do. They are a welcome change on a relish tray." — by Lorelei Rusco 
Black-Eyed Peas and Gumbo

Black-Eyed Peas and Gumbo

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"Thick, rich, and tasty - this gumbo is made with cooked ham and black-eyed peas. It's a perfect dish for New Year's Day, but hearty and delicious any time of the year." — by Paula 
 
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